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Old October 16th, 2010, 11:31 PM   #5961
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Not a big fan of this at all. Seems like a mashup of various, non-matching designs. Certainly puts them on the map though, and with gusto.
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Old October 17th, 2010, 12:18 AM   #5962
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that's a joke, right? it's one of the tallest buildings on planet and has the largest and highest clock! i think that's enough to call it special
Yea but your kind of reinforcing his point. This building isn't an architectural masterpiece, not a marvel of human ingenuity, just really big. Although I will say this. It looks REALLY sexy at night.
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Old October 17th, 2010, 01:12 AM   #5963
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if you hate it, just say it or keep to your self, but it wasn't intelligent of you to say that

"This building isn't an architectural masterpiece, not a marvel of human ingenuity, just really big"
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Old October 17th, 2010, 05:28 AM   #5964
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I heard that they'll start building the kingdom tower in jeddah before this one is over

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Old October 17th, 2010, 07:01 AM   #5965
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[QUOTE=GulfArabia;65475159]if you hate it, just say it or keep to your self, but it wasn't intelligent of you to say that

We all have our opinions, and its cool if you disagree with me. Im just not much of a fan of this tower.
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Old October 17th, 2010, 03:29 PM   #5966
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GOSH!!! isn't it time they destroyed this already? what are they DOING in there covered in green nets? playing chess or what??
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Old October 17th, 2010, 04:11 PM   #5967
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I still can't find anything on the movement of the clock tower .
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Old October 17th, 2010, 04:39 PM   #5968
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Old October 17th, 2010, 05:00 PM   #5969
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This project has a lot more going for it than just being big. Look at the great attention to artistic detail on the closeup of the clock for example. When I think of buildings that are just big but have no character I tend to think of the box shaped buildings built in the 70's. If you look closely at the various buildings that make up this complex it's quite obvious that a tremendous effort was made to incorporate the unique architectural stylings of the Middle East and at least in my opinion the result is very impressive. When it finally tops out it's going to be even better.
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Old October 17th, 2010, 11:39 PM   #5970
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Thanks to Asyqulhuur, it seems the third clock is almost complete










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Old October 17th, 2010, 11:41 PM   #5971
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Old October 17th, 2010, 11:43 PM   #5972
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NICE !!!
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Old October 17th, 2010, 11:45 PM   #5973
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WOW !
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Old October 17th, 2010, 11:59 PM   #5974
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It is not too much the resistance between the old houses and the new building?
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Old October 18th, 2010, 03:46 AM   #5975
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GOSH!!! isn't it time they destroyed this already? what are they DOING in there covered in green nets? playing chess or what??
Maybe it has some historical value
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Old October 18th, 2010, 05:26 AM   #5976
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oh my GOD! look how imposing that is!
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Old October 18th, 2010, 09:03 AM   #5977
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Old October 18th, 2010, 09:08 AM   #5978
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current height??
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Old October 18th, 2010, 09:22 AM   #5979
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3 clocks are finished now
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Old October 18th, 2010, 02:38 PM   #5980
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3 clocks are finished now
Not yet. The left clock is missing the 4 round thingies at corners.
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