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Old September 23rd, 2007, 04:53 PM   #661
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yes, i agree with you Altin
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Old September 23rd, 2007, 05:17 PM   #662
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From Cul diagram it seem to be 40 apartment floors, then how it is going to rise up to 86 stories?


40+30 = 70

At most i give it 72 stories
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Old September 23rd, 2007, 06:14 PM   #663
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The lower 30 floors are offices therefore have a much higher floor - ceiling height.
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Old September 24th, 2007, 01:05 AM   #664
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i don't get it why that apartments should be there?only 30 for office & 40 for apartment!!!isn't that financial area!
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Old September 24th, 2007, 01:23 AM   #665
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People that works needs a place to stay also, plus many will prefer not to get stuck in traffic or travel alot to reach office.

Not to mention that mixed use buildings are easier to sell.
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Old September 24th, 2007, 11:01 AM   #666
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Once I lived and worked in the same tower. Getting to my office was only by taking the left away! I tell you its the best life ever.
Only bad thing about it that you gain alot of weight and your social life will decrease cause you rarely leave the building and you live in alot of comfort.
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Old September 24th, 2007, 12:30 PM   #667
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Once I lived and worked in the same tower. Getting to my office was only by taking the left away! I tell you its the best life ever.
Bet you were late every day!

It's always the people who live closest who are always late.
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Old September 24th, 2007, 01:19 PM   #668
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I live 40 kms away and I'm always late.
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Old September 30th, 2007, 11:02 AM   #669
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Late is depending on how flexible your boss is, mine wasnt flexible in morning time!
but you can always sneak up sometime and go for a snak or a coffee or even to watch TV, I tell you man it was like work at home.
but back to the subject, living and working in the same building is something that I would pay to get.
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Old September 30th, 2007, 11:46 AM   #670
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The lower 30 floors are offices therefore have a much higher floor - ceiling height.
Den again you miss my point


The thread title mentioned abour 86 floors, where in the hell is there 86 floors?

I can only count 70.
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Old October 1st, 2007, 05:32 AM   #671
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That's a good point. If you add up the floors in Culwulla's drawing, you only get: 4 + 25 + 4 + 40 + 4 = 77, mechanical floors included.

Some websources indicate 80 floors:
Wikipedia
skyscraperpage.com
Emporis

(at google.de, the searchstring "86 floors" still showes up The Index at Wikipedia, but only in the cache... this may have been changed recently)

At wikipedia and emporis the figures of 25 office floors and 47 residential floors are given... that's 72, plus the base = 76, including technical = 84 overall levels above ground. Does this propably hit the bull's-eye?

Regarding the renderings in the first post, I count 40 resi levels, topped by 2 (or 1 large) mechanical levels up to where the concrete cores end. But in the roof part I'd assume about 7 more floors, some of them could be residential. Also the middle connection section looks rather tall in the rendering for just 16 meters, and in fact there are the levels 28a, 29, 30, 30a and 31, that would be 5. With the 28 floors below plus ground level, this adds up to only 81 or 82 floors.

So I'm not sure with which figures we should go...

Also wikipedia tells that the Index will host the world's highest appartment for a time when construction ends in 2008.... Is that true?
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Old October 1st, 2007, 06:27 AM   #672
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I don't count 28a, 30a as a floor at all...


Seriously just reduced it to 76 stories, that would be much better.
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Old October 1st, 2007, 12:32 PM   #673
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30/09/2007

[IMG]http://i20.************/2zxnjur.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i21.************/4q6kx3.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i22.************/25hzk2g.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i24.************/2m6tqjc.jpg[/IMG]
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Old October 1st, 2007, 05:53 PM   #674
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But those ARE floors, regardless how they are marked.
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Old October 1st, 2007, 08:48 PM   #675
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30/09/2007

[IMG]http://i20.************/2zxnjur.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i21.************/4q6kx3.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i22.************/25hzk2g.jpg[/IMG]

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Old October 1st, 2007, 11:57 PM   #676
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great, 41 floors done now
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Old October 2nd, 2007, 12:56 AM   #677
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[IMG]http://i21.************/4q6kx3.jpg[/IMG]
If I'm not mistaken, it looks like they're building a "baby" Index in front of the Index. What is that?
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Old October 2nd, 2007, 01:16 AM   #678
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that's liberty house, 166m
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Old October 2nd, 2007, 01:18 AM   #679
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Nice.
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Old October 2nd, 2007, 01:20 AM   #680
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I saw a baby Index by my self too Rising fast after the mechanical floors now but still a long way to go...
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