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Old August 13th, 2006, 05:08 PM   #101
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Old August 13th, 2006, 05:34 PM   #102
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Oh wow thanks it looks good.
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Old August 13th, 2006, 05:49 PM   #103
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Old August 13th, 2006, 09:40 PM   #104
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awesome cladding dude!
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Old August 16th, 2006, 10:31 AM   #105
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how come the majority of american buildings a built with steel??? only reason i ask is cause i can count the amount of steel framed buildings in australia on one hand?!!? lol
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Old August 16th, 2006, 10:49 AM   #106
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This could be complete bollocks, but ages ago I heard the concrete industry in new york had been monopolised years and years and years ago (allegedly by the "mafia"), that meant that the price of building a concrete scraper was stupidly expensive compared to steel. Don't quote me on that, but that's what i heard..... (?!???!!?!)
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Old August 16th, 2006, 12:14 PM   #107
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the cladding is very fast
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Old August 16th, 2006, 09:36 PM   #108
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Comercial buildings are built with steel, residental with concrete.
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Old August 16th, 2006, 09:48 PM   #109
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Why this?
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Old August 16th, 2006, 10:52 PM   #110
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Why this?
One is price, in New York concrete is expensive and alot of buildings are build from steel. Go to Europe and its the other way round steel is expensive.

The other reasons why Commercial buildings are build with steel is you can have bigger spans of space which large offices need. With concrete you have to have smaller spans. Structural integrity is independent of the lightweight floors, so holes can be cut for staircases, ducts and wiring. Those features are crucial for investment banks and other tenant companies that need flexible office space to respond to rapid changes in technology and market conditions.
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Old August 16th, 2006, 11:03 PM   #111
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One is price, in New York concrete is expensive and alot of buildings are build from steel. Go to Europe and its the other way round steel is expensive.

The other reasons why Commercial buildings are build with steel is you can have bigger spans of space which large offices need. With concrete you have to have smaller spans. Structural integrity is independent of the lightweight floors, so holes can be cut for staircases, ducts and wiring. Those features are crucial for investment banks and other tenant companies that need flexible office space to respond to rapid changes in technology and market conditions.
Another factor : all-steel buildings are much lighter than concrete+steel buildings. I have heard Shanghai is sinking a couple of inches a year due to all the new heavy highrises.
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Old August 17th, 2006, 01:39 AM   #112
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Old August 17th, 2006, 07:44 AM   #113
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walked by it this morning, this building will be amazing. as one is nearing completion, the next one is beginning. and only blocks away.
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Old August 23rd, 2006, 03:45 AM   #114
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this pic is taken from one of the Shanghai threads, but this building in the foreground is the shape of what BOA will be, right? Idk how tall it is, but BOA will be 945ft to the roof.

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Old August 24th, 2006, 06:11 AM   #115
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Old August 24th, 2006, 07:45 AM   #116
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excellent photos
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Old August 24th, 2006, 12:01 PM   #117
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Old August 24th, 2006, 02:05 PM   #118
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Old August 28th, 2006, 04:06 AM   #119
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Man back home from europe, and next day went to take pics....so here they are from august 25th.







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Old August 28th, 2006, 12:35 PM   #120
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Great pics. It getting up now.

I'm not convinced about the cladding though. But have to see more to make a real judgement.
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