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Old June 18th, 2012, 07:01 AM   #81
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For Western USA, my favorite skyscrapers BY FAR are Los Angeles's 2 California Plaza...


...and the Columbia Center in Seattle.

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Old June 18th, 2012, 07:17 AM   #82
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Old July 7th, 2012, 06:21 PM   #83
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Old July 11th, 2012, 01:54 AM   #84
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Central Plaza 1 in Brisbane still looks 80's but good.
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Old July 11th, 2012, 04:58 AM   #85
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New Zealand Sky Tower (love this)

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Old July 12th, 2012, 01:31 AM   #86
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1. Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai




2. Chrysler Building, NYC



3. Burj Khalifa, Dubai



I guess I have a thing for beautiful spires.
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Old July 12th, 2012, 10:57 PM   #87
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Hmmm probably Chrysler Building by a bunch of reasons. I also love Petronas Tower and the IFC in Hong Kong. And as a Swede, a honorable mention must be Turning Torso!



And for some reason the Mercury tower in Moscow really grabs me.

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Old July 12th, 2012, 11:26 PM   #88
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The Woolworht building in New York is my favorite:

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American Classic, Woolworth Building , New York City by moonjazz, on Flickr

Closely followed by Flatiron building in the same city:
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Old July 13th, 2012, 12:08 AM   #89
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Chicago Carbide & Carbon Building

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Old July 13th, 2012, 12:11 AM   #90
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Love that one too.
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Old July 13th, 2012, 01:10 AM   #91
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Yeah, there are a bunch of awesome art deco buildings which could be mentioned. It's hard picking one favourite since they usually all have something to awesome to offer.
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Philip Johnson's modernist masterpiece, the IDS Center (the first pic is from 1972, when it was the only big skyscraper in Minneapolis) Today, while still a dominant presence, it's had to bow to a bunch of other great towers.






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Old July 13th, 2012, 06:18 AM   #93
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Another great tower - also in Minneapolis - is Cesar Pelli's Wells Fargo Center:



And another shot with the IDS Center to the right and I.M. Pei's cylindrical 225 South Sixth to the left.

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Old July 13th, 2012, 01:57 PM   #94
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I've seen many skyscrapers but my favourite and the tallest skyscraper in the world is Burj Khalifa
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Old July 14th, 2012, 11:52 AM   #95
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Old July 14th, 2012, 06:11 PM   #96
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I always forget about that building. It's a shame they added that lettering on top.
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Old July 14th, 2012, 07:02 PM   #97
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the Petronas Twins for me (:
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Petronas Twin Towers, all the new WTC towers 1,2,3,4,7
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2 came spontaneously in my mind, which have not been mentioned yet (but therer are a lot more):

UOB PLAZA ONE IN SINGAPORE



...and...

CCTV HQ IN BEIJING

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Old July 17th, 2012, 06:00 AM   #100
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Simple yet eye candy.



Again simple and classy. They look intimidating in a good way, no building can compare.
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