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Old July 15th, 2011, 02:17 PM   #861
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. most of you don't know anything about skyscrapers, except that Dubai builds them better than your cities, so you end up hating anything Dubai. i have noticed this over and over again. it need not matter how awesome and tall the tower is. it gets bashed to **** around ssc. to bad. i like this tower and if built in any other city, so would most of you. that's a fact.
*nods in agreement*

Once the clock gets added, I think it will look even better
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Old July 15th, 2011, 02:42 PM   #862
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So is there going to be Gargamel on the top balcony, cursing everything in vicinity? Surely looks so because only Gargamel or Hekata can live in such abomination
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Old July 15th, 2011, 02:43 PM   #863
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It's going to be a hotel!
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Old July 15th, 2011, 02:56 PM   #864
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Once the clock gets added, I think it will look even better
They must also promise to make it chime like Big Ben on the hour
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Old July 15th, 2011, 03:13 PM   #865
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LOL this building looks like 330m tall dovecote Really how can anyone build this next to Burj Khalifa and (not yet built) Pentominium? The architect should have been locked in the Tower!!!
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Old July 15th, 2011, 03:39 PM   #866
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LOL this building looks like 330m tall dovecote Really how can anyone build this next to Burj Khalifa and (not yet built) Pentominium? The architect should have been locked in the Tower!!!
What are you talking about?

This is not "near" the Burj Khalifa for a start.

And secondly, the Pentominium IS under construction and progressing rapidly.
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Old July 15th, 2011, 04:00 PM   #867
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I mean that they haven´t topped Pentominium out. And at least, this shares a city with BK
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Old July 15th, 2011, 04:05 PM   #868
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. most of you don't know anything about skyscrapers, except that Dubai builds them better than your cities, so you end up hating anything Dubai. i have noticed this over and over again. it need not matter how awesome and tall the tower is. it gets bashed to **** around ssc. to bad. i like this tower and if built in any other city, so would most of you. that's a fact.
Most of us "don't know anything about skyscrapers"? That's news lol!! If you think this tower is good, then I suggest it's you that doesn't know anything about architecture. I also think very few of us would want this tower in our cities, and we'd find it vulgar and tasteless regardless of whether it was in Dubai or elsewhere. I have no particular hostility towards Dubai. I think some of Dubai's towers are great. However, some others are awful, and this is the worst of the lot.
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Old July 15th, 2011, 05:12 PM   #869
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Old July 15th, 2011, 11:18 PM   #870
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Hah, it looks like the building is made from Lego
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Old July 15th, 2011, 11:25 PM   #871
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Ok, its pretty obv. that the bldg is made out of cheap materials. I wonder how theese will age during the next decade or two. :-O
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Old July 16th, 2011, 12:27 PM   #872
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Once the clock gets added ...
IF it gets added ...
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Old July 16th, 2011, 12:28 PM   #873
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Ok, its pretty obv. that the bldg is made out of cheap materials. I wonder how theese will age during the next decade or two. :-O
Maybe they are, maybe they aren't, but how are you able to judge the quality of materials from the pictures? All you can see and judge are their (crappy) colours.
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IF it gets added ...
It will come with the Time Place sundial, same shipment
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Maybe they are, maybe they aren't, but how are you able to judge the quality of materials from the pictures? All you can see and judge are their (crappy) colours.
The crude detailing, the terrible finish, the fact that it looks like it built out of lego as one poster succintly put it.

I quite like the elegant glass tower with the graceful top next door but this monstrosity really overshadows it in the worst possible way. It's an architectural and planning disaster.
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. most of you don't know anything about skyscrapers, except that Dubai builds them better than your cities, so you end up hating anything Dubai. i have noticed this over and over again. it need not matter how awesome and tall the tower is. it gets bashed to **** around ssc. to bad. i like this tower and if built in any other city, so would most of you. that's a fact.
I've been to Dubai last November and I totally loved it. But I must agree that this building is hideous. It doesn't do any good to Sheikh Zayed Road...
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. most of you don't know anything about skyscrapers, except that Dubai builds them better than your cities, so you end up hating anything Dubai. i have noticed this over and over again. it need not matter how awesome and tall the tower is. it gets bashed to **** around ssc. to bad. i like this tower and if built in any other city, so would most of you. that's a fact.
Maybe that's the problem with Dubai...somehow, "many floors"="architecture" there. The fact that it's tall and, as you put it, "awesome", doesn't make it any better than any other tower. I can say, without hesitation, that this is one of the most aesthetically horrible towers I've seen in my 3 years in this forum.
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