The Burj Dubai finally opens

That is one huge building.

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+6 1. kekke2000 commented 12 years ago

Ok, it is very awesome!! But why?
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+5 2. Kastevil commented 12 years ago

Steel & glass huh... anyone have a rock? haha. jk :D
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+2 3. kainim commented 12 years ago

it's concrete steel and glass not so much
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+6 4. SoullessOne commented 12 years ago

The sky is the limit?
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+11 5. archis commented 12 years ago

Who can beat 1km mark?
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-8 6. kainim commented 12 years ago

#5 *insert dickjoke here*
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+2 7. Dae commented 12 years ago

#5 They had some incredible projects : Al Burj for example, (or Nakheel Tower) with 1200m (with antenna)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Burj
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+1 8. pizdalizac commented 12 years ago

#1 i think its good that they are building up, rather than spreading wide across open land, spreading throughout the land means destroying more habitat and causing biodiversity loss, so yea i think thats one of the reasons why

p.s. we need biodiversity to survive
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+5 9. cesar2k commented 12 years ago

Wow, with towers like these, our planet might look like Coruscant one day... :O
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+5 10. OnetimeX commented 12 years ago

Imagine being at the top and you wanna leave, but suddenly a "Lift out of order" sign appears >:) >:) >:)
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+6 11. gazisere commented 12 years ago

@ #8, but that doesn't mean they could have built it down, up only means 1 thing, its a dick measuring contest between countries.
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+2 12. ace543 commented 12 years ago

if you look it up it's now called Burj Khalifa instead of burj dubai >:) still a great achievement though :D
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+4 13. Dr_Horrible commented 12 years ago

except for the Sauron's eye on top i don't see a significant difference between this and Barad-dûr
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+4 14. Chrisofskjern commented 12 years ago

At 1:32 it looks like the tower is tilting slightly. Man that is one awesome building.

Just you wait Dubai! Denmark will surpass you! when everyone else lives in space and we are the only ones left because our government spent all our money on green cars
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+4 15. dannodon commented 12 years ago

I think it's a beutiful building but the money it was built for could be spent on starving children and poverty.
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+2 16. mdwright48 commented 12 years ago

to many new buildings, resturants and hotels and others not needed if you don't have the money to vacation, go out to eat or afford to drive your car because of gas prices , to me these kinda things are a waste of money when someone stated you could feed the hungry give them a place to stay free ,still have plenty left to build places with, but this is just another attraction for some nut to blow up,some things just don't make sense,people that is
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+3 17. master_shake commented 12 years ago

what sux is realizing it is those high gas prices that paid for that high building.
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+3 18. irishgek commented 12 years ago

I do hope it has lights on it becasue there bloody airport is 2km away and runways point straight at it (google map it if you dont believe me"
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+2 19. Voutelamberopipi commented 12 years ago

that's a huge bitch
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+2 20. bud commented 12 years ago

#15, the workers that built the Burj Dubai were paid so little they were starving and remain in poverty today.


It's a beautifully brilliant architectual work of art and an amazing engineering feat, no doubt. Applause for the Dutch and the Brits both since it's they that created the Burj's concept but a big boo on the UAE for implementing slave labor to construct it.


Cool clip USAnumber1 :D
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-1 21. redcartheif commented 12 years ago

Comment rating too low. Waste your time clicking to see it. SNOTR is crap.
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+4 22. heup commented 12 years ago

#1 because, humans.
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-3 23. SpikedSilver commented 12 years ago

sorry. its the most disgusting building on the planet in my opinion :)
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-1 24. montypython commented 12 years ago

Put it in the Suez Canal and give the Middle East an Enema . . .
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0 25. bowling_alley commented 12 years ago

emaratis :the vision
British :the design
east Asians : all the fucking hard work
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-2 26. celestus87 commented 12 years ago

at #9... if we dont f@ck it completely up by then... >_>
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+2 27. Kaworu commented 12 years ago

#8 its a desert.... what biodiversity, a few scorpions here or there maybe a camel or two.. Its sand.
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+2 28. dendekort commented 12 years ago

would be awesome to skydive from that building :)
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0 29. Nifen commented 12 years ago

ok so i want to add to this, they are actually building a mountain much higher then that, a friend of my family's is the guy that developed it. its going to be over 800 meters high and will bring the climent down for the whole country.

They are also putting a river in which will go into the center of the dessert.

the equipment has been ordered and the production has started. They are only about 50 meters high so far, but the first stage is quite a hard one, the whole thing will be attached to the rock under the sand.