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Old August 6th, 2009, 12:12 AM   #19521
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Old August 6th, 2009, 12:34 AM   #19522
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That last picture reminds me of the movie; "Alice in Wonderland"
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Old August 6th, 2009, 01:13 AM   #19523
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That last picture reminds me of the movie; "Alice in Wonderland"
That last picture reminds me of the videogame; "Half Life 2" with the citadel
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Old August 6th, 2009, 01:27 AM   #19524
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if aliens landed on earth and wanted to see our tallest building, i would be proud to show them burj Dubai.
i dont think i would be happy a few years ago to show taipei101 or petronas.
they would look at burj dubai and say. now thats a skyscraper. you live.we wont eradicate your species for now.
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Old August 6th, 2009, 02:04 AM   #19525
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That last picture reminds me of the videogame; "Half Life 2" with the citadel
hahaha.....for some reason i started thinking the same thing when i glimpsed over it.
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Old August 6th, 2009, 04:24 AM   #19526
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if aliens landed on earth and wanted to see our tallest building, i would be proud to show them burj Dubai.
i dont think i would be happy a few years ago to show taipei101 or petronas.
they would look at burj dubai and say. now thats a skyscraper. you live.we wont eradicate your species for now.
But Burj Dubai is only ONE. I have a feeling they wouldn't spare our ass for only one supertall building!

You would point at the tower and then they would fire their lasers! Remember "Independence Day"? We need many such buildings to impress the aliens! Otherwise --->


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Old August 6th, 2009, 08:45 AM   #19527
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Old August 6th, 2009, 10:02 AM   #19528
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OOh its almost cladded! Cheers Burj!
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Old August 6th, 2009, 12:32 PM   #19529
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IMO the real thing looks much much much better than that what we could expect from the renders.
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Old August 6th, 2009, 01:22 PM   #19530
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Working at those heights how do they do it.
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Old August 6th, 2009, 01:29 PM   #19531
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very carefully I guess.

How do they get those final pieces of cladding to the top of the spire without a crane at those hights?
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Old August 6th, 2009, 01:30 PM   #19532
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^ they get used to it. its addictive...
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Old August 6th, 2009, 03:08 PM   #19533
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New photo:
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Old August 6th, 2009, 03:59 PM   #19534
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very carefully I guess.

How do they get those final pieces of cladding to the top of the spire without a crane at those hights?
with the BMU's crane
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Old August 6th, 2009, 04:07 PM   #19535
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a natural version of Burj Dubai...LOOOL

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Old August 6th, 2009, 04:31 PM   #19536
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At certain angles, it really does look like that building in Halflife2. I gonna go back and play that game again!
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Old August 7th, 2009, 04:01 AM   #19537
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spooky picture.... Dark side castle.....
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Old August 7th, 2009, 06:30 AM   #19538
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That is one strange looking shot alright...

Soon enough Burj Dubai will finally be complete! And it will look a millions times better than any render that's for sure!
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Old August 7th, 2009, 07:15 AM   #19539
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Hi all.

The shot above looks to be a render to me.

Level 10 looks much higher than the rest in tier 0 - it isn't on the real structure. Also where are the annexes ? - shopped out I guess.

I presume we will be seeing the crane disassembly proceedure continue soon.

The cladding is progressing although it seems - slowly.

We need some shots of the landscaping so we can see some progress there.

Looks like Emaar won't let any general public site visits so after completion ( soft opening in Dec - ?) I'm hoping for a flood of interior shots.

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Old August 7th, 2009, 07:22 AM   #19540
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Hi all.

The shot above looks to be a render to me.

Level 10 looks much higher than the rest in tier 0 - it isn't on the real structure. Also where are the annexes ? - shopped out I guess.

I presume we will be seeing the crane disassembly proceedure continue soon.

The cladding is progressing although it seems - slowly.

We need some shots of the landscaping so we can see some progress there.

Looks like Emaar won't let any general public site visits so after completion ( soft opening in Dec - ?) I'm hoping for a flood of interior shots.

Amen! We need some interior shots real bad!!!!!
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