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    Sticky: Poll: Another view I cobbled together using the magic...

    Another view I cobbled together using the magic of photoshop. Looks a very dense and powerful cluster from this angle. This is NOT one of the officially released renders.
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  2. I'm very excited about this one and don't know...

    I'm very excited about this one and don't know what people are worried about. Foster has a fantastic track record in high rise buildings from the HSBC building in Hong Kong, to Commezbank in...
  3. An image of the future Dubai Skyline once BD and...

    An image of the future Dubai Skyline once BD and some other U/C and proposed skyscrapers along SZR are completed.

    http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/2435/c14pw.jpg
  4. More revealing photos from xitek.com. In the...

    More revealing photos from xitek.com. In the photo below you can see the slant starting to take shape.

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    http://s04.picshome.com/04b/191883_1147129708.jpg
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  5. Some recent photos by asb63 of SSC. ...

    Some recent photos by asb63 of SSC.

    http://www.baidas.net/public/images/bd01.jpg

    http://www.baidas.net/public/images/bd02.jpg
  6. The beast is rising, this photo was taken around...

    The beast is rising, this photo was taken around the 21st of March.

    http://img62.imageshack.us/img62/482/10124072bl.jpg
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    I couldn't agree more, this is what you could...

    I couldn't agree more, this is what you could have had if you'd let some of the worlds great architects loose at ground zero which in all fairness is what the site deserved. Instead you get some...
  8. I think this is one of, if not the finest...

    I think this is one of, if not the finest skyscraper under constuction in the world at the moment. I love the expressed structural X bracing and the detail in the fenestration is extrordinary. It...
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    Foster and Partnersí Moscow City Tower

    From the Foster website:

    Location: Located in Moscow City, 5.5km from the Red Square

    Building Type: Mixed-use, super-dense, vertical city for 25,000 people

    Uses: Offices, hotel, shopping,...
  10. I think its looking pretty stunning and slick...

    I think its looking pretty stunning and slick although all the grey does seem a little dull at the moment. It would be nice to see some polished aluminium or stainless steel details to lift it a bit...
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    Its really not clear what your talking about, do...

    Its really not clear what your talking about, do you mean the Beetham West Tower?
  12. Amazed this thread has been inactive for so long,...

    Amazed this thread has been inactive for so long, the Burj has grown a great deal since the last post. Here are some of the latest updates, only about another 150 storey's to go!
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  13. Anyway back to SWFC..... Nice construction...

    Anyway back to SWFC.....

    Nice construction update pic from Giallo at SSP.

    http://www.inclearimage.com/giallo/jan23swfc.jpg
  14. Status as of today Dec 2005. Thanks to James...

    Status as of today Dec 2005. Thanks to James Foong of SSC for the photos.

    http://img488.imageshack.us/img488/8646/5457411335005826oe.jpg

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  15. The redesign is anything but mediocre. The hole...

    The redesign is anything but mediocre. The hole has indeed been replaced because of concerns about it resembling the Japanese flag but it is still one hell of a skyscraper. See for yourself.
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  16. Thread: London Projects

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    A render of the rather impressive base. ...

    A render of the rather impressive base.


    http://img183.echo.cx/img183/5164/15je.jpg
  17. An image of how a part of Dubai will look in...

    An image of how a part of Dubai will look in around 5 years time, all the towers seen here are either recently built, U/C or approved and due to start soon. Astonishing to think that this was all...
  18. Here is the footprint of the building showing the...

    Here is the footprint of the building showing the "arabic flower" shape.

    http://www.construction.com/NewsCenter/photoart/031124-13B.jpg[/QUOTE]
  19. Thread: Scrapped!

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    KPF designed a series of striking post-modern...

    KPF designed a series of striking post-modern towers during the 80's that unfortunately were never built. I know its off topic slightly but I thought it was worth showing these 2 skyscrapers that...
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    Well only time will tell I guess. However it...

    Well only time will tell I guess. However it seems unlikely that Freedom Tower will ever be the WTB even though it is being touted as such.
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    What I said is hardly irrelevant considering that...

    What I said is hardly irrelevant considering that article you've just posted.
  22. Thread: Scrapped!

    by larven
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    Never heard of the Travelstead Tower before...

    Never heard of the Travelstead Tower before reading this thread but I did a google search and managed to find this rendering. What a pity it never got built, very post-modern and of its time but...
  23. Emaar Properties today announced that Samsung...

    Emaar Properties today announced that Samsung Corporation, the Korean group, has been appointed the main contractor for its iconic Burj Dubai tower.
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    Foundations are already in place for Burj Dubai,...

    Foundations are already in place for Burj Dubai, Samsung has just been announced as the building contractor for the superstructure during the last few days. Nothing can touch it in the world for...
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    Freedom tower will never be the worlds tallest...

    Can't tell you all how much i hope for this to really become a reality. Competition is going to be huge for the title of tallest building in the world thought the first 10 years of the 21'st century....
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