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Old May 12th, 2010, 04:06 PM   #26801
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Old May 12th, 2010, 05:05 PM   #26802
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Wow, congratulation Gerard. Great job!
You deserve this appreciation from the most high of this state.
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Old May 12th, 2010, 05:09 PM   #26803
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Congratulations Gerald, I smell honorary citizenship
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Old May 12th, 2010, 07:02 PM   #26804
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Can someone confirm to me that the burj is shut down because of structual problems? Because ive been hearing this everywhere. Is the burj still open to everyone and if not why?

If anyone has any input at all that would be awesome. thx
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Old May 12th, 2010, 07:06 PM   #26805
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They didn't shut it down, they shoot it down ... or so i heard
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Old May 12th, 2010, 07:50 PM   #26806
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Old May 12th, 2010, 09:49 PM   #26807
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well, i had a call from the police minister wanting to know about a missing yellow ferrari, told him to go climb a burj.
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Old May 13th, 2010, 04:28 AM   #26808
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The panorama file itself is about 175 gigabytes.

This gets chopped and compressed into loads of smaller tiled .jpgs (and when I say loads, I mean in this case probably something between 1.5 and 2 million).

Unfortunately, overnight the upload process failed at around 65%, so we're back to square one, and I've started uploading again

As a backup plan, I'll probably courier a hard drive with the original 175GB file on it to the guys in the states for them to process on their local network, but I can't do this until Saturday as I'm currently overseas.
Crazy, well, it's been a while since I posted but good luck if you haven't already done it.
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Old May 13th, 2010, 05:15 AM   #26809
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Hi all.

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Does anybody know why this building is not in the Rate our Talls section?
Hi Random.
Probably because it isn't completed or fully open for business yet. They are still working on the higher interior levels.
2 points:
1 - IMO the title of this thread should say inaugurated - not completed. I mentioned this on inauguration day but it went unheeded.
2 - IMO the forum should have a completed section. Not in place of the ROT section but along with it. I think having only a ROT section used for all completed projects is confusing to new members.

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Yes thats why I am thinking circa 90 sq/ft for BK or to be more precise AED 88.88 per sq/ft.

This would off course be 100% transparent and auditable
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Can someone confirm to me that the burj is shut down because of structual problems? Because ive been hearing this everywhere. Is the burj still open to everyone and if not why?

If anyone has any input at all that would be awesome. thx
Hi guys.
Yes the BK is completely shut down and they have removed all the hotel guests. The reason is they are extending the telescopic spire to a height of 888.0 meters. (it telescopes like the radio antenna of an old car)


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Old May 13th, 2010, 06:00 AM   #26810
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ON TO THE NEXT TALLEST!
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Old May 13th, 2010, 06:26 AM   #26811
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Hi Random.
Probably because it isn't completed or fully open for business yet. They are still working on the higher interior levels.
2 points:
1 - IMO the title of this thread should say inaugurated - not completed. I mentioned this on inauguration day but it went unheeded.
2 - IMO the forum should have a completed section. Not in place of the ROT section but along with it. I think having only a ROT section used for all completed projects is confusing to new members.
The "Completed" Section is DN Archives.
http://www.skyscrapercity.com/forumdisplay.php?f=908
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Old May 13th, 2010, 07:02 AM   #26812
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Hi Spectre.
More confusion ...
We need a main section called completed projects ...

Back OT.
Anyone seen the office podium (podium zone A) recently ? I'm interested to hear if it is complete and therefore the landscaping is completed.
I am also interested if anyone has heard of handovers starting in the luxury residences (area 5) and if any office space (area 6) is occupied.

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Old May 13th, 2010, 08:42 AM   #26813
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very nice picture...
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Old May 13th, 2010, 04:00 PM   #26814
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13/May/2010

Burj Khalifa , aka Burj Dubai

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Old May 13th, 2010, 04:59 PM   #26815
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your fascination with this stupid bear is nothing short of disturbing
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Old May 13th, 2010, 09:20 PM   #26816
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look at the desert.... such a strange place for such a "big important city"
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Old May 14th, 2010, 02:11 AM   #26817
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look at the desert.... such a strange place for such a "big important city"
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Old May 14th, 2010, 02:27 AM   #26818
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bear rocks!
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Old May 14th, 2010, 05:25 AM   #26819
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How many of the projects around business bay are on hold? The area as a whole hasn't been doing to hot it looks like...
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Old May 14th, 2010, 10:40 AM   #26820
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How many of the projects around business bay are on hold? The area as a whole hasn't been doing to hot it looks like...
On that note, how many of the projects that were on hold are under construction now? The area as a whole seems to have picked up a bit since last year...
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