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Tom In Chicago May 6, 2008 3:56 AM

ABU DHABI | Etihad Towers (5 Towers) | 218-305 M | 715'-1,001' | 56-79 FLOORS | T/O
 
http://www.pbase.com/temper/image/96660134.jpg
© Tom in Chicago

http://www.cansultmaunsell.com/media/5304.jpg
© Cansult Maunsell/AECOM

http://www.worldarchitecturenews.com...Etihad%203.jpg
© DBI Design

http://www.worldarchitecturenews.com...Etihad%202.jpg
© DBI Design

http://www.worldarchitecturenews.com...Etihad%201.jpg
© DBI Design

Aleks May 6, 2008 4:08 AM

I've seen these before. Looks great. But it's a little too repetitive with the design but hey, it's Dubai.

Tom In Chicago May 6, 2008 4:09 AM

^It's Abu Dhabi. . . not Dubai. . .

Aleks May 6, 2008 4:18 AM

Same country. But yeah. I saw them in IDK where and I kinda liked them. Maybe keep the 3 main towers and change the small ones with a boxier design. The designs are nice, but the Emirates have way too many oddly shaped towers and not enough square ones. That's the problem.

Tom In Chicago May 6, 2008 4:51 AM

^Haha. . . actually Abu Dhabi has lots of boxy buildings. . . seems that all the new buildings have to be shaped funny to gain attention despite the fact that all these new projects will be 3 times as tall as anything else in town :)

kenratboy May 6, 2008 5:16 AM

Nice. It would be nice to see more than Dubai getting in the spotlight.

malec May 6, 2008 7:52 AM

This photo was taken from the emirates palace but the photographer doesn't say it's of these towers. Don't know of any other developments near the emirates palace though. It's the right contractor though.

http://flickr.com/photos/lisafaith/2385677117/

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2272/...104e858a_b.jpg

Tom In Chicago May 6, 2008 3:25 PM

^That's them. . .

MolsonExport May 29, 2008 4:25 PM

the square root of Dubai

malec Aug 5, 2008 3:06 PM

Old but more recent than the last update.

From "Rachel and Hugh" on flickr

June 9th

http://flickr.com/photos/86338173@N00/2565966470/

Dequal Aug 5, 2008 7:08 PM

Cool effect at the top with the multiple layers.

NYC2ATX Aug 6, 2008 10:19 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MolsonExport (Post 3581142)
the square root of Dubai

:haha:

TANGELD_SLC Aug 11, 2008 7:51 AM

I like this design, as well as the close proximity the towers have.

malec Sep 15, 2008 12:05 AM

Updates from cleveraz

Quote:

Originally Posted by cleveraz (Post 24948528)
updates
They certainly are the growing Etihad towers, malec. I was in there today just at the entrance of the Emirates palace and here is what i shot, sorry for the quality though, mobil pics .....:)

http://img68.imageshack.us/img68/1903/eti1vb8.th.jpg

http://img68.imageshack.us/img68/2906/eti2dq6.th.jpg

http://img510.imageshack.us/img510/7886/eti3vk0.th.jpg


NYC4Life Sep 15, 2008 3:37 AM

Love the boom taking place in Abu Dhabi. These are a great set of towers.

malec Nov 8, 2008 6:47 PM

Some progress

Quote:

Originally Posted by balagan (Post 27295374)
This was snapped a few weeks ago whilst on a boat.

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a56.../etihadtwr.jpg


TANGELD_SLC Nov 25, 2008 6:13 AM

:previous: From this angle it looks like it's being built in the middle of nowhere.

NYC4Life Nov 27, 2008 6:47 PM

:previous: Much like almost all the other towers going up in the UAE.

TANGELD_SLC Nov 28, 2008 12:13 AM

:previous: True that.

Fabb Nov 28, 2008 6:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Aleks0o01 (Post 3532616)
I've seen these before.

So have I.
Brisbane...

But I like them. They form a nice herd.


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