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Sears Tower. 38 33.63%
Burj Dubai. 46 40.71%
I have to wait until BD is complete to make my final decision. 25 22.12%
Neither tower is my style. 4 3.54%
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Old September 14th, 2005, 11:32 PM   #1
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Burj Dubai or Sears Tower?

Both of them are designed by SOM, both of them have setbacks, both have such timeless and iconic designs,and both of them have shared (or will share) the title of the world's tallest building. Which one do you prefer?


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Old September 14th, 2005, 11:35 PM   #2
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Old September 14th, 2005, 11:38 PM   #3
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Old September 14th, 2005, 11:43 PM   #4
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Old September 14th, 2005, 11:45 PM   #5
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Burj. Sears is too small (JK). Seriously, love Sears, but Burj is amazing in all respects.
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Old September 14th, 2005, 11:54 PM   #6
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The design of Burj Dubai is matchless~!!
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Old September 15th, 2005, 12:30 AM   #7
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indeed.

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Old September 15th, 2005, 12:42 AM   #8
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I voted I have to wait and see. Sure when the Burj is completed it'll probably be very impressive but I still reserve my judgement for when it's completed.
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Old September 15th, 2005, 01:50 AM   #9
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sears is a baby compared to Burj Dubai. no real comparison. Sears is 1970's BD is 21stC. BD is more graceful and elegant.
Sears has had its time in the limelight. BD will bask in it for decades!
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Old September 15th, 2005, 01:58 AM   #10
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^Not really, since there are proposals for taller in Dubai itself.

I'm don't know. Obviously I love the Sears Tower, but BD isn't that bad itself, from the renderings from away. When you get closer however, I don't like it as much. So I'll have to wait and see.

Also, how can you say BD has a "timeless and iconic designs" when it isn't even finished?
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Old September 15th, 2005, 02:01 AM   #11
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Burj will endure in people more and make far more impression on the world than Sears
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Old September 15th, 2005, 02:05 AM   #12
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Well, with all the tall towers getting built today who knows if this will stay the WTB for long or not. The longer it stands as world's tallest, the more famous it'll become. Let's hope al burj doesn't beat it because it doesn't have half as good a design as burj dubai.
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Old September 15th, 2005, 02:06 AM   #13
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None of them seem to be much interesting.
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Old September 15th, 2005, 02:08 AM   #14
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I don't think any buildings from now on will have the WTB title for much more than five years. Or at least none will surpass ESB and Sears records.
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Old September 15th, 2005, 02:36 AM   #15
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heres a quick diagram. its not 100% correct. but gives idea. the 705m height is estimated.
the floor plates for BD are unique and its tall stepped form will be iconic.

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Old September 15th, 2005, 02:42 AM   #16
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^Funny how things never change You could even say Trump Chicago is like Sears, except rounded off on the edges.
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Old September 15th, 2005, 03:01 AM   #17
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Sears Tower for now... but made in the 1970's... I say its a great building.
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Old September 15th, 2005, 05:49 AM   #18
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Old September 15th, 2005, 06:03 AM   #20
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Too hard to say from just renderings... I will say that Sears fascinates me. Boxes are great.
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