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Old February 5th, 2013, 04:10 AM   #4481
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if all goes right bauer will start drilling the next few days! i'm sure with the next picture update we can move this thread to the U/C section
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Old February 5th, 2013, 04:05 PM   #4482
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Is it just me or does this building not look a lot like the one WRIGHT designed called the Illinois.
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Old February 5th, 2013, 05:12 PM   #4483
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Is it just me or does this building not look a lot like the one WRIGHT designed called the Illinois.
Yes, it has some similarities indeed. Not sure if the illinois was designed with a three-wing-footprint too.
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Old February 6th, 2013, 12:58 AM   #4484
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if all goes right bauer will start drilling the next few days! i'm sure with the next picture update we can move this thread to the U/C section
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Old February 6th, 2013, 04:06 AM   #4485
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Any more updates? How far off on site work are we? Have they started digging? Slab work yet?
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Old February 6th, 2013, 10:00 AM   #4486
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Any more updates? How far off on site work are we? Have they started digging? Slab work yet?
They won't digging . Foundation work should start the next few days if all goes right.
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Old February 6th, 2013, 10:39 AM   #4487
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Old February 6th, 2013, 11:58 PM   #4488
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^ Yeah. With the huge spire.
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Old February 7th, 2013, 10:10 AM   #4489
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^ Yeah. With the huge spire.
BK has a tall spire too, so it doesn't matter
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Old February 7th, 2013, 03:56 PM   #4490
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does anyone know what the temperature difference could be between the ground and 1000 m in that area?
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Old February 7th, 2013, 06:59 PM   #4491
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does anyone know what the temperature difference could be between the ground and 1000 m in that area?
don't know, but i guess it's almost nothing.
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Old February 7th, 2013, 07:08 PM   #4492
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don't know, but i guess it's almost nothing.
not true, the temperature goes down of 1 degree every 200 mt more or less, so the top of the building will be 4/5 degrees colder than the base
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Old February 7th, 2013, 09:56 PM   #4493
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The dry lapse rate is about 10 degrees C per km
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Old February 7th, 2013, 10:12 PM   #4494
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Yes, it has some similarities indeed. Not sure if the illinois was designed with a three-wing-footprint too.
that it was...
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Old February 8th, 2013, 05:44 AM   #4495
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does anyone know what the temperature difference could be between the ground and 1000 m in that area?
almost 10 degrees ( C )
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Old February 8th, 2013, 07:57 AM   #4496
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i think 1 degree every 150 m...
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Old February 8th, 2013, 12:13 PM   #4497
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wow 10 degrees is more than i expected
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Old February 8th, 2013, 01:16 PM   #4498
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wow 10 degrees is more than i expected
Same here. I thought it would be arround 2-4 degrees
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Old February 10th, 2013, 05:47 AM   #4499
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http://m.flickr.com/lightbox?id=8459508399

Looks like the Illinois a lot.
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Old February 10th, 2013, 05:13 PM   #4500
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And India Tower is of a similar shape.
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