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Old November 28th, 2005, 12:43 AM   #221
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the views are breathtaking but there are too many towers too close to eachother. from the beach it looks like a giant concrete wall. I wouldn't like to spend my holidays on that beach.

well the 2nd row of these complex is pretty useless, only 20m wide gaps and not much sunlight on the bottom.
the first row would have been ok actually.
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Old November 28th, 2005, 04:53 AM   #222
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You mean here:

[img]http://************/huri8z.jpg[/img]

yes it's totally insane.

i don't think i'd wanna stay in that hotel anymore.

it's no more like resort feeling. =.= hilton creek may be better now!
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Old November 28th, 2005, 04:54 AM   #223
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and what's the external render of those residential apartments? looks like it's just plain stucco render. mmm... =.= quite disappointed.

personally i think the developments along sheikh zayed road are great but they're definitely destroying the beautiful coastal skyline the way they're doing it in the jumeirah area.
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Old November 28th, 2005, 06:42 AM   #224
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It is better they assign architect Frank Gehry or Zaha Hadid for the whole 40 blocks. They r excellent of twisting here n there, n come out with a fresh look.
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Old November 28th, 2005, 06:02 PM   #225
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It looks much better in real life compared to the photos, but I'd wait and see what the finished thing is like before buying or renting there.
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Old November 28th, 2005, 06:09 PM   #226
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I'm in Dubaj forum first time. My reaction:- :o :o I'm in luv in Dubaj !!!AWESOME!!! I must visit this beautiful city !!!! I'am from Poland
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Old November 28th, 2005, 07:20 PM   #227
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wow...Dubai is going crazy, built so many building in once, awsome man..!!!
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Old November 28th, 2005, 07:28 PM   #228
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when will the project finish?
which company construct this huge project?
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Old December 15th, 2005, 04:58 PM   #229
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the people will recieve their key between july and september. This project is nice but there are soooo many nice projects in the marina that I would not pay a premium to buy into JBR. I have no idea who will built this project but wam confident it is somewhere in this thread.
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Old December 15th, 2005, 05:40 PM   #230
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This development is UC in 4 Phases with the major contractors being Dubai Properties (they manage it), Mace, ArabTec, Al Habtoor and DAR at least AFAIK.
Dutch Foundation did groundwork for all of them imo.
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Old December 15th, 2005, 05:57 PM   #231
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A pretty impressive project! Much more impressive than pretty to be honest.
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Do the developors have any problems with hiring enough workers for such massive projects?
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Old December 15th, 2005, 06:20 PM   #233
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Do the developors have any problems with hiring enough workers for such massive projects?
This is a problem everywhere in Dubai. Cranes are in short supply too. Finding laborours is not the problem. Finding skilled people is the problem.
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Old December 15th, 2005, 11:34 PM   #234
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The developer is Dubai Properties, which is part of the Dubai Holding, headed by Sgaik Mohammad, the Crown Prince of Dubai and the de facto decision maker.
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Old December 26th, 2005, 05:09 PM   #235
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It is ashame that more time wasn't spent on the design of this Project. All the buildings look the same. If the Architect's were good they would have pushed for more colors, and more glass. But they did do a nice job designing the Canel. I'll give them that much, all the 2 tall glass towers are also nice.
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Old December 26th, 2005, 05:31 PM   #236
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Exactly. Aswell, it ruins the rest of the marina which consists of mostly nice towers
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Old December 27th, 2005, 11:58 AM   #237
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It is ashame that more time wasn't spent on the design of this Project. All the buildings look the same.
Wait until it is finished! They will look nice and the sheer size of the complex demands some


Combine it with 'near the shops' , 'near the sea' this place has location location location!
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Old December 27th, 2005, 05:19 PM   #238
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Completely mad. they've just built a massive skyline there is a few years. It will look well better once the cladding is fully complete and painted. Impressive. I'll still question whether Dubai will achieve their goals they want to in the future. I think they'll have a lot of empty buildings 15 years down the line.
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Old December 27th, 2005, 06:36 PM   #239
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they will always have a lot of empty (residential!!) buildings because these are mainly bought as 2nd or 3rd home and nevertheless it does not matter.
because people bought the apartments, developers got their money, that is what's important.
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Old December 28th, 2005, 12:39 AM   #240
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It is ashame that more time wasn't spent on the design of this Project. All the buildings look the same. If the Architect's were good they would have pushed for more colors, and more glass. But they did do a nice job designing the Canel. I'll give them that much, all the 2 tall glass towers are also nice.
They're not bad insofar as large projects go. At least they are not identical the way Shanghai buildings are.
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