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Old September 6th, 2005, 03:41 AM   #1
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Guess the facade

Can you identify any?

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Old September 6th, 2005, 04:06 AM   #2
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1. UN
5. John Hancock Chicago
6. Empire State or Chrysler
7. Swiss Re, London
8. Petronas
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Old September 6th, 2005, 04:08 AM   #3
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#4 wouldn't be the bank of china tower in hong kong would it? I know is has the triangles but it looks like the facade.
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Old September 6th, 2005, 05:15 AM   #4
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#4 wouldn't be the bank of china tower in hong kong would it? I know is has the triangles but it looks like the facade.
Thats a good guess

6. is Empire State
9. looks like the Woolworth building
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Old September 6th, 2005, 08:26 AM   #5
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#5 - Is probably the John Hancock ... but it also looks alot likte One Maritime here in San Francisco ...

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Old September 6th, 2005, 09:00 AM   #6
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1. UN, NY
5. John Hancock, Chicago
6. Empire State, NY
7. ...is in London
9. Woolworth, NY
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Old September 6th, 2005, 03:47 PM   #7
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3.Jin mao (or 2IFC?)
5.Hancock
6. ESB
7. Swiss Re
8.Highcliff
9.A building in dubai
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Old September 6th, 2005, 04:46 PM   #8
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1. UN
2. Barclays building (London, canary wharf)?????????????????
3. ???
4. ????
5. John hancock
6. Empire state
7. Swiss re (easy )
8. Petronas
9. woolworth building ?
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Old September 7th, 2005, 04:08 AM   #9
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Ok, here are the actual answers for that one:

1. United Nations HQ
2. Taipei 101 (bottom section)
3. Jin Mao (tough one)
4. Bank of China
5. John Hancock Center
6. Empire State Building
7. Swiss Re
8. Petronas Towers
9. Woolworth Building

Here's another quiz:

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Old September 7th, 2005, 05:42 AM   #10
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2. citicorp?
3. torre mayor?
5. burj al arab (i think that's the name...in dubai)
6. messenturm in frankfurt?
8. sears?
9. transamerica in sf
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Old September 7th, 2005, 09:30 AM   #11
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1 is us bank in los angeles
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Old September 7th, 2005, 10:14 AM   #12
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#3 - 2IFC
#7 - Central Plaza
#4 - Chrysler!?
the others are easy
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Old September 7th, 2005, 11:20 AM   #13
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1. US Bank Tower - L.A.
2. CitiCorp Centre - NYC
3. looks like the top of 2IFC - HK
4. Chrysler Building - NYC
5. Burj al arab - Dubai
6. Messenturm - Frankfurt
7. Central Plaza - HK
8. I am stumped on this
9. Transamerica Pyramid - SF
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Old September 7th, 2005, 02:54 PM   #14
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no 8: petronas towers
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Old September 8th, 2005, 05:00 AM   #15
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8 looks like Sears
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Old September 8th, 2005, 07:51 AM   #16
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Sears dont hv the rounded shape part. no similarities at all.
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Old September 8th, 2005, 09:59 AM   #17
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1 - library tower in LA
2 - citicorp centre, NY
3 - 2 IFC, HK
4 - Chrysler building, NY
5 - Burj al arab, dubai
6 - Messeturm, frankfurt
7 - Central plaza, HK
8 - Sears Tower, chicago
9 - Transamerica pyramid, SF
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Old September 9th, 2005, 02:50 AM   #18
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^Ding ding ding!
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Old September 9th, 2005, 06:29 AM   #19
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I want a new one.
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