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Old October 17th, 2012, 01:21 AM   #21
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Old October 17th, 2012, 01:50 AM   #22
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I forgot the Moscow State University, the grandest building in the world!
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Old October 17th, 2012, 02:08 AM   #23
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1. Al Hamra Tower, Kuwait
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2. What about something different? Exeter Cathedral, UK Edit: I know it's not a skyscraper, I just love how it gets illuminated...



3. 1 IFC, Hong Kong, just because it looks seriously classy when in with all the other, quite loud and shouty HK buildings at night



If Exeter Cathedral won't count, then my third goes to BoA Plaza, Dallas. So so 80's, still cool.

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Old October 17th, 2012, 02:51 AM   #24
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Old October 17th, 2012, 03:02 AM   #25
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Old October 17th, 2012, 03:21 AM   #26
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Bank of China

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the lights on this building were inspired by the Moreton Bay Fig tree and pulsate at night (which can't be captured in pictures). Not the best in the world, but we don't get many well lit buildings here.
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Old October 17th, 2012, 04:27 AM   #27
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1. Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumbur, Malaysia

2. Torre Agbar, Barcelona, Spain

3.Torre BBVA Provincial, Caracas, Venezuela

The last one is actually pretty awesome at night, to bad i didnt find a good pic
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Old October 17th, 2012, 07:18 AM   #28
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Old October 17th, 2012, 07:22 AM   #29
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Old October 17th, 2012, 07:33 AM   #30
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Old October 17th, 2012, 07:59 AM   #31
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Old October 17th, 2012, 08:23 AM   #32
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The Miami Tower

Not a new tower in the night skyline, but a new way of looking at it! It's absolutely mesmerizing! I had to include this article from the Miami Herald so that you can understand everything the tower is capable of doing.

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Miami Tower changes colors instantly with new LED lights
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A new LED lighting system on the Miami Tower at 100 SE 2nd St. in downtown Miami lets the building change colors quickly and display multiple, changing patterns on the building. Already Miami’s most distinctive skyscraper, the Miami Tower can now illuminate the night with a rainbow-colored lightshow.
All it takes is a few seconds on a smartphone to switch the 47-story tower from looking like a virtual American flag to a rippling whirlpool in varying shades of turquoise and green, or a dynamic sunrise of red, orange and yellow. The color changes can spread from the center of the building out like a starburst or float vertically across like a wave crashing on the shore.

The dramatic new statement on the downtown skyline is the result of a $1.5 million, state-of-the-art LED lighting system that has been installed on the tower’s exterior during the last nine months. It’s believed to be the biggest installation of LED lights on a building exterior anywhere in the U.S. The Empire State Building is finishing a similar upgrade, but only on a small portion of the building.
“We want to reinforce the tower’s position as the premier building in the Miami skyline,” said Tom Matese, general manager of the building. “It can be an evolving piece of art on the Miami skyline. The possibilities are really endless. It’s all about what your mind can create.”

The Miami Tower, designed by architect I.M. Pei and built in 1987 as the CenTrust Tower (named for the defunct savings and loan), has always had the capability of lighting the sky in a static presentation. That notoriety made it a signature shot in the old Miami Vice television show, as well as movies like the James Bond flick Casino Royale and almost every television shot of the Miami skyline. Usually the building was bathed in one of a handful of solid colors or basic combinations like red, white and blue for July 4th. Because the previous changing system was slow and labor intensive, colors rarely changed more than about once a month.

This takes the presentation to a new level — and is better for the environment. The new lights reduce energy usage by 92 percent, saving $260,000 a year and reducing CO2 emissions by more than 1.2 million . The installation replaced 382 1,000-watt lights with 216 lights that average 180 watts per fixture.
“The technology was old and very expensive to operate, but we didn’t want to eliminate the lighting because it’s such an iconic building on the Miami skyline,” said Ty Spearing, managing director at LaSalle Investment Management, the building’s Chicago-based owner. “We needed to bring the lighting into the current century.”
Gone are the days when someone had to manually change the colored gels on each of the 382 lights. That took 12 man hours of work and involved visiting the rooftops of neighboring skyscrapers. The cost savings in time, gels and leases on other buildings amounts to an additional $130,000 a year.

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Old October 17th, 2012, 11:47 AM   #33
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Old October 17th, 2012, 02:21 PM   #34
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Old October 17th, 2012, 02:41 PM   #35
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Tower 185. you can play ring to the bell with it



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Old October 17th, 2012, 02:55 PM   #36
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Old October 17th, 2012, 04:04 PM   #37
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Old October 17th, 2012, 04:17 PM   #38
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I don't get the fuss about the Petronas Towers. They are illuminated, yes, but apart from that? Nothing special at all...

1) City of Capitals, Moscow
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Old October 17th, 2012, 04:52 PM   #39
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Old October 17th, 2012, 05:27 PM   #40
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