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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 August 6th, 2005, 04:47 PM   #101
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Tallest structure I've seen:
Shanghai Oriental Pearl - 467.9m

Tallest building I've seen:
Kuala Lumpur Petronas Towers - 452m
(been into it but floor 42 only)

Tallest point I've been in a building:
Shanghai Jin Mao Tower observation deck - 340.1m

Tallest building under construction I've seen:
Shanghai World Financial Center - 492m
(but I guess it doesn't count, it was below zero when I saw it )

Otherwise I've seen:
Menara Kuala Lumpur - 421m (been into it)
2 International Finance Centre, Hong Kong - 415m (seen it from far away only)
CITIC Plaza, Guangzhou - 391m (been into it, but there's not much to see ;-) )
Shun Hing Square, Shenzhen - 384m (been into it)
SEG Plaza, Shenzhen - 355m
Shimao International Plaza - 333m (actually lower, spire was not in place when I saw it)
Eiffel Tower, Paris - 324m (been into it)
Nina Tower, Hong Kong - 319m (seen from far away as well)
Menara Telekom, Kuala Lumpur - 310m (from far away -_- )
Sydney Tower - 309m (been into it)
Plaza 66 Tower 1, Shanghai - 288m
Pudong International Information Port, Shanghai - 288m
Sunjoy Tomorrow Square, Shanghai - 284m
Republic Plaza, Singapore - 280m (been into it)
UOB Plaza, Singapore - 280m
OUB Centre, Singapore - 280m
Hong Kong New World Centre, Shanghai - 278m
Kaifeng TV Tower, Kaifeng - 268m

OK, enough, I'm getting bored now
Really impressive list. Now you need american building like ESB or Sears tower and Hancock
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Old September 22nd, 2005, 11:47 PM   #102
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my goal today is to save money for travel in dubai in 2008/2009 and see the burj finished
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Old September 24th, 2005, 11:22 AM   #103
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Tallest Building: Emirates (Office) Tower, Dubai - 355 m

Tallest man-made Structure: CN Tower (Sorry it is NOT a building)

Highest above ground: The highest observation deck of CN Tower.

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Tallest U/C: GUESS!!!!
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Old September 24th, 2005, 01:00 PM   #104
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Old September 26th, 2005, 03:43 AM   #105
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Kuala Lumpur Petronas Towers - 452m
Most of the talls across Asia
Tallest U/C: GUESS!!!! for me too
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Old September 26th, 2005, 03:46 AM   #106
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Glad to see only 1 <100m as this a ssc fan site after all that poor underprivileged little poster
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Old September 26th, 2005, 03:47 AM   #107
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Da Twins. >400.

BTW, does the CN Tower count?
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Old September 26th, 2005, 07:23 AM   #108
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Glad to see only 1 <100m as this a ssc fan site after all that poor underprivileged little poster
Until July this year I was one of those unfortunate souls. The tallest building I'd seen was the 76m Holiday Inn (in my avatar) in Townsville but then I went to the 'big city' lol (Brisbane), and saw Riparian Plaza which is 200m to roof & 250m to spire.

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Old September 26th, 2005, 07:29 AM   #109
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Highest building I've ever seen was 1 WTC at 417 m/1368 ft.
Same...and also the Sears Tower
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Old September 26th, 2005, 08:55 AM   #110
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Tower: CN Tower
Office Building: First Canadian Place
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Old September 26th, 2005, 08:58 AM   #111
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Tallest man-made Structure: CN Tower (Sorry it is NOT a building)

GUESS!!!!
No that honor goes to some big stick in the middle of a field or something in North Dakota.
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Old September 26th, 2005, 11:30 AM   #112
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Tallest Tower ive seen: CN Tower
Tallest Building ive seen: Empire State Building (never got to see the WTC....)

Been to the top of both of em

Highest building ive never seen = Taipei 101

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Old September 26th, 2005, 12:06 PM   #113
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You're lucky. I think everyone who has gotten a chance to see the WTC in person, before the twin towers were destroyed, is truly fortunate. We may never see a WTC like there was in NYC.

Tallest building I've ever seen is the Empire State Building. I wasn't able to visit NYC untill 2002 unfortunately Observation deck is AMAZING. I loved the view of midtown from up there. I think it's really one of the most amazing experiences one can have on this earth, seeing midtown Manhattan from the ESB. Especially if you love skyscrapers, like I know everyone here at SSC does As a lover of all things tall and amazing, I recommend to anyone who has never been a top the ESB, to atleast go once in your life. You won't regret it!!

Another one of my favorite views of NYC, is the seemingly endless skyscraper horizon created by Manhattan, seen from a distance in New Jersey. Words cannot describe how awe-inspiring it was to see this for the first time. My brain could almost not comprehend what my eyes were seeing. Nothing had prepared me to see such a gigantic and wondrous skyline. I could never have imagined the skyline to be so long and take up the whole horizon. Truly breathtaking. Sorry if I went too far off topic.

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Old September 26th, 2005, 12:36 PM   #114
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- CN tower
- WTC (1993)
- ESB
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Old September 26th, 2005, 02:18 PM   #115
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You're lucky. I think everyone who has gotten a chance to see the WTC in person, before the twin towers were destroyed, is truly fortunate. We may see never be a WTC like there was in NYC.
I saw the WTC but never really looked at it the way a skyscraper fan does. I was on holiday in New York back in 1995, when I was only 11 years old. I wasn't interested in skyscrapers, and only saw the towers from the ferry on the way to the statue of liberty. In 2003 I returned and could only stare at the sky and try to imagine what they would have looked like.
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Old September 26th, 2005, 02:26 PM   #116
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1. Old WTC
2. Empire State Building
3. Kingdom Center, Saudi Arabia
4. Eiffel Tower
5. Fasaliah Tower, Saudi Arabia
6. Canary Wharf, London
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Old September 27th, 2005, 12:45 AM   #117
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SEARS TOWER in Chitown!
Absolutely A-W-E-S-O-M-E!
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Old September 27th, 2005, 12:59 AM   #118
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One canada square which is 235m
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Sky Tower, Auckland, New Zealand 328 m (1,076.1 ft)
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Old July 27th, 2009, 06:02 AM   #120
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Tallest Building: Emirates (Office) Tower, Dubai - 355 m

Tallest man-made Structure: CN Tower (Sorry it is NOT a building)

Highest above ground: The highest observation deck of CN Tower.

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Tallest U/C: GUESS!!!!
hmmmm let my guess.. the Burj Dubai. which i'm dying to see.
BTW the tallest i've seen is the sears tower!, but i just can't believe that the burj dubai is nearly twice it's height!!! every time i see a pic of the burj dubai. i can see where the sears tower's height is at. it just blows me away how low it is on the burj
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