daily menu » rate the banner | guess the city | one on oneforums map | privacy policy | DMCA | news magazine | posting guidelines

Go Back   SkyscraperCity > World Forums > Skyscrapers

Skyscrapers General news, discussion and announcement forum about skyscrapers, including the Skyscraper Living forum



Global Announcement

As a general reminder, please respect others and respect copyrights. Go here to familiarize yourself with our posting policy.


Reply

 
Thread Tools
Old September 30th, 2012, 06:10 PM   #21
ThatOneGuy
Psst! Check my signature!
 
ThatOneGuy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Toronto - Bucharest - Freeport
Posts: 21,490

It's more of an elliptical prism than a cylinder.
ThatOneGuy está en línea ahora   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
Old September 30th, 2012, 06:15 PM   #22
StreetX
Registered User
 
StreetX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 483
Likes (Received): 54

1 blight st, Sydney. More of an oval-ish shape but amazing nevertheless.
StreetX no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old September 30th, 2012, 07:19 PM   #23
gabrielbabb
Registered User
 
gabrielbabb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Mexico City CDMX
Posts: 2,572
Likes (Received): 1854

MEXICO CITY

St Regis Hotel & Residences






Amsterdam Tower





I don't know the name of this building








CENART National Arts Center

Last edited by gabrielbabb; September 30th, 2012 at 07:27 PM.
gabrielbabb no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old September 30th, 2012, 09:12 PM   #24
Highcliff
Fake democracy
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: São Paulo
Posts: 7,384
Likes (Received): 5011


wwwoowwww
Highcliff no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old September 30th, 2012, 09:30 PM   #25
Union.SLO
Existere et persistere
 
Union.SLO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Vienna
Posts: 9,149
Likes (Received): 2044

BT Tower, London, UK

image hosted on flickr

by murphyz


from photoeverywhere.co.uk
Union.SLO no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old September 30th, 2012, 09:46 PM   #26
Union.SLO
Existere et persistere
 
Union.SLO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Vienna
Posts: 9,149
Likes (Received): 2044

Sacyr Vallehermoso Tower, Madrid, Spain

image hosted on flickr

by javier1949

image hosted on flickr

by pdiezvig
Union.SLO no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old September 30th, 2012, 09:58 PM   #27
Union.SLO
Existere et persistere
 
Union.SLO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Vienna
Posts: 9,149
Likes (Received): 2044

Capitol Records Tower, LA, USA

image hosted on flickr

by dionnemusic

image hosted on flickr

by Mark Luethi
Union.SLO no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old September 30th, 2012, 10:28 PM   #28
Union.SLO
Existere et persistere
 
Union.SLO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Vienna
Posts: 9,149
Likes (Received): 2044

And of course Marina City, Chicago, USA

image hosted on flickr

by C E Andersen

image hosted on flickr

by lumierefl
__________________

weirdo liked this post
Union.SLO no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old October 1st, 2012, 12:04 AM   #29
Tom 958
Registered User
 
Tom 958's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: near Atlanta
Posts: 785
Likes (Received): 161

C&S Bank Building, Atlanta. Completed 1968, demolished in 1990 or so.
image hosted on flickr
Tom 958 no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old October 1st, 2012, 12:24 AM   #30
tim1807
faster than buildings
 
tim1807's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Den Helder
Posts: 10,325
Likes (Received): 5334

Witte Anna, The Hague.
[IMG]http://i48.************/xdn3s.jpg[/IMG]
tim1807 no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old October 1st, 2012, 06:01 AM   #31
Manila-X
PINOY MOD
 
Manila-X's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: MANILA
Posts: 14,388
Likes (Received): 2571

Some HK ones,

Hopewell Centre,



Lai Tak Tsuen, a public housing estate that won an award for it's architecture.

__________________
Manila X-Perience, My collection of images around Metro Manila

Representing The Pinoy Community here in SSC!

Last edited by Manila-X; October 1st, 2012 at 09:39 AM.
Manila-X no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old October 1st, 2012, 06:08 AM   #32
Manila-X
PINOY MOD
 
Manila-X's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: MANILA
Posts: 14,388
Likes (Received): 2571

How about this LA icon?

__________________
Manila X-Perience, My collection of images around Metro Manila

Representing The Pinoy Community here in SSC!

Highcliff liked this post
Manila-X no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old October 1st, 2012, 06:22 AM   #33
ThatOneGuy
Psst! Check my signature!
 
ThatOneGuy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Toronto - Bucharest - Freeport
Posts: 21,490

very nice but I like the twins behind it more.
ThatOneGuy está en línea ahora   Reply With Quote
Old October 1st, 2012, 07:11 AM   #34
windowsoftheworld
Registered User
 
windowsoftheworld's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 638
Likes (Received): 171

Quote:
Originally Posted by Union.SLO View Post
BT Tower, London, UK

image hosted on flickr

by murphyz
What the hell is going on here?
windowsoftheworld no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old October 1st, 2012, 09:48 AM   #35
Manila-X
PINOY MOD
 
Manila-X's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: MANILA
Posts: 14,388
Likes (Received): 2571

Some more cylinders,

Azrieli Centre in Tel Aviv. The cylindrical tower is the tallest.



If there is one skyscraper in Africa that is the most African in design, that would be The Kenyatta Conference Centre Tower in Nairobi,

__________________
Manila X-Perience, My collection of images around Metro Manila

Representing The Pinoy Community here in SSC!

Last edited by Manila-X; October 1st, 2012 at 09:54 AM.
Manila-X no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old October 1st, 2012, 11:06 AM   #36
Union.SLO
Existere et persistere
 
Union.SLO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Vienna
Posts: 9,149
Likes (Received): 2044

Quote:
Originally Posted by windowsoftheworld View Post
What the hell is going on here?
What do you mean?
Union.SLO no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old October 1st, 2012, 11:06 AM   #37
Union.SLO
Existere et persistere
 
Union.SLO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Vienna
Posts: 9,149
Likes (Received): 2044

The pic of LA's Bonaventure Hotel reminded me of another cool building:

BMW Headquarters, Munich, Germany

image hosted on flickr

by Ola Alaa El-Din

image hosted on flickr

by AlanLin
__________________

Highcliff liked this post
Union.SLO no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old October 1st, 2012, 11:58 AM   #38
mrfusion
Home Energy Reactor
 
mrfusion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Phnom Penh & Sydney
Posts: 6,977
Likes (Received): 302

Quote:
Originally Posted by Union.SLO View Post
What do you mean?
It looks so bloody massive in the skyline.
__________________
Your brain has two parts: the left and the right. the left gets nothing right, and the right has nothing left.

One of the basic differences between God and humans is, God gives, gives and forgives, Humans gets, gets and forgets.
mrfusion no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old October 1st, 2012, 12:24 PM   #39
Victhor
Que paza!!!
 
Victhor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Spain/Shanghai
Posts: 2,501
Likes (Received): 1704

My hometown tallest, Hotel El Puerto, in Fuengirola, Spain. Not only is cylindrical, but inside is also spiral, as New York's Guggenheim

image hosted on flickr

Hotel el Puerto, Fuengirola por aeinbu, en Flickr

image hosted on flickr

El Puerto Hotel por JuanJ, en Flickr
Victhor no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old October 1st, 2012, 02:37 PM   #40
mrfusion
Home Energy Reactor
 
mrfusion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Phnom Penh & Sydney
Posts: 6,977
Likes (Received): 302

__________________
Your brain has two parts: the left and the right. the left gets nothing right, and the right has nothing left.

One of the basic differences between God and humans is, God gives, gives and forgives, Humans gets, gets and forgets.
mrfusion no está en línea   Reply With Quote


Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Related topics on SkyscraperCity


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 05:10 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

SkyscraperCity ☆ In Urbanity We trust ☆ about us | privacy policy | DMCA policy

Hosted by Blacksun, dedicated to this site too!
Forum server management by DaiTengu