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Old April 21st, 2013, 10:29 PM   #5161
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Sky Tower from "Oblivion":



and Kindom Tower:



There is definitely a similarity
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Old April 21st, 2013, 10:37 PM   #5162
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have you seen the diagram, none has actually. We simply don't know how many floors are in total and what exactly the 167 and the 160 figures represent.
Apparently the information about the floors was published somewhere otherwise we wouldn't talk about it, right? Based on what is known we can discuss the destination of these floors and whether information is correct or up to date is completely different matter.

And before you get too cocky about it I haven't said those seven floors can't all be used for mechanics - it just seams too much (doesn't mean it is too much - get it?). Do you know exactly equivalent of what number of regular mechanical floors is occupied by mechanical equipment on top of burj top floors? Is it 7 floors, or maybe 5 or 4?

edit: Ha Bewal what a timing - just arrived from the movies from that movie
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Old April 21st, 2013, 11:19 PM   #5163
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I actually do have the technical drawings of the steel section of BK (yes I do, official ones), but I'm too lazy to check them right now
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 12:18 AM   #5164
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Sky Tower from "Oblivion":

Such a meaningless design:
1. If the bridge is that thin while not being bent, so the helipad could easily be the same or even thinner
2. The helipad is too small, hence inconvenient
3. It is not fenced enough, hence dangerous
4. The copter has no dangerous helix, hence there's no need for the bridge
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 01:46 AM   #5165
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1. Middle East has had the title for MOST of the humanity's hhistory
LOLZ. Thank god for sarcasm.

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2. Office space in Burj Khalifa is the smallest of the three elements (hotel, residential, office) ... plus, the developer has already sold the space, so it doesn't matter for them if it is empty or not

3. How long did it took The Empty State Building to fill up? ... What about the Twin Towers?
I think you are missing the point he is (I think) making. Which is a comparison between building out of market supply/demand which is what happens in industrialized countries rather than for government-backed reasons. Because he was answering to a comment that was stating that the reason why such towers are built in a country rather than another is lack of capital. Which is hardly the case. And a "oh but how about x" reasoning that you did hardly disproves what he said, it is just a display of poor logic on your behalf. Which is something you didn't (but very well could) do.

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I think you missed that chance before commenting as well. Oh well.
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 03:52 AM   #5166
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Oblivion? LOL
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 03:54 AM   #5167
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At the end of the day, the tower was build, a new district around it as well, demand was created, capital flew in, so did the people, the developer made money directly and indirectly, the goverment made money, everyone's happy ..... so where's the problem?

If the majority has to follow you people's logic, there would be no progress and we would still be in the stone age now.
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 10:50 AM   #5168
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I'm too lazy to check them right now
Naturally.
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 01:55 PM   #5169
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Such a meaningless design:
1. If the bridge is that thin while not being bent, so the helipad could easily be the same or even thinner
2. The helipad is too small, hence inconvenient
3. It is not fenced enough, hence dangerous
4. The copter has no dangerous helix, hence there's no need for the bridge
Ever heard of "rule of cool"? It is like that because it LOOKS awesome, NOT because it is practical/realistic!
In the case of the Kingdom Tower, it will be both awesome and realistic due to the fact it is not possible to break the laws of physics IRL!
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 04:59 PM   #5170
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Naturally.
So you are basically calling me a liar (i.e. I do NOT have it) ?


.... Someone, also posting here, who collects all the possible pictures and information available for the last 2 WTB, got 2 or 3 of them from me back then (I actually posted in the forum one of them) so he would disagree
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 05:33 PM   #5171
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Oh brother. No, I'm not calling you a liar (this time). You are doing it yourself . Lots of technical plans are available in burj thread and in historic thread made by Fury. Plans you didn't check before suggesting how many technical floors burj have.
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 06:56 PM   #5172
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So, let me get this clear, you are saying I am a liar because according to you, I don't actually have what I said I do, right?

As for what's really up there, both Imre and GeraldD have climbed on top of the spire of BK, and they have seen what's exactly there
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So, let me get this clear, you are saying I am a liar because according to you, I don't actually have what I said I do, right?
ughh no I'm not and I didn't, nevermind..
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* The project contains a large number of towers up to 100 floors
Any other tower projects been released to the public?
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 07:53 PM   #5175
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Such a meaningless design:
1. If the bridge is that thin while not being bent, so the helipad could easily be the same or even thinner
2. The helipad is too small, hence inconvenient
3. It is not fenced enough, hence dangerous
4. The copter has no dangerous helix, hence there's no need for the bridge
No one cares.. it's a damn movie ffs.
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 08:37 PM   #5176
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No one cares.. it's a damn movie ffs.
Well, KT's not. But its current design hasn't gone too far from that "oblivion" bullshit!
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 08:45 PM   #5177
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it is an observation deck that is sticking out. i wouldn't call it bullshit if you have a platform to look thru the bottom at a few points down to the earth. it is goddamn epic.
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 09:23 PM   #5178
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it is an observation deck that is sticking out. i wouldn't call it bullshit if you have a platform to look thru the bottom at a few points down to the earth. it is goddamn epic.
Well the problem is, they already dedicated that one for something else...
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i must have missed that news, could you please link it to me. quite said because all these renders with it being an observation deck were simply amazing
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Well it's not going to be an observation deck as such. As far as I understand it's going to be private terrace for the owner of the palace apartment at the top.
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