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Old March 17th, 2014, 12:05 AM   #7181
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Thank you Rody,
Apparently the official website is now online:
http://www.jec-sa.com/
"It's Happening!"
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Old March 17th, 2014, 12:23 AM   #7182
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According to the website posted by MUHA the observation deck is still part of the tower and I personally don't think they would abandon it because its really like a key feature of this tower. What height is the observation deck going to have ?
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Old March 17th, 2014, 04:19 AM   #7183
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Can't wait for the update!

This tower will be the real life Citadel!
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Old March 17th, 2014, 08:02 AM   #7184
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A pic was taken today @ prince Alwaleed's office
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Old March 17th, 2014, 08:59 AM   #7185
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Can't wait for the update! This tower will be the real life Citadel!
Haha, that's true

Awesome to know that this tower will rise next month, i'm so excited!
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Old March 17th, 2014, 09:10 AM   #7186
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enjoy yourselves with the final design for Kingdom City & Tower (Have a close look at the base of the tower)
This looks like a very nice project, but are they really going to build a 1007-meter tower?
Something tells me that it will be scaled down.
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Old March 17th, 2014, 11:14 AM   #7187
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This looks like a very nice project, but are they really going to build a 1007-meter tower? Something tells me that it will be scaled down.
They won't scale it down, trust me

To break the 1000m mark is almost the whole sense of this project.
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Old March 17th, 2014, 02:08 PM   #7188
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It is most likely even a little bit taller than 1007m to ensure no one plans and raises a 1008m tall building while it is still going. Burj khalifa had its height a secret as well for a very long time.
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Old March 17th, 2014, 02:52 PM   #7189
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It is most likely even a little bit taller than 1007m to ensure no one plans and raises a 1008m tall building while it is still going. Burj khalifa had its height a secret as well for a very long time.
Indeed. A height increase is more likely than a decrease here.
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Old March 17th, 2014, 02:58 PM   #7190
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If the two models of Kingdom Centre and Kingdom Tower on the conference table in the picture above are to scale.... Then it will be insanely taller
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Old March 17th, 2014, 06:29 PM   #7191
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If the two models of Kingdom Centre and Kingdom Tower on the conference table in the picture above are to scale.... Then it will be insanely taller
Good eyes! Looks to be almost 4 times taller than Kingdom center. So, if this starts to rise by April it could be on the 20th or so floor by the end of this year.
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Old March 17th, 2014, 06:54 PM   #7192
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I doubt they are to the same scale. Plus that would be one huge yacht
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Old March 17th, 2014, 08:12 PM   #7193
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Good eyes! Looks to be almost 4 times taller than Kingdom center. So, if this starts to rise by April it could be on the 20th or so floor by the end of this year.
Probably even more than 20 floors.
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Old March 17th, 2014, 09:28 PM   #7194
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i am so excited, hope we will get more regular updates when it will rise and with rody back again
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Old March 17th, 2014, 10:24 PM   #7195
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i am so excited, hope we will get more regular updates when it will rise and with rody back again
When it's rising we'll get more pics for sure. Especially because the construction progress can be seen from the distance.
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Old March 18th, 2014, 11:52 AM   #7196
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Anyone got a google earth imagery of the project? I wonder what is it's base area coverage compared to that of Burj Khalifa...
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Old March 18th, 2014, 01:57 PM   #7197
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^ Here:

https://maps.google.pl/maps?q=Jeddah...Saudyjska&z=17

It badly needs some update.
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Old March 18th, 2014, 02:35 PM   #7198
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the google earth picture of the site is the exact same as we had nearly a year ago.
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Old March 19th, 2014, 11:53 AM   #7199
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Thank you Rody,
Apparently the official website is now online:
http://www.jec-sa.com/
"It's Happening!"
So we are going to see the construction " LIVE "
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Old March 19th, 2014, 02:50 PM   #7200
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From the Website:

"No official floor count is yet supplied, but architects have stated there will be approximately 50 more floors than the 163-floor Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai, UAE. Kingdom Tower will also offer the world&rsquo;s highest observation deck."

I doubt the KT will have 50 more useable floors than BK, but lets see
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