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Old July 14th, 2011, 04:57 PM   #29621
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I suppose, though the lack of permanent lighting on the spire at night, to show off it's full height is particularly annoying. Much of the spire sits in total darkness for most of the time, unless there is a fountain show on
If you're willing to pay for it I'm sure they'd be happy to amend the lighting scheme!

I feel your pain, though. Lighting can dramatically influence a buildings appeal. I once bickered with the architects for a 50-story building in Atlanta where they originally promised a lighted winter garden atop the structure but instead installed a novelty fixture atop the building that sprays light into the sky. Looks like a big pimple and ruins the building for me.
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Old July 14th, 2011, 05:48 PM   #29622
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This is how the tower looks like at night. During the Fountain show are the dancing festival lights that comes on additionally.


It's not like that all night, every night....... the lights are not bright enough to show off the full height of the building.
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Old July 14th, 2011, 05:50 PM   #29623
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I feel your pain, though. Lighting can dramatically influence a buildings appeal. I once bickered with the architects for a 50-story building in Atlanta where they originally promised a lighted winter garden atop the structure but instead installed a novelty fixture atop the building that sprays light into the sky. Looks like a big pimple and ruins the building for me.
Completely agree!!!! The only reason this bothers me is that this is THE world's tallest building, so it should have been fitted with a lighting scheme to match.
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Old July 14th, 2011, 09:43 PM   #29624
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To be fair the fact that it is the tallest building makes it all the more compliacted. Especially since the design is a consistent taper to the thin spire, there are limited elements with which to explore more dynamic lighting. At least, compared to other structures.

Let's face it, the building is so tall ground level spotlights don't impact the spire!
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Old July 14th, 2011, 11:25 PM   #29625
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This is how the tower looks like at night. During the Fountain show are the dancing festival lights that comes on additionally.
Nah mate - he's absolutely correct. The top of the pinnacle is not properly lit-up.
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Old July 14th, 2011, 11:54 PM   #29626
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which is a saying we have in the UAE translation "Those who cannot reach the sweet grapes , accuse it of being sour"
Aha! It's about time I find someone who appreciates a beautiful building instead of being pre decisive. ::
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Old July 14th, 2011, 11:55 PM   #29627
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Old July 15th, 2011, 05:35 AM   #29628
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If you want everything complete you need to wait few more years

I know an owner, he has an office floor as he said no plan with that in the next 3-5 years , after maybe he will just sell it.

Everything what is in the completed section is totally finished and all units handed over, occupied etc..??

I doubt..
Hi Imre.

Let me correct a statement in my last post.
The hotel and 4 residential zones are more than half in physical area.

I do think the residential zones are complete and I agree the handovers are probably not complete. We have heard news on the handovers before and I would hope we will hear when they are done.

The boutique offices will be completed shell and core only by Emaar except the 3 level office suite (which is complete). I consider the zone complete when this is done, not when the tenants are finished their fitout. I think the office zone is close to being completed by these parameters - perhaps even done.

I'm presuming 'The Offices' (annex) will also be completed shell and core so it also should be close or even done.

'The Club' (annex) must be close to being completed by now but at least we will know because it will be open to the public - I've heard no news on this yet and I'm sure we will.

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I would say there are water tanks on all mechanical levels, serving the sections below them. Also the plans had 3 water tanks on the lower levels of the steel structure that were also supposed to act as balancer for the sway.
Hi Altin.

AFAIK the Tuned Sloshing Dampener was dropped - it was decided it was not needed.


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Old July 15th, 2011, 11:43 AM   #29629
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Nah mate - he's absolutely correct. The top of the pinnacle is not properly lit-up.
Exactly. It's a real shame, if you ask me
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Old July 15th, 2011, 04:18 PM   #29631
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What does that ad mean?
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Those ads look photoshopped in to the photographs!

Who was it by? DAA? DWTC?
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Old July 15th, 2011, 11:36 PM   #29635
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i want ask about how high top floor 206 ?

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Old July 15th, 2011, 11:51 PM   #29636
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The skyline pic of Sheik Zayed Road is AWSOME!
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i want ask about how high top floor 206 ?

Hi KSA.

There is no level 206, although some continue the level count up from the highest named level into the sections above but this is not official.

Here's the poop ...

- Highest occupied (and highest tenant) level is 154 at 584.50 meters.
- Highest named level is 160 mezz. 3 at 634.10 meters.
- Highest point a worker can access is the top platform at 826.60 meters.


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Who was it by? DAA? DWTC?
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Old July 16th, 2011, 08:04 AM   #29639
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Old July 16th, 2011, 02:20 PM   #29640
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