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Old August 7th, 2009, 08:26 AM   #19541
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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.
I'm too embarrassed to look at Taipei 101 myself.
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Old August 7th, 2009, 12:08 PM   #19542
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spooky picture.... Dark side castle.....
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That is one strange looking shot alright...
As i said in my post the photo its HDR type
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Old August 7th, 2009, 02:29 PM   #19543
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Almost...

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Come, let us build ourselves a city, and a tower with its top in the heavens, and let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.(Gen 11:4)
Sounds a hell lot like Dubai!


and no I'm not a religious guy
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Old August 7th, 2009, 02:59 PM   #19544
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Correct, you're just a annoyance
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Old August 7th, 2009, 04:02 PM   #19545
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and that is why?

Is that you speaking as a religious guy, as forum troll, or just to show of your 'cool' moderator status vs new poster(who has been watching the forums for more than 2 years)?
Really, I expect more from a moderator like you, how can expect anything good to come from a reaction like this?

Now if you could point out why you think Im an annoyance, I could respect that ...
My post is not against the forum rules, it's more relevant that half of the posts in this topic, and since its my first post in this topic it could hardly be annoying.

Oh and if you have anything like that to say in the near future, be an example and PM me instead, your post is annoying too.

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Old August 7th, 2009, 04:15 PM   #19546
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Burj Dubai HDR
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/alipolat0/3787418805/
Brilliant, they've made a photo of the building look like a render of the building.
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Old August 7th, 2009, 04:18 PM   #19547
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It is a render
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Old August 7th, 2009, 04:21 PM   #19548
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of course its a render.its too silver.
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Old August 7th, 2009, 04:34 PM   #19549
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stewie at base of burj dubai
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Old August 7th, 2009, 04:43 PM   #19550
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wonder if this will be seen as an 'annoyance' too...
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Old August 7th, 2009, 04:43 PM   #19551
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of course its a render.its too silver.
Not to mention the disappearance of all surroundings. lol
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Old August 7th, 2009, 04:43 PM   #19552
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only way for that render to be real is if the cladding are mirrors, and reflects all the lights.
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Old August 7th, 2009, 08:24 PM   #19553
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As i said in my post the photo its HDR type
Yes, I know!

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Soon enough Burj Dubai will finally be complete! And it will look a millions times better than any render that's for sure!


No surroundings/construction in sight at all, it's too silver/metalic looking and the top end looks all distorted to me.
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Old August 7th, 2009, 08:29 PM   #19554
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To me, the bulk of it looks like a physical (architectural) model then photoshopped against a different background. The top segment looks like it was taken from someplace else and the base doesn't look like a model but from a different picture/rendering.

My two cents.
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Old August 7th, 2009, 09:08 PM   #19555
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Wonder if they'll use a chopper to get the last of the crane pieces down.
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Old August 7th, 2009, 11:04 PM   #19556
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Wonder if they'll use a chopper to get the last of the crane pieces down.
They should just throw them down for the lolz
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Old August 8th, 2009, 03:24 AM   #19557
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Hi all.

As I posted earlier the "HDR" shot looks like a render to me. Level 10 is higher than the rest of tier 0 levels. In reality 9 to 15 are all the same at 3.2 m.

The cranes disassembly proceedure is well laid out and they have followed it so far. The last / smallest crane will be taken down in pieces in an elevator.

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Old August 8th, 2009, 11:21 AM   #19558
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New photos:
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3793433516/

August of 2008, last year:
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3793215648/
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Old August 8th, 2009, 01:01 PM   #19559
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Incredible. Almost too tall!
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Old August 8th, 2009, 01:43 PM   #19560
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the "new photo" isnt that new. its a few weeks old atleast judging by the cladding.
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