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Old December 25th, 2011, 05:20 AM   #9521
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Old December 25th, 2011, 08:59 AM   #9522
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Old December 25th, 2011, 09:53 AM   #9523
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what a great idea. Too bad, the color is light blue, I would have print it otherwise
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Old December 25th, 2011, 12:19 PM   #9524
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...as long as you appreciate that there IS an inside to this building, right?
Certainly. I just appreciate the outside a lot more.
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Old December 25th, 2011, 01:06 PM   #9525
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Old December 25th, 2011, 04:03 PM   #9526
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We need a close up on the lower shard, looks like they're close to completing it. Happy Christmas everyone, or as our American brotherin would say, Happy Holidays!!
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Old December 25th, 2011, 06:10 PM   #9527
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We need a close up on the lower shard, looks like they're close to completing it.
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Old December 25th, 2011, 10:54 PM   #9528
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Certainly. I just appreciate the outside a lot more.
That's fair enough, but it'll be the main reason why it's taking 'ages' to finish the spire.
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Old December 25th, 2011, 11:52 PM   #9529
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And why is that?
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Old December 26th, 2011, 01:47 AM   #9530
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Old December 26th, 2011, 06:35 AM   #9531
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lets get this bumped above the spam

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Old December 26th, 2011, 07:04 AM   #9532
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That glass looks clean again!
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Old December 26th, 2011, 08:57 AM   #9533
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That's magic, the glass colour is always changing
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Old December 26th, 2011, 12:34 PM   #9534
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That's fair enough, but it'll be the main reason why it's taking 'ages' to finish the spire.
Actually I think they're focusing more on the glazing of the building, before they put the spire up.
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Old December 26th, 2011, 12:38 PM   #9535
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That's magic, the glass colour is always changing
it actually depends on the sky if the sky was blue the cladding would look blue if the sky was grey it too would look grey cause the cladding reflects the light from the sky .
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Old December 26th, 2011, 03:15 PM   #9536
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Old December 26th, 2011, 03:44 PM   #9537
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Will there be a public observation deck at the top on this building? Great photographs!
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Old December 26th, 2011, 11:43 PM   #9538
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truly a triumph. bravo.
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Old December 26th, 2011, 11:48 PM   #9539
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truly a triumph. bravo.
, definitely the best supertall under construction in the world, Shanghai tower sucks.
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Old December 27th, 2011, 12:25 AM   #9540
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So I take it the Shard isn't going to top out by years end, which is this Saturday?
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