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Old December 28th, 2009, 02:12 AM   #6341
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Just a quick question, why do they need to RECLAIM land? and who are they reclaiming it from?
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Old December 28th, 2009, 03:04 AM   #6342
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Reclaiming land means filling in the harbour with rocks and soil to create additional land on the harbour foreshore.
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Old December 28th, 2009, 09:08 AM   #6343
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Old December 28th, 2009, 03:11 PM   #6344
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10 years ago this would have been the worlds tallest building by quite a jump, now it's just one of many in the secondary height range if you will of supertalls. Which is awesome!
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Old December 28th, 2009, 03:21 PM   #6345
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Wow, I want to visit Hong Kong.........
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Old December 28th, 2009, 04:56 PM   #6346
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all photos its superior...lovely to see for long time...
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Old December 28th, 2009, 05:40 PM   #6347
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Amazing photos!!!
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Old December 28th, 2009, 07:14 PM   #6348
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Great photos. The architects off this building deserve our congratulations, that made this awesome building WITHOUT adding a spire (a common way in order to cheat, by achieving additional height)
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Old December 29th, 2009, 12:50 PM   #6349
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I think the ICC is very hard to capture on photo. The whole complex (not talking about the high-rises) looks modern and elegant but it seems very few photos do it justice. Maybe video footage could
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Old December 31st, 2009, 09:48 PM   #6350
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I think the ICC is very hard to capture on photo. The whole complex (not talking about the high-rises) looks modern and elegant but it seems very few photos do it justice. Maybe video footage could


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Old January 2nd, 2010, 06:22 AM   #6351
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Old January 2nd, 2010, 08:27 PM   #6352
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I've always wondered, what's planned for the vacant land behind Kowloon Station (where Sorrento is)?
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Old January 2nd, 2010, 11:18 PM   #6353
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This building is simply gorgeous!
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Old January 3rd, 2010, 12:43 AM   #6354
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The first time I saw the render of this tower I didn't like it's boxy shape but in reality It looks so elegant!
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Old January 3rd, 2010, 08:47 AM   #6355
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thats greatness, Hong Kong, one of my favorite cities.. It's on the list The tower, awesome
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Old January 3rd, 2010, 10:24 PM   #6356
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Why did they build it on the wrong side of the river?
It should be on the other side.
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Old January 3rd, 2010, 11:12 PM   #6357
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Same went through my mind as well!
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Old January 3rd, 2010, 11:14 PM   #6358
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Why did they build it on the wrong side of the river?
It should be on the other side.
Harbour!!!

The idea was to great a gateway/entrance to the HARBOUR!
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Old January 4th, 2010, 11:48 AM   #6359
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What's taking them so long on the top of the building..
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Old January 4th, 2010, 02:21 PM   #6360
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Each floor on this building is equal to the height of 2 floors of the building next door!
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