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Old July 11th, 2016, 01:15 AM   #15301
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I still don't understand why they are building this so big. Obviously it must be just to make a statement. As amazing this will look when complete I think it would have been better to spend the money improving the city instead.
This project once complete will bring lots of tourism which will help the City a great deal.
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Old July 11th, 2016, 02:35 AM   #15302
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The are building a new city district around it..
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Old July 11th, 2016, 08:04 AM   #15303
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This is amazing project. Almost cant hold myself.
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Old July 11th, 2016, 09:26 AM   #15304
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Old July 11th, 2016, 08:04 PM   #15305
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This project once complete will bring lots of tourism which will help the City a great deal.
lets hope so that they will make it easier to apply for a visa,
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Old July 11th, 2016, 09:35 PM   #15306
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Core pouring right now
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Old July 12th, 2016, 12:21 AM   #15307
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Core pouring right now
finally after a quite long time. I really hope they'll come back to 1 floor per week now.
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Old July 12th, 2016, 05:19 AM   #15308
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Really impressed with this building, and great progress.

I saw this image the other day and thought I would add to this thread, I know they are 2 totally different wonderful projects, very different times, economics etc. but still worth posting as a comparison.

https://www.theclio.com/web/ul/18324.35688.jpg
Sorry, I cant get this image to be viewed,


Can you believe this is a 6 month construction span of the Empire State Building, June to November, 1930.......

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Old July 13th, 2016, 12:56 AM   #15309
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Sorry, I cant get this image to be viewed
Done

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Old July 13th, 2016, 01:16 AM   #15310
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Thanks Jaldepiqui, appreciated

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Old July 13th, 2016, 04:24 AM   #15311
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I also appreciated a lot
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Old July 13th, 2016, 07:27 AM   #15312
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Hi all.

Here is a shot I labeled from the live webcam from today - 16/07/12.

16_07_12 labeled by Fury1961, on Flickr

After looking the section drawing we have, I see a small mezzanine level just above 15. I presume they would label it 15M and since they do skip a level between 14 and 20 on the drawing I think they would skip 16 as they did with 3 and 5.

I see another small mezzanine just above 39 that would be 39M and since they do skip a level between 38 and 42 it follows they would skip 40.


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Old July 13th, 2016, 08:34 AM   #15313
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Amazing. I wonder how stiff this is going to be at such amazing height!
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Old July 13th, 2016, 09:04 AM   #15314
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178 meters look tall in the picture! Must be bigger and impressive alive!!!
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Old July 13th, 2016, 09:48 AM   #15315
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and to think it's going to be nearly 6 times this high, unbelievable
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Old July 13th, 2016, 05:54 PM   #15316
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Old July 13th, 2016, 07:09 PM   #15317
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It's a simple abode with a simple idea. BK is a much much more architectural edifice!
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Old July 13th, 2016, 09:38 PM   #15318
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Old July 14th, 2016, 12:56 AM   #15319
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Really impressed with this building, and great progress.

I saw this image the other day and thought I would add to this thread, I know they are 2 totally different wonderful projects, very different times, economics etc. but still worth posting as a comparison.

https://www.theclio.com/web/ul/18324.35688.jpg
Sorry, I cant get this image to be viewed,


Can you believe this is a 6 month construction span of the Empire State Building, June to November, 1930.......

Peter


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Old July 14th, 2016, 05:15 AM   #15320
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It's a simple abode with a simple idea. BK is a much much more architectural edifice!
I agree whole heartedly.


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