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Old April 8th, 2010, 12:49 AM   #4041
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I guess that observation pad at 558 would become the highest observatory in the world. Is it going to be a public observatory? Nice diagram !
i think so.
cant see why not. but will shanghais new tower have a higher deck?
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Old April 8th, 2010, 04:42 AM   #4042
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no government is rich. governments have nothing. they only take from the people enslaved in their country
OK, Please no more politics!!!
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Old April 8th, 2010, 07:00 AM   #4043
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OK, Please no more politics!!!
That's a spammer you're replying too. A rather persistant one too. Links his post to an amazon.com account. I keep reporting him to the mods over and over again. Doesn't get the message to just leave.. So annoying...
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Old April 8th, 2010, 11:45 PM   #4044
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Very tall buildings, nice place to bild..
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Old April 9th, 2010, 01:15 AM   #4045
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i think so.
cant see why not. but will shanghais new tower have a higher deck?
you´re right, but this tower will be open just for muslims right?
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Old April 9th, 2010, 02:33 AM   #4046
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you´re right, but this tower will be open just for muslims right?
of course
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Old April 9th, 2010, 02:59 AM   #4047
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16 million Sq/Ft under one roof.
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Old April 9th, 2010, 10:19 PM   #4048
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Interesting Picture :

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April 2, 2010
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Old April 9th, 2010, 10:22 PM   #4049
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look at the top of the pic , you'll see our tower (April 2, 2010) :

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Old April 9th, 2010, 11:21 PM   #4050
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25-03-2010 (Thursday)

i have combined several images to make this.
suddenly the 16 storey "annoying building" is looking quite tall.

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hello...is there any plan tu pull that white building down? it seems so artificial in front of the main buildings...it dosent match with the huge bulding ensemble being built behind...
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Old April 10th, 2010, 12:31 AM   #4051
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hello...is there any plan tu pull that white building down? it seems so artificial in front of the main buildings...it dosent match with the huge bulding ensemble being built behind...
Yes, its already getting demolished (a small bit at least somewhere at the bottom)
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Old April 10th, 2010, 02:27 AM   #4052
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Old April 10th, 2010, 03:06 AM   #4053
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hello...is there any plan tu pull that white building down? it seems so artificial in front of the main buildings...it dosent match with the huge bulding ensemble being built behind...
yes, it isn't occupied anymore.
notice that many windows are gone.
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Old April 12th, 2010, 09:10 AM   #4054
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not sure if info like this was posted before, but here are some:





Description
• Architect: Dar Al Handasah Architects.

• Developer: Saudi Binladen Group.
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ابراج البيت بمكة عبارة عن ٧ ابراج متصلة ببعضها
واعتبرت اضخم برج في العالم واحدى اطولها بارتفاع ٥٧٩ متر

من الحقائق المتعلقة بالمشروع
-تحتوي على اطول ساعة في العالم ولفظ الجلالة

-عمليات الانشاء مستمرة ٢٤ ساعة

-مساحة البناء مليون واربعمئة الف متر مربع

-يمكنها استيعاب ٣٥ الف شخص لحظة اكتماله

-يحتوي المشروع ايضا على مركز تجاري، متحف، مرصد فلكي، مركز للابحاث الفلكية ، مركز
طبي، ٩٠٠ موقف سيارات،١٥ موقف للحافلات،٣٣ الف مصلى اضافي، ٣٨٥ مصعد، واخيرا ٥٣ الف متر كعب من الماء
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نقطه اخيرة مهمة جدا

سوف يكون برج الساعة أطول و أضخم مئذنة على وجه الارض و بذلك سيسمع الاذان من بعد 20 كيلو متر عن الحرم المكي الشريف

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القائم بأعمال البناء لهذا المشروع العملاق شركة مقاولات سعودية صنفت ضمن اكبر شركات المقاولات في العالم

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Here Quick facts from the articles:

-The world’s tallest clock tower will be built as part of the project.

-The visistors to Mecca from outside the kingdom are around 6 million a year.

-Abraj Albait is one of the largest construction projects in the World.

-It is considered the largest building in terms of build-up space.

-The project area is about 1.4 million square meters.

- It Consists of 7 conjoined towers.

- The total investments in the projects are SR 6 billion ($ 1.6 billion).

-The construction at the site is going on 24 hours.

-In addition to the seven towers, the project also consists of a shopping mall, a museum, Astronomical research and monitoring center, two helicopter pads, medical center, 900 cars parking, 15 bus stops, 33,000 people prayer areas, 385 elevators, 53,000 cubic meter water tanks.

-The height of the hotel tower is 579 m.

-The project will host about 35,000 people when complete.

Construction is estimated to cost $1.6 billion US dollars and will be done by the Saudi Binladen Group.
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Old April 12th, 2010, 09:13 AM   #4055
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mall from inside
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Old April 12th, 2010, 04:40 PM   #4056
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Why does every picture of this mall depicts it as almost empty ??
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Old April 12th, 2010, 04:48 PM   #4057
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quote-The height of the hotel tower is 579 m.
So height now 579m? the actual plans indicate 581m.ive been told 591m. thread title=595m
so what is it?
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Old April 12th, 2010, 06:22 PM   #4058
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^ an old article
the official height at "the moment" is 591 m
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Old April 12th, 2010, 06:25 PM   #4059
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Why does every picture of this mall depicts it as almost empty ??
most of the time they're shooting during the pray time when every one is praying
the last time I was there you can't even rotate around your self
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Old April 13th, 2010, 09:12 AM   #4060
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This one is taken from behind. It is a recent pic, but the date is in lunar year, so not sure when it was exactly taken!!

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