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Old August 1st, 2005, 04:14 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by Azn_chi_boi
The building is very very wide.
i think when it will be finished it will be intresting to see how it turns out.
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Old August 1st, 2005, 05:21 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by NewYork-wala
Looks nice, but whats the point in connectining them all and making it so wide? I mean taller I understand, but wider doesnt make sense to me... Just harder to exacuate in case of fire and also easier for a fire to travel from one building to the next...
Maybe there is a height restriction, but for the safety issue ur absolutely right.

Originally Posted by NewYork-wala
But still, why not make a bunch of sepearate structures? Or is to save on space?
You answered it.

Another reason developers prefer (space permitting, of course) long buildings over skyscrapers is that they can avoid the mandatory space that they would need to leave between adjoining towers.

“This way, they can make full use of the FSI (floor space index) available,” said architect Mukesh Mehta.
إن الحاضر الذي نعيشه الآن على هذه الأرض الطيبة هو انتصار على الماضي وقسوة ظروفه" المرحوم الشيخ زايد بن سلطان آل نهيان
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Old August 1st, 2005, 06:31 AM   #23
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the building looks quite nice...very different than regular buildings..
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Old August 1st, 2005, 01:07 PM   #24
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Intersting and very nice apartments too.
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Old August 1st, 2005, 02:00 PM   #25
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i actually quiet like this idea - meaning that if the tower curves (bends)
as well as the balconies then at least there is a main theme here!

the communist-era blocks were just blocks that were joined to save building double walls (yep, that was the whole idea of it! saving a few bricks!) so
I think here its to save space - why not join buildings and have a nice big park next to them, then separate tall buildings which shadow all around them with scattered open space?

So in all with india's population this is probably a must.
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