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Old March 16th, 2013, 12:38 PM   #1
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Why is Tapei 101 so hated?

Its honestly not that bad a building. Its tall, huge and intimidating. A true skyscraper. I find it far more interesting than the highly overrated petronas towers. It uses intelligent engineering to survive in a earthquake zone.
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Old March 16th, 2013, 12:44 PM   #2
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Aside from that awful color, i love it.
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Old March 16th, 2013, 12:53 PM   #3
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Aside from that awful color, i love it.
I actually don't mind the colour, it fits the design. The tower looks best at night though.
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Old March 16th, 2013, 01:52 PM   #4
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It reminds me of Chinese take out rice boxes stacked on top of each other.
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Old March 16th, 2013, 02:15 PM   #5
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it's not that bad... just maybe it lacks of really nice facade? I actually kinda like it, a very true landmark for Taiwan, maybe because of its facade makes it lack of fancy high class look? I duno what you think but i think Bank of China Tower glass makes it overrated, imagine bank of china tower with taipai 101 green stone facade... ugly hell...
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Old March 16th, 2013, 02:43 PM   #6
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well is better than the Shard, lol
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Old March 16th, 2013, 02:46 PM   #7
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Green glass.
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Old March 16th, 2013, 03:07 PM   #8
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I don't care about it.
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Old March 16th, 2013, 03:15 PM   #9
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i love taipei 101, it shape is original and iconic

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I find it far more interesting than the highly overrated petronas towers.
do you really need to say that?
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Old March 16th, 2013, 03:17 PM   #10
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Someone complained about the (perfect, imo) Shard, which is completely unrelated, yet I don't complain back.
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Old March 16th, 2013, 03:18 PM   #11
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who cares and this thread is stupid
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Old March 16th, 2013, 03:32 PM   #12
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its ugly
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Old March 16th, 2013, 03:38 PM   #13
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I actually like it.....
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Old March 16th, 2013, 05:19 PM   #14
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It's not on my favorite skyscrapers list. Don't hate it but never like it either.
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Old March 16th, 2013, 05:25 PM   #15
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I like it. The desing is quite unusual and has some national spirit. Color is very nice for me. But I like Petronas too
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Old March 16th, 2013, 05:29 PM   #16
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In terms of design, i would choose Petronas over 101 Never really liked Taipei 101's design.
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Old March 16th, 2013, 05:29 PM   #17
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I suppose it looks alright from a distance, but the closer you get the worse it looks.
Small pagoda on a skyscraper combined with that awful colour just looks wrong and as a result its just plain ugly :P
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Old March 16th, 2013, 06:25 PM   #18
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I don't hate taipei 101.....
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Taipei 101 por sputnik*sweetheart, no Flickr
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Old March 17th, 2013, 12:50 PM   #19
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Besides the design, colour, and completely disrespecting its surroundings its an ok building.
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Old March 17th, 2013, 01:22 PM   #20
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its one the nicest looking buildings, why the hate?
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