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Old December 3rd, 2006, 11:59 AM   #861
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HAHAAH true^
they should also build a really tall coca cola skyscraper
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Old December 3rd, 2006, 06:53 PM   #862
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Old December 4th, 2006, 02:08 AM   #863
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When this comes it will be my favourit.
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It looks as tacky as the NY's former WTC, except for the hole for the plane to go through.
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Old December 4th, 2006, 05:43 AM   #864
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Puxi remains the core of Shanghai simply due to its history. Pudong is only about a decade old, and there are still many empty plots of land around where Jin Mao and Oriental Pearl stand. In time, they will get filled out.
Yes it's still Puxi but from the looks of it, they're trying to make Pudong as the city's premier CBD or financial district.
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Old December 4th, 2006, 05:52 AM   #865
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Old December 4th, 2006, 05:57 AM   #866
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It's pretty interesting to see KL's skyline from that angle.
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Old December 4th, 2006, 06:55 AM   #867
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Yeah it looks dense from that point
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Old December 4th, 2006, 07:32 AM   #868
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As for KL, there are only a few supertalls. The rest is 600 ft or less.
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Old December 4th, 2006, 08:35 AM   #869
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The best city skyline in terms of QUANTITY is Hong Kong

In terms of QUALITY it`s Dubai, Abu Dhabi or any Japanese cities.

Because many many many buildings in Hong Kong are very dirty and depressing

IMHO Overall I think Dubai is far better place to live compared to Hong Kong.


WANCH, awak kena tahu, penduduk Hong Kong 4 kali lebih besar dari KL , jadi HK dan KL tak boleh dibuat perbandingan !
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Old December 4th, 2006, 08:37 AM   #870
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ANY Japanese city huh?
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Old December 4th, 2006, 08:44 AM   #871
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As for KL, there are only a few supertalls. The rest is 600 ft or less.
yep
not bad, if compare to the others.

coz,
currently KL already have 3 x 400+m structure, 1 x 300+m n the rest < 300m. i'm not talking in future
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Old December 4th, 2006, 08:48 AM   #872
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The best city skyline in terms of QUANTITY is Hong Kong

In terms of QUALITY it`s Dubai, Abu Dhabi or any Japanese cities.

Because many many many buildings in Hong Kong are very dirty and depressing

IMHO Overall I think Dubai is far better place to live compared to Hong Kong.


WANCH, awak kena tahu, penduduk Hong Kong 4 kali lebih besar dari KL , jadi HK dan KL tak boleh dibuat perbandingan !
This may sound crazy man but I'm not fluent in Malay as much as English and Tagalog. I have to wait till my mom's home

Anyway, quality, HK still has it And if we're talking about individual collections HK is surely the winner.

Ok KL has the Petronas but we have our supertall like the 2-IFC. And who would not forget The BoC which is considered I.M. Pei's greatest skyscrapers. Also the Lippo Centre with it's koala facades and The Centre with his changing neon lights. And man, Sir Norman Foster's HSBC Building which was built during the 1980s but still looks update to this decade.

And how about residentials? What city on earth can you find a 60 - 70 storie skyscrapers built on top of hillslopes?
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Old December 4th, 2006, 08:59 AM   #873
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Agh! Gano mo kamahal ang HK na ipinagtatanggol mo sa lahat na may nagpo-post na hindi nagfe-favor sa ciudad na iyan? I'm going to attempt to grind your gears....


This?


OR THIS!?
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Old December 4th, 2006, 09:12 AM   #874
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Agh! Gano mo kamahal ang HK na ipinagtatanggol mo sa lahat na may nagpo-post na hindi nagfe-favor sa ciudad na iyan? I'm going to attempt to grind your gears....


This?


OR THIS!?
I actually like HK's grit One thing I like about HK is you got every sorts of skyscraper. You got your nice iconic ones in Central or Admiraty and you got your gritty ones in Sham Shui Po or Mong Kok.

And yes HK is home to some of the grittiest structures in the world. Who would forget the father of all slums, the infamous Kowloon Walled City, home to some of the craziest heroin addicts, triad gangstas and alot of illegal dentists And also the Chungking Mansions with it's cheap guest houses and the strong smell of curry. And yes, the illegal facades and buildings where before, you have people in cages, that's right, cages!

A top skyline should have a balance of everything. A skyline would be boring with it only had either nice or bad looking skyscrapers. Even NY has it's brown bricked housing projects around the city. There are lots of them in the Lower East Side right close to the Financial District.

But in the end, those who look at HK or NY's skyline would either not care or won't pay attention to the city's gritty structures. They're just gonna see that beautiful skyline and it's majestic skyscrapers. And those who say stuff about HK or NY are just jealous that their city don't have the kind of skyline that these two have.
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Old December 4th, 2006, 09:13 AM   #875
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This may sound crazy man but I'm not fluent in Malay as much as English and Tagalog. I have to wait till my mom's home

Anyway, quality, HK still has it And if we're talking about individual collections HK is surely the winner.

Ok KL has the Petronas but we have our supertall like the 2-IFC. And who would not forget The BoC which is considered I.M. Pei's greatest skyscrapers. Also the Lippo Centre with it's koala facades and The Centre with his changing neon lights. And man, Sir Norman Foster's HSBC Building which was built during the 1980s but still looks update to this decade.

And how about residentials? What city on earth can you find a 60 - 70 storie skyscrapers built on top of hillslopes?
he said.. HK population >>>> X4 then KL n oh coz can't compare each others, just that
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he said.. HK population >>>> X4 then KL n oh coz can't compare each others, just that
KL I think has around 5 million in it's metro area. HK has around 7 to 8 million and it's not even considered a megalopolis. But if you talk about The Pearl River Delta which includes HK, Macau, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Dongguan, you have around 35 to 40 million people.



Off topic but yes it's wack that I don't know Malay cause my mom never taught me. And I had more Filipino friends than Malaysian friends. Also there are more Filipinos in HK than Malaysians since they happen to be the largest minority group in the city.
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Wanch U cannot compare KL and HK because KL comprises huge land area and the population is spread all over the place. KL doesn`t need supertalls like HK , because HK has very limited land and KL is scattered into all directions

I like UAE cities like Dubai and Abu Dhabi. I went to UAE last year, and was very very impressed with the construction progress , cranes everywhere !
Dubai or Abu Dhabi have the highest quality of life in Asia maybe-- people there live in HUUUGE houses ( or PALACES ! ), fancy cars everywhere, nice people.

Dubai and Abu Dhabi are more well-ordered than HK, with clean roads, systematic highways, high-quality buildings. There are old buildings but they are well-restored unlike in Hong Kong.
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Wanch U cannot compare KL and HK because KL comprises huge land area and the population is spread all over the place. KL doesn`t need supertalls like HK , because HK has very limited land and KL is scattered into all directions

I like UAE cities like Dubai and Abu Dhabi. I went to UAE last year, and was very very impressed with the construction progress , cranes everywhere !
Dubai or Abu Dhabi have the highest quality of life in Asia maybe-- people there live in HUUUGE houses ( or PALACES ! ), fancy cars everywhere, nice people.

Dubai and Abu Dhabi are more well-ordered than HK, with clean roads, systematic highways, high-quality buildings. There are old buildings but they are well-restored unlike in Hong Kong.
KL doesn't need supertalls and neither does Dubai. But KL is still home to The Petronas and there are several skyscrapers over 800 ft being constructued.

As for Dubai, of course alot of native Emiratis can afford to live in a nice big house and a sport car since they have oil and a vibrant economy. But not everyone in UAE benefited from the economic boom same as other cities.

I would agree that Dubai have have cleaner and orderly roads than HK but when we're talking about high-quality buildings, HK has the edge.

Also Dubai doesn't have a mass transit system unlike HK.
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Old December 4th, 2006, 12:26 PM   #880
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^Isn't Dubai currently constructing it's metro system...it'll be one of the most modern system when it's finished.

Anyway,I gave Dubai and Hong Kong a 10 in the skyline thread,these 2 cities really appeal to me coz they have many beautiful modern buildings,but for now,Hong Kong is still no.1 coz it's more dense.
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