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Old November 3rd, 2013, 04:21 PM   #6441
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Oh... Emirates 24/7 was wrong..

http://www.emirates247.com/news/emaa...11-03-1.526756
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Old November 3rd, 2013, 04:48 PM   #6442
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VjD6oi7qTc

all old pics in on video

are there problems with contractors or something like that?
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Old November 3rd, 2013, 06:50 PM   #6443
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I was always saying those are not serious plans at all.
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Old November 3rd, 2013, 07:51 PM   #6444
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time will come for another 1000m+ project in that region, until then enjoy the kingdom tower rising
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Old November 4th, 2013, 12:07 AM   #6445
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Besides Burj Khalifa,
Kingdom Tower, Jeddah.

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Dubai is home to the tallest residential tower (Princess Tower)
World One, Mumbai.

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the tallest hotel in the world (JW Marriott Marquis)
Royal Clock Tower Hotel, Mecca.
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Poor Dubai ... building the tallest/biggest/longest etc. is a tricky business nowadays.
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Old November 4th, 2013, 05:49 AM   #6446
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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


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link: http://www.worldofarchi.com/2012/07/...rints-and.html

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Old November 4th, 2013, 09:10 AM   #6447
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i remember these rectangle piles, can't remember i saw a foundation before with those. The first tower wit rectangle piles?
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Old November 4th, 2013, 11:40 AM   #6448
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Those are barrette piles. Nothing too unusual. There's one tower u/c using them where I live. The Nakheel Tower also used them (in fact they installed half of them before tower was canceled/put on hold).

NT barrettes plan.



They are build like sections of slurry wall.
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Old November 4th, 2013, 01:05 PM   #6449
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thx for that
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Old November 5th, 2013, 04:23 PM   #6450
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futuristic piling system What foundation plan is the right one? form of foundament and piles??
but do they use steel pipes?



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Old November 5th, 2013, 05:10 PM   #6451
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you are welcome guys

I'll try to arrange a regular visit with them, although I'm getting really busy these days as I just started my own company in addition to the job I have at the moment

any way, your sweet words give the motivation to do more..
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" Amen " To You Rody69, Our SSC Family Video and Photo Update Friend, Without You, We Have No Live Real Updates of the Kingdom Tower, With Your Outstanding and Updated Pictures Every 2 Months is Proof This Tower Will Rise By This Time Next Year, 2014 , For Sure Rody, Its going to get Built by the end of This Decade and Open For the Next !!
We Are ALL looking Forward to your Next Photo Session at the end of this Month, If we have too, we'll wait till December, But We Have Faith in You Rody !! Thank God You know someone working there , that lets you in there, and We Know how difficult It is to get past the Guard Gate with a camera or cell phone, But Thanks So very Much Rody,
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Old November 5th, 2013, 06:33 PM   #6452
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please post correct foundation plan!! thx
by the way, how big is the footprint of the building, first floor?
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Old November 5th, 2013, 08:20 PM   #6453
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please post correct foundation plan!! thx
by the way, how big is the footprint of the building, first floor?
arround 100m at the base when i remember right
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Old November 5th, 2013, 09:00 PM   #6454
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image hosted on flickr


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the red line = 100m ?
that would be massive
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Old November 5th, 2013, 09:25 PM   #6455
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the 100m could be from wing to wing too, but i'm not sure
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Old November 5th, 2013, 09:53 PM   #6456
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tower base very wide and huge according rody it will be 100 m so i think take long time to build and maybe rising in 2015 at least...
Thanks K.S.A., Our SSC Family Friend,

ZZ - II, Our SSC Family Moderator and Friend, Could This kind of Help Her " MarioMa " Our SSC Family Friend, with the Looks of the Kingdom Tower itself, Maybe.
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Old November 5th, 2013, 09:56 PM   #6457
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It is a google translation of an article published on zawya.com....

It says that 80% of foundation works have been completed so far and the foundation would be ready by the end of this year.....

Jeddah Economic Company establishes a contract worth 162 million riyals for the project management in the world's highest tower.

Prince Alwaleed : "This contract supports the course of the project as planned ".

Has appointed Jeddah Economic chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud , Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company, EC Harris Miss EC Harris Mace British to provide project management Kingdom Tower in Jeddah tower highest in the world , who will a height of more than 1000 meters , worth 4.6 billion Saudi riyals.

And assessed the contract signed amounted to SR 162 million , which includes overseeing all the work and activities of the contractors in specific times and according to schedules .

Commented Prince Alwaleed bin Talal : "This contract supports the course of the project as planned ."
The Engineer Talal Maiman : " set the AC puree Mays as coach of the project have been completed the team that has the experience a lot to achieve the vision of investors and the city of Jeddah for this project, which is less Mayocef it as an investment project and the national world-class characteristic. Loved noted by the completion of 80% Acts of the foundations for the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah by Saudi company Bauer Saudi Bauer and it ends with the end of this year. "

In June 2013, Prince Alwaleed visited the project site Jeddah Economic Company , which includes the world 's tallest tower in Jeddah. This , come visit of His Highness Prince of the site in support of workflow as planned , where he inspected his work building foundations by the Company Saudi Bauer Saudi Bauer, briefed the Prince's building plans and listened to a detailed explanation of the project phases and timelines prepared in this regard. Moreover, His Highness praised working on the project and urged everyone to continue to work hard .

And also in June 2013 , he headed the Prince Alwaleed meeting of the Board of Directors of Jeddah economic development in the city of Riyadh in the presence of members of the Board of Directors at the fourth meeting of the Council , which included HE Mr. Abdulrahman Hassan Sharbatly and HE Mr. Saleh Bin Laden and His Excellency Mr. Smoal Bakhsh and Eng Talal Maiman .

During the meeting, briefed the Board of Directors, Engineer Talal Ibrahim Al Maiman CEO of development projects and local investments and the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Kingdom Real Estate Development Company and a board member of Kingdom Holding Company and a board member of Jeddah Economic , for the final agreement with the Hotel Four Seasons on the run luxury hotel Kingdom Tower in Jeddah.

Governing Council was briefed on display included the progress of the construction of the foundations that play Saudi Power Co. business in Saudi Arabia and assigned to the main contractor Bin Laden Saudi Arabia. The Governing Council also reviewed memorandums of understanding on infrastructure and project services , including water works , electricity and cooling.

The architect Hassan Abdulrahman Sharbatly briefed the Governing Council on the negotiations with companies based project management in addition to the existing engineering project with Dar engineering .

Was confirmed by the Board of Directors in the discourses with the requirements of services and infrastructure in the Kingdom City in Jeddah site . The Board of Directors expressed the satisfaction of taking the project forward and the work of foundations as a preliminary stage to build the tower.

The meeting was attended by Mr. Shadi Sanbar Executive Board member of Kingdom Holding Company and chief financial and administrative , and Mr. Mohamed Fahmy, Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Kingdom Holding Company, and Mr. Sadiq better than the company Abrar Holding , Mr. Naim ministers from Saudi Bin Laden , and Mr. Majid Abdul Karim Toukhi director of business development and operations management of Saudi Company for real estate development , Mr. Fahad bin Saad bin Needless to Executive Assistant to HRH the Chairman .

http://www.zawya.com/ar/story/%D8%B4...?showall=true/
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Old November 5th, 2013, 11:11 PM   #6458
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what we can call a "NEWS" will be out at the last week of this year (the 26th of December if I am not mistaken)
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Old November 5th, 2013, 11:16 PM   #6459
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the 100m could be from wing to wing too, but i'm not sure
it's from corner to corner

have a look at this (#6211)

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hi again...

this is some details I've got...

*Tower-1 and 2:
-50 floor
-200 m
-Located directly to the south of Kingdom Tower.

*Tower 3, 4 :
-50 floor
-200 m
-Located directly to the north of Kingdom Tower.

*Tower 5, 6 :
-56 floor
-220 m
-Located directly to the South of towers 1 and 2.

*the base width is: 100 m (corner to corner)

*Sky lobbies are on the floors: 74, 107

*Observatory on the level 146

*Penthouse on level 170
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Old November 6th, 2013, 06:11 PM   #6460
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corner to corner = second picture?

i will not have a missunderstanding with u
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