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Old November 17th, 2008, 01:43 PM   #11961
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Old November 17th, 2008, 03:34 PM   #11962
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p.s Thats remind me how hipocrits some of us are. Remember that "sunglases photos" posted by some of ours moderators. That has less to this thread than dominoday video witch burj becouse that was much more interesting that burj reflection in somebodys sunglases. But ofcourse he was no banned for that.
Which reminds me: Who are you? What has been your contribution to (at least) this thread so far?
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Old November 17th, 2008, 04:15 PM   #11963
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great photos denniss
diagram update
crane arm is about 20m higher then steel frame atm? so 753m?
i think crane will rise 1 more time? another 10m.

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Culwulla, great diagram!

I was wondering, (obviously it's too early yet), but what point will you add the Nakheel Tower to your diagram?

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Old November 17th, 2008, 04:40 PM   #11964
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Which reminds me: Who are you? What has been your contribution to (at least) this thread so far?
I haven't enough knowlage to write a lot (maybe you want me to write "stunig!" in every thread?), but i read a lot and when i can do something i do this (photoshoping pictures for excample). I am one of the forum users, and I feel allowed to respond when somebody is treated unfairly. I thought that is moderators job.
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Old November 17th, 2008, 05:05 PM   #11965
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That has less to this thread than dominoday video witch burj becouse that was much more interesting that burj reflection in somebodys sunglases.
Oh bollocks, those were cool shots.
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Old November 17th, 2008, 05:07 PM   #11966
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Hi,

CUL, just corrected your diagram a little bit, as wont don't have 5 sections of steel to go on the right side of the structure, we only have 2. i mentioned this a while ago but no one seemed to care, hope you dont mind. It's more accurate now

For some reason ************ has resized the picture so thats annoying.. so i've cropped a section as a "Before & After" see below.

[IMG]http://i33.************/2sbsnso.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i38.************/27yddoo.jpg[/IMG]

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Old November 17th, 2008, 05:26 PM   #11967
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I like the new comparison cool night pictures
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Old November 17th, 2008, 05:50 PM   #11968
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That night picture is so insane, it's my new desktop. I'm just waiting until I can see this thing with my own eyes.
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Old November 17th, 2008, 07:26 PM   #11969
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so in simple terms, are the 4 top steel sections currently at their full width or half width??
half, as I look at CUL's diagram.

But I'm impressed with the cladding, BD is really fulling up now with the glasses and most mechanical floors are done up as well. Soon we'll see 7th steel floor getting glasses attached to it.
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Old November 17th, 2008, 08:15 PM   #11970
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Night pic of Burj Dubai is really awesome
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Old November 17th, 2008, 08:37 PM   #11971
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So in summary, the other half of missing steel floors are to be constructed at a different pace depending on the progression of crane progressing upward. But because it jumps and progresses upward in quite slow pace, I think the steel floors will top out with half width, and the missing half would be quite far down from the T/O floor.
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Old November 17th, 2008, 08:58 PM   #11972
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Looking back at the diagram, we can see that they will have to complete these half-floors before they move up. As it is shown, pier 24 and above it will be supported by the missing half. Assuming that is the case, we could see the spire jacking shortly before piers 22 and 23 are completely done.
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Old November 17th, 2008, 09:28 PM   #11973
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Old but good.

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Old November 17th, 2008, 09:39 PM   #11974
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Tier 23B can be constructed with the crane at this height (crane is higher than in original plans, which we already knew).

So now two things to do:
1. Jack the spire up until it is at a certain height at which tier 26 needs to be attached (maximum +- 30 meters).
2. Erect the missing halves of tier 22 & 23, five 6m floors which will take quite a while.

It is difficult to say what will happen, because what is most down should be constructed first (otherwise it will be very difficult for the crane to reach it) so tiers 22 & 23 should be finished first. But on the other hand, if tier 23 is finished the crane cannot reach the (jacked up) spire to connect tiers 26, 25 and in the end 24 on it.

And how are they gonna fix the last beam between tier 24 and 23 in the end???

The more I think about it, the more difficult it gets

Edit - Watching an old movie with the spire erecting methology made clear that they have to erect it top-down, of course, no matter what. My new guess is that they use the space at 707 meters (where the half-floors begin) as a working stage to attach tiers 26, 25 and 24, jack the spire up and put missing halves of 22 and 23 between the working stage and tier 24.

What do makes me wonder how they are going to keep the spire stable, with all these steel beams attached to it which are not supported. Cables or something?


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Old November 17th, 2008, 11:11 PM   #11975
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This building will lose its title if NYC approves its projects.

Tallest Buildings in the world title now goes to

One Centraltower Interstate Center 3,844ft
Two Centraltower Interstate Center 3,004ft
Banktower 3,213ft
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Old November 17th, 2008, 11:16 PM   #11976
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Here are some pictures of Burj Dubai area which I took tonight between 10PM and 12PM.



Huge Version: http://www.quetschluft.de/dubai/DSC_8921.jpg



Huge Version: http://www.quetschluft.de/dubai/DSC_8923.jpg



Huge Version: http://www.quetschluft.de/dubai/DSC_8926.jpg



Huge Version: http://www.quetschluft.de/dubai/DSC_8930.jpg



Huge Version: http://www.quetschluft.de/dubai/DSC_8949.jpg



Huge Version: http://www.quetschluft.de/dubai/DSC_8977.jpg



Huge Version: http://www.quetschluft.de/dubai/downtown.jpg

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Old November 18th, 2008, 12:18 AM   #11977
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Hey, awesome quality of pictures! We want to see more! Gute Arbeit!
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Old November 18th, 2008, 01:57 AM   #11978
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one thing i also like is that wherever you are in dubai u know where u are by looking at which direction the burj dubai is

many times ive been in a taxi and i have known my location by looking for the really tall building
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Old November 18th, 2008, 02:16 AM   #11979
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This building will lose its title if NYC approves its projects.

Tallest Buildings in the world title now goes to

One Centraltower Interstate Center 3,844ft
Two Centraltower Interstate Center 3,004ft
Banktower 3,213ft
Where did you get this information from? Google doesn't turn up anything. Please provide evidence.
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Old November 18th, 2008, 02:31 AM   #11980
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This building will lose its title if NYC approves its projects.

Tallest Buildings in the world title now goes to

One Centraltower Interstate Center 3,844ft
Two Centraltower Interstate Center 3,004ft
Banktower 3,213ft
Keep dreaming, buddy.
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