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Old August 17th, 2009, 07:56 AM   #19681
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Hi guys more update on the ''at the top'' observation area;

There will be an outdoor terrace on the 124th floor!! - it is compeltly open to the heavens and the only things in place will be 3 meter glass around the side for safety.

There will be no roof so its all open, sounds amazing, its also 360 degree views as well (from inside not outside)

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Old August 17th, 2009, 02:35 PM   #19682
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We knew that a few yearsa go DXBQ =)
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Old August 18th, 2009, 12:35 AM   #19683
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Ooh almost there! Have they got clients to fill the building?
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Old August 18th, 2009, 12:41 AM   #19684
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Ooh almost there! Have they got clients to fill the building?
Well on the lower floors at night there are some lights on. So I guess it's a yes.
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Old August 18th, 2009, 03:27 AM   #19685
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been a month since update
see diagram guys if you want to know info.
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Old August 18th, 2009, 03:47 AM   #19686
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it's amazing how much taller the Burj Dubai's roof is compared to the SWFC. great diagram as always CUL

here's a pic from Flickr, credit too cmakin
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3489/...882c3a3b_b.jpg
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Old August 18th, 2009, 04:12 AM   #19687
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Hi all.

Your diagram is looking good Cul - great work.

I agree Helghast - the BD makes everything else look like short highrises.

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Old August 18th, 2009, 04:15 AM   #19688
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thanks, i was looking at pyong jangs 330m hotel and used to think it was tall. but burj D would be nearly triple its height.
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Old August 18th, 2009, 04:20 AM   #19689
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Even more amazing, is the fact that it's half a mile high.

I think it proves you can build much, much higher if you want to. Imagine a 3 mile high tower that could house an entire city. I say give back the forests & plains to farmers & nature, build ultra-talls in established metro centers such as manhattan, east bank of the Schuchill river in philly etc. Eradicate sprawl with some tall!

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Old August 18th, 2009, 04:24 AM   #19690
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I like your way of thinking.

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Old August 18th, 2009, 04:55 AM   #19691
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Gerald, I once heard you should never enter a battle of wits with an unarmed man [much less two]...that said, hats off to your explanation!
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Old August 18th, 2009, 06:47 AM   #19692
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Does anyone know if the clading is done? and if so, does anyone have pics of the top? :P
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Old August 18th, 2009, 07:16 AM   #19693
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There are lots of pictures just a few pages back and you can see how far they've come, just look for Imre photos. Nice diagriam...
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Old August 18th, 2009, 07:28 AM   #19694
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theres photos and diagram to show you cladding progress.sheesh.
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Old August 18th, 2009, 07:59 AM   #19695
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Even more amazing, is the fact that it's half a mile high.

I think it proves you can build much, much higher if you want to. Imagine a 3 mile high tower that could house an entire city. I say give back the forests & plains to farmers & nature, build ultra-talls in established metro centers such as manhattan, east bank of the Schuchill river in philly etc. Eradicate sprawl with some tall!

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Old August 18th, 2009, 08:16 AM   #19696
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Hey AltinD, fame at 2.07 in the linked rant.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6t9UBrITLw
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Old August 18th, 2009, 08:19 AM   #19697
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oic! Imre... yeah hes amazing. Ok my question tho is does anyone know WHEN it will be finished down to the last window pane.
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Old August 18th, 2009, 09:23 AM   #19698
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Emaar said in weeks time but no idea what does it mean
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Old August 18th, 2009, 12:10 PM   #19699
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Great work .. really informative .. and thanks a lot for sharing ..
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Old August 18th, 2009, 01:05 PM   #19700
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Few new photos:
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/bohameed92211/3820389384/
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