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Old January 14th, 2009, 08:52 AM   #14301
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Are these street lights? or just decoration? very interesting design
street lights and decoration as well looks nice

different colours around the fountain?



anyway this paint looks much better than the swimming pool plastic before. Disneyland feeling
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Old January 14th, 2009, 09:00 AM   #14302
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Hi all.

Nice shots Imre, OTR, and 234.

Hey guys here is a labelled shot from 234 showing the relation between the tier 23 steel larger wing and tier 23 pinnacle pipe / small wings.



Hey ZZ. We can see that 6 cladding "levels" on the small wings are the same height as 3 sections of the steel of the larger wings of tier 23 (and lower). The 3 - 6.4m. sections are the same height as the 6 - 3.2m. cladding "levels".

We can see in the shot the top half of tier 23 small wings are done. They will attach the bottom half now and then jack to top out.

Library. You may be correct in your interpretation of the CTBUH wording - not sure - but I will celebrate top out when the 818.0m. height is reached.

So Saturday may be top out. A good day for a party.

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Old January 14th, 2009, 09:00 AM   #14303
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different colours around the fountain?
Most likely to give the illusion of the water getting deeper.
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Old January 14th, 2009, 10:01 AM   #14304
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Thanks for clearing that up Fury
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Old January 14th, 2009, 10:27 AM   #14305
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anyway this paint looks much better than the swimming pool plastic before. Disneyland feeling
So these are two different colors! I have thought that there was a shadow on the floor of the lake!
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Old January 14th, 2009, 10:33 AM   #14306
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Come on guys there are not two colors, it's the unpainted area!

They might have left it because they are still working around the fountain?
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Old January 14th, 2009, 10:41 AM   #14307
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Are you sure? That unpainted area remembers me a deep blue.
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Old January 14th, 2009, 10:54 AM   #14308
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Well concrete is also some kind of cool grey, but now I see there is a dark blueish cool gray area on the left far side of this picture, which looks shiny (painted).

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Old January 14th, 2009, 11:24 AM   #14309
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I've seen them do it. First they spray a clear varnish, followed by the light blue sealing.
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Old January 14th, 2009, 11:31 AM   #14310
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Im getting really excited now! - Im sure it will this weekend!!!
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Old January 14th, 2009, 11:59 AM   #14311
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There still has to be done quite a lot before jacking. Three wings needs to be added, in the past they didn't do that in a few days but now they need to add one each day.. So I won't be surprised if it isn't this weekend. But I do hope of course
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Old January 14th, 2009, 01:01 PM   #14312
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I'm probably stating the bleeding obvious here, but the three central 'petals' in the design above recall the plan view of the Burj.

In other news, I hope ballpoint pens will be available in the shape of the BD... I have a strange craving for one...
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Old January 14th, 2009, 01:22 PM   #14313
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Surely it should be called a "Pond" not a "Lake" considering it is a manmade hollow, with no natural flows of water into it. I also doubt it is big enough to become tidal which most lakes generally are.
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Old January 14th, 2009, 01:42 PM   #14314
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Dubai or not Dubai. That is the question.
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Old January 14th, 2009, 02:46 PM   #14315
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14/January/2009

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Old January 14th, 2009, 02:57 PM   #14316
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14/January/2009

Burj Dubai

from different locations ( Festival City, Meydan Road, Al Wasl,Al Khail Road,Business Bay Crossing, Satwa etc)























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Old January 14th, 2009, 03:00 PM   #14317
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Shall I just go ahead and be different - these photos are crap. LOL

Great great update Imre.
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Old January 14th, 2009, 03:36 PM   #14318
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the spire can't be seen.

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Old January 14th, 2009, 04:10 PM   #14319
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yeah, they had to jack it down, so it wouldn't collide with the clouds...

and those street laps will give out great looking shadows in the night. damn, everything thought out till the smallest detail.
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Old January 14th, 2009, 04:27 PM   #14320
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Since the spire has been put up shouldn't this be T/O already? Unless that means fully clad......
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