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Old May 16th, 2013, 04:20 AM   #41
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1. Al Faisaliah Center, Riyadh.



2. Lake Point Tower, Chicago



3. Seagram Building, NY



But I will have changed my mind on these by tomorrow.
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Old May 16th, 2013, 04:57 AM   #42
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Torre Mayor
-Tallest in Mexico (225.4 meters)
-Located in Mexico City
-Built in 2003






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Old May 16th, 2013, 05:21 AM   #43
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My vote goes for Torre Mayor in Mexico City



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Old May 16th, 2013, 05:24 AM   #44
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Torre Mayor, Mexico City

At the time it was built, Torre Mayor was the tallest building in Latin America with over 225m. Torre Mayor is also known as the strongest building on Earth, due to its tremendous earthquake resistance. It was designed to withstand earthquakes measuring 8.5 on the Richter Scale. Even Discovery Channel did an especial episode on the contruction of this amazing tower. Is known as a landmark in all Latin Amercia.. Built in 2003

This is a nice pic!

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Old May 16th, 2013, 05:23 PM   #45
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1. Kingdom Centre


2. Lake Point Tower



3. Tuntex Sky Tower
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Old May 16th, 2013, 06:56 PM   #46
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GE Building, NY
John Hancock Center, Chicago
Transamerica Pyramid, SF
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Old May 16th, 2013, 09:43 PM   #47
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Transamerica Pyramid - San Francisco


Flatiron Building - New York City
[IMG]http://images.*******************/images-medium-large/flatiron-building-randy-aveille.jpg[/IMG]

Grattacielo Pirelli - Milano (was one of the highest reinforced concrete structure in the world)




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Old May 17th, 2013, 12:25 AM   #48
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Bank of China, Hong Kong
Chrysler Building, NY
Empire State Building, NY
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Old May 17th, 2013, 01:14 AM   #49
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Top 3 (Chi-town)

My top three are.....

1. Sears Tower- Chicago, IL
2. 311 S Wacker Drive- Chicago, IL
3. 900 North Michigan Ave- Chicago, IL
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Old May 17th, 2013, 01:23 AM   #50
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Old May 17th, 2013, 01:26 AM   #51
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Old May 17th, 2013, 08:52 AM   #52
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i would nominate
burj khalifa
petronaus tower
I would look for other towers.
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Old May 17th, 2013, 10:30 AM   #53
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Commerzbank Tower (Frankfurt) (259m)


Heron Tower (London) (230m)
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Old May 17th, 2013, 11:31 AM   #54
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Torre Latinoamericana

Mexico City

Why this tower?

Well, Began in 1949, Torre Latinoamericana was the tallest building in the world outside the U.S (and 4th outside N.Y) for a long time. The technology used in this tower was ahead of its time and still being used today for modern skyscrapers in seismic locations. This tower is not only an iconic reference to the city, but also a symbol of great strength that withstood numerous earthquakes while seing the city below it destroyed.

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Old May 17th, 2013, 12:02 PM   #55
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Bank of China Tower, Hong Kong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bank_of...wer,_Hong_Kong

Menara Berkembar Petronas (Petronas Twin Towers), Kuala Lumpur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petronas_Towers

Shun Hing Square, Shenzhen
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Old May 17th, 2013, 03:01 PM   #56
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Grattacielo Pirelli (Milano)


Flatiron Tower (New York City)


Westendstrasse 1 (Franfurt am Main)
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Old May 17th, 2013, 11:26 PM   #57
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So many amazing buildings deserve to be nominated here, but here goes!
1. Flatiron Building
2. Burj Al Arab
3. Bank of China Tower

I would have also loved to have nominated Kingdom Center, Transamerica Pyramid, John Hancock Center, Lake Point Tower, Chicago Tribune Tower, Marina City, One Canada Square, Rockfeller Center, Tokyo City Hall, Aurora Place, National Bank of Dubai Building and a heap of others! Also, wasn't 30. St Mary Axe built in 2004? So that wouldn't be ten years... I'm just saying...
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Old May 17th, 2013, 11:32 PM   #58
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Also, wasn't 30. St Mary Axe built in 2004? So that wouldn't be ten years... I'm just saying...
2003. She just makes it
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Old May 18th, 2013, 09:12 AM   #59
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1) Gherkin, London
2) Bank of China tower, HK
3) One Canada Square, London
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Bank of China, Hong Kong
Chrysler Building, NY
Empire State Building, NY
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My top three are.....

1. Sears Tower- Chicago, IL
2. 311 S Wacker Drive- Chicago, IL
3. 900 North Michigan Ave- Chicago, IL
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i would nominate
burj khalifa
petronaus tower
except BOC,311S,900 North

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These are already inducted as former world's tallest buildings, so no worries.
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