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View Poll Results: Would you actually live in one of these new SuperTalls?
Yes 106 72.11%
No 24 16.33%
Umm, not sure 17 11.56%
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Old May 21st, 2008, 05:34 AM   #1
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Would you actually live in one of these mega scapers?

http://www.madarchitect.org/super-st...is-burj-dubai/

1000 meters high?

thats insane!
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Old May 21st, 2008, 05:54 AM   #2
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the highest apartment in Burj Dubai will be level108 or 325m.

the highest apartments since 1969 is on floor92 /307m in John Hancock centre, chicago



Chicago spire will hold the record for highest apartment being 565m.
so we may never have people living 1000m high.
500m maybe be limitation for now.
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Old May 21st, 2008, 05:55 AM   #3
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I would NEVER live in an apartment in the first place, but if I had to, I'd want to be as high as possible.
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Old May 21st, 2008, 06:08 AM   #4
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With emphasis on alot of new safety technology, yes.

For example, evacuation via the elevators, where the shafts are positive air pressurerized, structural accounting for seismic, terrorist, bombs, etc., intermediate open air floors for rescue, ban on toxic vapor flammable materials (carpets, etc.), fire sprinkler systems, etc, etc.

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Old May 21st, 2008, 07:02 AM   #5
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I assume this poll is independent of cost (top floor chicago spire=$40million)

Other than that, of course; what the hell would stop me? not afraid of heights in a skyscraper
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Old May 21st, 2008, 07:08 AM   #6
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Hell yeah I'd live in one of these. Give me the top floor please. This is why we admire these buildings, we want to live in them. It's kinda like saying you want to look at a girl but you don't wanna **** her.
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Old May 21st, 2008, 07:25 AM   #7
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Sure. If I was going to live in one of them, I'd live on the top.
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Old May 21st, 2008, 08:44 AM   #8
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Its pretty lame how that blog used one of Culwalla's diagrams without permission/crediting (as far as I know)
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Old May 21st, 2008, 08:48 AM   #9
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no, would take to long to get up to apt.
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Old May 21st, 2008, 09:12 AM   #10
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Hell yeah I'd live in one of these. Give me the top floor please. This is why we admire these buildings, we want to live in them. It's kinda like saying you want to look at a girl but you don't wanna **** her.
bahaha, quote of the day for me

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Old May 21st, 2008, 09:15 AM   #11
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i would kill to live in the highest penthouse in the Chicago Spire.
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Old May 21st, 2008, 09:26 AM   #12
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i would kill to live in the highest penthouse in the Chicago Spire.
No shit, I mean seriously... $40 million USD seems like a bargain to me - I'm not being sarcastic either. If I had $100 mil or more I'd do it in a heartbeat! Besides the height and architecture of the Spire, you would have a 360 degree panorama of one of the best skylines anywhere plus the lake....
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Old May 21st, 2008, 09:33 AM   #13
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if i had the money i would have bought it months ago. At the very first opportunity possible.
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Old May 21st, 2008, 09:53 AM   #14
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If I had a ton of money I'd buy a nice house to put my family in, not a 500m rat trap. I wouldn't want to live in a tall building.
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Old May 21st, 2008, 10:22 AM   #15
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Hell yeah I'd live in one of these. Give me the top floor please. This is why we admire these buildings, we want to live in them. It's kinda like saying you want to look at a girl but you don't wanna **** her.
Rather crude way of putting it...
But down-right hilarious and definitely with some truth to it...
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Old May 21st, 2008, 10:45 AM   #16
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YES i would, without any doubt .
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Old May 21st, 2008, 11:32 AM   #17
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I would love to have a apartment there but I shouldn't be my only home.
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Old May 21st, 2008, 11:52 AM   #18
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"Umm, not sure"

I wouldn't want to live in the BD - but if the building had what I needed I wouldn't mind living there no matter how high or insane



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Old May 21st, 2008, 11:58 AM   #19
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yes, why not?
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Old May 21st, 2008, 12:34 PM   #20
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yeah sure, looks cool
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