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Old January 14th, 2009, 10:24 PM   #1901
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I just wonder how would the gravity machine be fitted.
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Old January 14th, 2009, 10:56 PM   #1902
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Tallest structure of China?
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Old January 14th, 2009, 11:13 PM   #1903
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guys, im starting to get a little uneasy about the spire.
i hope they make it look good, those tubes arent looking too nice right now
i guess ill just have to wait to see what they do with them.

the tower is gorgeous just as it is
i really hope they dont mess it up with the spire :/
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Old January 15th, 2009, 12:10 AM   #1904
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I just wonder how would the gravity machine be fitted.
Crane must be the only answer init? But I'm more interested in who would dare to ride that thing!!!
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Old January 15th, 2009, 12:38 AM   #1905
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guys, im starting to get a little uneasy about the spire.
i hope they make it look good, those tubes arent looking too nice right now
i guess ill just have to wait to see what they do with them.

the tower is gorgeous just as it is
i really hope they dont mess it up with the spire :/
i was thinking that too, but then i saw this, looks good in here

[IMG]http://*************************/guangzhou/jpgs/guangzhou_tv_tower_iba141108_2.jpg[/IMG]
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Old January 15th, 2009, 03:31 AM   #1906
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nice rendering....cant imagine when the night was come..hows the lighting on that tower will be after finish construction,,??
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Old January 15th, 2009, 07:33 AM   #1907
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Tallest structure of China?
Will be for a few years until Shanghai Center or Pingan are built.
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Old January 15th, 2009, 07:57 AM   #1908
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Crane must be the only answer init? But I'm more interested in who would dare to ride that thing!!!
I would definitely take it if I go to Guangzhou someday
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Old January 16th, 2009, 11:35 AM   #1909
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Crane must be the only answer init? But I'm more interested in who would dare to ride that thing!!!
I've been riding the construction elevator before. wow, it's really an experience. It's slow but it's all open air, very scary when it's up to 20-30 levels.
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Old January 16th, 2009, 11:38 AM   #1910
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Tallest structure of China?
I heard Burj Dubai is on hold. does this tower have a chance to be the WTB for even one day?
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Old January 16th, 2009, 11:52 AM   #1911
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Burj Dubai is on hold..??? what...???
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Old January 16th, 2009, 07:15 PM   #1912
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nvrm then... DELETE

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Old January 16th, 2009, 07:25 PM   #1913
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I heard Burj Dubai is on hold. does this tower have a chance to be the WTB for even one day?
Of course it's not on hold... It will top-out tomorrow if everything goes well.
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Old January 16th, 2009, 08:51 PM   #1914
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Will be for a few years until Shanghai Center or Pingan are built.
Sorry to be off topic, I couldn't find a thread of Pingan. Can you please give me the link to that thread? Thanks!
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Old January 16th, 2009, 09:01 PM   #1915
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Sorry to be off topic, I couldn't find a thread of Pingan. Can you please give me the link to that thread? Thanks!
http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=517647

uve got 4300 posts!! i hope u know by now that there is a proposed supertall section...
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Old January 17th, 2009, 12:10 AM   #1916
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I've been riding the construction elevator before. wow, it's really an experience. It's slow but it's all open air, very scary when it's up to 20-30 levels.
it is scary being on the EDGE of the tall buildings and moving at the same time.

But the gravity ride on the top of this tower will launch itself VERY FAST and it will be mad looking around at the top when there all you can see is air...
and even great wall of china if lucky.



we'll find out someday but I'm can't wait to find out whether this gravity ride is super speedy going up and down or just going down and rising slowly. The rising slowly is the scariest part though.

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I heard Burj Dubai is on hold. does this tower have a chance to be the WTB for even one day?
you mean Nakheel Harbour Tower (used to be Al Burj)
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Old January 17th, 2009, 07:53 PM   #1917
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I just found this tower, looking A LOT the same as the Guangzhou TV Tower...

Aspire Tower in Doha, Qatar



The Aspire Tower is a 318 meter (1,050 feet) structure located in the Sports City complex in Doha, Qatar. Designed by architect Hadi Simaan, [1] and AREP [2] and engineer Ove Arup and Partners, Aspire Tower served as the focal point for the 15th Asian Games hosted by Qatar in December 2006. The Aspire Tower is currently the tallest structure in Doha, but it is expected to be surpassed by the Dubai Towers and the Barwa Tower. The tower has also been known as Khalifa Sports Tower or Doha Olympic Tower.

The tower was a landmark of the 2006 Asian Games due to its size and proximity to the main venue, the Khalifa International Stadium. The tower housed the Olympic Flame during the games and holds the record for tallest ever Olympic Flame and highest positioning of the Flame, which was visible throughout Doha for the duration of the games. The design employs a concrete core which acts as the primary support. The remainder of the building is a steel structure that cantilevers out from the concrete core. The exterior of the building is covered in a steel mesh which, during the Asian Games, was festively illuminated by vibrant LED lights.

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Old January 18th, 2009, 07:09 AM   #1918
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If you look into the details, the architectures of Guangzhou TV tower and Aspire Tower are completely different.

Btw, are you suggesting Aspire Tower is copied from the following tower in Japan?


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Aspire Tower in Doha, Qatar



The Aspire Tower is a 318 meter (1,050 feet) structure located in the Sports City complex in Doha, Qatar. Designed by architect Hadi Simaan, [1] and AREP [2] and engineer Ove Arup and Partners, Aspire Tower served as the focal point for the 15th Asian Games hosted by Qatar in December 2006. The Aspire Tower is currently the tallest structure in Doha, but it is expected to be surpassed by the Dubai Towers and the Barwa Tower. The tower has also been known as Khalifa Sports Tower or Doha Olympic Tower.

The tower was a landmark of the 2006 Asian Games due to its size and proximity to the main venue, the Khalifa International Stadium. The tower housed the Olympic Flame during the games and holds the record for tallest ever Olympic Flame and highest positioning of the Flame, which was visible throughout Doha for the duration of the games. The design employs a concrete core which acts as the primary support. The remainder of the building is a steel structure that cantilevers out from the concrete core. The exterior of the building is covered in a steel mesh which, during the Asian Games, was festively illuminated by vibrant LED lights.

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Old January 18th, 2009, 08:27 AM   #1919
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i think he's preffering to the shape of the tower.
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Old January 18th, 2009, 09:18 AM   #1920
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that’s a miniature version of Guangzhou tower~~
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