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Old October 17th, 2015, 03:51 AM   #9941
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apparently the city government put a height limit because of airport concerns. While this tower us in tbe flight path, it is nowhere near the airport, so with this tower getting a height decrease it is unlikely qianhai has a chance to shine.
yes it is nowhere near the airport, but


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Old October 17th, 2015, 05:48 AM   #9942
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On the top!!!
How is that possible?

Those pieces, doesn't match!!

How can they allow a so uneven finish?
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Old October 17th, 2015, 08:27 AM   #9943
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From far away, it looks good enough
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Old October 17th, 2015, 12:46 PM   #9944
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Old October 17th, 2015, 01:58 PM   #9945
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Old October 17th, 2015, 03:46 PM   #9946
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By shhpeterlau from dcfever :

Does anyone know the exact position of the hill from which the photo was taken? Is it still in Hongkong? Is it accessible for tourists?
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Old October 17th, 2015, 06:53 PM   #9947
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Ok, now it's really topoed out.
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Old October 17th, 2015, 09:26 PM   #9948
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jeeeej T/O and it looks like shit
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Old October 17th, 2015, 10:42 PM   #9949
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And i've the feeling it isn't even 599m
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Old October 18th, 2015, 01:38 PM   #9950
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Well, some day I will climb to the top and mount one meter of steel spire to make it 600 m high at last
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Old October 18th, 2015, 02:28 PM   #9951
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Didn't we have a source somewhere claiming 589m or something similar, no idea where the 599m origibally came from
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Old October 18th, 2015, 03:08 PM   #9952
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Yes maybe it might just be 588m as originally stated.
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Old October 18th, 2015, 03:39 PM   #9953
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Didn't we have a source somewhere claiming 589m or something similar, no idea where the 599m origibally came from
the 599m come from CTBUH when i remember right
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Old October 18th, 2015, 04:30 PM   #9954
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How is that possible?

Those pieces, doesn't match!!

How can they allow a so uneven finish?
Looks like they'l have to measure and adjust on the spot.
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Old October 19th, 2015, 12:08 AM   #9955
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How is that possible?

Those pieces, doesn't match!!

How can they allow a so uneven finish?
This is typical Chinese bullshit quality.
I didn't expect else...
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Old October 19th, 2015, 02:41 AM   #9956
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A long way to the final result. Chinese are capricious in their projects
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Old October 19th, 2015, 07:41 AM   #9957
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How is that possible?

Those pieces, doesn't match!!

How can they allow a so uneven finish?
china is very flash.
just dont look too closely
ive seen some very dodgy work in second and third tier cities.
i can only hope the flagship buildings are done well enough.
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Old October 19th, 2015, 10:40 AM   #9958
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apparently the city government put a height limit because of airport concerns. While this tower us in tbe flight path, it is nowhere near the airport, so with this tower getting a height decrease it is unlikely qianhai has a chance to shine.
Ok but didn't the architects know something about that law? Was it released during construction? They should have thought about that problem with the location in the flight path :/. Such a tall and slender Tower screams for a proper spire...
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Old October 19th, 2015, 05:51 PM   #9959
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the 599m come from CTBUH when i remember right
well, anyone have stick 1m ??
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Old October 19th, 2015, 07:52 PM   #9960
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well, anyone have stick 1m ??
we don't even know if the 599m are the final height.
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