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Old February 29th, 2012, 12:40 PM   #30641
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Scarce traffic ... what time did you go up there?
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Old February 29th, 2012, 12:42 PM   #30642
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That shot is from last night around 10.30PM. I think the light trails got lost during post-processing. Traffic was quite busy, actually

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Old February 29th, 2012, 12:48 PM   #30643
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I recently got free access to that Health Club (gym & pool) and might start going primarily for the view
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Old February 29th, 2012, 01:44 PM   #30644
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I recently got free access to that Health Club (gym & pool) and might start going primarily for the view
But why get a gym membership when all you have to do is invest some money in a bottle of Corona



EDIT: Oh, I think I got it now... You actually WANT to work out and would do it in their gym for the nice views I must say, gyms generally offer much better views than bloody skyscrapers anyway...
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Old February 29th, 2012, 02:11 PM   #30645
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Old February 29th, 2012, 02:18 PM   #30646
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I wonder when they will find out they have freaking bmu's in this thing
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Old February 29th, 2012, 02:38 PM   #30647
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But why get a gym membership when all you have to do is invest some money in a bottle of Corona



EDIT: Oh, I think I got it now... You actually WANT to work out and would do it in their gym for the nice views I must say, gyms generally offer much better views than bloody skyscrapers anyway...
You missed the 'free' part ... but yeah, i do want to work out more then what I can do at home, and I also don't have a swimming pool in my building so relaxing on the deck with that view will be nice
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Old February 29th, 2012, 02:39 PM   #30648
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I wonder when they will find out they have freaking bmu's in this thing
When the cost AND efficency of operating them (the BMU) will be at par of lower
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Old February 29th, 2012, 02:41 PM   #30649
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Then that made a lot of sense to install them to begin with
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Old February 29th, 2012, 02:50 PM   #30650
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BMU are not only for cleaning, they transport materials too. Regardless of man-power costs, those are essential parts of the building design and operation, and the building can't even pass inspection and get certified without them.

... plus, the man-power cost may be cheap enough now but that will not always be the case.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 03:06 PM   #30651
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those are essential parts of the building design and operation
That is not the best world to describe bmu's in this building. Dust collectors is what comes to mind first Yup, seems like certification process was the only reason they installed them then. Quite a waste of money... and then yet the building can't pass the certification without them but they are still legally allowed to clean it without using them Try to find a logic there...
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Huh? There is no law demanding the exact way how to clean windows
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Old February 29th, 2012, 05:19 PM   #30653
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and they still demand building to have bmu's
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Old March 1st, 2012, 12:06 AM   #30655
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AltinD take a look at post 30392 in the 1WTC thread.
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Old March 1st, 2012, 01:52 AM   #30656
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Old March 1st, 2012, 02:30 AM   #30657
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AltinD take a look at post 30392 in the 1WTC thread.
After you've done that I refer you to posts 6122 through to 6176 in the shanghai tower thread.

After you've read them you and giovanni kunt can kiss my hairy aaassse.

And have a bit more respect for people next time someone suggests something that you aren't familiar with.....mr expert.
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Old March 1st, 2012, 07:18 AM   #30658
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WTH are you on about?
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Old March 1st, 2012, 07:44 AM   #30659
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Maybe that city was built by oil lamp genie. I'm looking back on Aladdin story.
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Old March 1st, 2012, 10:50 AM   #30660
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WTH are you on about?

Read the posts.

I'm on about last year when I suggested that the podium on the shanghai tower may be clad with copper.
You and giovanni kun ridiculed that idea, I think that you're objection was based on it not being somehow "good enough" for a modern day skyscraper.
Joshsam and I got into quite a discussion with the two of you about it.
I've just found out that all three of the world financial centre buildings in the heart of manhattan have copper clad roofs. So, I thought I might mention it.
I mentioned it in the shanghai tower thread but knew you would definitley see it here.
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