daily menu » rate the banner | guess the city | one on oneforums map | privacy policy | DMCA | news magazine

Go Back   SkyscraperCity > World Forums > Citytalk and Urban Issues > Guess the City

Guess the City Can you guess the location?



Reply

 
Thread Tools
Old December 7th, 2012, 10:59 PM   #2421
Galro
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 9,224
Likes (Received): 3142

I think it may have something do with a famous architect that recently passed away ... Unless I'm thinking of another, very similar building.
__________________
Old cars in Norway
Galro no está en línea   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
 
Old December 7th, 2012, 11:57 PM   #2422
Zbignich
Egistered ruser
 
Zbignich's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 6,168
Likes (Received): 155

Quote:
Originally Posted by Knitemplar View Post
Oz? NZ? Italy?
No.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Blazar View Post
it looks like a milestone building of the early last century, but I don't know it

maybe finland ?
No.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Galro View Post
I think it may have something do with a famous architect that recently passed away ... Unless I'm thinking of another, very similar building.
Yes.
Zbignich no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 8th, 2012, 02:10 AM   #2423
kwoldtimer
Registered User
 
kwoldtimer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,363
Likes (Received): 377

Brasilia?
kwoldtimer no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 8th, 2012, 02:31 AM   #2424
Zbignich
Egistered ruser
 
Zbignich's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 6,168
Likes (Received): 155

Quote:
Originally Posted by kwoldtimer View Post
Brasilia?
No, but it is Brazil.
Zbignich no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 8th, 2012, 01:26 PM   #2425
christos-greece
Moderator!
 
christos-greece's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 91,094
Likes (Received): 46467

Rio de Janeiro?
__________________
Urban Showcase: Athens Kalamata Trikala Thessaloniki
Cityscapes: Paris Barcelona Dubai, U.A.E. Monte Carlo, Monaco
General photography: Castles of France - Chateau de France and, since May of '08: Greece!
christos-greece está en línea ahora   Reply With Quote
Old December 8th, 2012, 07:42 PM   #2426
Zbignich
Egistered ruser
 
Zbignich's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 6,168
Likes (Received): 155

Quote:
Originally Posted by christos-greece View Post
Rio de Janeiro?
No.
Zbignich no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 8th, 2012, 07:54 PM   #2427
Yousef23
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 802
Likes (Received): 0

Salvador, Belo Horizonte, Manaos?
Yousef23 no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 8th, 2012, 08:24 PM   #2428
Zbignich
Egistered ruser
 
Zbignich's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 6,168
Likes (Received): 155

Quote:
Originally Posted by Yousef23 View Post
Salvador, Belo Horizonte, Manaos?
Belo Horizonte is right.

It used to be the Pampulha Casino, now it is the Pampulha Art Museum. Designed by Oscar Niemeyer as part of the Pampulha park around the lake. It was built between 1942 and 1944.

Photo of the same place today:

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/1019845

The newer photo is by Jose Gustavo A. Murt…, a native of Belo Horizonte.

Old photo:
Zbignich no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 9th, 2012, 03:45 PM   #2429
CNB30
centralnatbankbuildingrva
 
CNB30's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Richmond va
Posts: 2,070
Likes (Received): 322

__________________
High speed rail=real energy independence!

Save Lincoln Park!!!

http://www.preservationchicago.org/c...05/heritage/42
CNB30 no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 9th, 2012, 03:50 PM   #2430
narkelion
guessthecitier!
 
narkelion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Rome[X] - S. Benedetto del Tronto (AP) [] - Melbourne []
Posts: 6,784
Likes (Received): 1128

Italy?
__________________
Sent from somewhere using something.
narkelion no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 9th, 2012, 04:14 PM   #2431
kwoldtimer
Registered User
 
kwoldtimer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,363
Likes (Received): 377

USA, Canada, Australia?
kwoldtimer no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 9th, 2012, 06:11 PM   #2432
Dahlis
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 832
Likes (Received): 90

South Africa, Zimbabwe, Nigeria
Dahlis no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 9th, 2012, 06:24 PM   #2433
UnHavrais
ن - ن - ن - ن - ن - ن - ن
 
UnHavrais's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Le Havre
Posts: 9,338
Likes (Received): 3433

United Kingdom !?
UnHavrais no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 9th, 2012, 07:26 PM   #2434
christos-greece
Moderator!
 
christos-greece's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 91,094
Likes (Received): 46467

Malaysia, China, S. Korea?
__________________
Urban Showcase: Athens Kalamata Trikala Thessaloniki
Cityscapes: Paris Barcelona Dubai, U.A.E. Monte Carlo, Monaco
General photography: Castles of France - Chateau de France and, since May of '08: Greece!
christos-greece está en línea ahora   Reply With Quote
Old December 9th, 2012, 10:09 PM   #2435
CNB30
centralnatbankbuildingrva
 
CNB30's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Richmond va
Posts: 2,070
Likes (Received): 322

USA
__________________
High speed rail=real energy independence!

Save Lincoln Park!!!

http://www.preservationchicago.org/c...05/heritage/42
CNB30 no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 9th, 2012, 10:10 PM   #2436
CNB30
centralnatbankbuildingrva
 
CNB30's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Richmond va
Posts: 2,070
Likes (Received): 322

though not at the time this photo was taken
__________________
High speed rail=real energy independence!

Save Lincoln Park!!!

http://www.preservationchicago.org/c...05/heritage/42
CNB30 no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 9th, 2012, 10:13 PM   #2437
narkelion
guessthecitier!
 
narkelion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Rome[X] - S. Benedetto del Tronto (AP) [] - Melbourne []
Posts: 6,784
Likes (Received): 1128

Quote:
Originally Posted by CNB30 View Post
though not at the time this photo was taken
Hawaii? Alaska? New Mexico?
narkelion no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 10th, 2012, 01:38 AM   #2438
CNB30
centralnatbankbuildingrva
 
CNB30's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Richmond va
Posts: 2,070
Likes (Received): 322

This is gonna give it away, but Hawaii
__________________
High speed rail=real energy independence!

Save Lincoln Park!!!

http://www.preservationchicago.org/c...05/heritage/42
CNB30 no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 10th, 2012, 08:36 AM   #2439
Knitemplar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 6,080
Likes (Received): 192

Honolulu.

OK, me...next ...


Last edited by Knitemplar; December 10th, 2012 at 08:43 AM.
Knitemplar no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old December 10th, 2012, 09:47 AM   #2440
albiman
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 965
Likes (Received): 58

Is this old? Pretty small picture but UK?
albiman no está en línea   Reply With Quote


Reply

Tags
guess the city

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT +2. The time now is 03:12 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like v3.2.5 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

SkyscraperCity ☆ In Urbanity We trust ☆ about us | privacy policy | DMCA policy

Hosted by Blacksun, dedicated to this site too!
Forum server management by DaiTengu