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Old May 28th, 2008, 09:12 PM   #3121
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But if you look at the top carefully, look at left outer wall on the top floor above the gym. lower half of the wall is thicker than the top half of the wall why is that?
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Old May 28th, 2008, 10:03 PM   #3122
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But if you look at the top carefully, look at left outer wall on the top floor above the gym. lower half of the wall is thicker than the top half of the wall why is that?
Why the **** do you think it's thinner. If a wall is going to change thickness, it's going to be thinner on the top than the bottom.

Likewise it's also probably a design feature.
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Old May 28th, 2008, 10:48 PM   #3123
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That's a nice panorama .. wonder where it was taken ... Mt. Davis?
I think it was taken at the Victoria Peak Garden.
The closer peak is High West, and the further away one is Mt. Davis.
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Old May 28th, 2008, 11:30 PM   #3124
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Why the **** do you think it's thinner. If a wall is going to change thickness, it's going to be thinner on the top than the bottom.

Likewise it's also probably a design feature.
lol, look at the IFC's "fingers", it's also thinner on top! OMG!

Anyhow, is it still on 102? Any progress on the "small core"?
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Old May 28th, 2008, 11:48 PM   #3125
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Why the **** do you think it's thinner. If a wall is going to change thickness, it's going to be thinner on the top than the bottom.

Likewise it's also probably a design feature.
why u gettin rude? don't swear, this is skyscraper forum not gay forum.
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Old May 29th, 2008, 12:12 AM   #3126
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Anyway...

anyone seen any render of the roof garden on the top of the tower?
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Old May 29th, 2008, 02:01 AM   #3127
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why u gettin rude? don't swear, this is skyscraper forum not gay forum.
hey ... wat are you trying to imply against gay people?!

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Old May 29th, 2008, 08:26 AM   #3128
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Old May 29th, 2008, 11:26 AM   #3129
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Lovely angle on the last one.
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Old May 29th, 2008, 12:07 PM   #3130
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Lovely angle on the last one.
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Old May 29th, 2008, 01:19 PM   #3131
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That angle from the typhoon shelter is quite interesting. It actually looks very tall there.
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Old May 29th, 2008, 01:39 PM   #3132
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That would be because it is tall.
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Old May 29th, 2008, 03:08 PM   #3133
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I noticed that Stonecutters Bridge makes it into this shot. Looks like the cables are being put up. Awesome angle!
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Old May 30th, 2008, 06:45 AM   #3134
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That would be because it is tall.
Perceptions change when the visuals are distracted by a number of 80-storey buildings in the immediate vicinity. The effect is nowhere like IFC2 has on Central's skyline.
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Old May 30th, 2008, 08:21 AM   #3135
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True, but I feel like IFC sticks out more like a sore thumb than ICC does, mostly because of its relation to the position at which I usually view it, in TST.
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Old May 31st, 2008, 09:26 PM   #3136
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Some old photos from Jan 1, 2008. But I think they provide an interesting perspective on this whole project.


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Old May 31st, 2008, 10:08 PM   #3137
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I just realized that it has a massive count of floors in only 484m.. Nicee
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Old May 31st, 2008, 10:32 PM   #3138
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quite normal i think, 484m is damn much and it has a flat roof. not to forget that it will have 106 real floors and not 118
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Old May 31st, 2008, 11:47 PM   #3139
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Agreed, ESB has quite a lot of floors given its height without its spire, doesnt it?
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Old May 31st, 2008, 11:53 PM   #3140
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yes. and IMO a mod could change the title to the real floor number
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