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Old October 9th, 2013, 06:26 PM   #5061
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Are the "holes" in the glass wall just vents for the mechanical floors?
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Old October 9th, 2013, 10:34 PM   #5062
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Old October 11th, 2013, 06:29 AM   #5063
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Ryugyong in sunrise
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Old October 11th, 2013, 06:46 AM   #5064
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Probably the ugliest supertall in the world. IMO of course.
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Old October 11th, 2013, 06:53 AM   #5065
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Old October 11th, 2013, 06:59 AM   #5066
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i think its turned out fantastic. still futuristic
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Old October 11th, 2013, 07:08 AM   #5067
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This is one brilliant tower with an awesome design!
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Old October 11th, 2013, 07:09 AM   #5068
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i think its turned out fantastic. still futuristic
I agree. It even trascends the architecture of its time.
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Old October 11th, 2013, 07:57 AM   #5069
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"it's time"??
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Old October 11th, 2013, 08:20 AM   #5070
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Most buildings in Las Vegas are in the same style
In Niagara Falls too
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Old October 11th, 2013, 08:29 AM   #5071
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I was about to say the same thing...if this building was in Vegas, we would be singing it's praises.
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Old October 11th, 2013, 10:17 AM   #5072
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Can anyone confirm that this is one of the widest (at the base) supertalls in the world? To me it looks even wider than Burj Khalifa. Because of the "triangular" shape it is not easy to gauge, though.
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Old October 11th, 2013, 12:38 PM   #5073
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Can anyone confirm that this is one of the widest (at the base) supertalls in the world? To me it looks even wider than Burj Khalifa. Because of the "triangular" shape it is not easy to gauge, though.
you can use google earth to measure.
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Old October 11th, 2013, 01:24 PM   #5074
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Why does the title still say that that it's T/O?
Looks complete to me.
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Old October 11th, 2013, 03:08 PM   #5075
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Why does the title still say that that it's T/O?
Looks complete to me.
Only the exterior.
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Old October 11th, 2013, 04:51 PM   #5076
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When had construction started?
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Old October 11th, 2013, 06:51 PM   #5077
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Old October 11th, 2013, 07:37 PM   #5078
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So, is the government responsible for the delay or the developers??
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Old October 11th, 2013, 07:52 PM   #5079
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.....Construction begun in 1987 but in 1992, after the building was topped out, it was put on hold. The initial cost of the building was estimated to be 750 million dollars, which is equal to 2 % of North Korea's GDP ...... after 16 years of being on hold, the government reached an agreement with the Egyptian company Orascom to finish the building.....
It was on hold, because of lack of fundings from goverment, I thought everyone knows that
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Old October 11th, 2013, 10:42 PM   #5080
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In Niagara Falls too
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Yes, looks just like it.
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