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Old June 13th, 2011, 09:30 PM   #241
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Whу are you so angry? Are you shocked, that someone has dared to compete with ESB? CoC looks in an original way. And what is ESB? Only history and huge height for 30-s' years. Outwardly it isn't remembered.
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Old June 13th, 2011, 09:50 PM   #242
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I really don't get why some people vote for ESB based on it's historical significance only. So it was the tallest for over 40 years I get it, the biggest art-deco skyscraper ever, I get it too. Aside that, and fact that king kong has been on top of it several times (or films). Is really not that beautiful nor impressive, to look at.
What's the point of having a tournament like this, if they're expectings to choose the oldies over the new ones, over and over. If that's the case by all means let's declare the big pyramid of Giza the absolut winner period.
CoC got a revolutionary (yet classy) design. Think people think
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Old June 13th, 2011, 10:02 PM   #243
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The problem is that many people are then carried to the other extreme: automatically giving discredit and labeling a failure any new project, anywhere, as if we wouldn't be able to build anything that in 70 years will stand out as aesthetically sound and so.
True, but its not me. On final match I will vote for the burj.

But still on esb vs coc I have no doubt which is better looking.
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Old June 14th, 2011, 12:23 AM   #244
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CoC is cool and all, but Empire State Building is just so
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Old June 14th, 2011, 03:48 AM   #245
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empire state is so ugly,the building painting,the pinnacle,the proportion is out,the design is like most building in that era and it so out to date...people who vote for esb is just ego...coc is best futuristic building,its new,glassy,more light,and more comfortable to work inside it
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Old June 14th, 2011, 03:59 AM   #246
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I think people vote for different reasons analyzing different aspects.
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Old June 14th, 2011, 04:16 AM   #247
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I think people vote for different reasons analyzing different aspects.
yeah..the reason is.. esb is more old?..its not reasonable at all..best skyscrapers should pass certain criteria to be a good example building for future..the great design,light building,green concept,glassy,more comfortable interior,safe,and also
improvement from past is true criteria to be best skyscraper..not just "OLD"
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Old June 14th, 2011, 04:21 AM   #248
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those twins are so disjointed. Is not hard decision to make considering a masterpiece built 80 years ago vs twins that could be in any city
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Old June 14th, 2011, 04:58 AM   #249
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what so good about esb?what are the masterpiece about esb?
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Old June 14th, 2011, 06:00 AM   #250
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If God created a skyscraper, he would build an Empire state building. It's as simple as that.
Whats so good about boxes stacked on top of eachother?
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Old June 14th, 2011, 06:11 AM   #251
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If God created a skyscraper, he would build an Empire state building. It's as simple as that.
No. I went to church and god told me he would build a 2IFC.
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Whats so good about boxes stacked on top of eachother?
Whats so good about a tapering building with an overly long spire?
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Old June 14th, 2011, 07:04 AM   #252
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There is no point in arguing.

You like CoC, cool; I like ESB.
You don't like the ESB, cool; I don't really care.

What's wrong with that?
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Old June 14th, 2011, 11:15 AM   #253
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Thinking about changing my vote. Can I?
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Old June 14th, 2011, 11:18 AM   #254
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In my opinion City of Capitals is a true reimagining of WTC twins - a feat Freedom Tower will never achieve. But it's hard to argue with ESB's legendary status, not only because of its height or art-deco style, but because it is a prominent feature of any and all panoramic shots in Hollywood movies whenever action takes place in New York; therefore its pop culture icon status is constantly reinstated and in 20 years any such contest will still end up with ESB or Chrysler as a winner.

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Old June 14th, 2011, 12:07 PM   #255
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Actually the last match clearly shows that esb won't win the contest. It barely wins with average coc so I have no doubt it will lose against burj.
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Old June 14th, 2011, 02:16 PM   #256
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let's see how far BOC will get, hopefully it wins the contest!
and thank god the ESB beat that lego box building.
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Old June 14th, 2011, 03:35 PM   #257
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There is no point in arguing.

You like CoC, cool; I like ESB.
You don't like the ESB, cool; I don't really care.

What's wrong with that?
Well said. Some people need to let go of the idea that their vote is the product of deep thought, while all other votes are dumbly motivated.
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Old June 14th, 2011, 03:45 PM   #258
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let's see how far BOC will get, hopefully it wins the contest!
and thank god the ESB beat that lego box building.
BOC is one of my favorites, but I still prefer burj more.

Lets be honest here. With the height burj has it is so impressive that it would win with any tower here even if it had bad design. So its even better for me taking into account the fact that burjs design is pretty decent after all.
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Old June 14th, 2011, 04:40 PM   #259
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Well said. Some people need to let go of the idea that their vote is the product of deep thought, while all other votes are dumbly motivated.


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Old June 15th, 2011, 12:02 AM   #260
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what so good about esb?what are the masterpiece about esb?
And whats so good about CoC? It's all relative, for someone it might be the concept of originality for other just tasteless uneven stacked boxes.
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