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Old October 7th, 2013, 02:37 PM   #6261
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21.734786,39.090714

i suggest you use google earth though, it has a time function and you can look at the newest photo from april 2013, which has stuff on site already. not much though


not sure if that in the middle is the actual outline for the core. the size and shape seems to be about right.
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Old October 7th, 2013, 08:40 PM   #6262
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Looks like they are building a gas station. Much ado about nothing at this point IMO. I'll check back in a year or so.
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Old October 7th, 2013, 08:54 PM   #6263
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best render for kingdom tower.....

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Old October 7th, 2013, 10:36 PM   #6264
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Indeed, that picture is pure 'Half Life 2 Citadel'
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Old October 8th, 2013, 03:09 AM   #6265
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KT silhuette

Yes look at the image before April in GE, KT clearly see the silhouette.
If I could send attachments they are would show, but I have not enabled.
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Old October 8th, 2013, 07:37 AM   #6266
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What is the use of building so tall tower in no man's land?
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Old October 8th, 2013, 08:11 AM   #6267
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What is the use of building so tall tower in no man's land?
I'm not sure but maybe they want to make the city of Jeddah more than a port city but an economic hub of Saudi Arabia instead of relying on Riyadh being a city that can draw large amounts of tourists and people wanting to do business! Although... I could totally have missed the arrow on what their purpose is to construct The Kingdom Tower
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Old October 8th, 2013, 08:34 AM   #6268
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What is the use of building so tall tower in no man's land?
Same reason everybody else wants the tallest building : Status symbol.

I mean , there's something to that argument but it's only good until the next taller building is completed.
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Old October 8th, 2013, 08:48 AM   #6269
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Status symbol and phallus symbol
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Old October 8th, 2013, 01:53 PM   #6270
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Yes, when i remember right pilling will be finished in november.
That was their schedule. Hopefully they stick to it.
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Old October 8th, 2013, 06:23 PM   #6271
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That was their schedule. Hopefully they stick to it.
i think they will, we didn't hear anything about a delay or anything else
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Old October 9th, 2013, 12:15 AM   #6272
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I heard that they found oil while excavating, thus the construction postponed until the field is fully emptied.
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Old October 9th, 2013, 12:26 AM   #6273
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havn't heard that on any news site yet, hopefully just a false rumor, because that would postpone the construction by a lot.
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Old October 9th, 2013, 12:48 AM   #6274
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That's just crazy, 1km tower. Though I have to say that the tower seems to be absolutely mad for the economy it's being build and is for certain not being made for some actual need.
Even so I don't care how the money is being blown there. Absolutely wanna see it build.
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Old October 9th, 2013, 01:10 AM   #6275
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havn't heard that on any news site yet, hopefully just a false rumor, because that would postpone the construction by a lot.
I think the guy is just trying to make fun of us
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Old October 9th, 2013, 01:15 AM   #6276
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more than 1000 m , maybe 1100m or more
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Old October 9th, 2013, 01:25 AM   #6277
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21.734786,39.090714

i suggest you use google earth though, it has a time function and you can look at the newest photo from april 2013, which has stuff on site already. not much though


not sure if that in the middle is the actual outline for the core. the size and shape seems to be about right.
Why isn't google updating their satellite map of Jeddah......
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Old October 9th, 2013, 05:53 AM   #6278
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Not completely.
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Old October 9th, 2013, 10:15 AM   #6279
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I think the guy is just trying to make fun of us
I also think so. They would have found such a oil field already during soil tests for sure and not in the middle of the foundation works.
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Old October 9th, 2013, 11:30 AM   #6280
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There is no oil in the west of Saudi Arabia
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