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Old June 17th, 2005, 07:40 PM   #1
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The world's best skyline list.

Toronto is way down the list.Just infront of Sydney.

Hong Kong dominates.

New York second

Shanghai rising.

Tokyo in third.


having been to most of these places the list makes perfect sense.

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http://www.library.tudelft.nl/~egram/skylines.htm
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Old June 17th, 2005, 07:46 PM   #2
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73] 75 84 San Diego USA 28 One American Plaza (152m)

Hmmmm, well I think our ranking is fair enough.
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Old June 17th, 2005, 08:10 PM   #3
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Hmm Mumbai is 51.
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Old June 17th, 2005, 08:11 PM   #4
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Philly #34...hmmm as much as I love Boston, I still think Philly has the beefier more attractive spire infused skyline. Boston's skyline is not better but it is a notch above Philly's according to the list. The list was a bit off IMO.

According to Emporis, Boston has 300 high rises and Philly has 428. Philly's skyline is about 30 percent bigger.

On the Emporis list Boston is 44 and Philly is 34.

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Old June 17th, 2005, 08:16 PM   #5
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London 54th.. thats arite

this skyline ranking offers a different perspective:

http://www.emporis.com/en/bu/sk/st/sr/
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Old June 17th, 2005, 08:21 PM   #6
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Calgary - 38; 1976 Points

Not bad at all...
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Old June 17th, 2005, 08:44 PM   #7
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Tel Aviv 50th
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Old June 17th, 2005, 08:46 PM   #8
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San Salvador is not here!!!!!!
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Old June 17th, 2005, 08:49 PM   #9
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San Salvador is not here!!!!!!
And does San Salvador have at least 5 buildings over 90 m????
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Old June 17th, 2005, 08:55 PM   #10
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Old June 17th, 2005, 09:35 PM   #11
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ah, 125. I guess being only two away from a beautiful city such as Barcelona isnt that bad.
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Old June 17th, 2005, 09:44 PM   #12
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This list uses a highly objective set of factors. The beauty of a skyline is a lot more subjective than that.
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Old June 17th, 2005, 09:46 PM   #13
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Mumbai 51st!!!!
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Old June 17th, 2005, 09:59 PM   #14
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dubai already 9th...
and there is a lot more to come
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Old June 17th, 2005, 10:02 PM   #15
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Again the question of why do they put Miami & Miami Beach together but not Sunny Isles? If the three were separated the Greater Miami would have 3 of the top 100 in the world with 330 more currently planned or underconstruction.
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Old June 17th, 2005, 11:06 PM   #16
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This is the ranking according to the votes of SSC forumers:
http://www.skyscrapercity.info/900.php?id=1003
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Old June 17th, 2005, 11:22 PM   #17
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heh Ramat Gan now in 67th place.....
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Old June 18th, 2005, 05:18 AM   #18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wjfox2002
This is the ranking according to the votes of SSC forumers:
http://www.skyscrapercity.info/900.php?id=1003
This is the same list where Billings, USA (41) scored higher than Miami (47)
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Old June 18th, 2005, 05:31 AM   #19
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"Most skyscraper" doesn't mean "Best Skyline".
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Old June 18th, 2005, 05:51 AM   #20
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^ I agree, Tokyo for example has a ton of highrises but it doesnt really have a nice skyline.
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