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Old October 29th, 2012, 08:57 PM   #4141
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What the hell....I expected more progress than that. Not the most exciting of times. But it soon will be.
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Old October 29th, 2012, 10:04 PM   #4142
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lets see what christmas brings ,
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Old October 29th, 2012, 10:47 PM   #4143
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This tower is a big joke.
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Old October 29th, 2012, 10:59 PM   #4144
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really coming along there... oh wait.. no it's not
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Old October 30th, 2012, 02:42 AM   #4145
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This tower is a big joke.
Why?
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Old October 30th, 2012, 03:51 AM   #4146
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i was at least expecting some more preparations already
same
was expecting at least some people on the site
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Old October 30th, 2012, 05:05 AM   #4147
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Changsha will have its 2km tower before this one will even enter a serious construction phase....
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Old October 30th, 2012, 07:05 AM   #4148
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The tower in Changsha will be 800 something meters, not 2 km...
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Old October 30th, 2012, 01:39 PM   #4149
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The broad company (the one responsible for Sky City project) envisioned 2km version too. But there is no doubt Kingdom Tower is 100 times more serious project and it now looks like it will be next wts. As for the broad - let them build 800m version first
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Old October 30th, 2012, 02:52 PM   #4150
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This tower is a big joke.
Yep. Fortunately I've never believed it was actually being built so no disappointment here. This is gonna die on the vine just like Nakheel Tower. Sad to see so many people still clinging to hope after all this time. Never gonna happen, folks. Move on, nothing to see here. Literally.
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Old October 30th, 2012, 07:51 PM   #4151
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^You are mistaken. Work is still underway on this building. They are currently finishing up the drawings for the tower. Given the size and scope, it shouldn't be surprising that it will have taken 2 years to do the design work. Completion is still scheduled for the 2015-2017 time frame.
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Old October 31st, 2012, 04:18 AM   #4152
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Yep. Fortunately I've never believed it was actually being built so no disappointment here. This is gonna die on the vine just like Nakheel Tower. Sad to see so many people still clinging to hope after all this time. Never gonna happen, folks. Move on, nothing to see here. Literally.
You don't know how wrong you are .

This month contracts for the foundation work have been signed! Work will start in December...so where's this a joke?
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Old October 31st, 2012, 02:05 PM   #4153
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You don't know how wrong you are .

This month contracts for the foundation work have been signed! Work will start in December...so where's this a joke?
there is still a lot that can go wrong, but yes this project is likely to go up, probably with more delays now and then, but i am also positive that this will rise one day and hopefully rising above ground will be at the beginning of 2014 or even earlier. foundation work is supposed to start in december and take 10 months if i am not mistaken.
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Old October 31st, 2012, 02:20 PM   #4154
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there is still a lot that can go wrong, but yes this project is likely to go up, probably with more delays now and then, but i am also positive that this will rise one day and hopefully rising above ground will be at the beginning of 2014 or even earlier. foundation work is supposed to start in december and take 10 months if i am not mistaken.
Of course things can go wrong, butat this stage i've almost no doubts it will be build.
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Old October 31st, 2012, 03:25 PM   #4155
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Patience is a virtue.
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 08:48 PM   #4156
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CTBUH

CTBUH 2012 Shanghai Congress - Talal Al Maiman "Kingdom Tower: The World's Next Tallest Building"

VIDEO of the tower: http://blip.tv/ctbuh/ctbuh-2012-shan...ilding-6423597


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Old November 2nd, 2012, 09:10 PM   #4157
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Just before I visited the project site, I did not find anything , Land completely free of everything
neither the equipment nor the workers

Made to walk to the middle of the land and exactly the place to be Created tower


This was picked

Morning, Oct. 29



As you can see there are shafts penetrate the land

We must wait to December maybe clear some things



Also apologize if Shi of talk is not clear
I use google translator
The last pic is interesting you can see clearly the top of the pile !

You also see the rectangle forms in the floorplan (in the center of the slab).




And compare it to a older pic you can see it (under left).



These are the rectangle piles !

Original pic from: Naif Saudi


versus



link: http://www.worldofarchi.com/2012/07/...rints-and.html
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Old November 3rd, 2012, 04:49 AM   #4158
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I reckon from the video above there can be little doubt that this will proceed. I am more confident now for sure.
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Old November 3rd, 2012, 01:04 PM   #4159
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yes i am also very confident, this project is the most realistic one to beat burj khalifa as the next tallest skyscraper.
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Old November 3rd, 2012, 05:01 PM   #4160
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i don't now if this was posted before but here it is for those that didn't saw it before

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftymigV1mhQ
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