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View Poll Results: Which is the best?
Taipei 101 63 9.12%
Petronas Towers 142 20.55%
Sears Tower 170 24.60%
Jin Mao Tower 91 13.17%
Two International Finance Center 225 32.56%
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Old June 27th, 2005, 02:19 PM   #1
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The best 400m+ skyscraper

Which is the best looking for you?

1. Taipei 101, Taipei 509m



2. Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur 452m



3. Sears Tower, Chicago 442m



4. Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai 421m



5. Two International Business Center, Hongkong 415m

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Old June 27th, 2005, 02:23 PM   #2
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Sears looks most massive of the five. It is a true classic, I've always loved it. Though, my favourites amoung these five are JinMao or 2IFC. Chinese scrapers are the best imo.
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Old June 27th, 2005, 02:33 PM   #3
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Old June 27th, 2005, 02:38 PM   #4
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What means the best? By the architecture I like Taipei and Petronas, but think they don't really fit into their environment, they are just monsters.

Sears... to be honest, I was never really a fan of it, I liked the WWC in NY much more.

II International... well... HK has better examples of good modern architecture.

My vote goes definitly to Jin Mao! Classical Pagode style mixed with a bit of new art deco and a symbol of the growing power of the city and country.
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Old June 27th, 2005, 02:58 PM   #5
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Sears Tower is so massive, mighty and evil-looking, a classic!
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Old June 27th, 2005, 04:34 PM   #6
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Jin Mao Tower, represent the boom of china!
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Old June 27th, 2005, 05:42 PM   #7
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petronas.
in the future, i know a building in dubai which will win the title
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Old June 27th, 2005, 05:51 PM   #8
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I think that Sears tower is the most brilliant architectural masterpiece ever built. It takes my vote.
@Kuesel, I agree. T101, Jin Mao, Patronas are monsters. they are not very classy architecturally.
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Old June 27th, 2005, 06:08 PM   #9
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Sears Tower, magic
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Old June 27th, 2005, 07:25 PM   #11
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2IBC isn't imposing for a tower so tall, its the most elegant of the bunch, Taipei is too tacky for my liking, Jin Mao and Petronas have too much going on for me.. Sears is bold and chunky and my 2nd choice but none have the beauty of 2IBC..Flawless
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Old June 27th, 2005, 08:54 PM   #12
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2IBC is difinitely my favourite, followed by Sears!
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Old June 27th, 2005, 09:07 PM   #13
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Old June 27th, 2005, 09:08 PM   #14
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2IFC without a doubt !
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Old June 27th, 2005, 10:04 PM   #15
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Sears Tower - for its sheer size and volume. It's utterly massive.
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Old June 27th, 2005, 10:23 PM   #16
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Sears Tower rule!
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Old June 27th, 2005, 10:43 PM   #17
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Sears please

and I don't get what's so special about the 2IFC aside from the facade and the claws at the top.. it's so phallic and uninspired...
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Old June 27th, 2005, 10:47 PM   #18
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Old June 28th, 2005, 12:25 AM   #19
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The Sears Tower is the best.
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Old June 28th, 2005, 12:43 AM   #20
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1. Jin Mao
2. 2IFC
3. Sears
4. Taipei 101
5. Petronas
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