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Old March 12th, 2012, 03:01 AM   #1
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Best Buildings of Decade

Show picture of your favorite building constructed from a decade. You can do whole world, one country, or our own city.

2000s:

Comcast Center, Philadelphia:


1990s:

Bank of China, Hong Kong:
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1980s:

Wells Fargo Center, Los Angeles:
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Old March 12th, 2012, 10:46 AM   #2
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8th Spruce Street.
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Old March 12th, 2012, 11:10 PM   #3
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1900's
Singer Building 1908


1910's
Woolworth Building 1913


1920's
New York Life Building 1928


1930's
Chrysler Building 1930


1940's
Edifício Altino Arantes 1947


1950's
Torre Latinoamericana 1956


1960's
John Hancock Center 1969


1970's
Transamerica Pyramid 1972


1980's
Scotia Plaza 1988


1990's
4 Times Square/conde nast building 1999


2000's
Tokyo Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower 2008
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Old March 13th, 2012, 12:12 AM   #4
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1950s

Lever House; Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, 1949-1951.

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Lever House by user44, on Flickr

Case Study House #21 (Los Angeles, CA), Pierre Koenig, 1958-1959.

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Case Study house #21 - Pierre Koenig by Arnout Fonck, on Flickr

1960s

Case Study House #22 (Los Angeles, CA), Pierre Koenig, 1959-1960

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Case Study House #22 / Stahl House by geezopeez, on Flickr


One Chase Manhattan Plaza; Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, 1956-1961.

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One Chase Manhattan Plaza. Large, but that's about it. by hoveringcheesecake, on Flickr

TWA Flight Center; Eero Saarinen, 1960-1962

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NYC - JFK Airport: TWA Flight Center by wallyg, on Flickr

1970s

World Trade Center Twin Towers; Minoru Yamasaki and Associates, Emory Roth and Sons, 1966-1972/1973.

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Twin Towers by oldmanpsych, on Flickr

Aon Center (Los Angeles); Charles Luckman Partnership, 1970-1973

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Aon Center by fridayinla, on Flickr

1980s

US Bank Tower; Pei, Cobb, Freed and Partners, 1986-1989.

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US Bank Tower by calvinfleming, on Flickr

1990s

Emerald Plaza (San Diego, CA); CW Kim Architects and Partners, 1988-1990

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emerald plaza by teknikality, on Flickr

2000s

Bank of America Tower (One Bryant Park); Kohn, Pedersen, Fox, 2004-2009

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Bank of America Tower (New York City) by dvpfagan, on Flickr

2013

One World Trade Center; David Childs of Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, 2006-2013 (hopefully)



I like boxes, what can I say

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Old March 13th, 2012, 12:19 AM   #5
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Burj Dubai beats everyone until a taller one is built. Its one sexy building in a sexy city.
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Old March 14th, 2012, 08:45 PM   #6
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1970s:

US Steel Tower, Pittsburgh:



1960s:

Hawaii Capitol, Honolulu:


1950s:

Seagram Building, New York City:


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Burj Dubai beats everyone until a taller one is built. Its one sexy building in a sexy city.
Because it's the tallest it's the best? wow, good, solid criteria.
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Old March 14th, 2012, 09:29 PM   #8
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2000s
for me its the Savill Building, understated and brilliant
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Old March 15th, 2012, 08:40 AM   #9
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1980's:

Wells Fargo Center in Minneapolis




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Old March 18th, 2012, 07:54 AM   #10
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70's

Mitsui Building - Tokyo - 225 M / 55 F


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view from top of MGO tower #567 par Nemo's great uncle, sur Flickr

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MB.11 par Tony Wu, sur Flickr

80's

Scotia Plaza - Toronto - 275 M / 68 F


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Scotia Plaza par Negar & Hadi, sur Flickr

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Scotia Plaza par davehood59, sur Flickr

90's

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building - Tokyo - 243 M / 48 F


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東京都廳 DSC_2053 par Ming - chun (very busy ), sur Flickr

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Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building - Shinjuku par Oppamaeki, sur Flickr

00's

Shiodome City Center - Tokyo - 216 M / 43 F


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Shiodome City Center par Tokyo Views, sur Flickr

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Shiodome City Center par Barbe_Brousse, sur Flickr
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Old March 24th, 2012, 03:11 AM   #12
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1960s:

Air Force Academy Chapel, Colorado Springs:



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Old March 24th, 2012, 01:38 PM   #13
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1950s : Eglise Saint Joseph

Le Havre-Normandie-France par Auguste Perret





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I'll do it for skyscrapers because I can't remember all the nice lowrises. (1890s-2010s)

Old Colony Building, Chicago, IL, USA (designed 1893)


Flatiron Building, New York City, NY, USA (designed 1902)


Woolworth Building, New York City, NY, USA (designed 1910)


Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (designed 1921)


General Electric Building, New York City, NY, USA (designed 1931)


United Nations Headquarters, New York City, NY, USA (designed 1947)


Seagram Building, New York City, NY, USA (designed 1956)


World Trade Center, New York City, USA (designed 1964)


Royal Bank Plaza, Toronto, Canada, (designed 1975)


Ryugyong Hotel, Pyongyang, North Korea (designed 1987)


Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (designed 1992)


The Shard, London, UK (designed 2003)


So far for the 2010s: Wuhan Greenland Center, Wuhan, China (designed 2010)
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