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Old 03-07-2012, 09:45 AM
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The Da Vinci Tower....


The Da Vinci Tower (also known as Dynamic Architecture Building) is a proposed 313 m (1,027 ft), 68-floor tower in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The tower is expected to be architecturally innovative for several reasons. Uniquely, each floor will be able to rotate independently. This will result in a constantly changing shape of the tower. Each floor will rotate a maximum of one full rotation in 90 minutes. The entire tower will be powered from turbines and solar panels, and five other buildings in the vicinity will also be provided with electricity. The turbines will be located between each of the rotating floors. They will generate 1,200,000 kilowatt-hours of energy from the movement of the floors, and the solar panels will be located on the roof.
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Old 03-07-2012, 10:17 AM
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Should make for an interesting elevator ride.
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Old 03-07-2012, 10:29 AM
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I hope this isn't opinionated They have so much wealth yet theyare so poor
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Old 03-07-2012, 10:32 AM
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Looks tippy. Someone had to say it.
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Old 03-07-2012, 11:51 AM
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and they know no one will ever blow it up
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Old 03-07-2012, 12:24 PM
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Originally Posted by debugger View Post
Should make for an interesting elevator ride.
They're in the core, but finding your room would be a challenge, which way do I go?

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Old 03-07-2012, 01:07 PM
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Yep, think about the rotating tower spinning in your ass every time you pick up the gas nozzle.
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Old 03-07-2012, 01:41 PM
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I gotta sell a lot of Ballyhoo Rigs to pay for an apartment in that building.
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Old 03-07-2012, 01:53 PM
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I recently read (in THT) that the tallest building in the world (Dubai) has no way of getting rid of the crap that people flush so they truck out and pump it into the sewer system which flows into the ocean.

Think I'll pass on that trip to Dubai.
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Old 03-07-2012, 07:33 PM
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looks like a giant rubix cube
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