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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 28th, 2005, 12:45 AM   #21
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Sears Tower, looks the most imposing...
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Old June 28th, 2005, 12:52 AM   #22
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I voted for Sears (big suprise) but here's my thoughts on the others:

Taipei 101: Okay, but the top looks like an afterthought. It could have used a few ore setbacks on top.

Petronas: Beautiful design with a lot of depth. Pelli's best work ever, but for certain reasons which I need not go into, it is inferior to Sears.

Jin Mao: Very good, it'll be sad to have it overshadowed by SWFC, but the facade was completely overdone.


2IFC: I've never understood why some people like this one so much. It's average.
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Old June 28th, 2005, 01:02 AM   #23
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SEARS!

Sears of cause, in the rest its a lack of a taste, particulary the horrible Taipei 101!!! Help! Please NOOOO!!!
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Old June 28th, 2005, 01:19 AM   #24
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2IFC. Utterly brilliant

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Old June 28th, 2005, 01:24 AM   #25
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^Please explain to me how it is brilliant? I'm serious. I don't get it. I looks uninspired to me, I think it's one of Pelli's lamest designs. Help me understand.

BTW that photo kicks serious ass.
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Old June 28th, 2005, 01:34 AM   #26
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Old June 28th, 2005, 01:36 AM   #27
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^Please explain to me how it is brilliant? I'm serious. I don't get it. I looks uninspired to me, I think it's one of Pelli's lamest designs. Help me understand.

BTW that photo kicks serious ass.
Everyone has their tastes I personally like the shape.
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Old June 28th, 2005, 06:03 AM   #28
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1. 2IFC
2. Jin Mao
3. Petronas
4. Sears
5. Taipei
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Old June 28th, 2005, 06:12 AM   #29
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2IFC

I perosnally love it because of it's symetry, simplicty, cladding and the way it tapers towards the top. It also looks incredible at night. I also feel it is very imposing, it makes the Bank of China look tiny.

I'm not the biggest fan of Sears, I love and hate it's hugeness at the same time for some reason.
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Old June 28th, 2005, 08:01 AM   #30
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2 IFC for me!
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Old June 28th, 2005, 08:28 AM   #31
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Sears is the best one for me, but 2IFC is another sleek looking one. The others are a bit tacky if you ask me... I think they try too hard to grab attention.
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Old June 28th, 2005, 08:35 AM   #32
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I just noticed that Sears has been around longer than all the other buildings in this poll put together, even if you count each Petronas individually.

I thought that was interesting. Well, good night.
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Old June 28th, 2005, 09:22 AM   #33
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tight between 2IFC and sears, have to go sears.
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Old June 28th, 2005, 09:28 AM   #34
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2ifc, because it's a unique building for me...
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Old June 28th, 2005, 10:07 AM   #35
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Two International Finance Center gets my vote. Stands out the most.
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Old June 28th, 2005, 10:15 AM   #36
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SEARS TOWER DEFINITELY... bldg and cladding design is a classic...
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Old June 28th, 2005, 11:12 AM   #37
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Jin Mao Tower.

If Taipei 101 wasn't so naked then maybe I would chose Taipei 101
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Old June 28th, 2005, 11:30 AM   #38
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The best three: 1. 2IFC; 2. Jin Mao; 3. Sears;
My favourite, Best of the best: Bank of China, HK
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Old June 28th, 2005, 11:42 AM   #39
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1. Jin Mao
2. 2IFC
3. Petronas
4. Sears
5. Taipei
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Old June 28th, 2005, 11:52 AM   #40
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Sears Tower like the cars at that tima a classic
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