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Old December 9th, 2007, 02:50 PM   #121
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no, the ground floor is the first floor over ground
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Old December 11th, 2007, 12:16 PM   #122
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superb building
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Old December 12th, 2007, 07:29 AM   #123
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I hate the podiums...it would look so much better without them....imagine only the towers without bases and podiums.
I don't hate them, but It gets real old when EVERY tower in the tallest block has one.
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Old December 12th, 2007, 01:35 PM   #124
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Why does every building there have a podium? Seems strange.
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Old December 12th, 2007, 06:12 PM   #125
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Becouse they are being build on beach sand not far from the sea and putting all the parking floors underground, it will mean digging and start building from 40 - 50 meters down and that will be extremely expensive even if water was not a problem.
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Old December 13th, 2007, 03:51 PM   #126
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Great progress here on this one. About the podiums; I sort of feel like they are more usual in all of Dubai than normal - not just on the beach?
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Old December 13th, 2007, 04:59 PM   #127
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Entire city seats on sand and underground water is a problem everywhere
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Old December 16th, 2007, 12:56 PM   #128
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to be honest, connecting those podiums is a godsend to Urbanity and planning. Would look (and function) ALOT worse without them.
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Old December 20th, 2007, 03:37 PM   #129
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20/December/2007

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top of the core almost reached the street level



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Old December 25th, 2007, 07:00 AM   #130
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How come this building is so difficult to build? I saw something about this on the previous forums for this building.
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Old December 26th, 2007, 11:23 AM   #131
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welcome to DAMAC world!
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Old December 26th, 2007, 03:22 PM   #132
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What does that mean? I read that it was something to do with the buildings twist, but there are other buildings out there with much greater twists. What makes this one so different?
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Old December 27th, 2007, 02:54 AM   #133
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the fact that the company after it is DAMAC!!!!!!!!its damn slow in constructing its buildings.....
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Old December 27th, 2007, 06:20 AM   #134
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This tower took forever and a day to get started. But once the main contractor showed up, it has been good speed. As long as Damac keeps paying the bills to the main contractor, I don't think it will be too slow...Damac doesn't actually do the building...it's the paperwork and stuff they seem to be very slow at.
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Old December 27th, 2007, 07:57 AM   #135
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Very cool design. I like it.
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Old January 4th, 2008, 11:37 AM   #136
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Old January 4th, 2008, 11:50 AM   #137
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Nice to see they are above ground already
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Old January 11th, 2008, 04:38 PM   #138
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Old January 11th, 2008, 04:42 PM   #139
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impressive how fast it was in the last weeks!!
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Old January 18th, 2008, 10:52 AM   #140
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