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Old July 4th, 2005, 05:23 PM   #81
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1. Swiss Re - London
2. Mass Turm -Frankfurt
3. DZ Bank - Frankfurt
4. 1 Canada Square - London
5. Turnig torso - Malmo
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Old July 4th, 2005, 08:15 PM   #82
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I go for the Turning Torso as well

some amazing building...



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Old July 5th, 2005, 06:37 PM   #83
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I go for the Turning Torso as well

some amazing building...



Those bars in front of the windows are awful! =(
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Old July 9th, 2005, 03:38 PM   #84
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Nothing about America is classy. There are cool scrapers though.
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Old July 9th, 2005, 08:42 PM   #85
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Has this poll already been done ?
where is the poll? this is only a question.
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Old July 9th, 2005, 08:43 PM   #86
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1. World port Center, Rotterdam
2. swiss-re, London
3. turning torso, malmo
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Old July 9th, 2005, 11:00 PM   #87
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Old July 10th, 2005, 01:35 AM   #88
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Messeturm in Frankfurt and Swiss Re in London! Turning Torso is great also!!!
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Old July 22nd, 2005, 06:47 PM   #89
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1- Agbar, Barca
2- Torso, Malmo
3- lloyds, London

Somewhere someone was amused at the fact people tend to go for the highest when asked the about the best. That's intriging to me as well.

The gerkhin is interesting but decided upon after Agbar. It lacks the originality of the cladding that Agbar brings to architecture. Frankfurt is .... well no comment. Paris has some intersting ideas, but they never express them fully. Look at EDF, the height-width ratio is intersting but could have been pushed further. Same goes with la grande arche, too boxy in perspective. Warsaw could figure in my prefered ones as well with the culture palace which is a monument to soviet era architecture, hopefully no-one will make the foly of bringing it down.
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Old July 22nd, 2005, 06:55 PM   #90
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Westend Straße, Frankfurt.
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Old July 22nd, 2005, 07:21 PM   #91
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I'd say...

1. turning torso (amazing)
2. hansabank in riga
3. deutsche bank in frankfurt

I can't make up my mind about swiss re. seems like they kind of stole the idea from agbar. Though I'll admit that it looks better than agbar
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Old July 22nd, 2005, 07:31 PM   #92
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I defidentally say the Turning Torso! The love the picture staff took of it!
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Old July 22nd, 2005, 08:59 PM   #93
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Forgive the tangent but I'd like to cast a vote for best European (and top ten internationally) skyscraper built between 2005 aND 2010:

London Bridge Tower.
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Old July 22nd, 2005, 10:23 PM   #94
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^ Yes, and also 122 Leadenhall:








... and the Bishopsgate Tower:

(the white model)


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Old July 22nd, 2005, 10:40 PM   #95
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Europe has great scrapers. The best one is actually one of the most spectacular in the world and it is the twisting vista of Turning Torso, Malmö.
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Old July 22nd, 2005, 11:00 PM   #96
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What is considered the minium height for a skyscaper here? If there within the definition then most of the best skyscapers in europe would be from the 19th or early 20th century for me, the old Midland Grand hotel in London being my favourite.
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Old July 23rd, 2005, 12:56 PM   #97
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Messe Turm, I love it!
And I also think that top 5 (well, maybe top 3) are in Frankfurt.
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Old July 23rd, 2005, 11:19 PM   #98
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With your name that is no surprise
I really love Turning Torso and Swiss Re. Third comes Hoftoren in the Hague.
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Old July 25th, 2005, 01:32 AM   #99
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Kronen Hochhaus- Frankfurt, Germany



MesseTurm- Frankfurt, Germany



Warsaw Trade Tower- Warsaw, Poland


ARAG Tower- Dusseldorf, Germany



Bahn Tower, Debis Tower, and Potsdamer Platz 1- Berlin, Germany



1 Canada Square- London, United Kingdom



25 Canada Square- London, United Kingdom



No. 1 West India Quay- London, United Kingdom

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Old July 25th, 2005, 01:58 AM   #100
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1 - 1 canada square, london
2 - Turnig torso, malmo
3 - cis, manchester
4 -hsbc, london
5 - world port Center, rotterdam

FUTURE!!

beetham, manchester
minerva, london
1 hardman square, manchester
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