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Old June 6th, 2012, 06:38 PM   #1
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What's Your Favorite Skyscraper(s)?

I will be posting my favorites up soon, I just need a little spare time. Share some of your favorite or/and most beautiful skyscraper(s) you could think of.
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Old June 6th, 2012, 08:00 PM   #2
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My favourite is Ryugyong Hotel:
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Old June 6th, 2012, 10:02 PM   #3
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Old June 6th, 2012, 10:09 PM   #4
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@Kanto Something's wrong with you...seriously. Do you hate everything that has an angle less than 90 degrees? Or...?

My second favourite:

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the Slaughterhotel is by far the ugliest building in the world Some nonboxy buildings like SWFC, ESB, 2IFC or Seoul Lotte tower look amazing but this abomination is hideous. I've never seen anything uglier than the Slaughterhotel and I don't mean that there only are no buildings uglier than the Slaughterhotel, I mean that nothing on this Earth is uglier than the Slaughterhotel
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Old June 7th, 2012, 02:53 AM   #6
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the Slaughterhotel is by far the ugliest building in the world Some nonboxy buildings like SWFC, ESB, 2IFC or Seoul Lotte tower look amazing but this abomination is hideous. I've never seen anything uglier than the Slaughterhotel and I don't mean that there only are no buildings uglier than the Slaughterhotel, I mean that nothing on this Earth is uglier than the Slaughterhotel
Ok...no comment...I just don't get it.
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Old June 7th, 2012, 07:56 AM   #7
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Nothing beats this and certainly not the crap that is now being built there instead of this masterpieces.
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Old June 7th, 2012, 09:20 AM   #8
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Old June 7th, 2012, 09:26 AM   #9
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Old June 7th, 2012, 10:35 AM   #10
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Yes ChiSkyline, my favourite skycraper is also Trump world Tower. It is very beautiful and tall.
The Trump World Tower at United Nations Plaza is one of the most luxurious residential towers in the world.
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Old June 7th, 2012, 03:07 PM   #11
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My favourite is Ryugyong Hotel:
Interesting choice. I've never really thought of Ryugyong in terms of my favourite, but it does warrant consideration. It's a very impressive structure and Pyongyang is one of the few places on earth that suits it.
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Old June 7th, 2012, 04:14 PM   #12
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I also like this black beauty in NYC:


And the Shanghai Tower

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Old June 7th, 2012, 06:33 PM   #13
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Yes ChiSkyline, my favourite skycraper is also Trump world Tower. It is very beautiful and tall.
The Trump World Tower at United Nations Plaza is one of the most luxurious residential towers in the world.
YESS!!
Absolutely one of the best skyscrapers I have ever seen

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Chicago, Trump Tower (Adrian Smith 2005-2008) 01 by J0N6, on Flickr[/IMG]

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Trump Reflections by spey2008, on Flickr[/IMG]
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Old June 8th, 2012, 04:12 AM   #14
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It certainly is classy
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Old June 8th, 2012, 05:37 AM   #15
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Trump Tower is a 58-story mixed-use skyscraper located at 725 Fifth Avenue, at the corner of East 56th Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
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Old June 8th, 2012, 09:35 AM   #16
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1. Woolworth Building

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2. Empire State Building

3. SWFC
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My favourite is Ryugyong Hotel:
Yeah!
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Old June 10th, 2012, 04:53 AM   #18
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I also like this, (probably because I've walked past it many times ): (First Canadian Place, Toronto)
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And Les Tours Hermitage in Paris:
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Old June 10th, 2012, 07:12 AM   #19
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This is a hard choice, but I have to say Sears Tower. It is one of those buildings that you really have to see in person. The glassy black facade and design of the building make it one of the most recognizable and unique in the world.

1. Sears Tower












2. Empire State Building










3. Burj Khalifa





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4. Trump International Chicago





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Chrysler Building







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Honorable Mentions

6. Petronas Towers


7. John Hancock Center


8. Taipei 101


9. Bank of China Tower


10. Jin Mao Tower


MEMORABLE mention

4. World Trade Center


Future

8. One World Trade Center

4. 2 WTC

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Old June 11th, 2012, 08:43 AM   #20
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My favorite is the Pricewaterhouse Coopers Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Always loved it as a young child.
After the earthquake it is being demolished sadly.
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http://www.cfspm.com.au/uploadedImag...tre_colour.jpg

http://www.beca.com/~/media/Images/C...=0&thn=0&w=582
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