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Old March 8th, 2006, 09:13 PM   #21
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it is burj dubai, burj al alam, burj al arab, and al burj...
this is what we got at the moment.
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Old March 8th, 2006, 09:13 PM   #22
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amazing!!
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Old March 8th, 2006, 09:15 PM   #23
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thank god its not in the marina.
i feel like the marina is stealing so many good towers from the new downtown.

8/10 for the tower design
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Old March 8th, 2006, 09:47 PM   #24
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Beautiful very sleek design!
But can't get the video to work from the website. Anyone have a link to the video?
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Old March 8th, 2006, 10:34 PM   #25
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Great tower.

Already under construction?


I can imagine th Business Bay full of such towers
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Old March 8th, 2006, 11:58 PM   #26
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As i wrote in the other thread, this is a truly amezing tower! Dubai is unstoppable!
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Old March 9th, 2006, 12:14 AM   #27
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Meh, its nice, but its not really amazing me.
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Old March 9th, 2006, 01:49 AM   #28
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Holy crap that is a stunningly beautiful building.

Finally, a tower built in Dubai that actually looks good!
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Old March 9th, 2006, 02:31 AM   #29
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amazing...love this tower!!
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Old March 9th, 2006, 02:32 AM   #30
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Meh, its nice, but its not really amazing me.
thats cause you need to lay of the crack abit

j/k
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Old March 9th, 2006, 03:01 AM   #31
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As for the tower.... SPROING... I need a towel.
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Old March 9th, 2006, 03:33 AM   #32
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This is amazing. I feel redundent saying that but what else can you say.
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Old March 9th, 2006, 06:16 AM   #33
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Any of you know its lenght ?
If they're claiming it to be the worlds tallest commercial tower then according to SSP it will have to be taller than Petronas Towers (452m) - SSP lists T101, BD, SWFC & ICC as mixed use. But as dubaiflo pointed out, the description says it has a hotel so Burj Al Alam will probably have to be considered mixed use as well - I think the rule is 90% must be office for it be considered an office building?
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Old March 9th, 2006, 06:39 AM   #34
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It's nice.
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Old March 9th, 2006, 06:43 AM   #35
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Best Geekgasm I have had in MONTHS!!! Anyone who says that this isn't a simply gorgeous building is kidding themselves.
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Old March 9th, 2006, 07:17 AM   #36
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what is the official height of this tower in Meters?
does 101F mean 101 floors...ive only ever seen the "F" classification used in the dubai forums...so im not sure.
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Old March 9th, 2006, 07:44 AM   #37
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Gotta love the slender look, it kind of reminds me of one of the structures proposed for Qatar (is it u/c yet?)
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Old March 9th, 2006, 07:55 AM   #38
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this has to be my favorite dubai building. not just another building that could be made anywere in the world. it has a very unique "dubaiee" look to it
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Old March 9th, 2006, 08:19 AM   #39
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sure... go ahead and build it.... why not...
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Old March 9th, 2006, 10:50 AM   #40
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another tower?? Oh well, not surprised...
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