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Old October 15th, 2007, 02:24 PM   #41
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Old December 18th, 2007, 06:37 PM   #42
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Oriental style architecture in Western style building...great!
don't you mean Islamic?
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Old December 18th, 2007, 10:57 PM   #43
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dont really like it and its got a bit of a risky helicopter pad
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Old July 2nd, 2008, 07:14 AM   #44
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when will it be finished
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Old July 2nd, 2008, 02:56 PM   #45
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As I remember, the actual construction has not started yet... They are preparing the site for that... It seems it took a long time to start building this tower...
We need to have an update from the tower site...
When it will be finished? Well, If they start this year (2008), they are prapably need three years to finish it... Let's say, it may be done by 2011... That's my guess!
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Old July 2nd, 2008, 03:15 PM   #46
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hate to fly that helicopter there...
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Old July 14th, 2008, 09:24 AM   #47
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only one picture that's all what we have Any recent pixx !!!
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Old August 15th, 2008, 02:46 AM   #48
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new renderings for the tower have been released, revealing a new take on the "gate" concept. the tower design has changed to a more modern structure clad entirely in blue glass with steel panels on the side, the void at the top is smaller and the Islamic designs surrounding it have been removed. it looks more international and cosmopolitan than the former concept [which i thought was uninspiring/borderline tacky, save for the gate at the top]. a Four Seasons logo is also seen at the top, so it seems that this tower will house the luxury brand's property in the city.

the architect's website set the tower's completion date for 2011, with the height increased to 330 meters. details and renderings will be attached below.




The project of the Gate of Kuwait has been driven within a very precise aspiration: Create a 80 storeys high landmark office tower in Kuwait City, a 330 meters tall icon in the skyline of the bay. Celebrate in a contemporary expression the Arabic culture, its refined designs and superb craftsmanship.
The project incorporates the following functions :
- a 5 star Hotel with 250 rooms, 3 restaurants, a wellness center, a leisure area with swimming pool, a business center and lounges.
- 30 000sqm of office component
- 4000sqm of retail
- a 2000sqm Convention center with support functions
- a panoramic restaurant and business club at the top of the gate

Client / Alshaya Properties
Tenant / Four Seasons Hotel/ Alshaya Corporate Office
Square meters / 100 000
Date / Completion Date 2011
Location / All Soor Streetm, Kuwait City, Kuwait

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Old August 15th, 2008, 05:49 AM   #49
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Thank You Common sens this is a XXI rst intrepretation of our arab and muslim identity moving forward stylish sleek yet influenced by islamic architecture !!!

THIS IS My friends , a unique signature tower for the Middle East

BTW : 330 meters for 80 floors is more realistic ( like The Index in Dubai )
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Old August 16th, 2008, 07:50 PM   #50
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I think the spherical bridge is much better than the other one:

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Old May 22nd, 2009, 04:55 AM   #51
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Very beautiful and iconic !!!

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Old September 22nd, 2009, 02:04 AM   #52
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no updates?
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wow amazing!
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whats the towers use? i noticed on the bottom of one of the renders there was the four seasons hotel icon, is it mix use?
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Old February 7th, 2010, 05:23 PM   #56
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now thats better. i like the spherical bridge
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Old October 7th, 2010, 12:31 PM   #57
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can you please change the title to under construction and edite the height to 330 meters

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Old October 9th, 2010, 07:01 AM   #58
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im very surprized this is awsome
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Old October 10th, 2010, 02:41 AM   #59
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so they are building it? that's great news
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Old November 25th, 2010, 04:15 AM   #60
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Do you have any updates?
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