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Old February 5th, 2010, 11:31 PM   #2101
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this thing is flying with speed of sound holy crap
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Old February 6th, 2010, 06:06 PM   #2102
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Old February 6th, 2010, 06:12 PM   #2103
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this thing is flying with speed of sound holy crap
Yes indeed !!! This bluddy fast... really really fast.

I have never seen such fast progress in my life !
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Old February 6th, 2010, 11:02 PM   #2104
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Heron Tower aalso went up like crazy. I like this quick construction with steel.
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Old February 7th, 2010, 12:50 AM   #2105
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I'm amazed how quick this one is going up!

It'll be a sight to see at the Olympics
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Old February 7th, 2010, 03:52 AM   #2106
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wow Already there? It´s so damn fast
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Old February 7th, 2010, 01:01 PM   #2107
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From the hospital grounds ...



How many floors?

They already pouring floor 7 !
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Old February 7th, 2010, 04:18 PM   #2108
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very impressed with the speed the core is rising ,but in the last pic the joints of the white steel only have small joining plates holding them together, am i right to be concerned ?
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Old February 7th, 2010, 04:37 PM   #2109
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That should answer your concerns:

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I was there while a section of one of the white columns being dropped into place on the north west side of the site - the pics work nicely in b/w, I thought.









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Old February 7th, 2010, 04:54 PM   #2110
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Fanbloodytastic i look forward to seeing this thing rise above the rest!!!!!!!
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Old February 7th, 2010, 11:10 PM   #2111
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cheers stefr for putting me right.
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Old February 9th, 2010, 04:01 PM   #2112
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This morning.

[IMG]http://i47.************/2dvizom.jpg[/IMG]

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Old February 9th, 2010, 06:22 PM   #2113
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[IMG]http://i50.************/ou9rmv.jpg[/IMG]

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Old February 9th, 2010, 07:30 PM   #2114
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[IMG]http://i48.************/2w598d2.jpg[/IMG]
I had no idea the footprint of this building was so small! Wow it's going to be so tall and thin!
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Old February 9th, 2010, 07:32 PM   #2115
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Is the steel going to be attached to the core?
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Old February 9th, 2010, 07:56 PM   #2116
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If only - the Shard would've reached its full height in less than a second.
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Old February 10th, 2010, 04:48 AM   #2117
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Wow, now this is very impressive! Can't believe how fast the core has shot up! Well done!
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Old February 10th, 2010, 05:27 AM   #2118
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Old February 10th, 2010, 05:55 AM   #2119
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Old February 10th, 2010, 04:04 PM   #2120
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