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malec
Feb 25, 2007, 2:52 PM
http://img182.imageshack.us/img182/7828/20146330511c793dcabows9.jpg

http://img519.imageshack.us/img519/1624/201463304731d63fb6fofz7.jpg


A long article about how doha will become the best city in the world, blah blah, but mentions this tower


The developer of Lusail – Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment and Development Company – also has plans to develop the Doha Convention Centre and Tower which will bring a breathtaking aspect to the Doha skyline. Projected to cost $1.2 billion, architects Murphy Jahn Inc, famous for the Deutsche Post building in Bonn and the Sony Centre in Berlin, have produced a design which is both innovative and inspirational.
The tower will soar approximately 105 storeys into the sky and offer panoramic city views and over the blue water from its prestigious central location on the Corniche. It will be home to a hotel with 300 guest rooms, 80 serviced apartments, and 300 residential apartments.
The Convention Centre, adjacent to the tower, will provide 100,000 sq m of convention space and is destined to become an important regional and international exhibition location.

JBinCalgary
Feb 25, 2007, 7:43 PM
good news, but the tower is out of place

Thskyscraper
Feb 25, 2007, 8:23 PM
Looks nice, but they better build some higher buildings around it to compliment it because it's going to look awful lonely with those short towers there.

ZZ-II
Feb 25, 2007, 8:39 PM
looking good

DUBAI2015
Feb 25, 2007, 9:24 PM
Kind of reminds me of the Grollo Tower and the old Burj Dubai and the Russia Tower combined

Stratosphere
Feb 25, 2007, 10:33 PM
Oh boy! It's the Grollo Tower again.

http://www.thehighrisepages.de/hhkartei/melgroll.jpg

DUBAI2015
Feb 26, 2007, 4:20 AM
Looks like the same tower has had 4 incarnations:

Grollo Tower
http://www.thehighrisepages.de/hhkartei/melgroll.jpg

Burj Dubai
http://www.burjdubaiskyscraper.com/2005/oldrender/Old-burj-dubai-render1.jpg

Russia Tower
http://img105.imageshack.us/img105/1184/rt023gk.jpg

Now this:
http://img182.imageshack.us/img182/7828/20146330511c793dcabows9.jpg

Kooky! :leek:

gttx
Feb 26, 2007, 3:29 PM
And all four of them were ugly! Why on earth does this design keep coming up?

Thskyscraper
Feb 26, 2007, 8:43 PM
And all four of them were ugly! Why on earth does this design keep coming up?

Because it seems that it never gets build. Grollo never got built, Burj changed the design, and I'm not sure what happened with the Russia Tower. I actually like it, but it always seems to be placed all alone, so it looks out of place. I think it needs to be built with some taller buildings that compliment this design in the same area in order for it to look nicer.

canucklehead2
Feb 27, 2007, 12:40 AM
Either way, I like the design and I hope it gets built...

DUBAI2015
Feb 27, 2007, 2:14 AM
the Russia Tower is set to start in July

phillyskyline
Feb 27, 2007, 2:17 AM
Anyone got the exact height on this one?

DUBAI2015
Feb 27, 2007, 4:29 AM
Someone should do a diagram of this Grollo tower twin!

Vito Corleone
Feb 27, 2007, 8:58 AM
Anyone got the exact height on this one?

According to Turner Construction, it will be 550 m.

ZZ-II
Mar 3, 2007, 1:13 PM
i love that simple design

Aleks
Mar 3, 2007, 7:42 PM
it does look like various towers combined

is this a common shape/design in west asia?!?! and east europe?!?!

malec
Oct 21, 2007, 10:10 PM
Cityscape 2007

Doha Tower and Convention Center,Qatar

http://img88.imageshack.us/img88/5923/imresolt121zx0.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

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Fabb
Oct 22, 2007, 9:45 AM
I'm not sure that the ornament at the top is appropriate. Is it supposed to be iconic ?

sfguy
Oct 23, 2007, 12:50 AM
http://img182.imageshack.us/img182/7828/20146330511c793dcabows9.jpg

http://img519.imageshack.us/img519/1624/201463304731d63fb6fofz7.jpg





wow, this is an interesting project. these renderings make the corners of the tower look kind of like the international commerce centre in hong kong

10023
Oct 23, 2007, 1:27 AM
Looks like the same tower has had 4 incarnations:

And all look like they're based on this, if it has ever been finished:

http://static.flickr.com/33/51865820_6d4556c598_o.jpg

The Grollo and Russia towers, at least, have the same tripod shape.

Alliance
Oct 23, 2007, 2:24 AM
all these tall buildings next to giant convention centeres and 5 story malls the size on manhattan is simply anti-urban.

Jaroslaw
Oct 23, 2007, 5:35 AM
Doha is in the middle of the desert... it's hotter than Phoenix. It can't be urban.

sfguy
Oct 24, 2007, 9:27 PM
According to Turner Construction, it will be 550 m.

It used to be 550 m, but according to the skyscraperpage diagrams, the height is now 570 m, and the floor count is 108.

Vito Corleone
Oct 26, 2007, 1:04 PM
It used to be 550 m, but according to the skyscraperpage diagrams, the height is now 570 m, and the floor count is 108.

Last night I talked with someone who is working on this project. He informed me that they are still tweaking the final design, and the exact height is not official yet. He said the floor count has been floating between 104 and 111. The good news is that they have started excavation, and there could be an even taller project for Doha in the near future.

Tom In Chicago
Feb 1, 2008, 12:03 AM
I have it on a reliable source that they are driving piles for this building. . . Murphy Jahn designed. . . Concrete up to 102 / 426 meters. . . Steel up to 551 meters. . . Emporis listed U/C. . . :cool:

Down_Under_the_El
Feb 1, 2008, 1:16 AM
I always liked this design(on all those towers)! I'm glad it's going up.

FrancoRey
Feb 1, 2008, 2:27 AM
Looks like the same tower has had 4 incarnations:

Grollo Tower
http://www.thehighrisepages.de/hhkartei/melgroll.jpg

Burj Dubai
http://www.burjdubaiskyscraper.com/2005/oldrender/Old-burj-dubai-render1.jpg

Russia Tower
http://img105.imageshack.us/img105/1184/rt023gk.jpg

Now this:
http://img182.imageshack.us/img182/7828/20146330511c793dcabows9.jpg

Kooky! :leek:

Don't forget the Shard in London! :D

propertyweek.com
http://www.propertyweek.com/Pictures/460xAny/i/q/o/shardhome.jpg

Great shape regardless of the size!

Lecom
Feb 1, 2008, 2:44 AM
all these tall buildings next to giant convention centeres and 5 story malls the size on manhattan is simply anti-urban.
Right, it sure is. What's your point? Did anyone here make a case for this complex being the epitome of urbanity? Or is it only acceptable for highrise buildings to rise in very dense urban clusters?

DUBAI2015
Feb 1, 2008, 4:45 AM
Don't forget the Shard in London! :D

propertyweek.com
http://www.propertyweek.com/Pictures/460xAny/i/q/o/shardhome.jpg

Great shape regardless of the size!

Of course, Of course. Forgot about the Shard :frog: .

Xeelee
Feb 1, 2008, 6:23 PM
looks ok.

Surrealplaces
Feb 1, 2008, 7:19 PM
This reminds me allot of the Burj Dubai the way it is a supertall out in the middle of nowhere.

Bergenser
Feb 2, 2008, 6:22 PM
Great design, I like Russia tower and this one is nice as well.
I wish it was in a skyscraper cluster but it's still great

Pandemonious
Feb 3, 2008, 5:33 PM
It looks like the top 130 meters or more is just filler. What is the point? Are there wind turbines or water tanks or something useful up there?

JBinCalgary
Feb 3, 2008, 6:23 PM
i like

pablosan
Feb 3, 2008, 7:13 PM
It does seem out of place.

Buck
Feb 3, 2008, 7:24 PM
Is this under construction yet? If not, I'm going to move it to the proposal section.

Tom In Chicago
Feb 3, 2008, 8:05 PM
Yes. . . this is under construction. . . re-read my post. . .

M II A II R II K
Feb 3, 2008, 10:47 PM
Is Dubai Towers Doha under construction yet? And do we even have a thread on it...

malec
Feb 3, 2008, 11:53 PM
^^ Who knows, nobody in Doha is posting much updates

The Pimp
May 12, 2008, 4:20 PM
Nice project. BAD LOCATION!!! Looks completely out of place!

ATLksuGUY
May 14, 2008, 1:25 AM
So is the top quarter of the tower just decoration/transmitter tower?

woopud
May 14, 2008, 3:13 AM
And all look like they're based on this, if it has ever been finished:

http://static.flickr.com/33/51865820_6d4556c598_o.jpg

The Grollo and Russia towers, at least, have the same tripod shape.

Never been finished, just A pile of concrete rotting away.

Bert

malec
Aug 19, 2008, 11:15 PM
I have it on a reliable source that they are driving piles for this building. . . Murphy Jahn designed. . . Concrete up to 102 / 426 meters. . . Steel up to 551 meters. . . Emporis listed U/C. . . :cool:

From April

I drove down to westbay yesterday and saw the towers render up....took some pics. However, it doesn't specify how high or how many stories the tower is.......pissssed me off.........there you go


http://img507.imageshack.us/img507/6913/dsc0233xu5.th.jpg (http://img507.imageshack.us/my.php?image=dsc0233xu5.jpg)

http://img444.imageshack.us/img444/9540/dsc0235jv3.th.jpg (http://img444.imageshack.us/my.php?image=dsc0235jv3.jpg)

http://img179.imageshack.us/img179/8527/dsc0236cg4.th.jpg (http://img179.imageshack.us/my.php?image=dsc0236cg4.jpg)

http://img134.imageshack.us/img134/7444/dsc0237xs0.th.jpg (http://img134.imageshack.us/my.php?image=dsc0237xs0.jpg)

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Aleks
Aug 20, 2008, 4:59 PM
Nice, hope this gets finished.

reefz
Nov 8, 2008, 5:13 PM
Can anyone tell me what is the name of the beautiful bullet shaped glass building in Doha? Saw it on the skyline of Aljazeera news channel.

malec
Nov 8, 2008, 6:32 PM
November 6th

http://i36.tinypic.com/23hu6c8.jpg

http://i37.tinypic.com/14jpzdj.jpg

NYC4Life
Nov 9, 2008, 8:10 PM
One fast growing little city

cageofman
Jan 31, 2009, 2:17 AM
I know what you mean but the shard really doesnt look like the design, whereas the grollo building and this Doha centre look exactly the same.

ethereal_reality
Jan 31, 2009, 5:51 PM
^^^Those last two photographs are amazing.

theWatusi
Jan 31, 2009, 11:05 PM
now that's what I call a hole

NYguy
Feb 3, 2009, 2:38 PM
http://www.worldarchitecturenews.com/index.php?fuseaction=wanappln.projectview&upload_id=10923

http://static.worldarchitecturenews.com/news_images/10923_1_doha%20big.jpg

youngregina
Feb 3, 2009, 4:19 PM
That building is really quite nice i like it a lot. especially how in the rendering the convention centre looks like a sheet of ice in the midst of tropicana. the videogame-esque lights on the tower though are interesting though.

Aleks
Feb 4, 2009, 1:02 AM
It looks amazing at night imo! Those colors are amazing and this building will look so futuristic once it's finished!

WonderlandPark
Feb 4, 2009, 3:30 AM
Do we know that the work in the picture is not just the convention center part, but the tower? That does not look like a tower foundation (maybe in the distance, where they seem to be digging?)

uaarkson
Feb 4, 2009, 4:32 AM
is the upper portion uninhabited?

MapleLeaf
Feb 4, 2009, 4:47 PM
is the upper portion uninhabited?

I can´t see any floors up there, so I would say yes? :shrug:

[SP]Neo
Feb 25, 2009, 10:58 PM
thats a damn tall 100m sculpture up there.

malec
Feb 28, 2009, 11:39 AM
Still no pictures but there's this news from Jan 30th. This means it should be rising soon

Orascom Construction Industries (OCIC.CA) (OCICq.L), Egypt's largest builder by market value, said 50-percent owned BESIX was in a joint venture that had won a $740 million contract to build a convention centre in Qatar.

BESIX Group will provide structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing works for a convention centre and tower in Doha due for completion by March 2011, OCI said in a statement on Wednesday.

BESIX, a Belgium group in which OCI has a 50 percent stake, has a $370 million share in the Doha project which will include a hotel, offices, retail and residential areas and a convention centre in a 550 metre tower, OCI said.

Orascom's chief executive said in November he saw company revenue from construction rising 50 percent in 2009 on more infrastructure projects. (Writing by Alastair Sharp, editing by Dan Lalor)

source (http://www.reuters.com/article/rbssEngineeringConstruction/idUSLL43728420090121)

Aleks
Feb 28, 2009, 8:52 PM
Good, I like this building a lot!

malec
Feb 28, 2009, 9:55 PM
Actually the construction site is that huge area in the middle of this picture

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3375/3305153662_8e1276b208_b.jpg

malec
Aug 10, 2009, 6:39 PM
The tower here is on hold unfortunately, the convention centre is still under construction though.

OneWorldTradeCenter
Jan 16, 2010, 10:00 AM
Recently I read construction work is expected to restart in 2011. Does anyone know more about this one?

OneWorldTradeCenter
Mar 9, 2010, 6:17 PM
Bad news for this tower: http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=290606

Height has been reduced to 400 meters!!

I contacted CTBUH as well.

scalziand
Mar 10, 2010, 12:23 AM
I'm guessing it's just the crown being removed.

scalziand
Jun 13, 2010, 3:36 AM
Height reduction or not, the convention center and tower do seem to be moving forward.

Pics were taken like 2 months ago. There has been a good progress since, the project has reached street level on some parts!

http://i975.photobucket.com/albums/ae240/Massilia555/dcct/CIMG0833.jpg

http://i975.photobucket.com/albums/ae240/Massilia555/dcct/CIMG0834.jpg

http://i975.photobucket.com/albums/ae240/Massilia555/dcct/CIMG0836.jpg

http://i975.photobucket.com/albums/ae240/Massilia555/dcct/CIMG0837.jpg

http://i975.photobucket.com/albums/ae240/Massilia555/dcct/CIMG0838.jpg

http://i975.photobucket.com/albums/ae240/Massilia555/dcct/CIMG0839.jpg

The tower plot:

http://i975.photobucket.com/albums/ae240/Massilia555/dcct/CIMG0841.jpg

http://i975.photobucket.com/albums/ae240/Massilia555/dcct/CIMG0842.jpg

http://i975.photobucket.com/albums/ae240/Massilia555/dcct/CIMG0843.jpg

http://i975.photobucket.com/albums/ae240/Massilia555/dcct/CIMG0844.jpg
Massilia (http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?p=54853501#post54853501)

OneWorldTradeCenter
Jun 13, 2010, 2:03 PM
Well, the report of Empris is wrong. A friend of mine (working for CTBUH), knows a few guys from Turner who are involved in the project. There is no height reduction.

The images: The convention center itsself is still under-construction, but even not the tower. I might be wrong, but my bet is that the chances are less than 50% to get built, although I like the design.

Aleks
Jun 13, 2010, 8:49 PM
is that the footprint of the tower (where all the piles are in a cluster)?

maybe the tower will be built but after the convention center?

scalziand
Jun 14, 2010, 6:59 AM
^Yes, and no one really knows yet.

Infernal_Elf
Aug 18, 2010, 12:30 PM
i hope this tower will move along the monument at the top is very cool and it would be very bad for Doha if another supertall project gets stopped. they really need to keep up with the competition

Don098
Aug 19, 2010, 1:56 AM
Tacky design.

JayCortese
Jul 1, 2012, 9:39 PM
What is up with the Middle East And these Supertalls? They don't neccesairily need it do they?

FrancoRey
Jul 4, 2012, 2:43 AM
^ Why do you think so many keep getting stopped? There's money, but not necessarily demand. Once they realize how bad of an investment a giant tower is that will flood the real estate market with thousands of square meters of space, killing prices, they may tread lightly. Unless they are more like Chinese, or Burj Khalifa in which case they don't care. ;)

Duck From NY
Jul 8, 2012, 10:25 AM
^ Why do you think so many keep getting stopped? There's money, but not necessarily demand. Once they realize how bad of an investment a giant tower is that will flood the real estate market with thousands of square meters of space, killing prices, they may tread lightly. Unless they are more like Chinese, or Burj Khalifa in which case they don't care. ;)

Does anyone else feel like the next big economic bubble will be all of this investment in developing countries?

Is this a result of too much central planning?

Does ego of Middle-Eastern rulers play a role?

Is this partly a result of a need to prove a given civilization is equal to the West?

Do you think a lot of these domestic elements in the Middle-East and elsewhere are being taken advantage of by Western insurers, bankers, investers, etc?

An interesting article about brand-new Chinese ghost towns: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2005231/Chinas-ghost-towns-New-satellite-pictures-massive-skyscraper-cities-STILL-completely-empty.html

I wish the best for the developing world, but this doesn't look good.

-Filipe-
Jul 12, 2012, 11:57 PM
Does anyone else feel like the next big economic bubble will be all of this investment in developing countries?

Is this a result of too much central planning?

Does ego of Middle-Eastern rulers play a role?

Is this partly a result of a need to prove a given civilization is equal to the West?

Do you think a lot of these domestic elements in the Middle-East and elsewhere are being taken advantage of by Western insurers, bankers, investers, etc?

An interesting article about brand-new Chinese ghost towns: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2005231/Chinas-ghost-towns-New-satellite-pictures-massive-skyscraper-cities-STILL-completely-empty.html

I wish the best for the developing world, but this doesn't look good.

eventually they will end up like dubai that almost went bankrupt after the burj khalifa...china is my next bet on the next bubble to burst..there economy is slowing..there buildings are a large percentage vacant, and they keep building more..

JayCortese
Jul 13, 2012, 2:05 AM
How are China's 'scrapers becoming vacant? Don't they have a billion people?

scalziand
Nov 6, 2012, 7:17 PM
Looks like this will be coming back.

http://www.tradearabia.com/images/logo-up-sh.png

Doha tower project work to resume
Doha, 11-04-12


Lusail Real Estate Development Company (LREDC) has relaunched its Doha Convention Centre Tower project after a lapse of more than two years.

The company has invited prequalification bids for the 112-storey project. The last date to bid is December 11.

Work on the project was earlier halted following fears that it could disrupt the take off and landing of flights in Doha.

http://www.tradearabia.com/source/2012/11/04/tower.jpg
http://www.tradearabia.com/news/CONS_224972.html

I'm not buying the bit about the tower having been postponed about concerns from the airport.:rolleyes:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Z08NQDPHNnY/T8vI_cmU-eI/AAAAAAAAFVk/Kms0iZt91wA/s1600/Doha+Tower+Rendering.jpg
Murphy/Jahn (http://www.frederickgrier.blogspot.com/2012/05/murphyjahn-doha-convention-center-and.html)

Lecom
Nov 7, 2012, 2:09 AM
I'm not buying the bit about the tower having been postponed about concerns from the airport.:rolleyes:


How come? So far we have a source indicating it is so. Do you have sources that indicate otherwise? I assume not, so why propose such assertions? Is it generic skepticism, or do you expect developer dishonesty so deeply entrenched that it made its way into local media? To me, this seems like a legitimate concern. One World Trade Center itself was forced into a major redesign after local authorities (here, the police instead of aviation authorities) insisted that the skyscraper's then-current configuration was unsafe.

GulfArabia
Nov 7, 2012, 4:36 AM
the new airport in Doha will be open any time now.... it makes sense

Austinlee
Nov 7, 2012, 4:30 PM
These are great pictures.

http://i975.photobucket.com/albums/ae240/Massilia555/dcct/CIMG0842.jpg

http://i975.photobucket.com/albums/ae240/Massilia555/dcct/CIMG0843.jpg

Surrealplaces
Dec 13, 2012, 6:43 PM
I hope this isn't the new design, if so what a disappointment.

Looks like this will be coming back.



Doha tower project work to resume
Doha, 11-04-12


Lusail Real Estate Development Company (LREDC) has relaunched its Doha Convention Centre Tower project after a lapse of more than two years.

The company has invited prequalification bids for the 112-storey project. The last date to bid is December 11

I'm not buying the bit about the tower having been postponed about concerns from the airport.:rolleyes:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Z08NQDPHNnY/T8vI_cmU-eI/AAAAAAAAFVk/Kms0iZt91wA/s1600/Doha+Tower+Rendering.jpg
Murphy/Jahn (http://www.frederickgrier.blogspot.com/2012/05/murphyjahn-doha-convention-center-and.html)

scalziand
Dec 24, 2013, 5:50 AM
Could be back now. Awaiting visual confirmation.

Work on Doha Convention Centre Tower finally resumes

Qatari Diar has announced that the construction of the Doha Convention Centre Tower (DCCT) has finally resumed.

The construction of the 551m tall skyscraper, located in the West Bay area, was hated following confusions that prevailed about the possible impact that the building would have on flight paths to and from Doha International Airport.

However, work has now resumed on the 100-storey tower, after the New Doha International Airport was completed on reclaimed land, approximately 3km to the east of the current airport.

The delay implies that the building will be completed by end of 2015, three years beyond the original date.

http://www.onlineqatar.com/1327-Work-on-Doha-Convention-Centre-Tower-finally-resumes.html

toxteth o'grady
Dec 26, 2013, 4:54 PM
"Now that we've moved the airport, we can start work on the building again." An amusingly novel solution.

Surrealplaces
Apr 4, 2014, 6:26 PM
Good news if that's the case.

Could be back now. Awaiting visual confirmation.

Work on Doha Convention Centre Tower finally resumes

Qatari Diar has announced that the construction of the Doha Convention Centre Tower (DCCT) has finally resumed.

The construction of the 551m tall skyscraper, located in the West Bay area, was hated following confusions that prevailed about the possible impact that the building would have on flight paths to and from Doha International Airport.

However, work has now resumed on the 100-storey tower, after the New Doha International Airport was completed on reclaimed land, approximately 3km to the east of the current airport.

The delay implies that the building will be completed by end of 2015, three years beyond the original date.

http://www.onlineqatar.com/1327-Work-on-Doha-Convention-Centre-Tower-finally-resumes.html

Fabb
Apr 6, 2014, 12:43 PM
It looks like the top 130 meters or more is just filler. What is the point? Are there wind turbines or water tanks or something useful up there?

I agree. This is vanity height. And too much of it.
I guess it will make sense at night, with a nice lighting scheme.

Pete8680
Sep 10, 2014, 10:04 PM
Soooooooo what is the current status of the fourth incarnation of the Grollo Tower? (if third times the charm the 4th is a migraine) Still on hold, construction, height reduction, redesign????? Was it true they moved an airport 4 this thing?????? A few current pics r welcomed!

P2000
Sep 11, 2014, 8:36 AM
The newest pic I have found is from 2012...

QNB tower definitely not going anywhere. The hole is flooded...

For some time the hole was actually filled with water. Now they have some pumps so the water level is no longer as high as previously. (note the "high tide" marks on the photo below...)

http://i49.tinypic.com/es6cft.jpg

scalziand
Sep 11, 2014, 6:18 PM
^Just to clarify, that's not the Convention Center tower spot.

Urbannizer
Nov 24, 2014, 3:45 PM
According to a poster over on SSC, the tower has been cancelled.

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showpost.php?p=112903022&postcount=498