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Old April 21st, 2006, 05:20 PM   #1
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DUBAI | 23 Marina | 393m | 1289ft | 90 fl | Com

Name: 23 Marina
Location: Dubai Marina
Floors: 89
Height: 395 m / 1296 ft
Use: Residential
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Old April 21st, 2006, 05:25 PM   #2
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Old April 21st, 2006, 05:25 PM   #3
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Definitely a Top 3 World's Tallest Residential contender. No doubt.
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Old April 21st, 2006, 05:29 PM   #4
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1296 feet? I mean, this is taller than the tallest building in Los Angeles or Houston and it's just one of the many that are going up.
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Old April 21st, 2006, 05:33 PM   #5
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Yes. There's a new Manhattan in town. Watch this space...Yr 2009-2010
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Old April 21st, 2006, 05:54 PM   #6
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damn constuction is slow on this one.

in fact this whole end of town is slow at construction.
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Old April 21st, 2006, 06:35 PM   #7
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no they are pretty fast , compare to princess for example.

Btw this one will probably only the 2nd world's tallest Res since Princess Tower, also in Dubai Marina is now confirmed at 107F + huge roof feature.
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Old April 21st, 2006, 08:00 PM   #8
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That tower is amazing. I can see a slight resemblance to the that skyscraper in Shanghai.

I'm sure I saw a small part of the world in one of them designs.
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Old April 21st, 2006, 09:19 PM   #9
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Excavation seems to be taking forever. Nice tower btw.
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Old April 22nd, 2006, 12:25 AM   #10
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damn constuction is slow on this one.

in fact this whole end of town is slow at construction.
Well if their putting in a swimming pool every other floor and you need to hold the weight, also all the pluming and pumps.
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Old April 22nd, 2006, 01:46 AM   #11
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Just imagine the sheer weight movement when there's high winds with all that water. Scares the hell out of me!
Finger's crossed the engineers know what they're doing.
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Old April 22nd, 2006, 01:59 AM   #12
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i can sense the jealousy amongst many forumers here

can't blame 'em

that tower is absolutely gorgeous..one of the nicest i've seen being built
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Old April 22nd, 2006, 02:37 AM   #13
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no they are pretty fast , compare to princess for example.

Btw this one will probably only the 2nd world's tallest Res since Princess Tower, also in Dubai Marina is now confirmed at 107F + huge roof feature.

When this one comes up to the first floor??

Also Princess?
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Old April 22nd, 2006, 05:21 AM   #14
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Not for a while considering the fact they havn't even begun piling yet. We can only hope they pickup speed soon.
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Old April 22nd, 2006, 09:51 AM   #15
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It looks like a giant pencil!!!
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Old April 22nd, 2006, 12:29 PM   #16
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hahaha looks like le crayon in Lyon but than 10000 times nicer.
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Old April 22nd, 2006, 08:31 PM   #17
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Just imagine the sheer weight movement when there's high winds with all that water. Scares the hell out of me!
Finger's crossed the engineers know what they're doing.
Hey, at least you know in the case of an earthquake, the building won't burn.
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Old April 23rd, 2006, 06:32 AM   #18
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For the mean time we will keep our tallest residential building in the world record here in AUS with Q1. I know it won't last long, but hey AUS don't get many good buildings
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Old April 23rd, 2006, 12:46 PM   #19
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Why the hell do they need 57 swimming pools ?
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Old April 23rd, 2006, 01:37 PM   #20
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every 4bdr duplex in the upper floors has its own jacuzzi-like swimming pool on the balcony/terrace.
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