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Old Posted Aug 3, 2018, 1:41 AM
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Not sure is I like it or not, but it would make a great centerpiece for Tom Cruise's next "Mission Impossible" movie!

Can you just imagine now, how Tom Cruise will slide down the cables??

Or better yet, Dwayne Johnson's (The Rock) "Skyscraper 2 " movie?

How he will have to get his family to slide down the cable too?

or even better yet.......
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Why is the height listed as 3k feet and not 4.3k on this thing?
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Why is the height listed as 3k feet and not 4.3k on this thing?
Probably the guy that did the diagram got overly excited...
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Old Posted Aug 3, 2018, 10:35 PM
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Calatrava? big mistake.
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Calatrava? big mistake.
How come?
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How come?
Calatrava is notorious for going enormously overbudget, delays, last-minute design changes, and his overall incompetence as an architect. His final product is usually subpar and it's not uncommon for his buildings to start falling apart due to their absurd designs; he's been sued by multiple clients.

Either money really is no object for these Emirate developers or bankrupting them will truly be his greatest accomplishment.
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Before-and-after.

August 2017

https://twitter.com/emaardubai/statu...26829090361344

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"A successful nation does not wait for the future, [ it ] makes the future.” @HHShkMohd #DubaiCreekTower #ConstructionUpdate #Brightfuture
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May 2018

https://twitter.com/BESIXOfficial/st...28250708090880

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Rising fast: #DubaiCreekTower hits #milestone. We've completed the concrete placement for the pile cap in record time - two months ahead of schedule (!). This is how it's done! #SixConstruct #tallestbuilding #BESIX https://bit.ly/2stkd5B


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I thought this was a pipe dream....good grief.
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Given their ambition, I'll say it may still be a pipe dream. A tower over 1 kilometer tall?! I'll believe it when I see it.
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They’re really building this in the middle of nowhere.
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