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Old September 16th, 2011, 05:59 PM   #2501
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burj dubai looks much better...
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Old September 17th, 2011, 01:01 AM   #2502
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of course ,not
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Old September 17th, 2011, 06:39 AM   #2503
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NO way this one is much better than burj!
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Old September 17th, 2011, 04:23 PM   #2504
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1 km+ skyscraper! Oh my god!
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Old September 17th, 2011, 04:27 PM   #2505
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is the construction set to start october or december, it slipped my mind
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Old September 17th, 2011, 04:27 PM   #2506
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Burj THE BEST... still
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Old September 17th, 2011, 06:10 PM   #2507
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is the construction set to start october or december, it slipped my mind
the first of October if the source is right
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Old September 17th, 2011, 07:27 PM   #2508
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Just two weeks until construction starts? That's so awesome Saudi Arabia's gonna make history and I'll be following it from the beginning
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Old September 17th, 2011, 08:40 PM   #2509
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Gongrats KSA;}
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Old September 17th, 2011, 08:43 PM   #2510
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Let's congratulate them when they actually start the construction I don't imagine this starting then going on hold or being cancelled. This is not an ordinary scraper, it is literally history rising and is too prestigous to even slow the construction too much.
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Old September 17th, 2011, 08:46 PM   #2511
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Let's congratulate them when they actually start the construction I don't imagine this starting then going on hold or being cancelled. This is not an ordinary scraper, it is literally history rising and is too prestigous to even slow the construction too much.
Dont worry they have money and most likely its going to be built because the owner is Elwaleed bin talal the billioneer i think
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Old September 18th, 2011, 04:51 AM   #2512
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I see things are moving forward with the Kingdom Tower ... now we know the name of the designer of the elevators - the same as with Burj Khalifa.

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The Kingdom Tower will be an architectural challenge in many ways. One of the more challenging tasks of it will be the design of the elevators.
It will be John Fortune, the architect who designed the elevators of other supertall skyscrapers like Taipei 101, Crown Tower in Las Vegas and Burj Khalifa, who will design the Kingdom Tower’s elevators too.
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Old September 18th, 2011, 10:46 PM   #2513
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the first of October if the source is right
No they said: in the 4th quarter of 2011 ... and I THINK that it won't start until bin laden group finishes Abraj Al-bait towers (the group will build this tower too)
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Old September 18th, 2011, 11:04 PM   #2514
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your last predictions were wrong as far as I remember :p This was posted by Rody69, one of the most trusted sources of this project:

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the contract between SBG and Jeddah Economic Company says "that the works will start at the Saturday, the first of October 2011"
I hope it goes well
Sorry I didnt update this before but as you know I went back to London...but now Im back in Jeddah untill 15 of Sep
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Old September 19th, 2011, 05:24 AM   #2515
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burj dubai looks much better...
kingdom tower is much better design are you kidding me!
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Old September 19th, 2011, 06:41 AM   #2516
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Hi all.

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I see things are moving forward with the Kingdom Tower ... now we know the name of the designer of the elevators - the same as with Burj Khalifa.

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http://kingdomtowerskyscraper.com/Ja...elevators.html
A pretty rudimentary site but I guess it's a start.


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Old September 20th, 2011, 10:48 AM   #2517
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Well the shape is pretty the much the same as Burj Khalifa... both look like they were designed mainly to get that "world's tallest" title.
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Old September 20th, 2011, 11:17 AM   #2518
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EXACTLY !!
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Old September 20th, 2011, 01:52 PM   #2519
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Well the shape is pretty the much the same as Burj Khalifa... both look like they were designed mainly to get that "world's tallest" title.
Yup, the title is the only thing about which these towers care. But still they are awesome
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Old September 21st, 2011, 02:29 AM   #2520
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Kingdom Tower if build here in Holland...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/3437700...in/photostream

Here is Jeddah Kingdom Tower shown in it's full glory if it were to be build in the Netherlands. The TV tower on the left is 150 meters (400 feet) tall. The sheer size of Kingdom Tower would add magic beauty to the landscape here.. We Dutch should learn to think like our Saudi friends do. I hope construction starts soon in Jeddah!
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