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Old October 4th, 2009, 11:06 PM   #3241
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your right ,in that veiw its hard to determine the true height because of the surrounding towers ,you dont know where the ground starts,
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Old October 5th, 2009, 05:47 AM   #3242
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fantastic picture...perhaps Mecca has got new Icon...
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Old October 5th, 2009, 06:30 PM   #3243
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seems they reached the top of the normal floors, they're probably starting with the clock-part now
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Old October 5th, 2009, 06:54 PM   #3244
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seems they reached the top of the normal floors, they're probably starting with the clock-part now
Hopefully, construction might grow up faster than ever.

Last pics are really nice and impressive !
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Old October 5th, 2009, 06:59 PM   #3245
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damn it is HUUUUUGE!! from just hating it i like it more and more all the time
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Old October 6th, 2009, 10:02 AM   #3246
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this thing is pretty cool but it does look like six flags over mecca
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Old October 6th, 2009, 06:00 PM   #3247
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its looking ever so henge. There's more glass panels installed in this building than on BD right?
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Old October 6th, 2009, 10:07 PM   #3248
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this is massive!
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Old October 7th, 2009, 02:15 PM   #3249
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This place must seem magical at night
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Old October 8th, 2009, 06:51 AM   #3250
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i wondering if the clock will make a ding dong sound each pray time!
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Old October 8th, 2009, 02:06 PM   #3251
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It is a monumental project that will stand sentinal over a monumental human exhibition every year.

Awesome. Just awesome.
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Old October 8th, 2009, 02:25 PM   #3252
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Are those tents on the tops of the lower towers definitive? It looks very cheap right now.
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Old October 8th, 2009, 05:35 PM   #3253
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Is that EIGHT cranes I see on the top section? All facing the same direction? Wow.
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Old October 9th, 2009, 05:10 AM   #3254
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This my favorite tower outside of NYC it just to massive for my city. The design is breath taking.
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Old October 9th, 2009, 09:46 AM   #3255
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This is a really big thing
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Old October 11th, 2009, 05:05 PM   #3256
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Old October 11th, 2009, 06:01 PM   #3257
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Wow, in what height we are???

Impressive !
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Old October 11th, 2009, 09:34 PM   #3258
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hideous. can you believe they are putting this right next to the holiest spot in all of islam, a religion with a billion followers? wow, not only is this sacreligious, but it is massive and uninspired. The black rock in the Kaaba might have come from heaven but this building is straight from hell.
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Old October 11th, 2009, 09:50 PM   #3259
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Old October 12th, 2009, 04:29 AM   #3260
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impressive up date picture...
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