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Old February 3rd, 2017, 03:25 PM   #1501
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Old February 3rd, 2017, 03:42 PM   #1502
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Dubai going forward and forward....
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Old February 3rd, 2017, 04:42 PM   #1503
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My last visit to the Sales center at DCH:

I "love" the juxtaposition of the ultra-modern tower surrounded by the low-cost mid-century eastern block apartment buildings.
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Old February 3rd, 2017, 04:48 PM   #1504
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Good point, I furthermore find the round plot around the tower a very stupid idea. Itīs pedestrian unfriendly in every way possible and doesnīt look modern at all. It actually looks very dated. The only thing about this development that is striking is the towers height, and height of usable floors. The rest of it is pretty much nothing exciting and medicore.
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Old February 3rd, 2017, 05:18 PM   #1505
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Again ... anything other than the tower is a PLACEHOLDER!
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Old February 3rd, 2017, 08:02 PM   #1506
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I "love" the juxtaposition of the ultra-modern tower surrounded by the low-cost mid-century eastern block apartment buildings.
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Good point, I furthermore find the round plot around the tower a very stupid idea. Itīs pedestrian unfriendly in every way possible and doesnīt look modern at all. It actually looks very dated. The only thing about this development that is striking is the towers height, and height of usable floors. The rest of it is pretty much nothing exciting and medicore.
Everything you see there except for the tower itself is not even close to final. These buildings are just there to simulate an urban environment and are not a representation of the design they're going for. So no worries, we'll see more detailed and more beautiful renders/models someday

The layout is not completely circular either since the streets extend to a road system underneath the public space. Technically, just the park is circular and even this one is not final. Be patient and we'll see how the landscape design develops in the coming moths or years
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Old February 4th, 2017, 10:43 AM   #1507
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I've just go a though.

When the tower will be completed, how the hell they are going to remove the crane(s) on the top?

Because with the shape of the top, seem it's not gonna be possible to do the same trick than with Jeddah tower
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Old February 4th, 2017, 12:56 PM   #1508
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When I see those models I think how would be live in those houses of three floors in front of the world's tallest structure?
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I don't like the surroundings...

These are just PLACEHOLDERS. The full project yet to be announced
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Old February 4th, 2017, 01:39 PM   #1509
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I've just go a though.

When the tower will be completed, how the hell they are going to remove the crane(s) on the top?

Because with the shape of the top, seem it's not gonna be possible to do the same trick than with Jeddah tower
Piece by piece with a helicopter propably.
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Old February 5th, 2017, 06:16 AM   #1510
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Could always secure the crane to the side of the building like with other skyscrapers maybe...
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Old February 5th, 2017, 06:48 PM   #1511
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What is the final high of the projekt?
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Old February 5th, 2017, 07:08 PM   #1512
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What is the final high of the projekt?
the final height is a secret yet. But as the title says it probably will be 1100m or more.
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Old February 5th, 2017, 11:35 PM   #1513
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whats the progress?
whats going on on the construction site?
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Old February 6th, 2017, 04:15 AM   #1514
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Useless (Dubai already has the world's highest observation deck at Burj Khalifa) and impractical, but also very beautiful - as long as the cables will truly be built to scale as shown in the model. Obviously, Dubai does not want to lose the "World's tallest man-made structure" title to Jeddah. So maybe in that sense it isn't entirely useless.

It could probably be made much taller too. Wouldn't it be something if it became the world's first mile-tall structure? (Though I'm guessing that doesn't mean much in countries using the metric system.)
The Shanghai Tower's observation deck (at 561m) surpassed the Burj Khalifa's (555m) a couple of months ago.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Observ...ervation_decks

It's more about having "landmark-views" for the around 100 residential towers around "The Tower". Otherwise they could not charge a premium. Building a tower rather than a skyscraper saves money - and makes a better business case for Emaar.
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Old February 6th, 2017, 01:01 PM   #1515
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Old February 6th, 2017, 01:32 PM   #1516
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Did they finish digging? Did they start pilling?
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Old February 6th, 2017, 01:44 PM   #1517
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Pilling should be well underway since a quite time if not almost ready. Not sure how old the pic is.
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Old February 6th, 2017, 01:54 PM   #1518
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Piling is almost done ... get ready guys
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Old February 6th, 2017, 03:42 PM   #1519
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Old February 6th, 2017, 03:53 PM   #1520
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get ready guys
Will it go vertical soon then?
Do you have info from inside of the project?
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