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Old April 7th, 2007, 11:32 PM   #201
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well at least it happened now, rather than when a massive building is on top of the foundation. nobody would be laughing about this 'error' then.
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Old April 8th, 2007, 12:10 AM   #202
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Old April 8th, 2007, 02:00 AM   #203
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ya im insane, for making such a statement
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Old April 8th, 2007, 02:04 AM   #204
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The reason the retaining wall collapsed, was becouse it was a hole on the other side. If there was "...a massive building is on top of the foundation..." there would be no hole anymore and therefore no accident.
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Old April 8th, 2007, 11:16 PM   #205
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Twisting towers are easy to model but once you get into details it becomes a nightmare. My PC was lagging from this tower alone. Also podium not done yet so no render in the skyling








"Twisting towers are easy"
how do you do that?
i can't do it for the DTI
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Old April 9th, 2007, 03:10 PM   #206
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Dubai needs to get some help from London, the whole Canary Wharf development (with some buildings up to 50 stories) is built on the waterside, and never had a problem like this.
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Old April 9th, 2007, 04:02 PM   #207
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oh come on, it can happen anywhere for a multitude of reasons!

Also dont tempt fate, we dont want it happening in london!
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Old April 9th, 2007, 11:17 PM   #208
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Well... No offensive, London isn't building it like crazy as Dubai does... It might be why it never happen to London's Canary's Wharf because it did step to step on each projecte to make sure everything is under control. It is about two decades project now. Dubai is seen like they're in rush to get everything done on time. I think Dubai needs to step back and rethink what they're really doing right now and they can start step to step so they can make everything right and under control just avoid any disasters... You know?
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Old April 10th, 2007, 10:48 AM   #209
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Why should Dubai slow down and wait? I want to see these buildings today not when I'm 100.
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Old April 10th, 2007, 09:15 PM   #210
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Would you want to go to anyplace that get built so quickly and unsafe? No, I don't think so. My point is if Dubai slows down with constructions and make sure everything is under control first then they can go ahead with numerous of constructions as long as they're safe and well organized. It is pretty common for some buildings around the world that got built too quickly than should be are often collapsed or fall aparting or really bad quality.
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Old April 11th, 2007, 03:42 AM   #211
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OMG the last picture in malec's post! If you scroll up and down while looking at the building it appears to be turning! Very neat!
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Old April 11th, 2007, 02:07 PM   #212
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It is turning :P
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Old April 11th, 2007, 05:07 PM   #213
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Turning Torso of Dubai! NICE!
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Old April 12th, 2007, 11:34 PM   #214
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[IMG]http://i15.************/2r6ehjn.jpg[/IMG]
So what's going on there? Are they closing the gap? I think they removed the old crane.
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Old April 13th, 2007, 11:43 AM   #215
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Old April 13th, 2007, 06:44 PM   #216
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something is going on at the site but what?
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Old April 14th, 2007, 11:57 AM   #217
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Great looking tower, I bet the construction for those twisting towers is very complex.
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Old April 14th, 2007, 10:22 PM   #218
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I think they might close the gap then flush it... Afterward wait until it get dry then start the construction...
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Old April 23rd, 2007, 07:26 PM   #219
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They have already started


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Old April 24th, 2007, 12:11 AM   #220
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WOW!!!!!! FINALLY THEY FIGURED IT OUT HOW TO FIX THAT! YAY! CAN'T WAIT TO SEE THIS AWESOME TWISTED TOWER TO RISE!
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