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Old February 5th, 2005, 11:56 PM   #1
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Best Eurpean skyscraper

Has this poll already been done ?
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Old February 6th, 2005, 12:09 AM   #2
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No, but it's pretty obvious that SwissRe would win.
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Old February 6th, 2005, 01:41 AM   #3
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I agree but it would be very interesting to know what skyscrapers would be proposed and which ones will get the second, third, fourth and fifth places.

I propose this for next poll.
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Old February 6th, 2005, 02:40 AM   #4
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I don't know about SwissRe. Yes, it has a very innovative design, but the whole glass-based skyscraper concept is getting to be tiring. I am begining to like older skyscrapers more. Yes, they may not be as tall, but they have a classic look that the modern ones just do not.
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Old February 6th, 2005, 02:52 AM   #5
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1. Swiss Re
2. Messeturm
3. everything else
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Old February 6th, 2005, 04:12 AM   #6
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1. Swiss Re (London)


2. Messeturm (Frankfurt)


3. Deutsche Bank Twin Towers (Frankfurt)


or Commerzbank Tower (Frankfurt)


4. La Grande Arche (Paris - La Défense)

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Old February 6th, 2005, 05:14 AM   #7
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1. SwissRe (London)
2. Tower 42 (London)
3. Commerzbank (Frankfurt)
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Old February 6th, 2005, 06:30 AM   #8
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1. Swiss Re
2. HSBC Tower (CW,London)
3. Messeturm
4. One Canada Square.
5. Commerzbank
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100. Torre Agbar (Barcelona)
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Old February 6th, 2005, 11:56 AM   #9
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1) Torre Agbar, Barcelona
2) Swiss RE, London
3) Hansabanka Central Office, Riga
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Old February 6th, 2005, 12:36 PM   #10
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Swiss RE is ugly IMO
1. Messeturm!
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Old February 6th, 2005, 01:39 PM   #11
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1. No. 1 West India Quay, London UK



2. Warsaw Trade Tower, Warsaw Poland



3. Is Bank Tower, Istanbul Turkey



4. DZ-Bank, Frankfurt Germany



5. Main Tower, Frankfurt Germany


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Old February 6th, 2005, 03:00 PM   #12
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Messeturm is definitaly the best!
1.Messeturm,Frankfurt

2.Commerzbank,Frankfurt

3.Westend 1(DZ-Bank),Frankfurt
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Old February 6th, 2005, 03:33 PM   #13
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Could you post the pictures of your nominates for the final poll please
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Old February 6th, 2005, 04:30 PM   #14
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In no order
Swiss RE : London
HSBC : London
Tour EDF : La défense
Tour TOTAL/ELF : La défense
Tour Montparnasse : Paris
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Commerzbank Tower (Frankfurt)
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Old February 6th, 2005, 07:42 PM   #16
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In the future Rondo 1 Warsaw
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Old February 6th, 2005, 08:09 PM   #17
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Old February 6th, 2005, 08:25 PM   #19
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1. Swiss RE, London



2. Messeturm, Frankfurt



3. Tower 42, London



4. Millenium Eye, London



5. Commerzbank, Frankfurt

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I don't know about SwissRe. Yes, it has a very innovative design, but the whole glass-based skyscraper concept is getting to be tiring. I am begining to like older skyscrapers more. Yes, they may not be as tall, but they have a classic look that the modern ones just do not.
if you find that the whole reflecting glass thing is getting to be tiring then it means they have already become classicks... which puts them on the same category that the old ones -which are classicks too- have acquired...
if both are already exhausted models, both should deserve the adjective "classic"...
though still there are things gettin' built around the world that deserve attention, like the Agbar, that are quite far of being a copycat of the 80's corporative, ugly and dull towers... (and where the glass is used in a different way than the typical, anonymously silent and repetitive curtain wall..)
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