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Old October 16th, 2010, 12:21 PM   #27901
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Many but my acer revo at home is too slow to process all of it.
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Old October 16th, 2010, 12:42 PM   #27902
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Bye bye summer.

yes, winter comes every year...so how many floors will poke through the snow in winter ?
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Old October 16th, 2010, 02:28 PM   #27903
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Cheers Christos. But you ain't seen nothing yet. Just wait until next week
OK i will wait

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...fyi those broken glass panels
http://i54.************/24pytg6.jpg
The question is how long those windows are broken and instead of fixing them they covered the "open" windows with cloth paper
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Old October 16th, 2010, 03:18 PM   #27904
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OK i will wait


The question is how long those windows are broken and instead of fixing them they covered the "open" windows with cloth paper
If those are the windows very high up on the SZR side, the breakage is recent.

I noticed them when I came back to Dubai from Riyadh on Wednesday evening. Pretty sure they weren't bust a couple of weeks ago, but my memory could be playing tricks on me.
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Old October 16th, 2010, 07:23 PM   #27905
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i dont like the city, but the tower is amazing.
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Old October 16th, 2010, 08:06 PM   #27906
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r the king!
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Old October 17th, 2010, 12:27 PM   #27907
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If those are the windows very high up on the SZR side, the breakage is recent.

I noticed them when I came back to Dubai from Riyadh on Wednesday evening. Pretty sure they weren't bust a couple of weeks ago, but my memory could be playing tricks on me.
BTW i remember from Imre's photos (from last year i think) couple broken windows, but i dont know/remember if those are the same...
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Old October 17th, 2010, 01:32 PM   #27908
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Here's a little something I found. If anyone is interested in seeing the sketches that Smith did when he created the Burj. Click on the link, then click on the burj picture too the right. Keep clicking until you reach the 11th pic

There's 6 sketches
http://archone.tamu.edu/college/news...mith_Burj.html

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Old October 18th, 2010, 12:50 AM   #27909
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Hi all.

Hi Helghast.
Good stuff. I have a different sketch in my pile from years ago. These are welcome additions.
Like the early work before and during the foundation of a project (early construction phase), I am very interested in the conceptual, design, and planning phases.
The early sketches begin the conceptual phase just as surveying begins the construction phase - its all good.


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Old October 18th, 2010, 12:59 AM   #27910
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tonight

[IMG]http://i51.************/9tpjxv.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i54.************/314doua.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i55.************/1y1gus.jpg[/IMG]

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Old October 18th, 2010, 03:17 AM   #27911
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Old October 18th, 2010, 12:42 PM   #27912
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Tall Buildings Lecture Tour - Burj Khalifa

This Tall Buildings Lecture Tour may be of interest to some of you:

The story behind the Burj Khalifa – Building an idea: Materials and Codes of Practice challenges

The Tall Building lecture tour brings together the expertise of the design team of the Burj Khalifa Tower in Dubai to share the innovations and lessons learned in overcoming the technical challenges of designing and constructing the tallest building in the world.

Guest speakers will reveal how ambitious innovation and dynamic thinking in structural design and materials technology paved the way to the architectural language and cleverly orchestrated integrity of the tower while remaining in line with codes of practice, certifiable design and the need for cost-effective buildability. Also explored will be the rationale behind the use of concrete as the primary structural material.

The lecture is taking place in Manchester and London on the following dates:

Manchester: 10th November 2010
University of Manchester, Renold Building, Room D/7, Sackville Street Area, Manchester, M1 3DD.

London: 11th November 2010
University of London, Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AL.

For further details please go to:
http://www.concrete.org.uk/regional/...cture_tour.asp
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Old October 18th, 2010, 06:18 PM   #27913
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Some more from last night

[IMG]http://i54.************/9kth8m.jpg[/IMG]

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[IMG]http://i55.************/ngayk0.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i54.************/nfociv.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i56.************/244nype.jpg[/IMG]

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Old October 18th, 2010, 06:21 PM   #27914
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Old October 18th, 2010, 08:46 PM   #27915
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Guess where Gerald and I went today ...
You forgeting about me
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Old October 18th, 2010, 08:58 PM   #27916
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And Manutd,, who is actually a well known club owner,,
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Old October 19th, 2010, 12:12 AM   #27917
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this has got to be considered a modern wonder of the world.
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Old October 19th, 2010, 04:50 AM   #27918
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Hi all.

Hi Sale.

OK ...
Tell us what you saw or learned inside the mighty BK.
I mean, you tell us you went inside, then give us no pics - at least tell us where you went and what you saw ...
did you see :
- any work going on, fitout, etc. ?
- any obvious places not finished ?
did you hear :
- any kind of completion date ?
- any word on occupancy ?

C'mon bud ...
inquiring minds want to know.


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Old October 19th, 2010, 09:04 AM   #27919
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Old October 19th, 2010, 09:06 AM   #27920
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Hi all.

Hi Sale.

OK ...
Tell us what you saw or learned inside the mighty BK.
I mean, you tell us you went inside, then give us no pics - at least tell us where you went and what you saw ...
did you see :
- any work going on, fitout, etc. ?
- any obvious places not finished ?
did you hear :
- any kind of completion date ?
- any word on occupancy ?

C'mon bud ...
inquiring minds want to know.


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You missed a good trip

I think SALE could be premiering on skyscraperlist SOON ar a PC near you !!

IT WAS AMAAAZING THOUGH --IF I WAS RENTING I'D BE THERE NOW --THE HEALTH/FITNESS CLUB WAS----
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