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Old January 4th, 2017, 12:08 PM   #721
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Grass growing in the foundation pit is usually a bad sign. It means that something, at some point, was heavily delayed.

When shrubs grows in the foundation pit, things really must have stood still for a while.

But when the foundation pit is in a desert, and you still get shrubs growing there, you've gone into a new realm of construction delays.


(that being said, shrubbery would probably have better growing conditions inside the pit than outside it - more shade and higher groundwater table relative to ground level)
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Old January 4th, 2017, 07:42 PM   #722
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It's no secret that nothing happened on site for many months. Personally I'm more curious for why they have started a second round of soil testing? Did they not finish the first one or did they realitze they need more data?
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Old January 4th, 2017, 08:08 PM   #723
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It's no secret that nothing happened on site for many months. Personally I'm more curious for why they have started a second round of soil testing? Did they not finish the first one or did they realitze they need more data?
I personally think there will be a redesign and a rename for the whole project! It's very weird indeed
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Old March 18th, 2017, 06:46 PM   #724
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For UAE climate, it's a wrong design. Sloped surfaces get dirty in a matter of days there, not months. But it takes months to clean such tower. Practically, this design is doomed to be dirty all the time. It has no chance to be looking clean even once in a lifetime.

And especially in case if it gets such dark windows as proposed on the renders/models, it will be twice as terrible. Black makes the dust visible as a thick layer of dirt.
https://youtu.be/A_yqGhTmTQE?t=1m40s
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Old April 9th, 2017, 09:14 AM   #725
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New Render for the district:


http://www.bh-ns.com/index.php/projects1/mixed-use

I really hope they start soon
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Old April 9th, 2017, 10:58 AM   #726
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I love the design for Burj 2020, I am so happy they are keeping it for now
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Old April 9th, 2017, 11:37 AM   #727
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Xactly! Tiers+sheer c.wall. I've been already posting it - as a good & valid example of a building design for Dubai.
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Old April 9th, 2017, 11:41 AM   #728
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I love the design for Burj 2020, I am so happy they are keeping it for now
Yeah hopefully they start working on this awesome design soon!! I'm in love! Has to be one of the best new proposals for dubai
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Old April 16th, 2017, 02:20 PM   #729
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News about it from today

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Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), the free zone authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in the emirate, said the master development plan for its ambitious Burj2020 District project has been completed.

The Burj2020 District, will offer world-class commercial, residential and retail spaces, including premium hotels, restaurants, recreational areas, and two iconic super-tall towers designed by leading architects Adrian Gill & Gordon Smith, reported Emirates News 24/7.

http://www.tradearabia.com/news/CONS_323497.html
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Old April 16th, 2017, 04:20 PM   #730
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Very rough guesstimates: if the tall one is 660m then the short one is 360m

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Old April 16th, 2017, 06:22 PM   #731
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News about it from today
Don't they mean Adrian Smith & Gordon Gill?
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Old April 16th, 2017, 06:38 PM   #732
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Most likely. Either that or they're original Chinese brands like Sumsang.

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Old April 16th, 2017, 07:22 PM   #733
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Yes, the proposed designs are actually characteristic to the recent Chinese trends. Well suitable for China (there is no such a big amount of sand dust in the air), but terribly wrong for Dubai (sand dust+morning haze=dirty windows on the sloped sides, at all times).
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Old April 16th, 2017, 08:18 PM   #734
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DUBAI | Burj 2020 | 660m+ | 2165ft+ | 115 fl | 300m+ | 984ft+ |Prep

I dont like the design, i have seen better proposal for this project

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Old April 16th, 2017, 10:00 PM   #735
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True. It's not quite usable either. And not really meaningful too. Same stuff as the previous one. Where did you see anything better?
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Old April 16th, 2017, 10:09 PM   #736
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I dont like the design, i have seen better proposal for this project

Its a very old proposal used by the article to make a point .. its not the chosen one. The official one is the following great model

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Old April 16th, 2017, 10:30 PM   #737
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looks kind of Chinese to me somehow..?
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Old April 20th, 2017, 08:01 PM   #738
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[IMG]http://*************************/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/burj-2020-dubai-tower-building-c070417-3-520x322.jpg[/IMG]
Other proposal by RNL Design. It seems less high than the other proposals (observation deck at 580m) and the most worrying thing, I think this one is recent.
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Old April 20th, 2017, 08:05 PM   #739
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You're trying to link a site blocked by the forum software.
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