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Old February 12th, 2012, 04:31 PM   #941
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This should be renamed to Al-Throwup Tower
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Old February 12th, 2012, 09:35 PM   #942
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This should be renamed to Al-Throwup Tower
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Old February 13th, 2012, 01:41 AM   #943
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Ha ha - this made me laugh!!!

Yeah, indeed - the building is horrible looking.
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Old March 8th, 2012, 06:44 AM   #944
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New, more dense and less transparent tarp on top.
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Old March 8th, 2012, 06:48 AM   #945
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this land is becoming the greatest!
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Old March 8th, 2012, 12:52 PM   #946
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New, more dense and less transparent tarp on top.
Evidence please!
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Old March 19th, 2012, 11:14 PM   #947
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Old March 19th, 2012, 11:22 PM   #948
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On a random note it's interesting to see Maze Tower built. Might've personally neglected to ever follow that one. The concept looked neat at the time and so it's interesting to see it completed.

I'll third the vote for Al-Throwup. Ugh. Could've at least made the top part yellow or whatever the final cladding will be.
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Old March 20th, 2012, 01:41 PM   #949
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As far as the Maze Tower is concearn, they screwed up big time on the cladding colour choice there as well
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Old March 20th, 2012, 04:17 PM   #950
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what about the states U\C Or On Hold ??
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Old March 20th, 2012, 11:11 PM   #951
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Old March 21st, 2012, 10:12 PM   #952
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As far as the Maze Tower is concearn, they screwed up big time on the cladding colour choice there as well
Not trying to detail from Al Yuck... I mean Al Yaqoub tower but what was the original plan for MT's cladding? It looks I suppose just "ok" as brown but of course I can't exactly judge it in person. Thought I recalled the original plan being silver or something light.

Otherwise the top of this thing will be interesting. Looks like they could put a smaller clock in or with the framing, different cladding or designs completely. Still doesn't mean I like how abrupt this one sets back, nor it's odd choices of mixed colors.

AltinD, since you're in Dubai, what do people there have to say about it? Does the average person just look up and admire the progress for their city (which is of course, wonderful) or do they feel this is an ugly project? Just curious.
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Old March 21st, 2012, 11:20 PM   #953
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There are so many towers, I doubt people care about this one in particular.
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 03:25 AM   #954
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But they were all deceived... For another Big Ben was made!
In the city of Dubai, deep in the deserts of Arabia, indian workers forged a master Big Ben, more powerful than all others.
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 03:51 PM   #955
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 08:45 PM   #956
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So what the heck are they doing there? Construction looks just the same as last summer.

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There are so many towers, I doubt people care about this one in particular.
Well, after all it's still a supertall and among the tallest along SZR. And though I like tall cranes: such an eternally unfished tower is always a bit frustrating.
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 10:33 PM   #957
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They might not doing much on the "closk-or-no-clock" top, but elsewhere they are completing the cladding and removing the protective layers from the panels.

From what I sense from regular folks, they do awe to Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Emirates Towers, Infinity Tower and even The Address Hotel next to the Burj. The rest are just towers, some tall, some taller.
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Old March 23rd, 2012, 10:29 PM   #958
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Not a problem AltinD; again just curious. I suppose just like being in NYC or Chicago, people obviously flock to some towers and don't care for the standard / normal ones. I was just wondering if Dubai was any different but guess not.
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Old March 27th, 2012, 03:32 PM   #959
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Old April 16th, 2012, 04:34 AM   #960
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Any progress in this clock tower?
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