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Old February 29th, 2012, 02:22 AM   #10121
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I heard on the news about 2-3 days ago that this building had a crack due to land settlement.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 04:46 AM   #10122
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What happend to Jin Mao observation deck when SWFC observation deck opened.
I dunno. Do you?

Anyone wanna clear that up?
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Old February 29th, 2012, 07:31 AM   #10123
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Jin Mao observation deck is still opened.
(A little bit cheaper than the SWFC one )
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Old February 29th, 2012, 07:36 AM   #10124
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Old February 29th, 2012, 07:54 AM   #10125
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I took one of the double decker office elevator in SWFC with a video. It's pretty damn fast

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cT8kj...RZ3e_XjB7Iwxf4
How were you able to get on an office elevator? is that part open to the public?
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Old February 29th, 2012, 04:08 PM   #10126
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I really like the subdued colors (minus the street-level section), it makes SWFC and Jin Mao look very classy.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 04:18 PM   #10127
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what is the current height? 250-260m?
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Old February 29th, 2012, 04:30 PM   #10128
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Yes, 250 m. The core is now at the height of the fourth truss belt.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 04:56 PM   #10129
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Hey AltinD, remember that discussion you, I, and others had about skyscraper roofs being clad with copper, or not as you would have it?
I've just read this in the 1 WTC thread.

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It's been like that for quite a while. Another fun fact: the WFC's roofs are made of copper, and were brightly copper colored before they were oxidized (green).
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Old February 29th, 2012, 05:08 PM   #10130
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So, a green podium, maybe I could live with it.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 05:11 PM   #10131
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Yes, 250 m. The core is now at the height of the fourth truss belt.
it is definitely fastest rising supertall
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Old February 29th, 2012, 05:14 PM   #10132
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what little bridge is that? or just the roofs of the pedestrian walk?
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Old February 29th, 2012, 05:16 PM   #10133
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Old February 29th, 2012, 05:29 PM   #10134
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What happend to Jin Mao observation deck when SWFC observation deck opened.
The Jin Mao observation deck was just as nice as the SWFC observation deck:
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Old February 29th, 2012, 06:03 PM   #10135
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what little bridge is that? or just the roofs of the pedestrian walk?
Pedestrianised overpass on Century Avenue
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Old February 29th, 2012, 06:11 PM   #10136
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Nice video, smart idea that countdown staircase.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 07:25 PM   #10137
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Pedestrianised overpass on Century Avenue
I think its supposed to be the roof for the pedestrian overpass, probably not finished yet.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 07:48 PM   #10138
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Yuck at those people's toenails in the vid, especially the black one!
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Old February 29th, 2012, 07:56 PM   #10139
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The toenail was only for 10 seconds out of the 5 minutes video, come on.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 08:07 PM   #10140
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shanghai is a really dense city..in the video buildings scattered everywhere in the foggy city!
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