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Old October 1st, 2012, 11:48 PM   #4041
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So is this actually 100 percent certain?

I thought we were gonna know already...
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Old October 2nd, 2012, 01:33 AM   #4042
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Of particular note, the last paragraph was pretty telling. The whole paper is a good read though!

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Old October 2nd, 2012, 07:42 PM   #4043
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yes but is there any pics of the piles or anything?
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Old October 2nd, 2012, 09:08 PM   #4044
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So far just piles of rock.
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Old October 2nd, 2012, 10:11 PM   #4045
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So far just piles of rock.
how do you know?
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Old October 3rd, 2012, 01:26 PM   #4046
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Please kindly help to get a LANDTECH Consultant contact details in Saudi Arabia .... We would like to offer our product which use in Land irrigation.

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Old October 4th, 2012, 02:02 AM   #4047
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ive worked out the highest floor (where spire starts) is 673m?
ob deck platform=629m?
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Old October 4th, 2012, 07:17 AM   #4048
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If that is the case, then the spire would be a considerable amount of the building! That would be a fail.
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Old October 4th, 2012, 11:44 AM   #4049
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highest floor is at about 670m.
haha i wasn't far off then
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Old October 4th, 2012, 08:35 PM   #4050
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by CTBUH.org

found this stunning render, just wish it was in a better quality.

source (also a good read)
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Old October 4th, 2012, 08:38 PM   #4051
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Old October 4th, 2012, 09:15 PM   #4052
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looking up a over 1000m tall Skyscraper is just crazy . We'll probably have a big party here on SSC when the first tower ( probably kingdom tower ) reaches 1000m
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Old October 4th, 2012, 09:24 PM   #4053
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That´s for sure. It just looks so sci-fi.
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Old October 4th, 2012, 11:33 PM   #4054
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Imagine cleaning the windows...
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Old October 5th, 2012, 05:47 AM   #4055
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Great thread...what is the estimated cost of construction?
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Old October 5th, 2012, 11:47 AM   #4056
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Great thread...what is the estimated cost of construction?
Estimated construction cost is 1.2 billion dollars.
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Old October 5th, 2012, 06:27 PM   #4057
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Estimated construction cost is 1.2 billion dollars.
Wow!
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Old October 8th, 2012, 06:35 PM   #4058
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News: The german firm Bauer awarded the contract to build the foundations today
According to the news Foundation work will begin in December and be completed within 10 months.

http://www.4investors.de/php_fe/inde...stock&ID=62650

http://wirtschaftsblatt.at/home/life...tzer-der-Welt-

That makes me a little bit proud because the headquarter of Bauer is just 25km away from me and my own boyfriend is working there

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Old October 8th, 2012, 07:11 PM   #4059
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It is nonsense to build high rise buildings in the desert. They build it because they can and because they lack taste. Still it is a complete unsustainable waste and eventually the bubble would burst before they are completed.
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Old October 8th, 2012, 09:30 PM   #4060
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It is nonsense to build high rise buildings in the desert. They build it because they can and because they lack taste. Still it is a complete unsustainable waste and eventually the bubble would burst before they are completed.


Its their oil powering the gas turbines and every country should have the right to do what they want with their own money and nature reserves.

and its probably many many times more environmentally friendly that all the big wars the middle eastern countries used to occupy themselves with.

and the technology that they use to build this tower is becoming more valuable by the day, to very densely populated places of the earth with little space to build and make food on.

Fantastic news its really approaching the definite point of no return fast now. once the foundations are complete they gotta build something big and hopefully follow the plans.
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