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Old August 11th, 2008, 10:08 AM   #9081
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that's the old town, and the green is water
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Old August 11th, 2008, 10:08 AM   #9082
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They are shooting a ninja turtles movie there so maybe that has something to do with it !
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Old August 11th, 2008, 10:14 AM   #9083
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from where u have taken that photo?
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Old August 11th, 2008, 10:32 AM   #9084
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from where u have taken that photo?
Where? I think I could get it in 3 guesses.
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Old August 11th, 2008, 11:14 AM   #9085
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I'd wish to know how much it sways at the top when windy
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Old August 11th, 2008, 11:16 AM   #9086
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They say it will be 1.2 meters in each direction
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Old August 11th, 2008, 11:17 AM   #9087
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That's a 2.4m amplitude

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Old August 11th, 2008, 11:40 AM   #9088
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Fantastic aerial shots !

I think that a photo taken from one of the cranes would be good one also.
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Old August 11th, 2008, 01:11 PM   #9089
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Where? I think I could get it in 3 guesses.
A helicopter, an airplane or a U.F.O.
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Old August 11th, 2008, 01:41 PM   #9090
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A helicopter, an airplane or a U.F.O.


LOL, The other Worlds Tallest Structure ever next door
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Old August 11th, 2008, 01:55 PM   #9091
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nice pic, what car is that.. r-10?
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Old August 11th, 2008, 05:32 PM   #9093
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This is an amazing pic just stunnung http://img106.imageshack.us/img106/9...eaerialnj8.jpg
So the construction is nearing end now, since its at 685 m , i'd say that it should take another 4-5 months or so, but i'm not sure, does anybody knows when construction will end? According to Wikipedia sometimes in 2009.
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Old August 11th, 2008, 06:23 PM   #9094
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I cant even see people in this pic!!!
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Old August 11th, 2008, 06:25 PM   #9095
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16th Level Steel Commenced

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Old August 11th, 2008, 06:31 PM   #9096
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This is an amazing pic just stunnung http://img106.imageshack.us/img106/9...eaerialnj8.jpg
So the construction is nearing end now, since its at 685 m , i'd say that it should take another 4-5 months or so, but i'm not sure, does anybody knows when construction will end? According to Wikipedia sometimes in 2009.
completion is planned for August-September 2009, so still one year. topping out before the end of this year
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Old August 11th, 2008, 07:35 PM   #9097
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What does this bring the current height to? ~690 m?
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Old August 11th, 2008, 07:39 PM   #9098
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688.1m to be correct
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Old August 11th, 2008, 10:42 PM   #9099
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688.1m to be correct
when does the building stop? and the attenna start?
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Old August 11th, 2008, 11:28 PM   #9100
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688.1 metres is correct.

Actually the spire installation and the steel floor process sort of overlaps, watch this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BH19J8ZF4Bk

5:54 to 6:13

The spire is 128 metres tall on its own and 560 tonnes heavy. The spire looks like it will start to root itself as soon as 19th floor is completed which is first floor or 22nd tier which also is just after 700 metre mark has been passed. So one more tier to go or 2 floors.
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