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Old December 24th, 2008, 03:29 PM   #13441
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Imre thanks for all you great pics for 2008!

And i see it with great plesure again in 2009

Merry christmas!
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Old December 24th, 2008, 03:31 PM   #13442
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hopefully some pics of the other side soon so we can see progresss on pre assembled cladding to spire.
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Old December 24th, 2008, 03:44 PM   #13443
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Seasons greetings Imre - it's been a real privilege to have been able to track the progress of the Burj Dubai (and indeed countless other projects) through your updates.

The Burj must be by far the most well documented construction effort of all time. The first time I saw it with my own eyes back in January 2006. I was only in Dubai for a week, and I believe it was 7 storeys high when I arrived, and 8 storeys high when I left.

I've just looked out of my bedroom window, and even from 15km away, the sight of the sunset reflecting off the Burj is mind-blowing. Goodness only knows how majestic it will look when it's finished.

I noticed when I was taking photos a few days ago how filthy the vast majority of the windows are. They seem to have made an effort to clean the windows at the base though - when they do a job on the whole building, it's going to transform it. We think it looks good now, but it's nothing compared to what it's going to be like when it's finished.

Right. I'm off now to take my 31MP file down to the printers for them to create my 2.1 metre print, and then it's off to Neos at the top of the Address for some beers with some friends and to admire the view!

Best wishes to forumites all over the world, regardless of their location or religion.

The Burj Dubai is an outstanding example of what can be created when people of all creeds, colours, religions and backgrounds work together to achieve one goal. It should be an inspiration to us all.
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Old December 24th, 2008, 04:46 PM   #13444
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Don't you miss the snow Imre?
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Old December 24th, 2008, 05:36 PM   #13445
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Don't you miss the snow Imre?


Boldog Karacsonyt Qtya!

This year I will spend the Christmas at the beach , still 26-27C in Dubai

Tomorrow I will take pics of Burj Dubai again!

I like this just they should have put the Burj Dubai there

http://www.godaddy.com/gdshop/holida...sp?isc=gdp1233

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Old December 24th, 2008, 05:49 PM   #13446
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I don't know if this was posted before, but I just saw it today.

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Old December 24th, 2008, 06:12 PM   #13447
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yes posted before but still impressive
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Old December 24th, 2008, 06:58 PM   #13448
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render been around for time...

Merry Xmass to all.

Can anybody tell me what's the name of those two building that are in front of BD (almost twins)? First time I see them. When will they be built?

BTW, and a bit off-topic, how does Dubai celebrates Christmass? Do they use some special illumiation in the buildings for the celebration? I'm just curious.
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Old December 24th, 2008, 07:17 PM   #13449
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Boulevard Plazza

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Old December 24th, 2008, 07:17 PM   #13450
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OMG ! Finally topped out !!! Thx. for the pics and Merry Christmas, too !
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Old December 24th, 2008, 07:20 PM   #13451
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what a shot, it is a pity that the quality istn the best...
[IMG]http://i42.************/zwbaes.jpg[/IMG]

Source:http://www.flickr.com/photos/marmot_oo7/3132730537/
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Old December 24th, 2008, 07:37 PM   #13452
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Daaaaaamn...
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Old December 24th, 2008, 07:42 PM   #13453
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OMG ! Finally topped out !!! Thx. for the pics and Merry Christmas, too !
The tower isn't topped out yet...
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Old December 24th, 2008, 07:55 PM   #13454
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Wow awesome pictures!!!

Merry Christmas to everyone!
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Old December 24th, 2008, 08:03 PM   #13455
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what a shot, it is a pity that the quality istn the best...
[IMG]http://i42.************/zwbaes.jpg[/IMG]

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Old December 24th, 2008, 08:24 PM   #13456
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Boldog Karácsonyt Imre!
Nagyon jók a képeid,mint mindíg!

Merry Christmas to everyone!
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Old December 24th, 2008, 08:29 PM   #13457
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thanks Szasza, Boldog Karácsonyt!
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Old December 24th, 2008, 08:32 PM   #13458
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English guys, but not off topic... Merry christmas, too !
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Old December 24th, 2008, 08:35 PM   #13459
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here's more, go to flickr for bigger sizes
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3219/...b3d408e5_b.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3260/...2306570b_b.jpg
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Old December 24th, 2008, 08:36 PM   #13460
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