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M.K.
Feb 26, 2007, 7:37 PM
Comparing to Burj Dubai, it is not highrising in the same way. We see here slowly. Maybe because of not being so high, it is not necessary the same speed to increase the floors.

-GR2NY-
Feb 26, 2007, 8:05 PM
looks a bit like midtowns old facade on the verizon as well.

The original rendering of this dominated the new rendering, how clad.

Thskyscraper
Feb 26, 2007, 8:38 PM
It is coming along very well. This is one of my favorite constructions in the world right now and I believe that it will be one of the best in Dubai if not the best. It's too bad because it's probably going to be very underrated and be in the shadow of the Burj Dubai.

malec
Mar 11, 2007, 1:02 AM
From Imre again



10/March/2007

Index from Sheikh Zayed Road

http://img407.imageshack.us/img407/2673/photo17jf9.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img224.imageshack.us/img224/1935/photo18hy9.th.jpg (http://img224.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo18hy9.jpg)

AltinD
Mar 25, 2007, 10:39 PM
25/03/2007

http://i10.tinypic.com/34rh9w2.jpg

http://i10.tinypic.com/3zjagep.jpg

Hoodrat
Mar 26, 2007, 12:37 AM
a monster in the making:tup:

WonderlandPark
Mar 26, 2007, 1:44 AM
Love the big fat numbers on the tower.

Scruffy
Mar 26, 2007, 3:57 AM
28a?

WonderlandPark
Mar 26, 2007, 4:18 AM
28a?

Probably a mechanical level.

DUBAI2015
Mar 26, 2007, 4:49 AM
So on 3/10/2007 The Index was working on floor 28A and now on 3/25/2007 they're building floor 29. Slow.

Stephan23
Mar 26, 2007, 8:24 AM
Maybe it will pic up speed again after the 28A floor.

malec
Mar 30, 2007, 5:34 PM
A progress diagram by Culwulla over at SSC

http://img130.imageshack.us/img130/9479/indexqr9.jpg

AltinD
Apr 7, 2007, 5:54 PM
April 7th

http://i16.tinypic.com/3z7pq1s.jpg

Notice the red "100 m" tag on the left wall, marking the 100 meters height :cheers:

Ardvark
May 2, 2007, 1:13 PM
I spotted the index in the background of a recent Burj Dubai photo, and damn! This thing has grown huge.

May not be the tallest, but will surely be one of the most imposing in Dubai for some time to come. Beautiful building in my opinion.

Ardvark
Jun 1, 2007, 3:35 PM
So...anybody got pictures for this one? it's been nearly two months and I'm too lazy to do it... ;)

M.K.
Jun 1, 2007, 3:49 PM
In the same way Burj Dubai none cladding in this also yet. Is Dubai so hot that none clad is need for inside refreshment?? :D But cool bldg beeing up. I've been in Dubai and saw too beautiful windows glass colored cover on bldgs. Of course the majoroty were not so new ones. The newer ones are not cover necessary anymore. Toooooo desert...

Sky Tower
Jun 4, 2007, 12:58 AM
Comparing to Burj Dubai, it is not highrising in the same way. We see here slowly. Maybe because of not being so high, it is not necessary the same speed to increase the floors.Probably something to do with it's wedge shape. As it taperes in at different rates on all 4 sides the forms have to be adjusted after every level...so it's never going to be a 3 day per floor build like most section of the BD that has a fairly uniforn core most of the way up!

Sol_Invictus
Jun 4, 2007, 6:02 AM
The shape reminds me a flash drive. But hey, that's probably why they call it "the index." Other than that, I think it's a nifty design.

aluminum
Jun 5, 2007, 3:19 AM
The shape reminds me of some kinda plug and socket system...

malec
Jun 18, 2007, 2:25 PM
Has started to rise again and cladding is coming:

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t68/joobn/indexprogress.jpg

LoverOfDubai
Jun 27, 2007, 8:12 PM
Where do you see the cladding? I heard that The Index is being built to take full use to the sun. Does anyone know anything about this?

AltinD
Jun 28, 2007, 4:48 PM
They are doing the 34th floor now.

LoverOfDubai
Jul 2, 2007, 1:20 AM
Are there any updates or recent pictures?

LoverOfDubai
Jul 3, 2007, 1:34 AM
I got some myself.
These are pictures from Altin D on 1 July at SZR Construction Forum (http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?t=123355&page=2)

http://i7.tinypic.com/5xzfm0w.jpg

http://i8.tinypic.com/6435yfs.jpg

http://i15.tinypic.com/61yh1e0.jpg

Ardvark
Jul 3, 2007, 4:08 PM
Wow!

When it moves, it moves fast!

Thskyscraper
Jul 3, 2007, 8:48 PM
Wow they started the cladding already.

AltinD
Jul 3, 2007, 11:09 PM
Cladding has started long time ago.

LoverOfDubai
Jul 4, 2007, 1:50 AM
How long is "long?" And if it has been going on for some time, why isn't the cladding-building height ratio similar to the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago. The cladding for that one is already all over the whole entire building except for the recent 3 or 4 floors that were just built. If you cover up the part of the building that is under construction, it appears as if the building is complete. Imagine if they did that for the Burj Dubai!!!

Dac150
Jul 4, 2007, 2:05 AM
The best tower going up in Dubai! I am glad to see all the progress. There is just so much appeal to the tower and so much presence.

AltinD
Jul 4, 2007, 4:44 PM
The formwork jumped up to the 35th floor. It took them 9 days to complete the 34th.

LoverOfDubai
Jul 5, 2007, 7:36 PM
The formwork jumped up to the 35th floor. It took them 9 days to complete the 34th.

I have not been following the Index's construction until only recently. Is 9 days a long or short time for The Index?

Rise To The Top
Jul 11, 2007, 12:33 PM
I have not been following the Index's construction until only recently. Is 9 days a long or short time for The Index?

Short. They must have an easy system running apposed to Burj's, which is running at like 10 panels a day max (not floors).

LoverOfDubai
Jul 12, 2007, 6:56 PM
Pictures found on SkyscraperCity by Imre. The pictures are from 7 July 2007.

http://img174.imageshack.us/img174/7609/imresolt10wd1.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img381.imageshack.us/img381/1401/imresolt11sf9.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

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Fabb
Jul 12, 2007, 8:04 PM
It's huge !
The anti Burj Dubai.

AltinD
Jul 13, 2007, 8:16 PM
Short. They must have an easy system running apposed to Burj's, which is running at like 10 panels a day max (not floors).

The figure quoted (by me) was for the construction of floors not for the cladding.

There is alot more cladding on the front of the building (opposite side from what Imre's pictures show) but the tiles over the sides are at a very similar colour then the concrete underneath and the glass seams very transparent (due to lack of any interiour walls) so it is hard to see the cladding.

Below are close ups of the facade that I took on July 1st, but didn't posted in here:

http://i18.tinypic.com/61n8hg5.jpg

http://i9.tinypic.com/682ohn8.jpg

See what I mean?

rbowk
Jul 13, 2007, 9:09 PM
cool pics

LoverOfDubai
Jul 15, 2007, 11:45 PM
Photos from Imre Solt on 14 July 2007

http://img181.imageshack.us/img181/5567/imresolt013ef1.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img120.imageshack.us/img120/554/imresolt014ct7.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img515.imageshack.us/img515/3943/imresolt015hj0.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img120.imageshack.us/img120/2265/imresolt016zp7.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img184.imageshack.us/img184/4665/imresolt021rb5.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img184.imageshack.us/img184/4021/imresolt022wu7.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img515.imageshack.us/img515/7035/imresolt032ki8.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img263.imageshack.us/img263/5687/imresolt039wd1.jpg (http://imageshack.us)[/QUOTE]

Dac150
Jul 16, 2007, 12:26 AM
The facade (not glass) is much darker than it appeared in the renderings. I liked the white paneling much better. Just glad to see this one rising at a quick pace though.

rbowk
Jul 16, 2007, 6:14 AM
great building love it
it is rising really fast great to see

LoverOfDubai
Jul 22, 2007, 1:49 AM
What will this building be used for? Office or residential or mixture?

Fabb
Jul 22, 2007, 7:02 AM
What will this building be used for? Office or residential or mixture?

Mixed-use. Offices and residences.

http://i2.tinypic.com/vhtcft.jpg

LoverOfDubai
Jul 25, 2007, 8:11 PM
The Index on 25 July 2007 by Imre Solt

http://img267.imageshack.us/img267/6273/imresolt17mf7.jpg

Lecom
Jul 25, 2007, 8:50 PM
What's that two-core building going up in front of the Index?

Bergenser
Jul 25, 2007, 9:00 PM
One of the most interesting projects in Dubai, Thanks for updates! :)

LoverOfDubai
Jul 25, 2007, 10:23 PM
What's that two-core building going up in front of the Index?

Liberty House (in the Dubai International Financial Centre, just like The Index)

http://www.gowealthy.com/realestate/dubai/libertyhouse/images/overview_01.jpghttp://www.gowealthy.com/realestate/dubai/libertyhouse/images/overview_02.jpghttp://www.gowealthy.com/realestate/dubai/libertyhouse/images/overview_03.jpg

Demetrios B.
Jul 26, 2007, 6:54 PM
Liberty House (in the Dubai International Financial Centre, just like The Index)



Is it the smaller building at the right? If it is, the taller building should be early project of The Index cladding?

LoverOfDubai
Jul 26, 2007, 9:39 PM
If I understand your question correctly, the building in the picture is Liberty House. Liberty House consists of the tall part and the short part. The Index is not in the picture.

Demetrios B.
Jul 27, 2007, 10:56 AM
Liberty House consists of the tall part and the short part.

Hmm. Its taller part looks like downsized version of the Index. So I was confused.

Imre
Jul 27, 2007, 12:17 PM
27/July/2007

The Index


http://img508.imageshack.us/img508/4408/imresolt034mu5.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

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http://img514.imageshack.us/img514/6645/imresolt066ai2.th.jpg (http://img514.imageshack.us/my.php?image=imresolt066ai2.jpg)

Imre
Jul 27, 2007, 12:18 PM
27/July/2007

Rosse Rotana , The Index from the Burj Dubai site

http://img518.imageshack.us/img518/9025/imresolt020jg4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

LoverOfDubai
Aug 2, 2007, 9:22 PM
The Index on 2 August 2007 by Imre Solt

http://img477.imageshack.us/img477/3827/imresolt12xk2.jpg

LoverOfDubai
Aug 7, 2007, 8:19 PM
The Index on 6 Aug 2007 by Imre Solt

http://img505.imageshack.us/img505/8205/imresolt23zk4.jpg

http://img166.imageshack.us/img166/168/imresolt24gm8.jpg

rbowk
Aug 8, 2007, 6:20 AM
coming along

Lecom
Aug 8, 2007, 3:45 PM
Liberty House (in the Dubai International Financial Centre, just like The Index)

http://www.gowealthy.com/realestate/dubai/libertyhouse/images/overview_01.jpghttp://www.gowealthy.com/realestate/dubai/libertyhouse/images/overview_02.jpghttp://www.gowealthy.com/realestate/dubai/libertyhouse/images/overview_03.jpg
That actually looks like a great building. It doesn't scream for attention, yet there is definite class in it. I wouldn't mind living in a place like that.

Imre
Aug 9, 2007, 6:34 PM
09/August/2007

The Index



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LoverOfDubai
Aug 9, 2007, 9:52 PM
The Index on 9 August 2007 by Imre Solt

http://img518.imageshack.us/img518/1807/imresolt31if3.jpg

http://img516.imageshack.us/img516/1282/imresolt32gq7.jpg

http://img518.imageshack.us/img518/3053/imresolt34ea7.jpg

http://img516.imageshack.us/img516/3763/imresolt36fn0.jpg

Dubai_GirL
Aug 13, 2007, 3:36 PM
amazing update for a great building :)

Fabb
Aug 13, 2007, 5:42 PM
I have the impression that it started really fast and, now, the construction seems to be stalling.

Untitled
Aug 13, 2007, 5:53 PM
If I recall correctly from earlier in this thread, certain floors present more of a challenge and thus take longer than most. But I could be wrong.

rbowk
Aug 13, 2007, 9:14 PM
nice pics it looks like it is rising slowly

LoverOfDubai
Aug 15, 2007, 5:16 AM
I have the impression that it started really fast and, now, the construction seems to be stalling.

nice pics it looks like it is rising slowly

I believe it could be because as the building gets taller, it seems to be getting slower. When the building was growing out of the ground, it seemed to be growing tremendously fast. Now that the building is much taller, one or two floors does not seem to be a lot. That is why it seems to be gowing slower.
But, I must also admit that it seems to have slowed down. Oh well, as long as they finish it, I will not care how slow it took.

Ardvark
Aug 15, 2007, 10:28 AM
I believe it could be because as the building gets taller, it seems to be getting slower. When the building was growing out of the ground, it seemed to be growing tremendously fast. Now that the building is much taller, one or two floors does not seem to be a lot. That is why it seems to be gowing slower.
But, I must also admit that it seems to have slowed down. Oh well, as long as they finish it, I will not care how slow it took.


Well, if you look at the renders, you can see a definite "split" around floor 28. getting there went really fast and then they were working on this 28th floor for months and months.
Even if the building didn't gain height during those, it did get much of its cladding done and undoubtably a lot went on inside. Now that they've started adding floors again the height is actually once more increasing at an impressive rate. It ain't Burj Dubai during its fastest growth but they're adding three to five floors a month now.
:tup:

AltinD
Aug 15, 2007, 10:29 AM
The 37th floor took just 6 days to be build, so they're back on track.

ATLksuGUY
Aug 15, 2007, 3:50 PM
The 37th floor took just 6 days to be build, so they're back on track.


Soromon will be pleased...

LoverOfDubai
Aug 25, 2007, 4:17 AM
The Index on 24 August 2007 by Imre Solt

http://img249.imageshack.us/img249/7222/imresolt139rn8.jpg

http://img249.imageshack.us/img249/7214/imresolt134wq7.jpg

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M.K.
Aug 25, 2007, 12:33 PM
if would be called burj dubai, it would be already done, but the same velocity of bd is not here a hurry preocupation...

malec
Sep 14, 2007, 4:41 PM
14/September/2007

The Index

http://img206.imageshack.us/img206/1372/imresolt005eb6.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img440.imageshack.us/img440/916/imresolt040oc4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img515.imageshack.us/img515/7392/imresolt042cc0.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

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..

LoverOfDubai
Sep 22, 2007, 7:19 PM
The Index and the Rose Rotana Tower from the Burj Dubai on 22 September 2007 by Imre Solt

http://img217.imageshack.us/img217/1533/imresolt02yu9.jpg

Bergenser
Sep 22, 2007, 7:31 PM
I have the impression that it started really fast and, now, the construction seems to be stalling.

Yeah, I agree.

TAFisher123
Sep 23, 2007, 5:21 AM
I dont get how creating all this office space at the same time can be beneficial for Dubia's real estate market, not to mention the incredible competition for construction labor and materials.....?

Dac150
Sep 23, 2007, 3:03 PM
^^^^^^^^^^^
If its in demand, then it is beneficial.

AltinD
Sep 23, 2007, 4:00 PM
Most of the towers are residential or hotel apartments. Even this one has only 30 commercial floors, out of a total of 86.

LoverOfDubai
Oct 16, 2007, 5:22 AM
The Index on 15 Oct 2007 by Imre Solt

http://img89.imageshack.us/img89/6262/imresolt02ri1.jpg

http://img518.imageshack.us/img518/2485/imresolt05qp6.jpg

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To me, The Index looks top-heavy. Probably because I did not see any picture of it until these most recent ones. Also, since construction was slow a while back, I got used to being only around 30 floors; but now it is at 40 floors. It seems that construction has picked up!

Fabb
Oct 16, 2007, 6:33 AM
The cladding looks dark.
This tower is going to have quite a presence.

malec
Oct 21, 2007, 9:47 PM
By Imre from the cityscape exhibition:


16/Oct/2007

The Index

http://img515.imageshack.us/img515/3056/imresolt186cp4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img515.imageshack.us/img515/7206/imresolt189hi4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

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18/October/2007

The Index

http://img502.imageshack.us/img502/5264/imresolt024ug3.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img148.imageshack.us/img148/5599/imresolt027wi0.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

Ardvark
Oct 24, 2007, 12:30 PM
Hugs to Imre! I love the scale of this thing, and the new pics really show that off.

And to think The Index will be as high as Rose Rotana when it's finished. Awesome building!

LoverOfDubai
Nov 2, 2007, 5:58 AM
The Index on 31 October 2007 by Imre Solt

http://img507.imageshack.us/img507/7260/imresolt18ah0.jpg

http://img264.imageshack.us/img264/9555/imresolt19cr2.jpg

http://img507.imageshack.us/img507/1977/imresolt20oy8.jpg

LoverOfDubai
Nov 3, 2007, 6:28 PM
The Index on 02 November 2007 by Imre Solt

http://img206.imageshack.us/img206/1301/imresolt061th5.jpg

http://img204.imageshack.us/img204/5733/imresolt064wa2.jpg

Fabb
Nov 3, 2007, 6:38 PM
Thanks for the update !
Foster could have made this design in 1985. This building will be the least futuristic in Dubai.

Lecom
Nov 3, 2007, 7:32 PM
On the skyline it may be dwarfed by the BD, but on ground level it will deveintely dominate a pretty large area around, possibly all the way to the Downtown BD.

LoverOfDubai
Nov 3, 2007, 10:19 PM
One more photo:

(02 November 2007 by Imre Solt)

http://img403.imageshack.us/img403/9792/imresolt075ar9.jpg

LoverOfDubai
Nov 4, 2007, 11:30 PM
This building will be the least futuristic in Dubai.

I believe it is very nice, probably one of the best in Dubai.
I will agree that it is not one of Foster's best designs, but it is not terrible.

Fabb
Nov 5, 2007, 6:20 AM
I believe it is very nice, probably one of the best in Dubai.
I will agree that it is not one of Foster's best designs, but it is not terrible.

I'm not saying it's terrible.
I just think that it's not a contemporary design. Otherwise, it's very interesting, if only by its sheer size and its raugh beauty.

sfguy
Nov 11, 2007, 2:49 AM
btw, does anyone know when this building is going to top out?

LoverOfDubai
Nov 11, 2007, 5:41 AM
According to Emporis, completion is in 2008. But, that might have changed. A few months ago, construction slowed down a lot. Just recently it has begun to pick up. If the slowdown was not intended, then it might be delayed. This will then effect the projected 2008 completion.

malec
Nov 28, 2007, 12:49 AM
The monster!!


http://img514.imageshack.us/img514/2884/imresolt031iz4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

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LoverOfDubai
Dec 8, 2007, 12:13 AM
The Index on 06 December 2007 by Imre Solt

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Nate the Great
Dec 14, 2007, 2:29 AM
I think its a nice building:D

NYC2ATX
Dec 16, 2007, 5:29 PM
The monster!!


http://img514.imageshack.us/img514/2884/imresolt031iz4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)



Wow, just look at that. Dubai is really starting to look like one crazy, Las-Vegas-in-the-MidEast mother-fuckin' city.

In another year......I can't even imagine.

In another 10 years......I don't think anyone can imagine.

Fabb
Dec 17, 2007, 8:22 PM
Only John Hancock seems to rival this skyscraper in terms of strength. I'm very impressed.

Imre
Jan 1, 2008, 11:04 AM
01/January/2008

The Index, Islamic Bank Towers and The Liberty House also rising fast

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bassem
Jan 1, 2008, 1:38 PM
for me that building is one of the best buildings i've ever seen
five floors in two weeks , means 1 floor per 3 days ,the construction might finish within 3 to 4 months i think

Lecom
Jan 1, 2008, 10:14 PM
Powerful. Foster came correct once again.

texcolo
Jan 1, 2008, 11:41 PM
I've read that this is the first of four towers.

Index, Glossary, Appendix and the Table of Contents

bassem
Jan 2, 2008, 1:54 PM
I've read that this is the first of four towers.

Index, Glossary, Appendix and the Table of Contents

you must be right man, finally i know why they called it index cause it looks like the book index

gttx
Jan 2, 2008, 5:43 PM
This building has a powerful, brutalist feel to it, but it does it much more elegantly than the buildings from that era.

Urban Sky
Jan 5, 2008, 8:35 PM
I've read that this is the first of four towers.

Index, Glossary, Appendix and the Table of Contents

haha:yes:

Capsule F
Jan 11, 2008, 12:49 AM
Yeah, this tower is money. very excellent

LoverOfDubai
Jan 11, 2008, 12:58 AM
The Index on 10 January 2008 by Imre Solt

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Northwest
Jan 11, 2008, 3:02 AM
I like it, but it doesnt compare to the Chase Bank tower in Chicago.
Is it OK for me to compare these two, at least on some level?