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Old May 2nd, 2007, 06:54 PM   #241
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It looks very nice, now is almost finish.
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Old May 4th, 2007, 01:15 AM   #242
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Old May 4th, 2007, 02:47 PM   #243
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Old May 4th, 2007, 05:32 PM   #244
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Top looks really nice from distance. Maybe 2 more months to finish the cladding...
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Old May 4th, 2007, 11:02 PM   #245
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i like the top of this tower.. I didnt know that was uc.. hehe
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Old May 5th, 2007, 09:20 PM   #246
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WOW !!! What a beautiful sphere !!!! Finally DONE !!!
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Old May 5th, 2007, 09:41 PM   #247
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Old May 6th, 2007, 01:17 AM   #248
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The hotel looks wonderful, I like the sphere on the top.
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Old May 6th, 2007, 01:54 AM   #249
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what are the pillars for in the first pic? Mass transit of some kind?
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Old May 6th, 2007, 01:57 AM   #250
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Thats Dubai Metro, some kind of monorail or something like that, I am not shure.
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Old May 6th, 2007, 09:31 AM   #251
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ya never know...light rail...maybe for "ground crafts" ya know...fly 3 feet off the ground....lol....but anywhere what are the population figures there...5 mill or more or less
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wow! looks awesome! love tall and thin Skyscrapers!!
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Old May 6th, 2007, 01:17 PM   #253
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what are the pillars for in the first pic? Mass transit of some kind?
They are the pillars for DUBAI METRO, which is a LRT system, travelling underground on the old part of the city and on elevated tracks on the new parts, where space is also available.
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Old May 6th, 2007, 04:19 PM   #254
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coooll.. tall and sexy..
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Old May 6th, 2007, 05:58 PM   #255
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Old May 7th, 2007, 01:26 AM   #256
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The ball is up! wohoo!
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Old May 12th, 2007, 07:34 AM   #257
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Old May 12th, 2007, 01:38 PM   #258
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slow progress in the last weeks of construction
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Old May 12th, 2007, 01:59 PM   #259
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They slowed down because they are now more focused on internal decorations and all off that stuff...

Propaly one day i am sleeping in that hotel with a room facing the sea

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Old May 12th, 2007, 06:47 PM   #260
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i'd like to know where this building is in wikipeida's list of tallest builidings. it should be right by the Shinmao International Plaza but it's not there.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World%2...est_structures

and i still cant believe this building only cost $68 million to build!
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