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Offshore Developments Dubai's offshore projects including Palm Jumeirah, Palm Deira, Palm Jebel Ali and The Waterfront



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Old April 2nd, 2007, 09:23 AM   #1
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#ON HOLD: THE GATEWAY TOWERS, 39 - 58F, up to 260m (Palm Jumeirah)




We heard of them, they are UC with board and rendering.

deep excavation, piling going on, a mess. plot is massive. really big.

look boring imo. i expected sth iconic.









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Old April 2nd, 2007, 11:03 AM   #2
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So are they on the palm or on land just next to it?
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Old April 2nd, 2007, 12:44 PM   #3
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On land.
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Old April 2nd, 2007, 04:36 PM   #4
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u wuld expect something woth more of an umph for a gateway...but they r ok i guess...good work flo!

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Old April 2nd, 2007, 05:44 PM   #5
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Another missed oppertunity for a carpark
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Old April 3rd, 2007, 05:46 PM   #6
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on land? where's the space? what about dubai pearl?
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Old April 3rd, 2007, 05:54 PM   #7
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bet the royal mirage and the the palm...on land...near the dubai pearl.

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Old April 3rd, 2007, 07:06 PM   #8
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Its the site to the right of the palm j. bridge (Those towers are nice, but they need to be iconic this is the entrance to the palm j. "the 8th world wonder" atkins ect. could have done better!

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Old April 4th, 2007, 09:15 AM   #9
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the left one reminds me of...

The left tower on the board kinda reminds me of a tower in Ramat Gan city in Israel. It's name is Ayalon Tower. Now, some floor are being added to make it higher. but in the general shape - they are practically the same!

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Old April 5th, 2007, 12:34 AM   #10
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i think that land should be landscaped. or have something really small in terms of height like the opposite side. i would prefer if the roads leading onto the palm was symetrical.

i think its quite silly building a collection of midrises there
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sth iconic with a bridge over the IC would have been amazing.. but well..
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Old June 17th, 2007, 12:51 PM   #12
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they covered the pic of the board . redesign?
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Old June 17th, 2007, 01:04 PM   #13
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Well, i can only post the link again. It shows roughly two tall towers around the entrance of the palm where the project is now and where the Nakheel sales centre was:

http://www.uaejapan.jp/download/0704...-%20Taisei.pdf

375 metres high? Hopefully !
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Yes evidences suggest that there is indeed a redesign (as it has become the norm of the day for Nakheel) and the Gateway Towers will be true to their name @376.5 meters tall.

Having Taisei building them, wiill mean a quick progress as in Almas Tower in JLT.
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why did nakheel have to copy the design?
the building doesnot even fit the place it is located in...
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I think you missed the three last posts.
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Old June 18th, 2007, 01:52 AM   #17
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If they build something tall, I think it would look way better if they also built something very similar on the other side, to preserve symmetry.
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look what i found. It is realy bad quality, but maybe this was the intention...



Project Name : Gateway Tower, Dubai
Client : Nakheel
Main Contractor: Taisei
SOW: MEP Works Completion 2009
Formation: Sub Contractor
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Old June 18th, 2007, 07:19 PM   #19
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i doubt they will build 2 such tall twins
this means the nakheel sales center would have to be destroyed
doesn't make much sense now that they have extended it!
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Old June 18th, 2007, 09:14 PM   #20
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If they build something tall, I think it would look way better if they also built something very similar on the other side, to preserve symmetry.
I totally agree !!!
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