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Old October 31st, 2009, 02:20 PM   #1
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TOWERS OF " 09 "

i know its not completely the end of 2009 yet, but we are there soon....
show us your pictures of the beautiful new glassy and classy highrises of " 09 "

ill start off with some of my favourites....
Trump Tower, Chicago

CCTV Headquarters, Beijing

And the Residences at the Ritz Carlton just looks soooooo sexy


thankyou....
post as many as you like

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Old October 31st, 2009, 04:22 PM   #2
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Which Ritz is that?
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Old October 31st, 2009, 07:28 PM   #3
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that my friend is Philadelphia
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Old October 31st, 2009, 07:36 PM   #4
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Tzameret Park, Tel Aviv:





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There are 7 buildings there right now, 3 of them are U/C. 5 more are planned.
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Old October 31st, 2009, 07:45 PM   #5
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a few other great towers that have (or will be) completed this year

Almas Tower, Dubai (363m)


City of Capitals, Moscow (300m)


Alraya Office Tower, Kuwait (300m)


Sapphire, Istanbul (261m)


Aqua, Chicago (251m)


Shanghai IFC, Shanghai (260m)
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Grand Lisboa, Macau (258m)
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The MET, Bangkok (228m) (on the left)
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Bay Adelaide West, Toronto (217m)
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Old November 1st, 2009, 04:01 AM   #6
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those are fantastic towers, thanks guys....feel free to post more of even towers that are soon to be completed this year as well.
The Rock, Amsterdam is a very unusual but interesting building.
RBC Center, Toronto
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Old November 1st, 2009, 03:42 PM   #7
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The Heron Tower in London will be topped out at the end of the year, at which point it will become the tallest building in the UK until the 310m Shard tops out a year after.

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Old November 14th, 2009, 03:05 AM   #8
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Heron Tower is so exciting!
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Old November 14th, 2009, 03:40 AM   #9
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Others from my hometown (Bay Adelaide and RBC already mentioned):

Casa - 45 floors - 138 metres

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Telus (Union) Tower - 30 floors

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Murano - 45 floors

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Here's one from Mars...
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London on the Esplanade - 33 floors

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Success Tower - 53 floors

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Luna Vista - 38 floors

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Old November 14th, 2009, 06:08 AM   #10
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i think 2010 will be a much better year for skyscraper construction
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Old November 14th, 2009, 07:21 AM   #11
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How about these towers in Korea?

S-trenue in Seoul

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The completed one in this year. I can't find good pics about this tower.
The tallest one in these pics
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Mapo Lotte castle in Seoul(The left one in this pic)




Centumstar in Busan(210m)

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Old November 14th, 2009, 07:37 AM   #12
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Not enough helipads.
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