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Old February 13th, 2005, 05:42 AM   #1
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Favorite "Cylindrical" skyscraper

I think thats what they're called. Anyway, what is your favorite cylindrical skyscraper?

Mine is the Marriot Renaissance Center in Detroit.




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Old February 13th, 2005, 06:02 AM   #2
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Mori building, Tokyo. THe diameter is just huge!

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Old February 13th, 2005, 06:32 AM   #3
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That apartment building in Johannasburg... with the open part in the middle. No idea what it's called or where to find any pictures (post some!), but that building is just surrell.
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Old February 13th, 2005, 11:34 AM   #4
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Its called Ponte City and is 54 floors but is not completly cylindrical as it has a flat section at the Northern elevation where the lift shafts are
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Old February 13th, 2005, 02:19 PM   #5
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there she is~


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Old February 13th, 2005, 09:21 PM   #6
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I really like the one in Detroit
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Old February 13th, 2005, 10:55 PM   #7
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Old February 14th, 2005, 04:16 AM   #9
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Quote:
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I think thats what they're called. Anyway, what is your favorite cylindrical skyscraper?

Mine is the Westin Hotel in Detroit.



That's a Marriott, isn't it?

My favorite is the Westin Peachtree in Atlanta, the first huge cylindar.
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Old February 14th, 2005, 06:58 AM   #10
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That's a Marriott, isn't it?

My favorite is the Westin Peachtree in Atlanta, the first huge cylindar.
Your right. For some reason I always thought it was the Westin Hotel.
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Old February 19th, 2005, 05:04 PM   #11
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Your right. For some reason I always thought it was the Westin Hotel.
Probably because of the almost identicle Westin Peachtree in Atlanta.
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Old February 20th, 2005, 02:12 PM   #12
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Singapore's Temasek Tower: currently the tallest cylindrical skyscraper in the world ( the Wells Fargo Plaza in Houston is taller but is more like a shifted fractured cylinder, in the shape of a dollar sign)

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Old February 20th, 2005, 03:26 PM   #13
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Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta

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Old February 22nd, 2005, 05:59 AM   #14
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The Stamford Raffles Hotel, Singapore (also used to be a Westin branded hotel)

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Old February 22nd, 2005, 09:06 AM   #15
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It isnt actually a pure cylinder as the other side is squarish

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Old February 22nd, 2005, 12:01 PM   #16
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So far I only know one cylindrical tower in Malaysia which is in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

122m, 32 storeys

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Old February 23rd, 2005, 02:10 AM   #17
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My favorite would have to be the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, with the Azrieli Center Circular Tower in Tel Aviv and the Kenyatta Conference Center in Nairobi tied for second.
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Old February 23rd, 2005, 10:44 AM   #18
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It isnt actually a pure cylinder as the other side is squarish

Thanks for clarifying that Raffles.
I still like the design
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Old February 23rd, 2005, 11:19 AM   #19
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Thanks for clarifying that Raffles.
I still like the design
same here, as well as the awesome views from up there
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