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Old January 5th, 2015, 12:28 PM   #9841
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The building is linked to any other building (mall or anything)? Maybe it has its height for some reason. As there are no underground levels as we normally know, maybe the entrance to the building is in the actual level 3 or 5.

Some times mech levels are lower in some skyscrapers, depending on the systems and other limitations, so could be anything.
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Old January 5th, 2015, 01:52 PM   #9842
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Yeah man, you missed the discussion from the previous page. Check it out
Lol I've been on this thread for a while, don't know how I missed it (because I had been searching for someone who may have already pondered the question)

Flexibility makes sense.. as compared to having one large standing block of concrete!
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Old January 5th, 2015, 05:24 PM   #9843
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Great to see that the project is well under way now !
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Old January 5th, 2015, 05:34 PM   #9844
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Here's how you determine the levels...
Bullsh...t! What the f..funy kind of manager you are?! YOU ARE, sir, misleading the people!!!
First learn about "climbing formwork" then teach others, Manager.
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Old January 5th, 2015, 05:45 PM   #9845
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hello. I visited the Portuguese forum and just saw pornography. who can I make complaint about homosexual pornography displayed ? thank you


http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...#post120329813
I suppose football is a bit gay, but pornographic is pushing it.
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Old January 5th, 2015, 07:03 PM   #9846
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In Saudi Arabia, do they refer to the level at ground level as level 0 (Ground floor in Britain) or level 1 (as they do in America)?
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Old January 5th, 2015, 07:22 PM   #9847
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Bullsh...t! What the f..funy kind of manager you are?! YOU ARE, sir, misleading the people!!!
First learn about "climbing formwork" then teach others, Manager.
Instead of making a pointless comment, tell me where I'm wrong.
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Old January 5th, 2015, 07:44 PM   #9848
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In Saudi Arabia, do they refer to the level at ground level as level 0 (Ground floor in Britain) or level 1 (as they do in America)?
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Old January 5th, 2015, 08:02 PM   #9849
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Instead of making a pointless comment, tell me where I'm wrong.
Very easy, just google the formwork company name. Check the specs.
By the way, manager, what is the application of that "yellow things"?
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Old January 5th, 2015, 08:16 PM   #9850
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You haven't posted in a year and a half and you come back just to be a jerk??

Seriously, people, what is at stake here? Nothing. The effing thing is rising. I don't know why people are getting so pissed.
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Old January 5th, 2015, 08:19 PM   #9851
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Old January 5th, 2015, 08:37 PM   #9852
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You haven't posted in a year and a half and you come back just to be a jerk??

Seriously, people, what is at stake here? Nothing. The effing thing is rising. I don't know why people are getting so pissed.
He might be offensive but he got a point there. After checking DOKA's article about their work on KT, I came to the conclusion that they are using the SKE100 plus formwork for the core of KT. On their website I could find a schematic drawing of this fromwork system, and it fits very well to the one used on KT:



As you can see I also made an attempt to count the levels.. I'm not sure if level 3 is actually two levels or one with extended ceiling height, so we are now either at level 8 or 9 in total.
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Old January 5th, 2015, 08:44 PM   #9853
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You haven't posted in a year and a half and you come back just to be a jerk??

Seriously, people, what is at stake here? Nothing. The effing thing is rising. I don't know why people are getting so pissed.
I just really don't like those who are pretending they are fudjing experts while posting total cow's crap with this ridiculous Photoshop "level marking thing".
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Old January 5th, 2015, 09:39 PM   #9854
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This is the first I've seen of that particular formwork. Is anyone else using it on their project?
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Old January 5th, 2015, 10:54 PM   #9855
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Old January 5th, 2015, 11:21 PM   #9856
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Why did nobody ever thought of making elevators run on rails instead of cables. Something like this:

I'm sure you get my point Them cables are only more weight to the building.
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Old January 5th, 2015, 11:54 PM   #9857
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That's a good idea, actually.
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Old January 6th, 2015, 12:00 AM   #9858
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No it isn't. Rails also weigh alot. Also, normal elevators use counterweights on the other end of their cables so that elevators with rails would need much more energy. They also wouldn't be as fast. There are probably several more reasons.
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Old January 6th, 2015, 12:32 AM   #9859
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There are probably several more reasons.



Noise and vibration as well. Unless you could surround them in a very heavy oil or fluid, that elevator ride would feel and sound like you were constantly riding on those rumple strips along the side of roads. Plus, cogs break all the time. Think race car drivetrains. They break all the time, as there simply isn't a strong enough alloy out there that is indestructible. The currently new technology of using Carbon fiber cables seems to possibly be the future of fast and bulletproof elevators for uses in Skyscrapers.
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Old January 6th, 2015, 12:43 AM   #9860
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I actually had in mind of using 4 tracks and 16 wheels. Breaking and wear and tear of gears and tracks could be kept by with kinect technology or and lasers. The gears and tracks could be made of very clean tempered carbon steel, the same kind of material used in Japan to make katanas of, it's known for being the strongest steel in the world. Automated oiling systems already exist in cars and other geared machines.
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