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View Poll Results: please vote
carlton centre 5 26.32%
ponte city 4 21.05%
bahia center 2 10.53%
nitel building 0 0%
marble towers 0 0%
pearl dawn 5 26.32%
south african reserve bank 2 10.53%
villagio vista 0 0%
metlife centre 1 5.26%
88 on field 3 15.79%
ministry of foreign affairs 0 0%
el gezira tower 1 5.26%
gran nile tower 2 10.53%
nile city towers 2 10.53%
kwaduza egoli hotel 3 15.79%
times tower 2 10.53%
michelangelo tower 1 5.26%
trust bank building 1 5.26%
el maadi residential towers 0 0%
maroc telecom 5 26.32%
standard bank building 1 5.26%
southern life center 0 0%
san stefano grand plaza 1 5.26%
mont blanc 2 10.53%
absa tower 1 5.26%
old mutual centre 0 0%
tour cnps 0 0%
209 smit street 0 0%
four season nile plaza 0 0%
1 thibault square 0 0%
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Old May 3rd, 2013, 11:33 PM   #1
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the best skyscrapers in all africa

carlton centre johannesburg 223m/50fl/1973

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...ings_in_Africa

ponte city apartments johannesburg 173m/54fl/1975

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ponte_City_Apartments

bahia center oran (four towers) 161m/31fl/2008

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...522099&page=52

nitel building lagos 160m/32fl/1979
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http://www.nairaland.com/260778/shar...e-lagos-only/9

marble towers johannesburg 152m/32fl/1973

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marble_Towers

pearl dawn durban 152m/31fl/2010

http://www.grantpitcher.co.za/archit...s-of-umhlanga/

south african reserv bank building pretoria 150m/38fl/1988

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=497777

villagio vista accra 150m/35fl/2011

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...=808424&page=4

metlife centre cape town 150m/28fl/1993

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metlife_Centre

88 on field durban 147m/26m/1985

http://en.structurae.de/structures/d...fm?id=s0032895

ministry of foreign affairs cairo 143m/39fl/1994

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ministr...rs_%28Egypt%29

el gezira tower movenpick hotel cairo 142m/43fl/1996


grand nile tower hotel cairo 142m/41fl/2002

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Hyatt_Cairo

nile city towers cairo 142m/34fl/2003

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/360926

kwadukuza egoli hotel tower 140m/40fl/1970

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KwaDukuza_eGoli_Hotel

times tower nairobi 140m/38fl/2000

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Times_Tower

michelangelo towers sandton(johannesburg) 140m/34fl/2005

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...rs_Sandton.jpg

trust bank building 140/34fl/1970 johannesburg

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trust_Bank_Building

el maadi residential towers cairo (six towers) 140m/42fl/1985

http://skyscraper-en.wikidot.com/el-...dencial-towers

maroc telecom hq rabat 139m/20fl/2012

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...604263&page=52

standard bank building johannesburg 139m/34fl/1968

http://en.structurae.de/structures/d...fm?id=s0003715

southern life center johannesburg 138m/30fl/1973

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...uth_Africa.jpg

san stefano grand plaza alexandria 135m/35fl/2006

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sa...rand_plaza.jpg

mont blanc durban 133m/40fl/1985

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...=387257&page=2

absa tower pretoria 132m/38fl/1976

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=609206

old mutual centre durban 130m/33fl/1995

http://www.venuesearch.co.za/site/showVenue.pl?id=1854

tour cnps yaounde 130m/32fl/??

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/43154096

209 smit street johannesburg 128m/30fl/1976

http://www.officerents.co.za/propert...it-street-500/

four seasons nile plaza cairo 127m/31fl/1999

http://www.gattours.com/hotels.php?c...=4&cp=2&ll=10&

1 thibault square cape town 127m/32fl/1972

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1_Thibault_Square
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South African Reserve Bank, Maroc Telecom HQ and Trust Bank Building are my faves. But nicer ones are being built...
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Old May 4th, 2013, 02:25 AM   #3
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There are other nice ones than those in South Africa at least and some great ones under construction and approved for Cape town
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Old May 4th, 2013, 02:37 AM   #4
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Imo Africa is the worst continent in architecture ( there are exceptions of course )
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Old May 4th, 2013, 03:04 AM   #5
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there are a few proposed and visionary projects that i still hope for at least some of them becoming a reality at one time. this one would be a prime example of how africa could finally step forward and show that it is capable of bringing a skyline to life.
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Old May 4th, 2013, 03:09 AM   #6
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thank you for sharing....amazing....
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Old May 4th, 2013, 01:19 PM   #7
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All South Africa

Triangle house, Cape town



Metlife building, Cape town



Absa building, cape town





Under construction:

22 Bree street, cape town(T/O)



Portside, cape town(UC)

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Old May 4th, 2013, 06:13 PM   #8
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Old May 4th, 2013, 07:10 PM   #9
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Pearl Dawn, Maroc Telecom HQ, KwaDukuza eGoli Hotel, South African Reserve Bank & 88 on Field.
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