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Old September 14th, 2012, 02:45 AM   #181
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Magnificent

London has a lot of nice skyscrapers.
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Old September 14th, 2012, 03:42 AM   #182
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Favourite proposed/ partially built skyscrapers:

1. Russia Tower
2. Evolution, Moscow
3. 2WTC
4. CITIC Plaza
5. Hermitage Plaza
6. Guangzhou Chow Tai Fook
7. Kingdom Tower
8. Al Majdoul Tower, Riyadh
9. Hyderabad Signature Tower
10. Triple One

Honorable Mention: Dubai City Tower

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Old September 14th, 2012, 05:50 AM   #183
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The Shard, London

(floor count - 72, height - 310m, status - the first supertall and highest building in the EU, value - $4billions "the world's most expensive building")

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Old September 14th, 2012, 12:44 PM   #184
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I like that one.
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Old September 15th, 2012, 08:03 PM   #185
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Definitely... BITEXCO FINANCIAL TOWER in Saigon

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Old September 17th, 2012, 05:01 PM   #186
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wow..bitexco look impressive!
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Old September 17th, 2012, 06:37 PM   #187
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01. Empire State Building, New York

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02. Chrysler Building, New York


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03. Scotia Plaza, Toronto

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04. Hearst Magazine Building, New York

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05. Royal York Hotel, Toronto

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06. American Radiator Building, New York

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07. Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago

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08. Toronto-Dominion Centre, Toronto


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09. Royal Bank Plaza, Toronto


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10. Beekman Tower, New York

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Old September 17th, 2012, 11:45 PM   #188
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My favorite skyscraper is definitely the Willis Tower. For me it has come far closer to perfection than any other building built so far ever came

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Old September 18th, 2012, 10:11 AM   #189
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09. Royal Bank Plaza, Toronto

one of my favorite buildings in the entire world. the cladding is just outstanding
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Old September 18th, 2012, 11:11 AM   #190
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Re:What's Your Favorite Skyscraper(s)?

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Nothing beats this and certainly not the crap that is now being built there instead of this masterpieces.

These are my best one too...
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Old September 19th, 2012, 04:20 AM   #191
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I like most my favorite is WTC
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Old September 20th, 2012, 08:40 AM   #192
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Old November 21st, 2012, 04:44 AM   #193
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PPG BUILDING PITTSBURGH

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Old November 21st, 2012, 06:50 AM   #194
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My favorite skyscraper is definitely the Willis Tower. For me it has come far closer to perfection than any other building built so far ever came

I absolutely love Sears as well. My favorite from the 1970s by a long shot.

I wonder if it could have looked better if they decided to go with the original 16 tube design. What do you think?
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Old November 21st, 2012, 07:02 AM   #195
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Sears is awesome, but I like the old WTC more when it comes to 70s.
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Old November 21st, 2012, 04:18 PM   #196
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My faves are the:

1. Missassagua 'Marilyn' condo towers

2. the twisting Calatrava one in Malmo, Sweden

3. either 9 West 57th St. or the W.R. Grace Bldgs in Manhattan

4. the Shard

5. 101 Taipeh

6. Library Tower, LA

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Old November 21st, 2012, 04:35 PM   #197
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Old November 21st, 2012, 06:13 PM   #198
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Sears is awesome, but I like the old WTC more when it comes to 70s.
1WTC is the closest thing to it for me because I adored its antenna, but 2WTC wasn't so hot.
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Old November 21st, 2012, 09:17 PM   #199
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Victoria Tower, Stockholm

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Singer Tower, New York (Demolished)



http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_cxRN31abC1...Liberty+st.jpg

The Gerkin



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Torre Agbar, Barcelona



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Old November 21st, 2012, 10:40 PM   #200
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1.Chrysler Building



http://blogs.sacbee.com/photos/2012/...-in-nyc-c.html

2.TIE Woolworth/WTC Twin Towers



[I]http://wirednewyork.com/landmarks/woolworth/[/B]

3.TIE 1WTC & ESB

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4.Bank of China H.K.



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5.30 St. Mary Axe



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