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Old July 2nd, 2007, 12:00 AM   #1441
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I saw a commercial on the Discovery Channel today about a new show about BIG things... like skyscrapers... but in the commercial there was a strange line. What was strange is that they said (or at least hinted) that the SWFC was going to be the worlds tallest building... but it wont... upon completion it still is not going to be taller than Taipei 101... hmmmm either they are refering to roof height, they have info that SWFC will in fact be taller (which I highly doubt), or, most likely, they gave faulse information.
Well, I believe it is higher to the roof than Taipei 101. Taipei's spire is what beats it, but if they have decided to add a spire or two to WFC (not out of the question by any menas), then it will become higher than Taipei 101.

Gotta remember, this game has been played before. ESB wasn't officially planned to have a spire either, but they built it in secret inside the core, and suprised everyone at the last minute, so as to officially beat out the Chysler Building for tallest building.
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Old July 2nd, 2007, 02:17 AM   #1442
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Well, I believe it is higher to the roof than Taipei 101. Taipei's spire is what beats it, but if they have decided to add a spire or two to WFC (not out of the question by any menas), then it will become higher than Taipei 101.

Gotta remember, this game has been played before. ESB wasn't officially planned to have a spire either, but they built it in secret inside the core, and suprised everyone at the last minute, so as to officially beat out the Chysler Building for tallest building.

Actually its the chrystler building which is said to have the spire constructed inside. Although Ive never believed it because logistically it just doesn't seem possible.
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Old July 2nd, 2007, 03:46 AM   #1443
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whoa...they are really topped out....how far or how high will this tower observation deck be above the last occupied floor?
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Old July 2nd, 2007, 04:42 AM   #1444
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Tuned mass dampers installation:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZ-nFjF9KBs

Structural ingeneer of SWFC Leslie Robertson:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XW-do4dEx7A

Thanks for the videos! But are they old? I wonder because they say it will be the talles skyscraper in the world...
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Old July 2nd, 2007, 04:45 AM   #1445
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I know people have said that SWFC will be the WTB, but when it is completed, it will be the WORLD'S TALLEST COMPLETED BUILDING BY ROOF HEIGHT. That might be what they mean.
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Old July 2nd, 2007, 07:32 AM   #1446
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Yeah, until Burj Dubai is done...
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Old July 2nd, 2007, 05:31 PM   #1447
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what happening in china?

digital china cities video

incluing the skyline in shanghai (SWFC), beijing ,tianjing, wuhan~~~

all will finish before 2010.

enjoy

http://www.56.com/u98/v_MTQyMjg4OTU.html
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Old July 3rd, 2007, 01:24 AM   #1448
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flickr, shot taken june 30th by felipegil

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Shot taken june 30th by [i]

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Old July 3rd, 2007, 01:52 AM   #1449
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Come on guys, SWFC with 2 spires at the edges is going to look really sucky, IMO.
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Old July 3rd, 2007, 05:23 AM   #1450
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Gets bigger and bigger
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Old July 3rd, 2007, 09:06 AM   #1451
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flickr, shot taken july 2nd by stan

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Old July 3rd, 2007, 03:07 PM   #1452
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so what is lev96 rio height? 435m?
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Old July 3rd, 2007, 03:36 PM   #1453
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Yes, scaling from different models gives 435-437m above ground.
Not very precise.
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Old July 3rd, 2007, 07:16 PM   #1454
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so this is the current progress of the tower I,ve edited something made by Sky
[IMG]http://i19.************/4liiskz.jpg[/IMG]
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Old July 3rd, 2007, 07:31 PM   #1455
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so the hole is starting now, great!!
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Old July 3rd, 2007, 08:30 PM   #1456
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Nope guys , we are still at construction of levels 94/95, top "exhibition" floor.

But next time you win...


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Old July 3rd, 2007, 08:48 PM   #1457
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but you've approved CULWULLA 96 floor rate that is why I've thought that the tower it that tall so we are still 2 floors to complete till the hole
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Old July 3rd, 2007, 09:24 PM   #1458
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Diagram is corrected
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Old July 3rd, 2007, 09:25 PM   #1459
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Nope guys , we are still at construction of levels 94/95, top "exhibition" floor.

But next time you win...
, i knew it .....damned
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Old July 3rd, 2007, 09:48 PM   #1460
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yes indeed I saw you have corrected the diagram..that's it we'll have to wait some more till the hole starts
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