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View Poll Results: The highest building you have never seen
>400m 231 47.43%
300/400m 128 26.28%
200/299m 77 15.81%
150/199m 28 5.75%
100/149m 15 3.08%
<100m 8 1.64%
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Old February 13th, 2013, 09:33 PM   #241
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Eureka (297m)

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Or Sky Tower (328m)

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Old February 15th, 2013, 06:27 PM   #242
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Shanghai World Financial Center (492m)
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Old February 15th, 2013, 07:18 PM   #243
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Eiffel Tower 324m (been up aswell!)
Grain Power Station Chimney - IK doesn't really count but...244m
1 Canada Square 235m
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Old February 15th, 2013, 07:57 PM   #244
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Tallest Skyscraper I've seen: Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower, 336 m, Hanoi - Vietnam
Tallest Tower I've seen: Eiffel Tower, 324 m (incl. antennas), Paris - France
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Old February 15th, 2013, 08:00 PM   #245
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Shit! I just realized that the thread is called "The highest building you have never seen"!
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Old February 16th, 2013, 08:08 AM   #246
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Came here to say that. For the vast majority of posters I think the Burj Khalifa wins that!
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Old February 16th, 2013, 06:03 PM   #247
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The 7 who put under 100m must travel a lot.
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Old February 16th, 2013, 09:34 PM   #248
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This is somewhat a ridiculous thread tbqh
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Old February 17th, 2013, 01:05 AM   #249
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The highest for me would be 2IFC in Hong Kong.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 04:14 PM   #250
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I think it's 30 St Mary Axe in London, 180m. The tallest structure I've ever seen is Rzeszów's (Poland) power station chimney, 203m.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 04:17 PM   #251
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the title says highest building you have never seen
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Old February 17th, 2013, 04:25 PM   #252
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Oh, really? That would be Burj Dubaj I have never seen that one!
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Old February 18th, 2013, 11:36 AM   #253
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SWFC shanghai
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Old February 18th, 2013, 12:01 PM   #254
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highest building I have never seen:
Abraj Al Bait
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Old February 18th, 2013, 12:04 PM   #255
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Quote:
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Any structure that is habitable by humans is also a building.
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Old February 18th, 2013, 01:01 PM   #256
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Old February 19th, 2013, 12:10 PM   #257
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Burj Khalifa for me too =)
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Old February 19th, 2013, 12:30 PM   #258
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silly topic. I think most people here (including me) read "never" as "ever"
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Old February 22nd, 2013, 05:03 PM   #259
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that's good CN Tower in Toronto.But what about skyscrapers in Dubai?
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Old February 24th, 2013, 05:08 AM   #260
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I've seen the CN Tower and the Federation Tower. The tallest structure i have been on is the Ostankino Tower.
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