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Old July 5th, 2014, 01:15 PM   #8081
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I don't see any reason why it shouldn't. We have no sign of financial problems and technically it is more of an improved burj Khalifa, not something completely new. They surely will encounter problems and slow downs like most megatalls do, but in the end this shall stand 1007m tall or even a little taller. Anything can happen and tomorrow this might be canceled for some weird reason, because the future is unpredictable, but i think that is really low chance. I am really optimistic that this will rise and finish and if facing problems later in construction, it will only get on hold, not canceled, the project is too big to fail.
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Old July 5th, 2014, 04:04 PM   #8082
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Yes, the mission of this project is to break the 1000m mark. I'm sure it'll get build as planned.
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Old July 7th, 2014, 07:34 AM   #8083
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You 2,, are respected Veterans of the SSC Forum, WOW,,, DO , You guy's really think it's gonna break 1000 Meters? I hope, too,,, but if you guys think it will,, ( You Guys know more than me!!!))) Then I'm Hopeful!!!
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Old July 7th, 2014, 09:54 AM   #8084
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I think it will break 1000m because if/when it does, it will reach a milestone in architecture
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Old July 7th, 2014, 10:11 AM   #8085
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You 2,, are respected Veterans of the SSC Forum, WOW,,, DO , You guy's really think it's gonna break 1000 Meters? I hope, too,,, but if you guys think it will,, ( You Guys know more than me!!!))) Then I'm Hopeful!!!
1000m is the plan, i'm absolutely sure they'll do it!
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Old July 7th, 2014, 07:59 PM   #8086
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They need to finish it because their plan is to build landmark of Jeddah (possibly Saudi Arabia as well) and billions of people know about it already,so if it won't be built, It will become a failmark of Jeddah. And anyway,this is just alternative project to "Mile high tower" which was supposed to be built there at a night of 1600m but then they found out the bedrock was good enough for a little more than 1000m. So my opinion is, this is gonna finish, no doubt.
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Old July 7th, 2014, 08:05 PM   #8087
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You 2,, are respected Veterans of the SSC Forum, WOW,,, DO , You guy's really think it's gonna break 1000 Meters? I hope, too,,, but if you guys think it will,, ( You Guys know more than me!!!))) Then I'm Hopeful!!!
They have to! It's a milestone for the whole mankind. One kilometer high! Will they call it megatall? Or maybe superhypertall?
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Old July 7th, 2014, 08:24 PM   #8088
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And anyway,this is just alternative project to "Mile high tower" which was supposed to be built there at a night of 1600m but then they found out the bedrock was good enough for a little more than 1000m. So my opinion is, this is gonna finish, no doubt.
Bedrock was never a consideration and had nothing to do with the height of the building. Even as deep as they are the piles for this building don't reach bedrock. The deep large diameter piles combined with barrettes are what will support the structure. I'm sure they also could have been designed for a building 1600m tall if there hadn't been any other technological reasons.
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Old July 9th, 2014, 07:59 PM   #8089
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That is one awesome skyscraper!

I want to go there when it's finished as world's tallest!
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Old July 9th, 2014, 10:32 PM   #8090
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That is one awesome skyscraper!

I want to go there when it's finished as world's tallest!
vis a is something hard to get if you don't going for work or pilgrimge

even pilgrimge they give limited vi sa's for each country

i hope this change soon
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Old July 10th, 2014, 12:59 AM   #8091
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vis a is something hard to get if you don't going for work or pilgrimge

even pilgrimge they give limited vi sa's for each country

i hope this change soon
30% of the population are not even Arabs
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Old July 10th, 2014, 01:04 AM   #8092
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30% of the population are not even Arabs
yes i know about 10 million worker are foreigner's but they have work vis a not tourism vis a

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Old July 10th, 2014, 02:02 AM   #8093
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Did anyone think of this. Aproximately 900 m is height above which natural object is considered mountain. So, when this tower will be finished, it could be considered first artificial mountain.
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Old July 10th, 2014, 03:16 AM   #8094
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t's a mile high, so I got your point. :ok:
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Old July 10th, 2014, 04:10 AM   #8095
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According to wiki, I thought the height was about 600m, so the Burj was technically the first manmade mountain. But 1KM in any regard is fantastic. Of course one's opinion of what is mountainous varies but 3,300 feet for a building on land is pretty darned high
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Old July 10th, 2014, 07:41 AM   #8096
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Kingdom Tower Retail Mall

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Old July 10th, 2014, 08:15 AM   #8097
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Kingdom Tower

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530,000 m² (5,704,870 ft²)
+1000m tall
The Kingdom Tower is a +1000m tall mixed-use project located as the centerpiece of the new Kingdom City development in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The concept of the tower focuses on the design heritage and lineage actualised with the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The design follows a three-legged parti, where the sides of the building slope and terminate at various heights, creating a shard like appearance, strong and iconic. The base of the tower was designed to be in contrast to the angular nature of the tower above. The focus was on fluidity; stepped terraces and petals form an architectural “nest” for the tower, punctuated by three sculpted lobby roofs. Each lobby features undulating geometries, continuing the concept of suppleness, rendered in Venetian Plaster.

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Old July 10th, 2014, 10:27 AM   #8098
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t's a mile high, so I got your point. :ok:
it's 1km high, not 1 mile. it used to be, but they reduced the height greatly.
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Old July 10th, 2014, 11:08 AM   #8099
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That huge bland mall shown in post #8097 looks boring as f**k.
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Old July 10th, 2014, 01:03 PM   #8100
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beautiful pics

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