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Old April 3rd, 2006, 03:46 PM   #1
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ABU DHABI: Sky Tower (83-storey, 379 meters)

Sorouh launches 'The Gate' at Shams Abu Dhabi



Sorouh Real Estate has announced that the 83-storey (379 meters) Sky Tower, the highest tower ever to be built in Abu Dhabi and the fifteenth tallest residential and commercial tower according to the current world rankings is now open for investment as part of the Gate project.

This eight tower project forms the land entrance to the Al Reem Island Shams Abu Dhabi Project. The Gate project is expected to cost AED 10 billion and will feature the 'Sky Tower' as its signature property.

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Old April 3rd, 2006, 03:47 PM   #2
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High-res renders provided by Abu Dhabi Boy

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Old April 3rd, 2006, 03:48 PM   #3
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WOW.
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Old April 3rd, 2006, 04:02 PM   #4
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WOW! That is shithot!! love it! Kinda looks like a futuristic stonehenge!!
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Old April 3rd, 2006, 04:49 PM   #5
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Amazing project, tall and spectacular!
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Old April 3rd, 2006, 05:22 PM   #6
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OMG!

holy shit! that's just awesome!
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Old April 3rd, 2006, 05:23 PM   #7
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Now this is something for Abu Dhabi!!!!!!!!
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Old April 3rd, 2006, 05:46 PM   #8
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The first pic look really strange but then the close ups just went crazy. AMAZING PROJECT.
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Old April 3rd, 2006, 05:49 PM   #9
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this would be the most amazing swimming pool with such a great view, i love the swimming pools designs we have here in uae
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This project is part of the master development "Shams Island"... an existing island soon to be converted into a new city

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As seen here... more towers in the range of 300-400m are planned for the island.. just not released yet

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this one rocks hard!!!!
not all in this pic, that 4-tower complex combined by the roof is not visible, bottom left

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Satellite picture of the island (top of the picture)

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Old April 3rd, 2006, 05:58 PM   #11
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More of the supertalls planned for the island

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Old April 3rd, 2006, 05:59 PM   #12
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Awesome project! I actually find the lower buildings to be more interesting than the tall one. Very cool!
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Old April 3rd, 2006, 06:25 PM   #13
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GO Abu Dhabi.

i am convinced we are going to see more incrediible projects in AD in the near future.
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Old April 3rd, 2006, 09:43 PM   #14
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I agree with AtlanticaC5 - lower building is very unusual. Very very impressive projects!
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Old April 3rd, 2006, 10:21 PM   #15
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Abu Dhabi will compete Dubai soon !
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Old April 3rd, 2006, 10:26 PM   #16
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Ya guys know what ?



UAE RULE !!!!
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Old April 4th, 2006, 03:45 AM   #17
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Goodness! That's a nice looking city plan, and beautiful tower. That rooftop swimming pool kicks ass!
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Dubai gives me a hard on everytime i see it lol
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Dubai gives me a hard on everytime i see it lol
Surprisingly not Dubai this time

After seeing the closer renderings I think these towers are going to be awesome.
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Old April 4th, 2006, 04:43 AM   #20
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