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Old April 27th, 2009, 01:10 AM   #17641
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Pictures of Burj Dubai and surroundings from 160th floor steel sections, includes some interior shots also. Awesome little vid, thanks to kooks80.

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Old April 27th, 2009, 01:32 AM   #17642
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Amazing! Thanks for the vid, Spacescraper!
Finally some interior shots, and it looks wonderful
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Old April 27th, 2009, 01:57 AM   #17643
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great video!
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Old April 27th, 2009, 02:12 AM   #17644
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Some pictures from my holiday to Dubai last week.





*yeah I know, I'm blocking the picture but I had to have myself pictured with the world's tallest*

My thoughts. From far away, this building looks like a mountain. Absolutely mental. My sister who lives out in Dubai, lives in International City. Which is about 8km outside of the main part of Dubai. From her window you can see The Burj Dubai and it just takes your breath away at how big it is. However, close up it doesn't look as imposing and soaring as you'd imagine a 800m+ building would look. I guess it's because of the setback design but it's weird. I've seen the Sears Tower and felt more insignificantly small than I did with the Burj. Strange.

Can someone tell me what this building is going up behind me. The one that is most prominent. I must say it is my favorite building in Dubai. It has real soar and presence.

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Old April 27th, 2009, 02:28 AM   #17645
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That's The Index, designed by Sir. Foster himself
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Old April 27th, 2009, 02:32 AM   #17646
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That's The Index, designed by Sir. Foster himself
Sir Foster. What a legend.
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Old April 27th, 2009, 02:36 AM   #17647
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That's the index.


The reason the burj dubai doesn't look so large up close is because there aren't other buildings very close to it. If it was on the edge of a small road then it would look way more impressive.
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Old April 27th, 2009, 02:45 AM   #17648
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Could you also tell me what is the two very, very thin towers going up in the Dubai Downtown? They look like twin towers, one's a bit shorter than the other. It's in the downtown cluster heading nearer to the Al Garhoud end of the city. They looked very interesting if only for the tiny footprints of the floors.
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Old April 27th, 2009, 03:11 AM   #17649
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Could you also tell me what is the two very, very thin towers going up in the Dubai Downtown? They look like twin towers, one's a bit shorter than the other. It's in the downtown cluster heading nearer to the Al Garhoud end of the city. They looked very interesting if only for the tiny footprints of the floors.
JAL Hotel & Nassima Tower: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=147961
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Old April 27th, 2009, 03:21 AM   #17650
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Whoo. Thank you. So much going on in Dubai.
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Old April 27th, 2009, 09:49 AM   #17651
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sitback, where in NW London are you from?
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Old April 27th, 2009, 11:33 AM   #17652
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small world - im from Edgware!
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Lord Foster now, I believe.
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small world - im from Edgware!
Just down the road then.
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Old April 27th, 2009, 07:27 PM   #17656
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27/April/2009

Burj Dubai

[IMG]http://i44.************/2a5yys1.jpg[/IMG]

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Old April 27th, 2009, 07:44 PM   #17657
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27/April/2009

Burj Dubai Metro Station

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Old April 27th, 2009, 07:56 PM   #17658
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New 360 degree panorama picture :

Jumeirah Lake Towers at SZR : http://www.pentimo.com/after.php

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THE ADDRESS HOTEL (op. Burj Dubai) in and out: http://www.pentimo.com/565

/The next nice night vision panorama at Burj Dubai after few hours/
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Old April 27th, 2009, 08:05 PM   #17659
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27/April/2009

Burj Dubai

nice view from the pool and from the jacuzzi

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Old April 27th, 2009, 08:15 PM   #17660
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This thread has so many nice pics. Thnx everyone!
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