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Old January 21st, 2012, 04:18 PM   #1
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2011 Cup discussion

Starting Sunday, January 29, we'll line up 32 candidates in a one on one tournament to determine which skyscraper is the most popular one which was completed in 2011.

All of you can nominate 3 skyscrapers which were completed in 2011 which you would like to see in this line-up. Each nomination receives one point, and the 16 skyscrapers with the most points will go to the finals.

To complete the field of 32, the top 16 of completed skyscrapers is automatically nominated, You don't have to nominate these:

1. Kingkey 100 (Shenzhen, 442 meter)
2. Al Hamra Firdous Tower (Kuwait City, 413 meter)
3. Tianjin Global Financial Center (Tianjin, 337 meter)
4. The Torch (Dubai, 337 meter)
5. Longxi International Hotel (Jiangyin, 328 meter)
6. Wenzhou Trade Center (Wenzhou, 322 meter)
7. Etihad Towers T2 (Abu Dhabi, 305 meter)
8. Northeast Asia Trade Tower (Incheon, 305 meter)
9. Doosan Haeundae We've the Zenith Tower A, 301 meter)
10. Khalid Al Attar Tower 2 (Dubai, 294 meter)
11. Trump Ocean Club International Hotel & Tower (Panama City, 293 meter)
12. Haeundae I Park Marina Tower 2 (Busan, 292 meter)
13. Doosan Haeundae We've the Zenith Tower B (Busan, 282 meter)
14. Marina Pinnacle (Dubai, 280 meter)
15. Etihad Towers T1 (Abu Dhabi, 278 meter)
16. Nantong Zhongnan International Plaza (Nantong, 273 meter)

All buildings completed in 2011 can be nominated, there is no minimum height. If you think it is tall and good, feel free to list it.

Please go here for inspiration of the world's tallest buildings completed in 2011.

Happy nominating!
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Old January 21st, 2012, 04:46 PM   #2
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OK, I'm nominating the following three projects:

1, Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower 336 meters in Hanoi Vietnam
2, 8 Spruce Street (a.k.a. Beekman) 267 meters in New York City in the USA
3, Jungdong Gumho Richensia Twin Towers 238 meters in Bucheon South Korea
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Old January 21st, 2012, 04:47 PM   #3
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- Prime Tower (Zrich, 126 meter) Photo Gallery
- Tower 185 (Frankfurt, 204 meter)
- F&F Tower (Panama City, 230 meter)
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Old January 21st, 2012, 05:07 PM   #4
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Also, feel free to post images along with your nomination, to inspire others.
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Old January 21st, 2012, 05:30 PM   #5
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I nominate Reflections at Keppel Bay:
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I also like the Zoofenster (Berlin), but i didn't find a good picture of it.
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Old January 21st, 2012, 05:39 PM   #6
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1. 8 Spruce street, NYC
2. Heron Tower, London
3. Tour First, Paris
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Old January 21st, 2012, 05:59 PM   #7
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hope you guys could post images of your respective nominees..
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Old January 21st, 2012, 06:12 PM   #8
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OK, I'm nominating the following three projects:

1, Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower 336 meters in Hanoi Vietnam
2, 8 Spruce Street (a.k.a. Beekman) 267 meters in New York City in the USA
3, Jungdong Gumho Richensia Twin Towers 238 meters in Bucheon South Korea
OK, so I'm posting their photos as well:

1, Keangnam Tower
image hosted on flickr

"Tam nhn đồng hnh ng tất sư" (KEANGNAM) by KTS Nguyen Phu Duc, on Flickr

2, 8 Spruce Street
image hosted on flickr

Beekman Tower by Lisa Dawn's, on Flickr

3, Jungdong Twin Towers
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Old January 21st, 2012, 07:23 PM   #9
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The Pearl River Tower
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Old January 21st, 2012, 07:25 PM   #10
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In height order

Al Hamra Tower



Pearl River Tower



8 Spruce Street

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Old January 21st, 2012, 08:08 PM   #11
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Al Hamara is automaticaly in the cup, you don't have to nominate it. Use your last vote for a building that needs it
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Old January 21st, 2012, 08:12 PM   #12
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Kingkey 100
[IMG]http://i42.************/2m5crdl.jpg[/IMG]
by Winfried Ebner

Al Hamra Firdous Tower

by Pawel Sulima

8 Spruce Street
[IMG]http://i39.************/oavv37.jpg[/IMG]
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Old January 21st, 2012, 08:55 PM   #13
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Al Hamara is automaticaly in the cup, you don't have to nominate it. Use your last vote for a building that needs it
I guess Shanghai IFC. (North)

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Old January 21st, 2012, 09:18 PM   #14
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Al Hamra tower !!




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Old January 22nd, 2012, 02:07 AM   #15
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What a hard decision to nominate..
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Old January 22nd, 2012, 10:44 AM   #16
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agree.. so hard..
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Old January 22nd, 2012, 03:14 PM   #17
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I nominate:

International Finance Center (IFC) North Tower (Shanghai, 260 meter)


pic by mori (the one on the left is the north tower)
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Old January 22nd, 2012, 05:26 PM   #18
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Got to be Gehry's Tower in NYC. I don't think I could name many others! A new thread with pictures and poll should be made after this one
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Old January 22nd, 2012, 06:12 PM   #19
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1: 8 Spruce street ( New York City )
2: Tour First ( Paris )
3: De Kroon ( The Hague )
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1.REFLECTIONS AT KEPPEL BAY SINGAPORE
2.SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CENTRE NORTH TOWER
3.8 SPRUCE STREET NEW YORK
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