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Old July 7th, 2007, 12:59 PM   #441
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Old July 9th, 2007, 10:11 AM   #442
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Taken by ssmar2002 @ dchome.net
very rare angle!
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Old July 9th, 2007, 12:17 PM   #443
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Indeed. I'd love to see that same picture come evening/night.
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Old July 10th, 2007, 04:56 AM   #444
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does anyone know what exactly is the last layer of mountains? where is that?
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Old July 10th, 2007, 05:24 AM   #445
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does anyone know what exactly is the last layer of mountains? where is that?
from closest to furthest
devil's peak (pau toi shan), tko
braemar hill
the peak
lantau
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Old July 10th, 2007, 07:25 AM   #446
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wow! didn't know lantau is so close!
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Old July 10th, 2007, 08:11 AM   #447
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Thats because the picture was taken during sunset, the sun at that angle would reflect lantau. But otherwise lantau is quite near, and at 800meters++ it almost double the height of Victoria Peak.
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Old July 10th, 2007, 09:07 AM   #448
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Isn't Victoria Peak 500-odd metres?

Not quite double, but it is considerably larger. On clear sunny days, or even better, on clear sunsets/sunrises - Lantau looks brilliant from the harbour.
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Old July 10th, 2007, 07:44 PM   #449
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Victoria Peak is 552m.

Highest point in Lantau, Lantau Peak, is 934m. But the peaks in the picture should be Sunset Peak at 869m
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Old July 11th, 2007, 01:24 PM   #450
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64 floors now - really kicking on.
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Old July 11th, 2007, 04:26 PM   #451
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so only 44 more to grow
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Old July 11th, 2007, 04:28 PM   #452
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You mean metres?

Actually, I'm confused over how many floors this building has - is it 69? Seems a little low for a 300m+ skyscraper seeing as it has no spire/extra added height, or is each floor RIDICULOUSLY tall?

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Old July 11th, 2007, 06:38 PM   #453
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Pic taken at around 7 pm today:

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Just a few more months before top-out
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Old July 12th, 2007, 10:50 AM   #455
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I reckon a month or so
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Well, it's climbing at a pace of about 2 floors every 4 days, so not long to go.
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Old July 12th, 2007, 11:58 AM   #457
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You mean metres?

Actually, I'm confused over how many floors this building has - is it 69? Seems a little low for a 300m+ skyscraper seeing as it has no spire/extra added height, or is each floor RIDICULOUSLY tall?
Bank of China has 72 stories and is 305m to roof. One Island East has 70 stories above ground and is 308m to roof - although 308m is the height to the top of the glass panels which continue onward slightly beyond the actual roof. So no it doesn't have huge floors. It's fairly standard.
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i will design a tower over 300m
it's a good example

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i will design a tower over 300m
it's a good example

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are you an architect?
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