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Old Posted Aug 5, 2008, 3:15 PM
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ABU DHABI | Sky Tower | 1,017 FT / 310 M | 79 FLOORS | T/O

Project: Sky Tower
Location: Reem Island
Floor Count: 83
Height: 379m
Type: Residential
Status: Under Construction
Construction Start: 2006
Construction End: ?
Architects: Arquitectonica
Developer: Sorouh
Main Contractor: Arabian Construction Company





     
     
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Construction update and article from ameinfo

http://www.ameinfo.com/165035.html



Sky Tower on the left
Sun Tower (not a supertall) on the right
     
     
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Old Posted Aug 5, 2008, 3:25 PM
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The four buildings with the connected rooftop is a blatant ripoff of one under construction in Singapore right now.

http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?t=135418

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Old Posted Aug 5, 2008, 3:43 PM
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^^ Actually it might be the opposite. This project was announced back in 2005.
I think it's probably a coincidence since both projects were probably under design at the same time at some stage
     
     
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It's supposed to look like Stonehenge.
     
     
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Old Posted Aug 5, 2008, 7:07 PM
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Aargh, that's ugly!
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It looks like it´s built with LEGO.
     
     
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Old Posted Aug 9, 2008, 7:36 AM
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I never really did like this project.
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Aargh, that's ugly!
Now that somebody opened the door : I have to agree.
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interesting project. thanks for the post.
     
     
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The little sister of Dubai finally has its sleeves up
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That is a strange design for sure.
I am quite shocket that such a huge project as this can't
produce any better 3D renderings than these.
It's impossible to get a fair impression of the project.
     
     
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Wow!!!!
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WOWZERS. I really, REALLY like this project
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Aargh, that's ugly!
while some might like Architonica, I find their work to be nothing but kitschy crap.
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I think it was Looney Tunes, but when I was a kid I remember a cartoon where they always threatened to send people to Abu Dhabi as like banishment from civilization. And now it's getting a supertall. Strange how things change.
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Is it 1243 ft to the roof or to the tip of that spire?
     
     
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It's the tip I presume.
     
     
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I think it was Looney Tunes, but when I was a kid I remember a cartoon where they always threatened to send people to Abu Dhabi as like banishment from civilization. And now it's getting a supertall. Strange how things change.
Yeah I remember those. They also used Timbuktu that way.
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