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Old December 24th, 2004, 02:17 AM   #1
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best octagonal skyscraper

The 8 sided is a inique structure indeed. there are many around the world.
my fav is Sydney's 228m MLC Centre (1977). At time of construction in 1972 it was worlds tallest reinforced concrete office tower.Designed by harry seidler it is still one of Sydney;s tallest.





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Old December 24th, 2004, 02:40 AM   #2
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Are there any plans for a facelift on the MLC centre?
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Old December 24th, 2004, 10:17 PM   #3
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50 Cavill Avenue:

The Gold Coast's tallest office building.
50 CAVILL AVE/GC/118M/1991



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Old December 25th, 2004, 12:35 AM   #4
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PERNAS building, 36 storeys, Kuala Lumpur



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Old December 26th, 2004, 04:04 PM   #5
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MLC is truely the mother of all 8 sides GO MLC!!!!
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Old January 1st, 2005, 01:30 AM   #6
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NYC has a couple....
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Metlife building

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Old August 2nd, 2005, 05:30 PM   #7
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never thought of the Metlife as Octoagonal but there you go 8 sides
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Old August 2nd, 2005, 11:01 PM   #8
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I like the NY and Sydney ones.
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Old October 8th, 2005, 10:54 AM   #9
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Bear Stearns is the best one I can think of.
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Old October 8th, 2005, 07:21 PM   #10
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How about the Lippo Center?



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Old October 8th, 2005, 07:59 PM   #11
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i don't know how to post a picture but how about Freedom Tower?
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Old October 9th, 2005, 07:08 AM   #13
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Brisbane's tallest octagonal scraper - HSBC Centre (104m)


The Australian version of this thread deserves a plug eh Cul?
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Old October 9th, 2005, 08:37 AM   #14
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The lippo centre looks rad.
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Old October 9th, 2005, 11:43 AM   #15
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i dont know about you guys, but i find most of those ugly...('cept lippo)
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Old October 9th, 2005, 11:54 AM   #16
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How about 311 Wacker Dr. in Chicago?? Anybody got a pic of it??? At 80 something stories is my favorite octagonal scraper!
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Old October 9th, 2005, 05:56 PM   #17
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The "Matitone" in Genova (Italy)










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Old October 9th, 2005, 06:48 PM   #18
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If you look at 1 Worldwide Plaza close up, it does look octagonal.

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Old October 9th, 2005, 07:17 PM   #19
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