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Old August 5th, 2007, 11:17 PM   #5201
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is it now taller than 527 meters, becuz that will make it taller than sears tower with its antennas!!!
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Old August 5th, 2007, 11:32 PM   #5202
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The pinnacle of construction is just about at 527m.
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Old August 5th, 2007, 11:44 PM   #5203
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now we can count the days until it will surpass the CN tower
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Old August 5th, 2007, 11:50 PM   #5204
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Since the other person who whas counting the panels stopped or is away or something I decided to continue. I will also add the date from start of the facade to 22 july.

If there's an X under estimate it means that there are no pictures of that day or I whas unable to count them.

*edit* forgot to add this

167 panels for current floors
3.8 days/floor
average all days counting 44 panels/day
average last 7 days 42 panels/day

Just coming back from my (long) W/E. I personnally prefer your updates. Do you wish to continue ? I'm still adding the next one for 8/2 and 8/5.
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Old August 6th, 2007, 12:01 AM   #5205
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Nice island

[IMG]http://i17.************/52vi9a8.jpg[/IMG]
I'll call that the world island!!
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Old August 6th, 2007, 12:04 AM   #5206
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that last pic.....

my god
Is that corrosion on the wing?????????????????? what airline?

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Old August 6th, 2007, 12:13 AM   #5207
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Construction Updates

August 4th 2007 - Level 144 - Height 533.49m

http://www.dubaimegaprojects.com/







this 2 pictures of burj dubai is the best pics i ever seen !

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Old August 6th, 2007, 12:14 AM   #5208
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2007/08/05 Cladding progession update (based on Imre's shots):

7/[email protected]>7/[email protected]: 38 panels
7/[email protected]>7/[email protected](6-8h??): 19 panels
7/18#(6-8h??)->7/[email protected](12-15h??): 63 panels

7/[email protected](12-15h??)->7/21: 48+/-2 panels
7/21 -> 7/22: 26+/-1 panels
7/22 -> 7/25: 156 panels !

7/25 -> 7/27: 91 panels !
7/27 -> 7/30: 90 panels

7/30 -> 8/02: 148 panels (131+17)
8/02 -> 8/05: 134 panels (+/-5 due to photos from far away)

overall panels added: 813
days accounted for: 20
avg panel installation rate: >40 panels/day
last 2 days panel inst. rate: 44 panels/day
tendency (last 2 days vs. total): increasing

Thanks Imre & styloboy

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Old August 6th, 2007, 12:46 AM   #5209
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@ Vanhenrik: I would consider the last pic vastly superior to the first one, but they are impressive anyway.
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Old August 6th, 2007, 01:01 AM   #5210
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Old August 6th, 2007, 01:47 AM   #5211
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OH WOW! I love these sky shot pictures. If you guys can post more of these pics from different angles ( I know its asking ALOT) That would be insanely awesome!
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Old August 6th, 2007, 01:48 AM   #5212
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WOW, the BD is making history every each day ! Thats incredible, nice and enjoyable !!!!
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Old August 6th, 2007, 01:56 AM   #5213
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now it's taller than the sears tower's antenna!!(527m)
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Old August 6th, 2007, 01:56 AM   #5214
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great pix. ive updated diagram to current height 522m/lev143
http://img267.imageshack.us/img267/448/bi10aug07qx3.jpg
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Old August 6th, 2007, 03:44 AM   #5215
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Getting close to the final height of the Freedom Tower.
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Old August 6th, 2007, 05:06 AM   #5216
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great pix. ive updated diagram to current height 522m/lev143
http://img267.imageshack.us/img267/448/bi10aug07qx3.jpg
but wat do you say a bout this then ?
August 4th 2007 - Level 144 - Height 533.49m - Now the tallest highrise building in the world!



http://www.dubaimegaprojects.com/

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Old August 6th, 2007, 05:15 AM   #5217
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but wat do you say a bout this then ?
August 4th 2007 - Level 144 - Height 533.49m - Now the tallest highrise building in the world!
Have you been living under a rock for the last six months? Skytower lists different numbers than the consensus that Culwulla follows. Everyone knows this.
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Old August 6th, 2007, 05:25 AM   #5218
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Have you been living under a rock for the last six months? Skytower lists different numbers than the consensus that Culwulla follows. Everyone knows this.
but way das he do that then ?
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Old August 6th, 2007, 05:26 AM   #5219
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Old August 6th, 2007, 05:41 AM   #5220
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but way das he do that then ?
Wow you really HAVE been living under a rock.

He says that he has a source who sends him GPS data, and that the numbers Emaar releases are intentionally false. Whether or not you want to believe that is up to you.
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