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Old October 21st, 2007, 08:53 PM   #261
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i remember reading about this building about 4 years ago, i never thought it would go up so fast!
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Old October 21st, 2007, 10:43 PM   #262
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21/October/2007



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Old October 21st, 2007, 10:57 PM   #263
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more pics

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Old October 21st, 2007, 10:57 PM   #264
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for Kimi Raikkonen and the Ferrari , congratulations
italians do it better... thnx again Imre
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Old October 21st, 2007, 11:02 PM   #265
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Seems like they have stopped at the top now?
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Old October 21st, 2007, 11:03 PM   #266
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Great Updates Imre the weather seems clear today and congrats for Raikonnen,

Does the lower part's glass seem to have poor quality compared to the middle and top cladding, you can clearly spot it's wavy and ripply unlike the others !!

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Old October 21st, 2007, 11:12 PM   #267
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21/October/2007



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and the lake

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Old October 21st, 2007, 11:15 PM   #268
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as i can count they've started with floor 156
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Old October 21st, 2007, 11:15 PM   #269
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Great updates.. I think it's the 818 version too..
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Old October 22nd, 2007, 12:06 AM   #270
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Did you change something with your camera? These pictures are much brighter and sharper then most of the other ones...
Looking just great!


PS: For the first time now i turned my 19:10 flatscreen by 90° to watch the whole height of the building in fullsize without having to scroll vertically.... HOLLY SHIT!!!
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Old October 22nd, 2007, 12:12 AM   #271
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same camera and same settings , the weather was very clear today.
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Old October 22nd, 2007, 12:35 AM   #272
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This looks strange to me

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Old October 22nd, 2007, 12:39 AM   #273
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Old October 22nd, 2007, 01:28 AM   #274
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Just bringing this up again as noone seemed to have paid any attention to it earlier. From what I recall, there were several issues and delays with respect to the quality of the panels which were supposed to have been resolved. However, looking at this glass makes me wonder if something has gone terribly wrong...

Does anyone have an explanation as to why the glass looks like this? Could it simply be the accumulated dust and sand giving this effect

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Does the lower part's glass seem to have poor quality compared to the middle and top cladding, you can clearly spot it's wavy and ripply unlike the others !!

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Old October 22nd, 2007, 01:37 AM   #275
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How is the chance that the 1011 meters version getīs build?

50:50 ?
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Old October 22nd, 2007, 01:41 AM   #276
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Dubai is awesome! More than they ever imagined.
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Old October 22nd, 2007, 01:42 AM   #277
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Looking very nice, indeed!

Everyone has been putting in posts like "awesome!" and "OMG this is great!" ... I would just like to say WHY I like the Burj. I disagree with those who say it is too slender. I think it soars, it is slender, sleek and very modern. This is an elegant building. Now that the glass cladding is being put on, it's really beginning to sparkle like a diamond.

In the past I think some folks thought I was against this building, let me set the record straight. I was merely concerned that large groups of people would not be allowed to see it (according to an article I read) ... but the information was exaggerated and I have since learned that you should have no problem visiting Dubai on account of your religion.

My one question: Is this solely a residential tower, or will it be a "mixed use" building with business offices, a hotel, restaurants, entertainment venues, etc???? Will there be any night clubs, bars, cocktail lounges in there????
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Old October 22nd, 2007, 01:47 AM   #278
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Hi philly... at this moment there are at least a couple of people responding to your questions

It will be mixed use and it will contain a variety of entertainment and leisure venues including cafes, movie theatres, gyms, ets. However a proportion of these will only be accessible by the local tenants.
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Old October 22nd, 2007, 01:49 AM   #279
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My one question: Is this solely a residential tower, or will it be a "mixed use" building with business offices, a hotel, restaurants, entertainment venues, etc???? Will there be any night clubs, bars, cocktail lounges in there????
Hi Phillybud.

The Burj Dubai is a mixed use building. A part will be used as a hotel and the rest will be used as office and residential usage.

Cheers Phill and hoped to awnserd your questions.
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Old October 22nd, 2007, 01:54 AM   #280
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How is the chance that the 1011 meters version getīs build?

50:50 ?
The changes off the 1011 meter version being built are very and i repeat very minute.

a few months to a half a year ago they had ounce the height putted at 1011 but it wasnt feasable.

The number one reason was that the shape off the tower would be very ugly and the progress was already too far to change the height that dramaticaly.

Anyway the building will be the next ESB. The ESB off the 21`st century.
May it be 705 or 808 or 950~ meters, it still keepes its magic.

Cheers Dubai Boomtown
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