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Old March 4th, 2012, 08:49 PM   #10541
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It reminds me of the front of Bridgewater Place

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Old March 4th, 2012, 09:07 PM   #10542
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It reminds me of the front of Bridgewater Place

Having aged a decade I must add
Make that four
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Old March 4th, 2012, 09:09 PM   #10543
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No contest, the only and original Rotunda.
We still love her x


Rotunda is shit...

Candle House is much more impressive;


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Old March 4th, 2012, 09:59 PM   #10544
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Nah I prefer Rotunda
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Old March 4th, 2012, 10:28 PM   #10545
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Rotunda is shit...

Candle House is much more impressive;




Looks like a brown "TURD"
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Old March 4th, 2012, 10:31 PM   #10546
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Definitely Rotunda, though I feel it has lost part of its character following the refurb.
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Old March 4th, 2012, 11:06 PM   #10547
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Looks like a brown "TURD"
And Rotunda looks like a mediocre "TURD"
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Old March 4th, 2012, 11:55 PM   #10548
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That one in Leeds always looks like it's leaning - it makes my eyes go weird. I don't dislike it though. But the Rotunda is better.
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Old March 5th, 2012, 12:03 AM   #10549
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I like them both equally. Candle House is arguably more innovative than Rotunda, I like them both even though I should prefer Candle house but they both look pretty decent.
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Old March 5th, 2012, 12:09 AM   #10550
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My vote goes to the Rotunda
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Old March 5th, 2012, 12:15 AM   #10551
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Got a Manchester foggy cloudiness to it.

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Leeds from Nineveh Rd, Holbeck by Adam Kingston, on Flickr
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Old March 5th, 2012, 12:30 AM   #10552
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Candle House is nice. My favourite new highrise in Leeds.

The Rotunda however is taller, older, has more glass and an interesting history. The top desperately needs completing though to give it its iconic status back.
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Old March 5th, 2012, 12:40 AM   #10553
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I don't know if it's actually Rotunda vs Candle House or Rotunda vs Leeds forumers gloating about Candle House.

That's why I prefer Rotunda. Brummies aren't gloating about it
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Old March 5th, 2012, 12:42 AM   #10554
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Got a Manchester foggy cloudiness to it.

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Is that Pomona in the foreground?
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Old March 5th, 2012, 05:56 PM   #10555
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I don't know if it's actually Rotunda vs Candle House or Rotunda vs Leeds forumers gloating about Candle House.

That's why I prefer Rotunda. Brummies aren't gloating about it


Nothing to gloat about, Rotunda is our baby, together with BT Tower and now Beetham Tower.

All iconic Brummy towers, original and the best.
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Old March 5th, 2012, 06:58 PM   #10556
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All iconic Brummy towers, original and the best.
You could say that about Manchesters towers.After all ,CIS is the UK's original glass 'skyscraper'. Now a listed building and still one of the best looking
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Old March 5th, 2012, 07:59 PM   #10557
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It's big! Scroll>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

I spy with my...............

Taken from Manchester Royal Infirmary.(99% sure)

Just shows how flat Manchester is. Not a mole hill insight.

Manchester City Centre. New COOP HQ popping up next to the CIS tower.(green cranes) Note Wakefield Street tower under construction. Mediacity and Salford Quays far left. Salford(tower blocks) to the left of Beetham Tower. Etihad Stadium and East Manchester far right. Manchester Univeristy Campus in the foreground.(left)

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Old March 5th, 2012, 09:33 PM   #10558
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I don't know if it's actually Rotunda vs Candle House or Rotunda vs Leeds forumers gloating about Candle House.

That's why I prefer Rotunda. Brummies aren't gloating about it
So the only reason you prefer one building over another is because a couple of people are 'gloating' about one ? Seems like a wierd analogy...

But yeah, Rotunda is very nice. I would have prefered the sections of Candle House to be parallel to be honest.
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Old March 5th, 2012, 11:27 PM   #10559
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That was a rather disappointing image of Manchester skyline. When I scrolled I expected something great, instead it just faded into nothingness.

The issue with Manchester skyline is not that its bad its that people struggle to find the right vantage point.
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Old March 5th, 2012, 11:52 PM   #10560
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who gives a crap about how good manchester skyline is. the place is epic! city tower
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