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View Poll Results: How tall?
over 600m 15 35.71%
500 - 600m 1 2.38%
450 - 499m 1 2.38%
400 - 449m 4 9.52%
350 - 399m 1 2.38%
300 - 349m 5 11.90%
250 - 299m 9 21.43%
200 - 249m 1 2.38%
150 - 199m 3 7.14%
under 150m 2 4.76%
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Old September 1st, 2005, 11:48 AM   #1
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The best height of building

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Old September 1st, 2005, 12:03 PM   #2
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I think there's no best height of a building. It all depends on the foundation and the quality of materials being used + the threat of calamities
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Old September 1st, 2005, 03:42 PM   #3
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I can't answer this question. It depends on so many factors.

A building can be less than 100m tall and still be just as impressive or suitable as a 400m+ building.
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Old September 1st, 2005, 09:27 PM   #4
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I said 500-600m, not too high. But it really depends on what fits into the skyline...
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Old September 2nd, 2005, 03:35 AM   #5
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Isn't there a height to width ratio that makes a building aesthetically pleasing? A lot of the shorter buildings in European cities are stunning in their surroundings.

I find these buildings to be very aesthetically beautiful and in harmony with its surroundings :



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Old September 2nd, 2005, 07:31 AM   #6
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i have no voted..

because there is no 'best height'
i think great skylines consist of various skyscrapers and different heights
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Old September 22nd, 2005, 10:45 PM   #7
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stupid or curious question i think
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Old September 23rd, 2005, 06:07 AM   #8
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A 1000 footer would be for me. That would be around 304 meters tall.
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Old September 23rd, 2005, 11:13 PM   #9
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There is no ideal height for a building because it would all depend on the location and situation.

But the ideal height for a SKYSCRAPER is over 1000 ft.
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Old September 24th, 2005, 12:59 AM   #10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wjfox2002
I can't answer this question. It depends on so many factors.

A building can be less than 100m tall and still be just as impressive or suitable as a 400m+ building.
totaly agree
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Old September 24th, 2005, 01:02 AM   #11
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150 to 300 or 400m. All above that they are just energy eaters!!!
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Old September 24th, 2005, 07:43 AM   #12
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I voted over 600m because it would be novel for the general population to witness something that tall. My heart however is still for a building whose height is beyond 1000.
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Old September 24th, 2005, 09:54 AM   #13
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Id say 600+ aswell. Just imagine a skyscraper with that height, well set, and with a superb location in the city center!
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Old September 24th, 2005, 06:02 PM   #14
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300-349 m seems like a good range, not too short, not insanely tall, also allows for a lot creativity in a design.
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Old September 27th, 2005, 01:43 AM   #15
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That is right. A 1000m cube or tube would be the worst to imagine in a city!!!
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Old September 28th, 2005, 05:01 AM   #16
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Quote:
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I can't answer this question. It depends on so many factors.

A building can be less than 100m tall and still be just as impressive or suitable as a 400m+ building.
Coming from a true Londoner!
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