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Old February 15th, 2008, 05:13 AM   #3801
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If the height of the Burj Dubai is undisclosed, it would be like the Empire State Building's construction in 1929-1931.
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Old February 15th, 2008, 07:14 AM   #3802
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just WOW
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Old February 15th, 2008, 07:22 AM   #3803
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how high will the Burj be at around May 29th? i am flying through Dubai then, and am looking forward on seeing a 650+m monster 6km away from me.
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Old February 15th, 2008, 08:31 AM   #3804
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how high will the Burj be at around May 29th? i am flying through Dubai then, and am looking forward on seeing a 650+m monster 6km away from me.
Let`s be honest it depends on your luck if you can see the Burj Dubai or not. I have started and landed 10 times in Dubai so far and i haven`t seen the building once from the plane. I was sitting once on the right side but it was back in 2005.
First you must sit on the right side of the plane. Then the view must be clear. It`s more difficult than you think.

And if you have luck, please use your camera and post the pics for us, ok?
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Old February 15th, 2008, 10:10 AM   #3805
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The steel sections are taking a long time.
Even considering the height and other problems,
steel construction is usually much faster then concrete.

(I guess we got spoiled with the speed of the concrete sections).
Maybe they should use some North American workers for
the steel construction.
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Old February 15th, 2008, 10:12 AM   #3806
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Yes please! We would appreciate that!
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Old February 15th, 2008, 11:29 AM   #3807
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how hard can it be...lol. i'lll be sure to take pictures...oh btw, is there a viewing platform or any place in the airport where you can look from to see the city and Burj?
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Old February 15th, 2008, 11:43 AM   #3808
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You can't see anything from the Airport Terminal. Landing/Taking off would be your only chance to see Burj Dubai.
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Old February 15th, 2008, 12:45 PM   #3809
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Collected the pics I have of BD and posted them on FB... Here's the link to the album (You don't have to be a member to check it)

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?ai...f&id=505218165
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Old February 15th, 2008, 01:01 PM   #3810
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i particulary like this one
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Old February 15th, 2008, 01:08 PM   #3811
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Nice picture. The lit cranes look like some laser-guns there...
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Old February 15th, 2008, 01:41 PM   #3812
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It`s just fantastic and mind blowing structure.
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Old February 15th, 2008, 01:42 PM   #3813
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i think this is the best picture in Omaro's album

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Old February 15th, 2008, 03:21 PM   #3814
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How about these pictures from December 30th, that I forgot to post (I think):


1440 x 900 - Optimized for 19.3" Wide Screen Monitors:


[IMG]http://i30.************/160x2k2.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i26.************/xfzx8n.jpg[/IMG]
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Old February 15th, 2008, 03:22 PM   #3815
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Another one from the same date:

[IMG]http://i32.************/309lutc.jpg[/IMG]
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Old February 15th, 2008, 03:30 PM   #3816
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I don't usually post and say things like "WOW", "STUNNER"

But you know what the past few posts and pics in them are just mind blowing

"WOW"
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Old February 15th, 2008, 04:30 PM   #3817
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great photos.Dubai rocks
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Old February 15th, 2008, 05:53 PM   #3818
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just speechless!!!!!!
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Old February 15th, 2008, 06:46 PM   #3819
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JUST AMAZING
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Old February 15th, 2008, 07:39 PM   #3820
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MINDBLOWING...THOSE PICTURES ARE AMAZING ESPECIALLY THE AERIALS.... SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL, THANKS
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