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Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur 520 53.06%
WTC Towers, NYC 460 46.94%
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Old August 19th, 2012, 08:05 PM   #261
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Eh i know its a comparison of twins, but to the people saying wtc is ugly, its a little unfair to compare 70's design schemes to 90's.
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Old August 19th, 2012, 08:25 PM   #262
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petronas symbol for authentic architecture, wtc symbol of power and brutalism architecture..so petronas get my vote..its so beautiful and grace

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Old August 20th, 2012, 03:53 AM   #263
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Petronas by a long shot. The WTC towers were just so overwhelmingly ugly.
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Old August 20th, 2012, 04:20 AM   #264
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Petronas because it looks good

WTC because its built in America
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Old August 20th, 2012, 04:27 AM   #265
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Old August 20th, 2012, 04:44 AM   #266
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Petronas by a long shot. The WTC towers were just so overwhelmingly ugly.
These buildings were anything but ugly:












Call them plain, boring, uninteresting, but ugly?? Nah.


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Old August 20th, 2012, 05:59 AM   #267
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yeah they were pretty damn ugly. not "overwhelmingly" though
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Old August 20th, 2012, 01:27 PM   #268
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I guess you'd have to appreciate minimalism to like these towers, the gothic inspired entrance windows to the seemingly never ending facades which reflected light in different ways, these towers were the epitome of elegance and beauty, a mix of classic architecture with modern design. The fact that there were two of them just made it all more awe inspiring.
Besides the symmetry of the complex and the way the towers were placed by one another gave the complex a much interesting perspective from a skyline point.

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Old August 21st, 2012, 12:35 AM   #269
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Petronas Towers for me. The crown-like structure just looks so beautiful compared to WTC.
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Old August 21st, 2012, 12:56 AM   #270
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Petronas because it looks good

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You're an idiot.
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Old August 21st, 2012, 02:57 PM   #271
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I like both a lot but the WTC edges it out for me
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Old August 21st, 2012, 02:58 PM   #272
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You're an idiot.
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Old August 21st, 2012, 11:41 PM   #273
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Old August 29th, 2012, 07:42 AM   #274
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im voting petronas twin tower,it was build in 19century of course it was better in term of design and building technology..wtc is a nice building too but not up to klcc standard,it may have name,history,grandeur,achievement but obviously not as beauty and elegant as ptt..ptt hve lot of details and it was a really compleks building in term of the shape it self

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Old August 29th, 2012, 11:35 AM   #275
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,it was build in 19century
um, don't you mean 20th century? (1900's = 20th century, a bit silly )
I would have to say Petronas. I have been to see them, and I was actually a bit underwhelmed for some reason, but they still look better than the Twin Towers. I like the Twin Towers too, they are certainly very iconic.
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Old August 29th, 2012, 05:06 PM   #276
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it was built on 1998..
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Old August 29th, 2012, 10:39 PM   #277
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WTC, by far. Petronas towers are ugly, but the WTC was, in my opinion, literally perfect.
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Old August 30th, 2012, 02:51 AM   #278
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WTC, by far. Petronas towers are ugly, but the WTC was, in my opinion, literally perfect.
This quite frankly. The WTC towers were literally perfect in geometry and symmetry. The gothic inspired entrance of the towers was beautiful too, it all blended perfectly.
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Old August 30th, 2012, 02:57 AM   #279
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That for me, plus the interesting new designs of the supporting skin and the elevators.
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Old August 30th, 2012, 04:48 AM   #280
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I had to vote for Petronas sorry Twins.
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