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September 01, 2006

World's Tallest Building

The the worlds newest tallest building is about to be completed, looks amazing, should be safer than going to space to get a better view of earth


Order year: 2003
Construction start: 2004
Project type: Mall, residential and retail facilities and world's tallest skyscraper
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Estimated investment: Dh800 million (mall, residential and retail facilities); Dh3.9 billion (tower)
Completion: 2006 (mall); 2007 (tower)
Retail space: 5 million square ft
Shops: >1,000
Car parking: 16,000 spaces
Key Players: Sponsor EMAAR Properties PJSC
Lead contractors, designers, architects and engineers:
DC Architects PTE Limited, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, Bauer Spezialtiefbau, Middle East Foundations, Turner Construction Corporation, Grocon, Lerch, Bates and Associates Incorporated

Image is from BBC comparing the biggest buildings,

You can't say they don't have a vision. Remarkably, the inspiration for the tower comes from - a flower. The Hymenocallis is a plant widely cultivated in Dubai, India and around the region. It's harmonious structure is one of the organizing principles for the design.

The Foundation

Btw, some people are talking about CN Tower of Toronto not being in that comparison chart. CN Tower is not a building, its the tallest standing structure.

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[via: Interesting Facts]
[Wiki Article on Structures and Buildings]

Other Reads: The Diamond Ring Hotel of Abu Dabi

August 31, 2006

Modern Cartoon, with Sounds!!

Awesome Post-it Flipbook - video powered by Metacafe

Tell me you didn't laugh for this =)

[Italian English - Itsa Good]

Nuclear Tidel Wave

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Man vs Snake, The battle of Ages

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August 29, 2006


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August 27, 2006

Two Chinese Boys- D'ont Lie

Perfect lipsync. They are amazing.

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