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Old December 19th, 2012, 01:37 AM   #4381
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I wonder if this building was designed by the same architects?
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Old December 19th, 2012, 05:51 AM   #4382
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Actually, plumbing electrical and gas can be rotated!

http://youtu.be/Kji1Us6s9z8
That will involved a lot of engineering. And possibly lot of maintanence issues.
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Old December 19th, 2012, 05:57 AM   #4383
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That's what I was thinking, for this building, at least.
(even so, North koreans apparently have success with rocket science now, as well. If they built a dam, and a satellite, they can build a revolving floor)
Not just yet, some source say the satellite is unstable.

http://www.spacesafetymagazine.com/2...epares-launch/
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Old December 19th, 2012, 06:44 AM   #4384
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I remember hearing somewhere that South Korea disagreed with the USA's claim that it is unstable, and that they think it is operating fine.
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Old December 19th, 2012, 02:13 PM   #4385
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Kempinski, a high quality German-based hotel chain, is responsible for fitting out their floors, and such a prestigious business would not want toxic floors.
Aren't they affect by US sanctions? Doesn't Kempinski have business in US or with US companies/banks?

I thought the major reason they had to hire the Taiwanese folks was to circumvent the sanctions.
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Old December 19th, 2012, 02:31 PM   #4386
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I don't think there are sanction on operating Hotels ... plus, what do you mean by hiring Taiwanese?
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Old December 19th, 2012, 09:54 PM   #4387
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I wonder if this building was designed by the same architects?
Location?
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Old December 19th, 2012, 10:14 PM   #4388
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North Korea too.
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Old December 20th, 2012, 01:17 AM   #4389
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Is it in Pyongyang?
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Old December 20th, 2012, 10:16 AM   #4390
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The above reminds me of a building near Biarritz, France:



France & North Korea - Two countries fond of socialism and modernist architecture!
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 11:11 AM   #4391
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 11:12 AM   #4392
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 11:13 AM   #4393
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its better if it has tones of spotlights like petronas towers

http://minorsmajor.wordpress.com/200...lookout-point/

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Old December 23rd, 2012, 11:37 AM   #4394
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old photos




and does anyone how tall that mast behind the arch is?
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 12:57 PM   #4395
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It's Pyongyang TV Tower and it's 150 m tall
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 04:37 PM   #4396
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150M sounds absurd, its definitey more than 220M!
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 05:34 PM   #4397
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You can't really judge that without a point of reference
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 07:10 PM   #4398
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Nice images.
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Old December 23rd, 2012, 11:36 PM   #4399
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It's Pyongyang TV Tower and it's 150 m tall
with a 50m antenna on it's top => 200m
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Old December 24th, 2012, 04:11 AM   #4400
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It's located near the International Friendship Exhibition in Hyangsan, North Pyongan.
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