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Old November 26th, 2017, 01:10 PM   #17621
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It should be 262m after the last jump on Wednesday
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Old November 26th, 2017, 01:12 PM   #17622
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When it is built...then what ?
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Old November 26th, 2017, 08:13 PM   #17623
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When it is built...then what ?
then we charge $10 for people to jump off the top. Highly recommended.
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Old November 27th, 2017, 07:32 PM   #17624
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Old November 27th, 2017, 10:27 PM   #17625
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Awesome update
The thing is already huge, and the cladding looks nice in this highly reflective way
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Old November 27th, 2017, 11:22 PM   #17626
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Wow, thanks for the update! They are progressing quite cuick with the cladding!


By the way, regarding this diagram:

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Could you please explain what is this actually? And why seems to be a bit shorter than the "standard" diagram?
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Old November 27th, 2017, 11:36 PM   #17627
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The elevator diagram (schematic)...
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Old November 27th, 2017, 11:41 PM   #17628
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Looks very huge already with 262 m

Imagine how huge after 500 m

Which means that this tower will get so much attention in a worldwide base while it is still below half the final height
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Old November 28th, 2017, 05:12 AM   #17629
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Wow, thanks for the update! They are progressing quite cuick with the cladding!


By the way, regarding this diagram:



Could you please explain what is this actually? And why seems to be a bit shorter than the "standard" diagram?
Obviously its 1600M old diagram!
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Old November 28th, 2017, 09:03 AM   #17630
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Old November 28th, 2017, 10:48 AM   #17631
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Could you please explain what is this actually? And why seems to be a bit shorter than the "standard" diagram?


A couple of observations. The rate the Façade is going on it will catch up with the structure before it reaches to 500m.

Secondly, gee I wish the motorways in my city of Melbourne had the same amount of traffic as those in the pictures.
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Old November 28th, 2017, 11:34 AM   #17632
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Looks very huge already with 262 m

Imagine how huge after 500 m

Which means that this tower will get so much attention in a worldwide base while it is still below half the final height



And imagine how HUGE at 1000 m...
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Old November 28th, 2017, 12:30 PM   #17633
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Cladding is looking good!
I am surprised at the sheer amount of skyscrapers going up around the world with great cladding, so I was very happy when the cladding on this one also turned out to be just as good, if not even better than in the renders.
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Old November 28th, 2017, 01:34 PM   #17634
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Could you please explain what is this actually? And why seems to be a bit shorter than the "standard" diagram?
When it is completed in 2018, the mixed-use Jeddah Tower (formerly Kingdom Tower) will become the new world’s tallest tower. It will contain multiple, stacked mixed-use population zones, including subterranean parking, building entry/amenity/retail floors, office floors, hotel levels, serviced apartment floors, six residential zones and two rooftop observatory/sky-terrace levels served by double-deck elevators. Each of these zones will be served by its own sets of local and express high-speed sky-lobby (SL) shuttle lifts. The project will be equipped with 36 gearless and 22 machine-room-less (MRL) elevators and eight escalators serving the estimated 4,000-5,250 tenants/occupants. The elevator groups will be provided with the most advanced, all-digital destination dispatching, motor and motion controls. Lift safety designs will include “lifeboat” evacuation capabilities, seismic and high wind designs, world-class lift-car ride qualities, and high car pressure (windage) mitigations.

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Old November 28th, 2017, 10:35 PM   #17635
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I can not imagine that the mentioned 55 football fields of glass are on the tower itself.
My calculation comes to a little more than half of that:

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Off course the above is only a rough calculation, but in no way I get to reach 55 football fields on the tower itself.
I assume the remaining amount will be in the surrounding structures.
But in total, it is indeed enormous !!!
Given that the company is a US firm, I ma sure they were talking about a US football field which is much smaller 100 X 50 yards. Try that those numbers.
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Old November 29th, 2017, 11:27 AM   #17636
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He is asking about the infrastructure, basic services like electricity, storm drain, water lines and sewer system, if there's already something done about that.
That was my point.
Judging from photos, there is nothing of all that done right now. So i guess even when this tower is finished, nobody can move into the tower until those works are finished.
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Old November 29th, 2017, 12:19 PM   #17637
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That was my point.
Judging from photos, there is nothing of all that done right now. So i guess even when this tower is finished, nobody can move into the tower until those works are finished.
Then again, building that infrastructure around the tower will take considerably shorter time than it will take to finish the tower from now on. So I guess it could be done in parallel later on, and still everything could be done for opening day.
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Old November 29th, 2017, 05:13 PM   #17638
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Then again, building that infrastructure around the tower will take considerably shorter time than it will take to finish the tower from now on. So I guess it could be done in parallel later on, and still everything could be done for opening day.
I think we are all aware of that, it is a much simpler task. But that was not the question lol, I personally was wondering myself the same thing, so no, there's no infrastructure yet. Nothing wrong on answering bro, relax.
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Old November 29th, 2017, 10:14 PM   #17639
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I can't believe, they are actually speeding up. I think they will speed up even more in couple of months. Although speed is not that great by far, if they continue to speed up we will have surprising number of floors constructed in week
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Old November 29th, 2017, 10:26 PM   #17640
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I think we are all aware of that, it is a much simpler task. But that was not the question lol, I personally was wondering myself the same thing, so no, there's no infrastructure yet. Nothing wrong on answering bro, relax.
How looking at the photos we have, can you determine that there is no infrastructure buried beneath the ground around it? Seems to me that all those lights, cranes, elevators and so on need electricity, that comes from somewhere. Digging a trench and laying pipe, before recovering, can be done very quickly, so it may have been done at the start.
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