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Old September 5th, 2010, 05:18 AM   #1261
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Hi all.

Some news is good news ...

When does EID end there ? Looking for some sort of timeline to go by ...

There seems to be little snipits of info coming out at big intervals that get my hopes up - then nothing ...

Lets get some indication of a general contractor chosen this time.

There has to be a SOM design chosen some time ago and now revised with a smaller podium for the contractors to bid on.
Release it already so we can all either drool or bitch - or at least discuss it.

I wonder if a foundation general contractor has already been chosen ?

How about some site pics ? Anybody from Jeddah in here ?

Lets build this thing ...

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Old September 5th, 2010, 05:29 AM   #1262
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That happened a long time ago. This hasn't been the mile high tower for awhile. Something about the soil not being able to safely support a tower of that size.
It wasn't just the soil...

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Smith also talks about the kingdom tower having a lot of false starts. like proposing it at a mile. which they found out wasn't feasible. and even at a Kilometer wasn't efficient....

20:27 is really where he start's to talk about the competition for the tower.
http://blip.tv/file/3639996
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Old September 5th, 2010, 08:08 AM   #1263
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"If you put the empire state building on top of the Sears Tower then it's reasonable to say you'll be in the neighbourhood," Mr Baker says.

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Old September 5th, 2010, 09:02 PM   #1264
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EID ends 4 days after the month of Ramadan

today is the 27th

7 or 8 days left.
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Old September 5th, 2010, 10:19 PM   #1265
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Hi all.

Some news is good news ...

When does EID end there ? Looking for some sort of timeline to go by ...

There seems to be little snipits of info coming out at big intervals that get my hopes up - then nothing ...

Lets get some indication of a general contractor chosen this time.

There has to be a SOM design chosen some time ago and now revised with a smaller podium for the contractors to bid on.
Release it already so we can all either drool or bitch - or at least discuss it.

I wonder if a foundation general contractor has already been chosen ?

How about some site pics ? Anybody from Jeddah in here ?

Lets build this thing ...

You sound like you'll take things in your hands and build this damn thing..

We're with ya man..
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Old September 7th, 2010, 01:30 AM   #1266
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Hi all.

Hi Dino.

If they let me use their money ... - I would git 'er done ...

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Old September 7th, 2010, 12:16 PM   #1267
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Hi all.

Hi Dino.

If they let me use their money ... - I would git 'er done ...

We all would..We all would..

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Old September 7th, 2010, 06:16 PM   #1268
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i would even be happy with nice renders and more details on the project yet. or at least a confirmation that its still in the investors thoughts at the moment
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Old September 8th, 2010, 05:22 AM   #1269
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We all would..We all would..

if everybody on the forum donated a bunch they could get it done!
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Old September 12th, 2010, 01:09 AM   #1270
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Note: there is a deference between
Jeddah Kingdom tower & MIle high tower
all of them in jeddah
But Mile high tower is about 1600 M high and 550 floors &
Jeddah KIngdom tower is about 1250 M 311 Floors

the Jeddah kingdom tower estimated to finish in 2020 .
but mile high tower no any info about it's completion date.

any info I am ready . but later.
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Old September 12th, 2010, 02:39 AM   #1271
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wtf? the mile high tower is now the Jeddah tower, there the same thing arent they
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Old September 12th, 2010, 11:57 AM   #1272
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wtf? the mile high tower is now the Jeddah tower, there the same thing arent they
No in each one of us there's a mile high tower.. so it's not the same
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Old September 12th, 2010, 03:36 PM   #1273
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Kingdom tower = mile high tower. Name has been changed due to high reduction.

Unless Bin talal plans to build two towers over 1km high
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Old September 12th, 2010, 03:56 PM   #1274
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well ... there is this other tower:


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Old September 12th, 2010, 06:57 PM   #1275
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Instead we should save money for our large 2020 SSC Jeddah Trip, where many forumers will come together to visit the new world's tallest structure.
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Old September 12th, 2010, 09:48 PM   #1276
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First they (Saudis) have to let you in
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Old September 13th, 2010, 04:11 PM   #1277
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First they (Saudis) have to let you in
just convert to islam before you travel to SA. then, back home "convert back" lol. or if you are an atheist / agnostic like me, you don't have to do anything at all. only problem is when you get inspected by the saudi religious police ... you know if you are circumcised or not lol. i know it's easier said than done...
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Old September 13th, 2010, 05:28 PM   #1278
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you can go to jeddah, non-muslims can enter there, i know alot of american living in saudi

check here to see how they live:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/I-live...688?ref=search
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Old September 13th, 2010, 08:55 PM   #1279
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It's no matter of religion. As far as I know it's almost impossible to get tourist visa for common people outside Saudi Arabia. The only visa you can get is bussiness (if someone hired you to work in SA first or you have been invited for some bussiness event or something similar), religious visa (for the muslim pilgrims), cargo visa, and visa for people visiting family in SA.

So saying that everybody can go to Saudi is going a bit to far I think
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Old September 13th, 2010, 09:11 PM   #1280
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your also very right :p
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