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30 st mary axe 42 70.00%
burj qatar 6 10.00%
torre agbar 12 20.00%
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Old March 6th, 2013, 07:02 PM   #1
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30 st mary axe, burj qatar, torre agbar

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burj qatar

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Old March 6th, 2013, 07:57 PM   #2
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I think all three are overrated. At least 30 St Mary Axe.
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Old March 7th, 2013, 01:11 AM   #3
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The Gherkin looks the best of the three.
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Old March 7th, 2013, 01:22 AM   #4
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30 st mary axe. But I think each one is the best for its city
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Old March 7th, 2013, 01:48 AM   #5
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The facade of Burk Qatar id nice but such tower just can't have a spire. I'll go for 30 St Mary Axe then because it's more round and curvy.
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Old March 7th, 2013, 04:14 AM   #6
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I really dislike this shape for buildings.
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Old March 7th, 2013, 02:21 PM   #7
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I haven't seen the Burj Qatar face 2 face before, so I will have to go for the Gherkin.
Torre Agbar needs to be taller and I don't like the look of it anyway :P
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Old March 7th, 2013, 04:25 PM   #8
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The second one is disgusting.
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Old March 7th, 2013, 05:18 PM   #9
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Gherkin all the way!
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Old March 7th, 2013, 05:49 PM   #10
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burj qatar is ugly @[email protected]
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Old March 7th, 2013, 09:09 PM   #11
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The Gherkin looks the best of the three.
I agree. Also the first of the 3 if I'm correct.
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Old March 7th, 2013, 10:08 PM   #12
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This thing has got too many names. They need to settle on one and stick to it. Beyond that I actually like it a great deal. The other two look too much like dirty dildos or corn silos, while the Gherkin looks more like a Faberge Egg.
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Old March 11th, 2013, 08:02 PM   #13
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Here is a close-up of the cladding on burj Qatar. Seeing it from a distance really doesn't due it justice.


And here is a nice picture taken from the base at night


And how it fits in the skyline (It is to the right of the last e)

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Old March 11th, 2013, 08:51 PM   #14
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Here is a close-up of the cladding on burj Qatar. Seeing it from a distance really doesn't due it justice.


And here is a nice picture taken from the base at night


And how it fits in the skyline (It is to the right of the last e)
Wow it look nice during night. but still... during day time... it's kinda dull without the nice lighting on it. and not to mention the shape of this building with the what antena? kinda weird.
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Old March 11th, 2013, 08:53 PM   #15
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30 St. Mary Axe ofcourse!
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Old March 11th, 2013, 09:01 PM   #16
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Wow it look nice during night. but still... during day time... it's kinda dull without the nice lighting on it. and not to mention the shape of this building with the what antena? kinda weird.
Yea and it changes colors from orange to white.


And then the lights go out and it slowly goes to orange


It's a really cool tower in person but the antenna is rather out of place.
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Old March 11th, 2013, 10:01 PM   #17
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I prefer the looks and cladding of Burj Qatar, but the spire ruins it. So, as most people, I´ll go for 30 Mary Axe. As for Agbar, it was a crime against Barcelone inserting this ***** to its skyline, only comparable to the Tour de Montparnasse in France.

Oh, and by the way, it's impossible to look at Burj Qatar and not think of this little fella:

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Old March 12th, 2013, 01:17 AM   #18
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Torre Agbar looks beautiful at night!

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Old March 12th, 2013, 02:40 AM   #19
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Old March 12th, 2013, 06:26 PM   #20
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Torre Agbar. I don't like the choice of glass for 30 St Mary Axe
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