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Old August 3rd, 2009, 11:18 AM   #19501
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The floors at the top what will they be used for?
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The Athletes' Village for the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi has been officially opened and described as "better than the Beijing Olympics" by Craig Hunter, the Chef de Mission for England's team.
The dates for the Games are 3 - 14 October 2010, inclusive of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Weather wise the city experiences an October mean temperature of a minimum 17.2 degrees centigrade and maximum 31.3 degrees centigrade with humidity ranging from 31 to 78% for the October and November months.
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Old August 3rd, 2009, 11:22 AM   #19502
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because its made by arabs. They might not want to show the world that arabs are fully capable of constructing better and taller buildings than americans...

That sounds like a resonable explanation!Ok, I'll stop now!
This post is pretty hilarious considering the Burj was designed by an American architectural firm and built by east-asian immigrants.
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Old August 3rd, 2009, 11:37 AM   #19503
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This post is pretty hilarious considering the Burj was designed by an American architectural firm and built by east-asian immigrants.
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Old August 3rd, 2009, 11:46 AM   #19504
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The floors at the top what will they be used for?
communication, etc.
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Old August 3rd, 2009, 03:55 PM   #19505
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communication, etc.
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The dates for the Games are 3 - 14 October 2010, inclusive of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Weather wise the city experiences an October mean temperature of a minimum 17.2 degrees centigrade and maximum 31.3 degrees centigrade with humidity ranging from 31 to 78% for the October and November months.
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Old August 3rd, 2009, 08:00 PM   #19506
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Well, at least the Emiratis are bold enough to approve a tower like this.
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Old August 3rd, 2009, 11:44 PM   #19507
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02/Aug/09

[IMG]http://i32.************/2yphffn.jpg[/IMG]
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Old August 4th, 2009, 06:29 AM   #19508
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thank you for a new thread.. I asked for this couple of months ago but was shot down.

Thank you
Oh no a threat with the pics unavailable ,too ,
hat that ,
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Old August 4th, 2009, 02:41 PM   #19509
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[IMG]http://i25.************/2eqf6mg.jpg[/IMG]

Thunderbirds are go...!!
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Old August 4th, 2009, 03:08 PM   #19510
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sorry if this has already been posted!

http://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/5206188.article
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Old August 4th, 2009, 03:09 PM   #19511
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It's unbeliveble pic !!!!!! one of the greatest of BD, great shot I cant stop looking at it
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Old August 4th, 2009, 03:32 PM   #19512
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Old August 4th, 2009, 06:45 PM   #19513
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From the dust, in this photo i cannot see really anything; those "heavy" sandstorms are so often in Dubai?
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Old August 4th, 2009, 08:57 PM   #19514
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well, it is a desert country
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Old August 5th, 2009, 12:41 PM   #19515
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Old August 5th, 2009, 01:46 PM   #19516
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I wish this picture had lights on the building...then it would be really cool!
BTW, does anyone have more shots of the inside?
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Old August 5th, 2009, 01:52 PM   #19517
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without a glass of vodka I would not climb on this tower))))
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Old August 5th, 2009, 07:28 PM   #19518
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During the sunset...:
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Old August 5th, 2009, 08:10 PM   #19519
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Old August 5th, 2009, 08:24 PM   #19520
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Despite all the supertalls in Dubai I believe Burj Dubai will be the only one to rise above the pollution.
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