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Old Apr 12th 2011, 9:35 am
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Default Re: Saudi to build mile high building?

Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
So a long, shiny, tapered cylinder with a device inside which oscillates. You 'aving a larf?
Nope : see "Tuned Mass Damper" : Taipei 101
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Old Apr 12th 2011, 9:40 am
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Originally Posted by nottmbantam View Post
We also heard the rumours around two years when we were living in Jeddah, and by the time we left, it was all still rumours. Doubt it will happen - are they not better off spending the money sorting out the drainage in Jeddah to prevent another flooding catastrophe?
The jobs a concept , Emar were involved over 2 years ago they've now said they were'nt involved at all .

It's never going to happen as it's just a concept , projects like that are pipe dreams and can never ever recover the cost .
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Default Re: Saudi to build mile high building?

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We also heard the rumours around two years when we were living in Jeddah, and by the time we left, it was all still rumours. Doubt it will happen - are they not better off spending the money sorting out the drainage in Jeddah to prevent another flooding catastrophe?
Logic? You expect logic?
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Old Apr 12th 2011, 10:52 am
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Logic? You expect logic?
As much chance of building it with Lego as logic.
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Old Apr 12th 2011, 10:55 am
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Default Re: Saudi to build mile high building?

Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
As much chance of building it with Lego as logic.
The structural design will be logical, the reasons for doing it and the economic sense are issues us guys dont worry about. We just funnel out the money until the reality kicks in ..hard
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