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Old November 14th, 2010, 11:17 AM   #1501
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I have to say I like what I see..
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Old November 14th, 2010, 11:42 AM   #1502
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Old November 14th, 2010, 11:48 AM   #1503
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it looks like as if it's something from the future .
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Old November 14th, 2010, 12:00 PM   #1504
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Isn't he Adrian Smith (Adrian Smith & Gordon Gill)??


Adrian Smith
Jip, they are in the project for a long time...

Its confirmed by many newspapers like Chicago Tribune.



March 24, 2010

Report: Chicago architects, Smith and Gill, selected to design kilometer-high tower, which would be world's tallest building, in Saudi Arabia.



" The planned Saudi tower would rise to a height of at least 3,281 feet and would house a mix of uses, previously identified as a hotel, offices and high-end residences. MEED's report said the Saudi investment firm, Kingdom Holding Co., had asked contractors to submit revised prices for the tower now that the company has selected an architect. "

link: http://featuresblogs.chicagotribune....i-arabia-.html
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Old November 14th, 2010, 12:48 PM   #1505
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hope is the real design !!
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Old November 14th, 2010, 01:18 PM   #1506
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but no news on construction yet
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Old November 14th, 2010, 03:18 PM   #1507
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I don't like the design.
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Old November 14th, 2010, 06:21 PM   #1508
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the date in the pics (18 5 2010) is kinda along time ago, i'm sure the design is now much better and more detailed, can't wait for the official renders
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Old November 14th, 2010, 06:22 PM   #1509
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I really like this design a lot. That remind me of Frank Lloyd Wright's proposed a mile high tower (never built) back in the 50's. Both towers look much similar in shape. I hoped to see something similar to Frank Lloyd Wright's work to get built... Now this, let hope it will ever get built!
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Old November 14th, 2010, 07:17 PM   #1510
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about kingdom tower,I have heard (from someone who gave the information since 2006 and he works in KHC)it's going to be more like a stretched three corners pyramid towards the sky,with what "appears to be" two spares !! (or two horns as he told me ) the first one reaches 1000 m and the other one to 1?80m
who knows it might be between 1080 and 1180..for me I prefere 1111 m
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Old November 14th, 2010, 07:31 PM   #1511
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the first one reaches 1000 m
dude thats what i had in mind when i saw the render XD NICE!
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Old November 14th, 2010, 07:42 PM   #1512
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yeah that's why I was suprisedwhen I saw Fury's photos
anyway..
he said (the guy who works for KHC) he's not sure if that would be the final design, altough he heard something about changing the extrior cladding (|I don't know if he meant the color or the material
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Old November 14th, 2010, 08:00 PM   #1513
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ITS OFFICIAL !! CONSTRUCTION WILL START IN 3 WEEKS !!!!!

Construction has not begun?
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Old November 14th, 2010, 08:03 PM   #1514
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yeah that's why I was suprisedwhen I saw Fury's photos
anyway..
he said (the guy who works for KHC) he's not sure if that would be the final design, altough he heard something about changing the extrior cladding (|I don't know if he meant the color or the material
they should make the cladding RED as in the red sea
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Old November 14th, 2010, 08:17 PM   #1515
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Construction has not begun?
not as we know yet. this week we heard about possible problems, something about the piling or material can't really remember, but nothing got to us on the official way
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Old November 14th, 2010, 08:18 PM   #1516
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about kingdom tower,I have heard (from someone who gave the information since 2006 and he works in KHC)it's going to be more like a stretched three corners pyramid towards the sky,with what "appears to be" two spares !! (or two horns as he told me ) the first one reaches 1000 m and the other one to 1?80m
who knows it might be between 1080 and 1180..for me I prefere 1111 m
so it would look like this render? : http://b.imagehost.org/view/0528/DSCN3337
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Old November 14th, 2010, 08:24 PM   #1517
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not as we know yet. this week we heard about possible problems, something about the piling or material can't really remember, but nothing got to us on the official way
I finish work at 12:30 am..Im gonna try to give the site a look
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Old November 14th, 2010, 08:27 PM   #1518
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and as I know...
AL-Waleed is in London (the re-openning of the Savoy) ..so it's impossible to lunch the project without him.
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Old November 14th, 2010, 08:58 PM   #1519
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he can launch it from there :p or just come back home for a day
the world is tiny village today.. image how tiny it is for someone like him
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Old November 14th, 2010, 09:01 PM   #1520
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if I got my own 747 and A 380,tho whole world is going to be next door for me
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