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Old May 11th, 2010, 12:13 AM   #4181
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This thing is the most intresting thing since the Burj (...)
I agree, the size of the base and spacious location within the city makes this the perfect construction to follow.
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Old May 11th, 2010, 12:30 AM   #4182
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For now it realy is the most interesting project, but keep in mind that Kingdom Tower is slowly coming to the light of day
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Old May 11th, 2010, 06:43 AM   #4183
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Can't wait to see this above ground! Then I think it will rise quickly!
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Old May 11th, 2010, 12:08 PM   #4184
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Took some pics from Jin Mao today.....

Complete site view



Close up of the bottom of the hole.



Close up of crane.

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Old May 11th, 2010, 12:20 PM   #4185
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Thanks for the update, great to see that they are making good progress
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Old May 11th, 2010, 12:26 PM   #4186
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Close up of the bottom of the hole.

Youre the man Severiano It seams that the heaviest beams are beeing installed by liebherr crawler, and the rest, closer to the center, by the tower cranes.

Btw Severiano, from now on you have to constantly provide us with pictures from that spot , at least until it rise to the street level.
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Old May 11th, 2010, 01:25 PM   #4187
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Where's everybody? Is that normal? It used to be crowded all around the pit. Thanks, Seve, excellent pics as usual
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Old May 11th, 2010, 01:30 PM   #4188
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I┤ve never seen such a clean construction site before.

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Old May 11th, 2010, 02:02 PM   #4189
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Where's everybody? Is that normal? It used to be crowded all around the pit. Thanks, Seve, excellent pics as usual
maybe its because there lifting the steel columns, and for safety reasons there not aloud down there??
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Old May 11th, 2010, 03:11 PM   #4190
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We need a webcam there in Jin Mao...It's perfect spot..
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Old May 11th, 2010, 05:53 PM   #4191
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I┤ve never seen such a clean construction site bevore.

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Old May 11th, 2010, 06:12 PM   #4192
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Umm, isn't construction halted right now because of the Shanghai Expo 2010?
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Old May 11th, 2010, 06:14 PM   #4193
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Great views from the Jin Mao Building ! Progress is notorious.
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Old May 11th, 2010, 06:15 PM   #4194
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Umm, isn't construction halted right now because of the Shanghai Expo 2010?
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Old May 11th, 2010, 06:43 PM   #4195
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Very sci-fi. For me, Shanghai is on track to have the first or second best skyline in the world.
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Old May 12th, 2010, 07:06 AM   #4196
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if you look carefully in the close up photo, you can see people (very small)
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Old May 12th, 2010, 06:28 PM   #4197
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Very sci-fi. For me, Shanghai is on track to have the first or second best skyline in the world.
third best, after Dubai and NYC
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Old May 12th, 2010, 06:52 PM   #4198
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Well the best skylines for me has the following order, its

5th: New York
4th: Chicago
3rd: Dubai (working progress)
2nd: Shanghai
1st: Hong Kong
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Old May 12th, 2010, 10:02 PM   #4199
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Well the best skylines for me has the following order, its

5th: New York
4th: Chicago
3rd: Dubai (working progress)
2nd: Shanghai
1st: Hong Kong
why is Chicago skyline better than NYC skyline??
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Old May 12th, 2010, 10:13 PM   #4200
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it's subjective, everyone's favourite skylines are gonna be different. so stop bitching about them.
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