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Old September 1st, 2010, 06:42 PM   #5321
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Old September 1st, 2010, 08:18 PM   #5322
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The white clock looks much better than the green one IMO.
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Old September 1st, 2010, 08:20 PM   #5323
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the camera is the reason ^
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Old September 1st, 2010, 08:57 PM   #5324
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The side clocks will be green at night when they're done, too, right?
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Old September 1st, 2010, 09:00 PM   #5325
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yup
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Old September 1st, 2010, 09:30 PM   #5326
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Thanks to Ashiqulhuur for his beautiful shots























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Old September 1st, 2010, 09:49 PM   #5327
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It looks very much as stalin's skyscrapers in Russia

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Old September 1st, 2010, 09:58 PM   #5328
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Stalin's skyscraper is a variant of Neogothic, which has arabic (from southern Spain) influence in its vaulting (arrow arches appeared in Islamic Iran, though Gothic style made the best use of it). This hostel has plenty of arrow arches and is made of concrete, that's two common points.
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Old September 1st, 2010, 10:32 PM   #5329
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It looks more like Moscow University.
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Old September 1st, 2010, 10:55 PM   #5330
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this thing looks so stunning cant imagine how big it has to look
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Old September 1st, 2010, 11:06 PM   #5331
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It looks more like Moscow University.
This is not the building of the University of Moscow.

It's the old building of Soviet Ministry of Heavy Industry.
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Old September 1st, 2010, 11:42 PM   #5332
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He did not say that the picture was of Moscow University, he said that the Abraj Al-Bait look more like Moscow University than they do like the building in the picture.
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 12:44 AM   #5333
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Anyone got the time?
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 01:01 AM   #5334
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the finished product will be beautiful
those to domes on the corners look really good
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 03:48 AM   #5335
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Really can't wait to see how they are going to build the Crescent way up there.
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 03:56 AM   #5336
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beautiful and fantastic tower...probably will call superblock Abraj Al-Bait...
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 04:18 AM   #5337
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I red somewhere that Al-Tawheed Hotel will be demolished ?

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Old September 2nd, 2010, 04:19 AM   #5338
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......to make way for what?
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 05:59 AM   #5339
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the expansion of the mosque ?
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 06:13 AM   #5340
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i hate that building. its just a plain box. it will be good if they get rid of it.
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