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Old August 20th, 2008, 08:37 AM   #9381
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Old August 20th, 2008, 09:46 AM   #9382
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Amazing work imre, also find more on www.burjdubaiskyscraper.com

[IMG]http://i37.************/i5zluv.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE] very rare photo indeed, looks like the place where the time stands still and there's like no wind up there.
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Old August 20th, 2008, 01:15 PM   #9383
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thanks for updates imre.
the latest steel section seems to be going up slow.
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Old August 20th, 2008, 01:49 PM   #9384
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thanks for updates imre.
the latest steel section seems to be going up slow.
Maybe they are already preparing to dismantle one of the two cranes...
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Old August 20th, 2008, 03:19 PM   #9385
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Old August 20th, 2008, 03:53 PM   #9386
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Over 4 bilions...

I guess that is about right, the structure is 800 milions, but you don't build a 800m building to fill-it with patio furniture.

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Old August 20th, 2008, 03:59 PM   #9387
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thanx for finding this vid, amazing and it be broadcasted all over the globe when this tower opens or completes.
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Old August 20th, 2008, 08:19 PM   #9388
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[IMG]http://i37.************/i5zluv.jpg[/IMG]
very rare photo indeed, looks like the place where the time stands still and there's like no wind up there.[/QUOTE]
Indeed
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Old August 21st, 2008, 12:00 AM   #9389
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A moment of peace and silence.

I wonder if you would hear the sound of the cars and trucks on Sheikh Zayed Road from that height.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 12:37 AM   #9390
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From flickr, august 17th by dennis.milam: the fire.

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Good view of the underground parking entrance.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 12:39 AM   #9391
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Is that the entry for the underground parking? I mean the circular concrete construction.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 12:53 AM   #9392
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I think Emaar will announce the 700m mark, as the first building to reach this height and thus the first company to build this high it will be great publicity for them. Mind you I think everyone not living under a rock has heard of the Burj by now
Wish that were true but the opposite is....very few folks pay attention to construction of any kind. The only reason anyone I know knows is cause I tell 'em.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 01:26 AM   #9393
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Is that the entry for the underground parking? I mean the circular concrete construction.
yes it is
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Old August 21st, 2008, 11:26 AM   #9394
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yes it is
Looks really good!
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Old August 21st, 2008, 12:38 PM   #9395
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Cool entrance. It has the scape of the surroundings of the Burj DUbai.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 02:38 PM   #9396
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From flickr, august 17th by dennis.milam: the fire.

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Good view of the underground parking entrance.
Looks small fire to me...
btw the parking entrance -design- looks great!
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Old August 21st, 2008, 02:47 PM   #9397
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Not a big fire, but a lot of smoke.

That parking entrance is very well designed.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 04:49 PM   #9398
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The dense black smoke is because of the burning oil that serves to cool down the (electric power) transformer.

The reason why usually the transformers catch fire is the power overload (the network they feed consumes more power then the transformer is projected to handle)
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Old August 21st, 2008, 05:07 PM   #9399
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The dense black smoke is because of the burning oil that serves to cool down the (electric power) transformer.

The reason why usually the transformers catch fire is the power overload (the network they feed consumes more power then the transformer is projected to handle)
wonderful explanation, great job

btw.. is the picture with the 2 brave man standing at the top of steel structure, up-to-date? or is it an older pic?

culwulla, you've got feeling for such things.. what do you think?
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Old August 21st, 2008, 05:27 PM   #9400
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Is this the prelude to a spectacular mechanical floor lighting effect?

from Imre: http://img246.imageshack.us/my.php?i...esolt44dt1.jpg
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