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Old September 26th, 2005, 12:35 AM   #61
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1. Hong Kong
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Old September 26th, 2005, 05:25 AM   #62
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Old September 26th, 2005, 08:50 AM   #63
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1) Hong Kong
2) Tokyo
3) Shanghai
4) Dubai
5) Kuala Lumpur
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Old September 26th, 2005, 11:53 AM   #64
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1) tokyo
2) HK
3) Shanghai
4) KL
5) Seoul

i really ont understand y people put singapore as the top coz i just dont see any originality or special about it... it is so plain and boring... i have been to singapore alot so i know wat i am talking about...

and for dubai... i went there in june... i dont see anything impressive yet... but maybe in the future when all the current projects r finished
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Old September 26th, 2005, 05:20 PM   #65
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1.HONGKONG
2.SHANGHAI
3.SEOUL
4.TOKYO
5.MANILA/KUALA LUMPUR
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Old September 27th, 2005, 01:44 AM   #66
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1.HongKong

2. Seoul/Tokyo

3. Manila

4. ????????singapore

sorry but shanghai especially with the pearl of the orient thing looks soooooo tacky to me
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Old September 27th, 2005, 07:04 AM   #67
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Hong Kong has the best skyline in Asia!
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Old September 28th, 2005, 07:22 AM   #68
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I redone my rankings



1) Hong Kong: To me, this is best skyline in Asia. If not Asia, the best in the world! Hong Kong's skyline is unmatched. The city has a large concentration of skyscrapers from HK Island to Kowloon, The New Territories and Lantau Island.

Hong Kong has a very photogenic skyline. You can view the skyline in many different angles whether you're in The Peak or in Kowloon side. The skylines looks spectacular during the daytime or at night. Especially at night in which the city produces a really bright skyline. Add to that is the "Symphony Of Lights" show in which the city’s skyscrapers create a laser light effects and fireworks display.

Another factor why Hong Kong’s skyline is the best in Asia is the height of high-rise buildings. You have several high-rise towers that go up from 50 to 60 stories around the city whether they are residential, commercial or industrial. Hong Kong is one of the few cities in the world that have mid to high-rise industrial factories most of them in Aberdeen, Kwun Tong or in Tsuen Wan. A lot of Hong Kong’s skyscrapers are world-renowned for their architecture and style such as The Bank of China, The HSBC building, The Centre and many more. Hong Kong's skyscrapers are also perfect examples of post-modern architecture and have influenced architectural designs in other cities.

No skyline on earth can match Hong Kong. New York can come close



2) Shanghai: I chose Shanghai as the 2nd best skyline in Asia due to the city’s large concentration of skyscrapers and developments. Shanghai may not have as many skyscrapers as Hong Kong but the city has a several high-rises that go up beyond 300 meters most of them are either in Puxi or Pudong. Shanghai also has one of the world’s tallest buildings and structures like the Jin Mao Tower and The Oriental Pearl, which are both located in Pudong. The Jin Mao Tower is also known for it’s contemporary architecture and is a skyscraper landmark.



3) Tokyo: To me, this is the 3rd best Asian skyline. Most of Tokyo’s skyscrapers may not be as tall as Hong Kong or Shanghai but have several high rises with contemporary architecture. The most notable of Tokyo’s skyscrapers is the City Hall tower designed by Kenzo Tange. Also, the city looks spectacular and photogenic especially viewing it from Tokyo Bay. Especially at night where the city is glowing with lights.



4) Dubai: I like Dubai’s skyline and it deserves to be no.4. Dubai has the best skyline in The Middle East and it resembles an oasis in the desert. Though the city is still developing, Dubai has skyscrapers over 300 meters and is building more. The city's skyscrapers also have some great architecture with both contemporary and Arabic influence. The Burj Dubai is a world skyscraper landmark.



5) Singapore: Singapore is no.5. The city has a great concentration of skyscrapers but despite the 280 meters height limit, it has some nice architecture and a photogenic skyline. Also, the skyscrapers in Shenton Way look fantastic especially viewing it from the harbour.
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Old September 28th, 2005, 06:23 PM   #69
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4) Dubai: I like Dubai’s skyline and it deserves to be no.4. Dubai has the best skyline in The Middle East and it resembles an oasis in the desert. Though the city is still developing, Dubai has skyscrapers over 300 meters and is building more. The city's skyscrapers also have some great architecture with both contemporary and Arabic influence. The Burj Dubai is a world skyscraper landmark.
is dubai part of asia ? ? isn't middle-east ? anyway yes HK still has the best skyline for now this rankings will probably change in another 7years or more
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Old September 29th, 2005, 05:18 AM   #70
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Yes Dubai is part of Asia! Alot of people think Asian countries are The Far East. Asia is The Middle East, South Asia like India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, South East Asia like Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore and East Asia
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Old September 29th, 2005, 06:40 AM   #71
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Old October 5th, 2005, 08:02 AM   #72
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1.hongkong
2.new york
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Old October 5th, 2005, 09:30 AM   #73
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1.hongkong
2.new york
3.shanghai
4.tokyo
5.manila
6.kuala lumpur
I didn't know New York is in Asia !!!!
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Old October 13th, 2005, 07:49 AM   #74
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Skyline ranking in Asia in my opinion

A rank Hk( it's world number 1 skyline)
B rank Shanghai (needs to be cleaned though)
C rank Singapore, Jakarta, Dubai (these three skylines look same to me especiall at night)
D rank Tokyo (Tokyo's skyline is actually too low to compare with these cities, I wish many highrising skyscrapers at least over 300meters would be in Tokyo)
E rank beijing,bangkok
F rank manira
G class seoul

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Old November 10th, 2005, 10:29 AM   #75
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Old November 10th, 2005, 12:06 PM   #76
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Tokyo unfortunately lies in an earthquake zone but has the technology to construct earthquake proof skyscrapers.

Hong Kong does not lie on an earthquake zone but if it did, I doubt it's skyline won't be as grand as today's.
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Old November 10th, 2005, 02:55 PM   #77
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My Top 5 are:
1. Hong Kong ( Just WWWOOOOOOWWWWWW )
2. Shanghai ( amazing but the Huang Pu river is just not a Hong Kong / Kowloon Harbor )
3. Tokyo ( very dense, looks good from Tokyo Bay area )
4. Singapore ( always very neat and tidy - but lack the vibrant of the buildings in the other area )
5. Jakarta ( most of its talls are very nicely designed - and more are coming up) & Kuala Lumpur ( the Petronas Towers and the the KL tower are just nice to look at especially at night)
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Old November 10th, 2005, 08:29 PM   #78
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Everyone's nominating their own country eh? :P

I think Hong Kong has indisputably the most beautiful skyline in the world. Seoul and other cities have nice buildings too, but they're too dispersed apart, whereas in HK skyline you can see all the marvelous buildings at once.

Singapore and (especially)Tokyo never impressed me much...
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Old November 10th, 2005, 11:27 PM   #79
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Hong Kong has the best skyline in Asia!
Congratulations! You've just realized that.
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Old November 11th, 2005, 06:18 AM   #80
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