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Old October 21st, 2008, 06:51 PM   #401
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It can be build here also because labor cost is about €0,60 per hour. They also work 60 hours per week. That is impossible in Western countries.
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Old October 21st, 2008, 07:30 PM   #402
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Dont really want to get into it as it off topic. Well thats true but we have done that to our selves but then thats the stardard of living in the so called Western world. Dubai standards will rise thanks to projects like these (Of course not a few there already that are way beyond any western standard).
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Old October 22nd, 2008, 12:37 AM   #403
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UNREAL !!!
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Old October 22nd, 2008, 12:44 AM   #404
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It will be build because it`s a key project. The main reason is not to make money, but to help Dubais image. Dubais has an image of a ever growing city. This project tells everyboddy Dubai can make the impossible possible.
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Old October 22nd, 2008, 12:48 AM   #405
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They're building Coroscant... on Earth! Sheikh Mohammed is definitely a Star Wars fan.
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Old October 22nd, 2008, 01:14 AM   #406
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Dubai standards will rise thanks to projects like these (Of course not a few there already that are way beyond any western standard).
Dubai natives have very high standards of living. The low payed workers are foreigners.
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Old October 22nd, 2008, 01:23 AM   #407
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That doesn't look 201 floors, or 850m. Or am I getting confused?
201 floors, seems weird =P
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Old October 22nd, 2008, 06:16 AM   #408
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That doesn't look 201 floors, or 850m. Or am I getting confused?
201 floors, seems weird =P
It's really really wide, which makes it seem a bit shorter. Also, some of the renders it seems have had the scale pretty far off.

This image really put it in perspective for me:

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Old October 22nd, 2008, 07:37 AM   #409
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when are they supposed to start construction?
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Old October 22nd, 2008, 04:07 PM   #410
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Some of these renders are pretty odd. Look at the size of the SUV's and the people next to the tower!?!. Doesn't look so big from that comparison does it?
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Old October 22nd, 2008, 04:21 PM   #411
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It will be build because it`s a key project. The main reason is not to make money, but to help Dubais image. Dubais has an image of a ever growing city. This project tells everyboddy Dubai can make the impossible possible.
I absolutely agree with you. Money comes second.
They build all of these for prestige, fame. To create this image, everything must be superlative.

Anyway, psychology teaches us that people with inferiority complex loves to do this thing. I wish this is not the case with Dubai.


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Old October 22nd, 2008, 04:46 PM   #412
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OMG Dubai is just sick...
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Old October 22nd, 2008, 08:05 PM   #413
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yeah this building is just sick, a revolution in architecture!
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Old October 22nd, 2008, 08:25 PM   #414
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amazing building, when are they planning to start construction?
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Old October 22nd, 2008, 08:44 PM   #415
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Some of these renders are pretty odd. Look at the size of the SUV's and the people next to the tower!?!. Doesn't look so big from that comparison does it?
Those sailing boats are also "pretty" small compared to the people in this render:
http://img187.imageshack.us/img187/6...ower115hz7.jpg
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Old October 22nd, 2008, 09:00 PM   #416
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wow this looks really good

does anybody no when its supposed to be built???
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Old October 22nd, 2008, 11:20 PM   #417
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They're building Coroscant... on Earth! Sheikh Mohammed is definitely a Star Wars fan.
More and more Dubai projects are looking that way...
But this one is incredible.
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Old October 23rd, 2008, 01:56 AM   #418
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Those sailing boats are also "pretty" small compared to the people in this render:
http://img187.imageshack.us/img187/6...ower115hz7.jpg
wait, those are supposed to be real sailboats???
i thought they were radio controlled toy boats!!
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Old October 23rd, 2008, 02:14 AM   #419
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I wonder how fast this new architecture will spread around the world
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Old October 23rd, 2008, 02:24 AM   #420
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Large masterplan, you can probably estimate the width of the tower complex from this.

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