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Old February 14th, 2016, 09:28 PM   #141
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It's an observation tower, so it is expected to be thin
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Old February 15th, 2016, 12:49 AM   #142
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They said it will be observation but said also it is gonna have another function which they will reveal later .. a tower that high can't be only an observation deck
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Old February 15th, 2016, 01:02 AM   #143
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the tower looks too thin for floors in the lower third though. maybe above they have 25 floors and the observation area and above that again a huge spire. Probably it won't be a building nor an observation tower in the sense we know them, but something in between. I would like that.
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Old February 15th, 2016, 01:06 AM   #144
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Probably it won't be a building nor an observation tower in the sense we know them, but something in between. I would like that.
We can call it a skyscrower (Skyscraper + Tower) which also rhymes with sky screwer (we shall copyright the term)
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Old February 15th, 2016, 01:13 AM   #145
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I'm going to contact Santiago Calatrava tomorrow and try to get some information on this project.
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Old February 15th, 2016, 02:20 AM   #146
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They said it will be observation but said also it is gonna have another function which they will reveal later .. a tower that high can't be only an observation deck
Residence for the king? So it can be higher than the royal residence in sa's tower?
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Old February 15th, 2016, 08:15 AM   #147
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maybe 5-7 star hotel + observation deck
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Old February 15th, 2016, 10:10 AM   #148
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They said it will be observation but said also it is gonna have another function which they will reveal later .. a tower that high can't be only an observation deck
Maybe it'll be a TV tower as well.
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Old February 15th, 2016, 11:47 AM   #149
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Maybe it'll be a TV tower as well.
Maybe it will but I doubt that no floors will be added to this tower. We still don't know the real dimensions and height of it so this might change everything. I very much believe it will have regular floors since all the other losing proposals we saw in the video got obviously usable floor space. Let's wait and see
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Old February 15th, 2016, 09:12 PM   #150
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It would be awesome if this tower was 1220 Meters or 4003 Feet tall!
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Old February 15th, 2016, 11:24 PM   #151
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Either observation or tv or both or what else tower, building a usable structure 1200m+ would be an engeneering masterpiece like no other before. I hope we will see the wining proposal in a few months and please, do it better than Calatrava.
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Old February 16th, 2016, 07:04 PM   #152
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Anything new?
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Old February 17th, 2016, 06:32 PM   #153
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Residence for the king? So it can be higher than the royal residence in sa's tower?
What king?
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Old February 17th, 2016, 06:38 PM   #154
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I'm going to contact Santiago Calatrava tomorrow and try to get some information on this project.
Any information?
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Old February 20th, 2016, 06:32 PM   #155
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^ Sorry guy's I never got around to emailing him, and my phone is only national and I live in America. I think his only location is Spain.
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Old February 20th, 2016, 07:16 PM   #156
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FYI he has an office in NYC and actually resides in the city.
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Old February 20th, 2016, 07:24 PM   #157
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Anw it shouldn't be long now till they reveal more info about it since Emaar will start working on it within the coming months so renders should be coming soon
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Old February 20th, 2016, 10:18 PM   #158
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Old February 24th, 2016, 03:28 AM   #159
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^ I can't wait for the information release from Emaar. I hope they give us at least a minimum height since the total height is confidential. My guess is at least 3,400' to be the worlds tallest structure. I wonder if the Kingdom Tower will ever have its days the worlds tallest structure, construction is moving so slow over there in Jeddah I would think it will be at minimum another 5 to 6 years before the kingdom Tower opens-probably more like 7 or 8 years. Hopefully this tower will be completed first, which is very possible because of its slenderness.
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Old February 24th, 2016, 10:41 AM   #160
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Kingdom tower sould still become the tallest building though.
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