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Old May 5th, 2007, 08:24 PM   #621
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there is still alot of space and room for more buildings in the area they should fill them all with tall nice buildings
Not really. Check this (outdated) map
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Old May 5th, 2007, 08:40 PM   #622
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Thats cool! How outdated is that?
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Old May 6th, 2007, 01:31 AM   #623
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The same height, or almost the same height?
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Old May 6th, 2007, 08:05 AM   #624
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Old May 6th, 2007, 08:28 AM   #625
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The 15 Official height

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i count 125fl. 446m. very cool.
The 15 Official height

1 - Taipei 101 - Taipei - Taiwan - 509m / 101f - 2004
2 - Petronas Tower 1 - Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia - 452m / 88f - 1998
3 - Petronas Tower 2 - Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia - 452m / 88f - 1998
4 - Burj Dubai - Dubai - UAE - 446m / 125f - 2007
5 - Sears Tower - Chicago - USA - 442m / 108f - 1974
6 - Jin Mao Tower - Shanghai - China - 421m / 88f - 1998
7 - Two International Finance Centre - Hong Kong - China - 415m / 88f - 2003
8 - Shanghai World Financial Center - Shanghai - China - 400m / 90f - 2007
9 - CITIC Plaza - Guangzhou - China - 391m / 80f - 1997
10 - Shun Hing Square - Shenzhen - China - 384m / 69f - 1996
11 - Empire State Building - New York - USA - 381m / 102f - 1931
12 - Central Plaza - Hong Kong - China - 374m / 78f - 1992
13 - Bank of China - Hong Kong - China - 367m / 72f - 1990
14 - Seg Plaza - Shenzhen - China - 356m / 70f - 2000
15 - Emirates Office Tower - Dubai - UAE - 354m / 54f - 2000
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Old May 6th, 2007, 08:30 AM   #626
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The 15 Pinnacle height

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i count 125fl. 446m. very cool.
The 15 Pinnacle height

1 - Sears Tower - Chicago - USA - 527m / 108f - 1974
2 - Taipei 101 - Taipei - Taiwan - 509m / 101f - 2004
3 - John Hancock Center - Chicago - USA - 457m / 100f - 1969
4 - Petronas Tower 1 - Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia - 452m / 88f - 1998
5 - Petronas Tower 2 - Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia - 452m / 88f - 1998
6 - Empire State Building - New York - USA - 449m / 102f - 1931
7 - Burj Dubai - Dubai - UAE - 446m / 125f - 2007
8 - Jin Mao Tower - Shanghai - China - 421m / 88f - 1998
9 - Two International Finance Centre - Hong Kong - China - 415m / 88f - 2003
10 - Shanghai World Financial Center - Shanghai - China - 400m / 90f - 2007
11 - CITIC Plaza - Guangzhou - China - 391m / 80f - 1997
12 - Shun Hing Square - Shenzhen - China - 384m / 69f - 1996
13 - Tuntex Sky Tower - Kaohsiung - Taiwan - 378m / 85f - 1997
14 - Central Plaza - Hong Kong - China - 374m / 78f - 1992
15 - Bank of China - Hong Kong - China - 367m / 72f - 1990
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Old May 6th, 2007, 08:31 AM   #627
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The 15 Roof height

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i count 125fl. 446m. very cool.
The 15 Roof height

1 - Taipei 101 - Taipei - Taiwan - 448m / 101f - 2004
2 - Burj Dubai - Dubai - UAE - 446m / 125f - 2007
3 - Sears Tower - Chicago - USA - 442m / 108f - 1974
4 - Petronas Tower 1 - Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia - 413m / 88f - 1998
5 - Petronas Tower 2 - Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia - 413m / 88f - 1998
6 - Two International Finance Centre - Hong Kong - China - 406m / 88f - 2003
7 - Shanghai World Financial Center - Shanghai - China - 400m / 90f - 2007
8 - Jin Mao Tower - Shanghai - China - 397m / 88f - 1998
9 - Empire State Building - New York - USA - 381m / 102f - 1931
10 - Tuntex Sky Tower - Kaohsiung - Taiwan - 348m / 85f - 1997
11 - Aon Center - Chicago - USA - 346m / 83f - 1973
12 - John Hancock Center - Chicago - USA - 343m / 100f - 1969
13 - Shun Hing Square - Shenzhen - China - 325m / 69f - 1996
14 - Nina Tower - Hong Kong - China - 319m / 80f - 2006
15 - Rose Tower - Dubai - UAE - 315m / 72f - 2006
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Old May 6th, 2007, 08:55 AM   #628
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great info there....man China seems to have supertalls on lock...if Nyc and Chi-Town dont hurry the Sears Tower will b the lone American building in the top 10.
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Old May 6th, 2007, 12:57 PM   #629
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don't worry, chicago will be back in the competition when chicago spire is UC
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Old May 6th, 2007, 02:30 PM   #630
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Old May 6th, 2007, 02:46 PM   #631
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the map cant be that outdated because plot z3-2 only had its design competition recently....
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Old May 6th, 2007, 08:57 PM   #632
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Cool!! I think SWFC will U/C finished on Sept 30th and will Open on Oct 1st!!
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Old May 6th, 2007, 09:14 PM   #633
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Old May 6th, 2007, 09:21 PM   #634
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Oh... Not really!! erm.. but just i guess only!! he he!! thanks ZZ-II
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Old May 6th, 2007, 09:25 PM   #635
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it'll completed in 2008
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Old May 6th, 2007, 09:31 PM   #636
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Annouced february 2008, but topped doesn't mean ready-to-use
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Old May 6th, 2007, 09:33 PM   #637
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The 15 Roof height

1 - Taipei 101 - Taipei - Taiwan - 448m / 101f - 2004
2 - Burj Dubai - Dubai - UAE - 446m / 125f - 2007
3 - Sears Tower - Chicago - USA - 442m / 108f - 1974
4 - Petronas Tower 1 - Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia - 413m / 88f - 1998
5 - Petronas Tower 2 - Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia - 413m / 88f - 1998
6 - Two International Finance Centre - Hong Kong - China - 406m / 88f - 2003
7 - Shanghai World Financial Center - Shanghai - China - 400m / 90f - 2007
8 - Jin Mao Tower - Shanghai - China - 397m / 88f - 1998
9 - Empire State Building - New York - USA - 381m / 102f - 1931
10 - Tuntex Sky Tower - Kaohsiung - Taiwan - 348m / 85f - 1997
11 - Aon Center - Chicago - USA - 346m / 83f - 1973
12 - John Hancock Center - Chicago - USA - 343m / 100f - 1969
13 - Shun Hing Square - Shenzhen - China - 325m / 69f - 1996
14 - Nina Tower - Hong Kong - China - 319m / 80f - 2006
15 - Rose Tower - Dubai - UAE - 315m / 72f - 2006
Any chances of this building overtaking Burj Dubai temporarily due to different speed of construction?
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Old May 6th, 2007, 11:18 PM   #638
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Wait a minute isn't floor 91 at 400m.????? so the building is a floor 90 but the center core it at 400m but that core is actually situatead at floor 91 am i right.??
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Old May 7th, 2007, 10:06 AM   #639
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Old May 7th, 2007, 12:59 PM   #640
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