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BURJ DUBAI 52 44.07%
SWFC 44 37.29%
undecided-they're both gonna be great 22 18.64%
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Old August 8th, 2005, 03:31 PM   #21
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too early to say, renders and height figures dont determine how good a building is...lets wait till they are complete
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Old August 8th, 2005, 04:11 PM   #22
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I prefer SWFC, skyscrapers used to be pencil, like dubai, or some rubber. SWFC is the first one to be a spanner
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Old August 8th, 2005, 04:47 PM   #23
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i take SWFC for its sleeker design. however, the tower doesn't compliment well with its surrounding buildings/architecture. Burj tower design stands like a thin mountain, with no identical shape architecture thats represent the culture of that nation.
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Old August 8th, 2005, 04:58 PM   #24
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Quote:
Originally Posted by EMPIREOFLIGHTS
Sorry,they both are under construction though.
Yes and this whole forum is about skyscrapers.......

But you can PM a mod to get it moved
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Old August 8th, 2005, 09:24 PM   #25
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They both seem to be great.I can't decide wich one is better until I see them finished.
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Old August 8th, 2005, 09:32 PM   #26
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Yeah kinda scary isn't it, not everything in Dubai is better.

It Is, some people take longer to accept it than others!


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Old August 8th, 2005, 09:37 PM   #27
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BURJ DUBAI!!!
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Old August 9th, 2005, 12:13 AM   #28
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Both are truly amazing supertalls, i cant choose one over the other though.
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Old August 9th, 2005, 12:37 AM   #29
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SWFC wath tower is that ??
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Old August 9th, 2005, 01:20 AM   #30
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No offence but I really dont see a tower with a hole amazing.
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Old August 9th, 2005, 01:28 AM   #31
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SWFC remembers me with Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia (that's why it's not unique to me) and I've never liked that tower. My vote, definitely, goes to BD.
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Old August 9th, 2005, 01:50 AM   #32
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it does doesnt it?i thought so too
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Old August 9th, 2005, 02:33 AM   #33
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Burj Dubai has the height, but SWFC has the look.

Where else is there a building that from one side looks like a rectangle with a hole cut through and looks like a pyramid from the other side? Simply unique. I find this building to be beautiful. Starts like a square at the base which is the symbol of land and earth, and ends up like a circle at the top which is the symbol of the skies and heavens.

The circular cut off at the top also makes reference to the pearl of the orient tower...making SWFC fit in the skyline like just perfectly. LOVE IT!!!!
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Old August 9th, 2005, 02:49 AM   #34
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SWFC, design over height
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Old August 9th, 2005, 04:59 AM   #35
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Both are beautiful but years away from completion. I'll wait until they're complete to make a final decision but right now I'm going with Burj Dubai.
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Old August 9th, 2005, 06:12 AM   #36
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SWFC is remarkably similar to Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia, but is still a great building nonetheless. I really really like the design of Burj Dubai, which added with the height is truly out of this world. I give the edge to BD but both are amazing.
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Old August 9th, 2005, 07:15 AM   #37
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^Actually the Kingdom Center copied SWFC. The Plans for the SWFC have been around for over 10 years, only now are they building it.
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Old August 9th, 2005, 08:05 AM   #38
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Hmmm...I find SWFC's design more impressive, but I think that Burj Dubai will more grand. So its grandness vs. sleekness. I'll go with the sleek one.
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Old August 9th, 2005, 11:59 AM   #39
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both.
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