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The Burj Dubai Worlds Tallest Building

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posted on Mar, 10 2009 @ 02:04 AM
Holy Moly

ITS 2600 feet tall a full thousand feet taller than Taipei 101 the former worlds tallest

posted on Mar, 10 2009 @ 02:29 AM
Pfffft, our Canadian National (CN) tower is taller than Taipei.
Going to the top of the CN Tower is always an impressive experience.

... but yeah, Burj Dubai puts us all to shame.

... deep, saddening, depressing shame.

Source: Wikipedia | Burj Dubai

But pretty cool nevertheless!

Sorry, shameless plug, here's a nice pic of the CN Tower with lightning.
CN Tower Electrical Arc

[edit on 10-3-2009 by johnsky]

posted on Mar, 10 2009 @ 03:20 AM
reply to post by johnsky

but the CN tower isnt a building its a tower.

and i was very depressed as well

a japanese firm is designing a 5000' tall building

office space is $4000/ sq foot
aprtments at $3500/sq foot

the project is costing $4 billion.
and skilled workers are paid $7.60 A DAY

while laborers are paid

$4.00 A DAY

[edit on 10-3-2009 by punkinworks09]

[edit on 10-3-2009 by punkinworks09]

posted on Mar, 10 2009 @ 03:50 PM
Worst job in the world?

Being the crane operator at the top of the Burj

I'd need a break every 15 mins to change my shorts

posted on Mar, 10 2009 @ 04:21 PM
I've been following that thing since before they started building it.
The designers of that building are pure genious if you go to the site and read the specs it seriously blows your mind.
All of Dubai is mind blowing to be honest.

[edit on 10-3-2009 by seangkt]

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