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Old December 27th, 2007, 07:04 PM   #2241
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Old December 27th, 2007, 07:48 PM   #2242
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its still hard to take in that its a 1000+ feet at the moment.
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Old December 27th, 2007, 08:31 PM   #2243
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its still hard to take in that its a 1000+ feet at the moment.
Its the same height as the Empire State Building, but in those pictures it doesnt look that tall. Its hard to understand?
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Old December 28th, 2007, 04:20 PM   #2244
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Old December 28th, 2007, 04:22 PM   #2245
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Its the same height as the Empire State Building, but in those pictures it doesnt look that tall. Its hard to understand?


Feel the height!
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Old December 28th, 2007, 04:27 PM   #2246
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only compare the Phase 6 towers with the ICC and you can see the tower is far far above 300m
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Old December 28th, 2007, 04:48 PM   #2247
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Old December 28th, 2007, 07:36 PM   #2248
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The curious thing about ICC that is that the size and shape of the core is exactly the same as when it started - there have been no core setbacks at all. I've been waiting for a core re-configuration for ages, but it hasn't happened. Generally as a building gets taller the number of lift shafts is reduced, the core gets smaller, and the developer gains extra lettable office space on the premium levels.

Inside and outside, this building is massive, but it still doesn't look as tall as it actually is. It's very deceptive.
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Old December 28th, 2007, 08:16 PM   #2249
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what an amazing building, never fails me!
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Old December 28th, 2007, 09:54 PM   #2250
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That's going to be a beautiful building.
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Old December 28th, 2007, 11:36 PM   #2251
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why they stop adding facades to the building?
I suppose it has to do with the three tiered launch of the building. Probably they're going to work on making the bottom third of the building all functional first, while continuing to build the structure, while slowing down the rate of cladding.
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Old December 29th, 2007, 06:28 AM   #2252
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how high are the buildiings surrounding ICC? about 300m?
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Old December 29th, 2007, 08:17 AM   #2253
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250m-270m
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Old December 29th, 2007, 08:19 AM   #2254
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Looking beautiful--one of my top 5 favorite buildings currently U/C.
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Old December 29th, 2007, 11:25 AM   #2255
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The Cullinan (269.9m X2): The 5th Tallest Residential Building of the World/Tallest Residential Building of China.

Sorrento 1 (256m) :The 10th Tallest Residential Building of the World and The Second Tallest of China.

The Harbourside (255m), The 14 th Tallest Residential Building of the world.
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Old December 30th, 2007, 02:31 AM   #2257
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Old December 30th, 2007, 02:55 AM   #2258
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The Cullinan (269.9m X2): The 5th Tallest Residential Building of the World/Tallest Residential Building of China.

Sorrento 1 (256m) :The 10th Tallest Residential Building of the World and The Second Tallest of China.

The Harbourside (255m), The 14 th Tallest Residential Building of the world.
Good point!!

Actually in 100 tallest residetial building in the world , HK hv more 40 of them...
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Old December 30th, 2007, 02:58 AM   #2259
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Good point!!

Actually in 100 tallest residetial building in the world , HK hv more 40 of them...

Yeah, they dominated Emporis's Tallest list a few years ago before Dubai boomed.
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Old December 30th, 2007, 03:49 AM   #2260
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Good point!!

Actually in 100 tallest residetial building in the world , HK hv more 40 of them...
Wait till Dubai take over... They will be choking the list and dominate the top few position...


Don't forget Burj Alam itself is already taller than ICC / SWFC
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