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Old December 2nd, 2014, 01:46 PM   #9441
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and more time to get stuff actually up to that point. a few weeks ago we had someone posting pictures of Burj Khalifa in each year to show how Kingtom Towers progress might be, that one might be a good indicator for when we will reach which height as well.
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Old December 2nd, 2014, 01:55 PM   #9442
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Keep in mind floor plans get smaller the higher you get up so less time is required for rebar and forms.
Sure.

But much, much more time to get materials up!
Logistics become more and more complicated when the tower rises...
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Old December 2nd, 2014, 02:06 PM   #9443
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Starting to have a solid presence. This should silence most of the doubters by spring, although there will always be a few cynics who say it can't be done.
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Old December 2nd, 2014, 02:26 PM   #9444
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Oh wow that's going fast...history in the making!
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Old December 2nd, 2014, 02:29 PM   #9445
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Starting to have a solid presence. This should silence most of the doubters by spring, although there will always be a few cynics who say it can't be done.
Its not weird there is/was a certain ammount of people with sceptisism towards this project, the claim of a 1km+ tower came along with a huge absence of any renderings/architects/developers in the recent couple of years. Thats not cinical, thats realistic.
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Old December 2nd, 2014, 03:47 PM   #9446
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and more time to get stuff actually up to that point. a few weeks ago we had someone posting pictures of Burj Khalifa in each year to show how Kingtom Towers progress might be, that one might be a good indicator for when we will reach which height as well.
http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...#post117857059
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Old December 2nd, 2014, 03:51 PM   #9447
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so end of 2017, beginning of 2018 seems about correct.
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Old December 2nd, 2014, 08:14 PM   #9448
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although there will always be a few cynics who say it can't be done.
When it's done: "The building was never completed, it is all just a photoshop job"
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Old December 2nd, 2014, 08:22 PM   #9449
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Its not weird there is/was a certain ammount of people with sceptisism towards this project, the claim of a 1km+ tower came along with a huge absence of any renderings/architects/developers in the recent couple of years.
Well, that's simply not true, is it?

The renderings came out for the tower designed by Adrian Smith in 2010, all financing was gained by 2012, and the developers are the Binladen Group and the Kingdom Holding Company. We've known this before construction even began.
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Old December 2nd, 2014, 09:42 PM   #9450
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When it's done: "The building was never completed, it is all just a photoshop job"
I'd like to see someone who's stupid enough to post that
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Old December 3rd, 2014, 12:15 AM   #9451
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Old December 3rd, 2014, 01:02 AM   #9452
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I'd like to see someone who's stupid enough to post that
People have believed crazier things.
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Old December 3rd, 2014, 01:56 AM   #9453
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It actually doesn't look as skinny as on the renders...
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Old December 3rd, 2014, 02:13 AM   #9454
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Better looking than Burj Khalifa but both are pretty 'meh.' Shanghai tower is more the sort of building worthy of holding the tallest building title. 1/3 of these buildings are just fluff.
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Old December 3rd, 2014, 02:15 AM   #9455
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And by "fluff" you mean a spire.
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Old December 3rd, 2014, 02:34 AM   #9456
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At least this spire really means business.
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Old December 3rd, 2014, 03:01 AM   #9457
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An overlap of renders of the two towers (KT,BK) would be great to give a glimpse of the finished tower.
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Old December 3rd, 2014, 05:02 AM   #9458
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And on and on and on it goes....

Please, people, keep the pointless chatter down or take it out of the forum. I am back to wading through pages of pointless ramblings between real updates. Thanks to everyone with real content who post.
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Old December 3rd, 2014, 05:25 AM   #9459
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Please, people, keep the pointless chatter down or take it out of the forum. I am back to wading through pages of pointless ramblings between real updates. Thanks to everyone with real content who post.




Wading through pages of pointless ramblings? What the hell are you talking about? The four posts on the last 3 pages about sarcasm and what some people will or will not believe? This thread has been full of updates lately with very little off topic chatter. You are either drunk, posted in the wrong thread, new to online chat forums, or......Ahh nevermind, congratulations on your 14th post. Now go back to being a spectator
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Old December 3rd, 2014, 05:35 AM   #9460
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Besides, it's my job to decide if someone is going off-topic.

Inside joke.
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