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Old August 27th, 2008, 12:28 PM   #9521
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Is it true Burj Dubai was only built to last 20 years?
I dont think so
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Old August 27th, 2008, 01:48 PM   #9522
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I dont think so
No, I've read at least 100 years and many more if maintened very wel.
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Old August 27th, 2008, 03:00 PM   #9523
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Please don't post stuff about visions here anymore.
Just so you know. The supertalls forum is for REAL projects only. Usually anything that's about as tall as this tower or bigger will be considered as a vision unless there's clear evidence that it's not.
For visions please use: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/forumdisplay.php?f=4

every super tall started as a vision, which particular thread can i use????
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Old August 27th, 2008, 04:54 PM   #9524
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No, I've read at least 100 years and many more if maintened very wel.
don't matter 'IF' maintained very well, it will definately and surely last 100 years at least.
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Old August 27th, 2008, 05:08 PM   #9525
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every super tall started as a vision, which particular thread can i use????
That doesn't change the fact that this is the Burj Dubai thread.
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Old August 27th, 2008, 07:41 PM   #9526
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No, I've read at least 100 years and many more if maintened very wel.
yes, they said 100 years. but i'm sure the Tower will/can stand much longer than that
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Old August 27th, 2008, 07:49 PM   #9527
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yes, they said 100 years. but i'm sure the Tower will/can stand much longer than that
I think that the tower will stand more than 100 years. For such a structure, 100 years is nothing...
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Old August 27th, 2008, 08:10 PM   #9528
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every super tall started as a vision, which particular thread can i use????
But there's a big difference between me saying "I want to build a big tower" and Sheikh Mo saying the same thing. That tower looks completely unfeasible too, for example to get to floor 50 it looks like you need to get 3 different elevators or something. Seems more like a uni project than anything else.
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Old August 27th, 2008, 08:48 PM   #9529
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lol... on the WTC, you had to use 3 different elevators to get to the top (as far as I know). The buildings were unfeasible too, but the tenants didn't seem to mind, also they mentioned that you get there faster.
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Old August 27th, 2008, 08:55 PM   #9530
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Hi all.

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Old August 27th, 2008, 10:01 PM   #9531
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Still no dismantling of the crane...
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Old August 27th, 2008, 11:13 PM   #9532
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lol... on the WTC, you had to use 3 different elevators to get to the top (as far as I know). The buildings were unfeasible too, but the tenants didn't seem to mind, also they mentioned that you get there faster.
Off topic, and there's no point to make other than trying to rationalize that you should spam this thread with visions.
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Old August 28th, 2008, 12:16 AM   #9533
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Is it true Burj Dubai was only built to last 20 years?
Even if there were a global nuclear war, and no one left to maintain the Burj, it would still reign over Dubai for centuries.
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Old August 28th, 2008, 02:26 AM   #9534
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Im sure this has been said like 5000 times but i dont feel like looking through 477 pages, I was wondering how high the top occupiable floor is?
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Old August 28th, 2008, 02:27 AM   #9535
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Look how filthy the tower is!
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Old August 28th, 2008, 02:47 AM   #9536
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Im sure this has been said like 5000 times but i dont feel like looking through 477 pages, I was wondering how high the top occupiable floor is?
624m which is 162fl the offical highest occupiable floor
the other highest occupiable floor is 701m or lvl 185, but this level is for etc and maintenance
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Old August 28th, 2008, 03:23 AM   #9537
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Hey Helghast.

Why do you tell people the unofficial highest occupied level is at 701 m. ?

Mantainance workers can go to the top of the structure. 700.9 m. is the start of tier 22 - it is no different than any other section above level 160 mezz. 3. A stair case goes to the top of tier 22 at 720.1 m. Ladders go right to the top at 818. Just wonderin' why you pick 701 ?

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Old August 28th, 2008, 03:27 AM   #9538
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i was just going off of CUWULLA's diagram
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Old August 28th, 2008, 03:39 AM   #9539
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His diagram doesn't say anything obout highest occupied level anywhere.

There is nothing special drawn at or near 700 m.

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