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Old June 14th, 2013, 11:54 AM   #2721
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I love the way it is lit during the night.
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Old June 14th, 2013, 01:41 PM   #2722
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It isn't .... those pics were from the preparation for the inauguration ceremony
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Old June 14th, 2013, 06:55 PM   #2723
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Very nice to see this done, but I liked the older name better. Of course, there are several other towers with the name "Infinity" (the building in Brisbane readily comes to mind), but I always thought it reflected the design pretty well here, so I wished they would've kept it.
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Old June 14th, 2013, 08:31 PM   #2724
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a new name? =_=

btw some new pics by imre

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Old June 14th, 2013, 08:36 PM   #2725
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so sexy, how she waves her hips, almost like shakira
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Old June 14th, 2013, 09:10 PM   #2726
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The beauty is that the tower's entire structure twists for real, it's not a cheat like most of the "twisting" structures out there, that are actually just regular buildings with changing floor plates, creating the illusion of an "twisting" structure
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Old June 14th, 2013, 09:12 PM   #2727
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From that angle it looks great
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Pics by Parag Deulgaonkar of Cayan Tower from the top and inside of the tower.

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Old June 14th, 2013, 11:00 PM   #2729
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The top needs a wash.
Also, is the tower accessible from the Marina Walk yet? When I was there some weeks ago, it was fenced off.
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Old June 15th, 2013, 01:21 PM   #2731
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Build for $US 272 mio...!

The Mercury City tower(339m) in Moscow is build for 2 bio $.

Well played Dubai, well played.
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Old June 15th, 2013, 05:07 PM   #2732
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Old June 15th, 2013, 06:14 PM   #2733
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Build for $US 272 mio...!

The Mercury City tower(339m) in Moscow is build for 2 bio $.

Well played Dubai, well played.
Tell that to all the Indian and Pakistani workers that worked on this building...
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I wanted to write a cynic comment about it but I reviewed it.
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Looks like the render. Loads of colourful buildings lately in Dubai
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Old June 15th, 2013, 10:14 PM   #2736
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Tell that to all the Indian and Pakistani workers that worked on this building...
And you love dubai?

Always the same comment. They come to build in Dubai, because in Dubai they are in better conditions than in India or Pakistan.
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Cayan Tower, Dubai, United Arab Emirates










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Dubai has welcomed another record-breaking tower this week as the Cayan Tower (formerly Infinity Tower) was inaugurated by its developer, Saudi Arabia-based Cayan Investment & Development. Cayan Tower is a 75-storey, 307m-high residential structure which is set apart by a 90 degree shift of its floorplates between the base and top, making it the tallest twisted tower in the world.

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Old June 15th, 2013, 10:31 PM   #2738
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the crown/parapet thing looks half-assed, unless these are all old pictures
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Old June 16th, 2013, 08:18 PM   #2739
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the crown/parapet thing looks half-assed, unless these are all old pictures
Should this even be classed as a supertall? It's only those bits of string and bunting on the top which take it up to that height, and the BMU I suppose.
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