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

Go Back   SkyscraperCity > World Development News Forums > Supertalls > Proposed Supertalls



Global Announcement

As a general reminder, please respect others and respect copyrights. Go here to familiarize yourself with our posting policy.


Reply

 
Thread Tools
Old November 25th, 2014, 04:21 AM   #461
alheaine
™♥•♥•♥™
 
alheaine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: aLheaiNeviLLe, RepubLica FederaL de Panaiana
Posts: 3,108
Likes (Received): 1266

i actually quite liked the idea of taller downtown buildings.
__________________
"I Like those who Love me,
but
I
Love most those who Hate me."


--Alheaine Dredjshiah 2011
alheaine no está en línea   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
 
Old November 27th, 2014, 12:28 PM   #462
Aalecki
Registered User
 
Aalecki's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 264
Likes (Received): 286

It's a natural process for the any city downtown.
Aalecki no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 27th, 2014, 09:17 PM   #463
SomeKindOfBug
Registered User
 
SomeKindOfBug's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 671
Likes (Received): 501

Imagine a Manhattan where 1WTC isn't a pinnacle, but just part of a plateau.

That's where it's heading, and it will be glorious.

I mean, there are parts of New York that are getting eerily Coruscant-ish. Especially the spires on 57th.

And unlike other major cities with a lot of skyscrapers, like Hong Kong or Shanghai, some parts of New York feel like they're underground. The only other place I've felt that was in Chicago, beneath the El.

A 400m+ skyscraper going up right in the centre of downtown, and I don't think if you asked people on the street a single person could name it. Where else in the world does a supertall go unnoticed. Where else is a 400m tower boring?
__________________

miau, citybooster liked this post
SomeKindOfBug no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old November 27th, 2014, 11:28 PM   #464
hunser
my favourite library ...
 
hunser's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Gotham City / Vienna
Posts: 1,192
Likes (Received): 2552

^ Yes, the canyons of Manhattan are unmatched. That's the great thing about NYC: all those 400m+ towers are being built in the urban fabric. No towers "in the park". The density is just incredible, and now supertalls are rising adjacent to existing skyscrapers. You could say they nearly touch each other.
Then of course you get that eerie feeling when walking down the street. The street is busy, people and cars everywhere. Density too. And then you look up and see those behemoths.

It doesn't get better than this: (future Tower Verre)



hunser está en línea ahora   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 01:28 PM   #465
LondoniumLex
May it please the Court..
 
LondoniumLex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Greenwich
Posts: 634
Likes (Received): 559

I agree . Verre is amazing.
LondoniumLex no está en línea   Reply With Quote


Reply

Tags
125 greenwich, 22 thames, new york

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 01:03 AM.


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