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Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur 526 52.97%
WTC Towers, NYC 467 47.03%
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Old August 30th, 2012, 06:33 AM   #281
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Both towers are iconic but my vote goes to Petronas towers for its unique architecture.
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Old August 30th, 2012, 05:20 PM   #282
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My due respect to the WTC Twin it was a very dominant and imposing building for New York it was an icon but so is the PTT. These 2 towers are very impressive give its city a signature. My vote goes to The Petronas tower because of the fact that it just looks much more beautiful during the day and night with its stainless steel facade. You do not get this on the WTC however you do get that sheer dominance of it towering over when you stand at its base. Maybe if the WTC was still standing and it underwent modernization to the current design trend it would be a different story?
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Old August 30th, 2012, 07:30 PM   #283
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I had voted for the Petronas towers but I suppoused the comparation with the new WTC. The Twin towers was the best in the world.
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Old August 30th, 2012, 08:10 PM   #284
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I like Cesar Pelli's art, but I'm voting for WTC.
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Old August 30th, 2012, 09:17 PM   #285
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I like the patronas but they don't seem like twins to me. I love the twin towers. Probly because there height and overall size is just more dominating and massive. I do like the facade of the patronas much better, but the boxy shape doesn't bother me one bit on the twins. For me everywhere I go when I hear twin towers the first thig that comes up is 1WTC and 2WTC. So i have to vote for them!
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Old August 30th, 2012, 11:01 PM   #286
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WTC, gosh I would have loved to see them
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Old August 31st, 2012, 01:17 AM   #287
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Old August 31st, 2012, 02:01 AM   #288
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The WTC were definitely not "ugly" or "not overbearingly ugly". They had an understated grace, minimalist design that was common during its time. But even with that, I think Petronas Towers are definitely the more beautiful twin towers. But I think more people will still associate twin towers with the WTC than PTT and the silhouette of the towers are arguably more remembered. That could change in the future though
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Old August 31st, 2012, 05:19 AM   #289
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Old August 31st, 2012, 06:09 AM   #290
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In my opinion it really goes down to where you come from for example if you say Twin Towers in Malaysia the first thing that would come to mind is the PTT while if you say Twin Towers in say the US they most probably will think of the WTC first...

I believe that both buildings are one of the world's greatest skyscrapers and I do not find it right to call the WTC ugly as some has said so. Some people need to have some respect to these buildings. What makes these towers unique is that both buildings which work as 2 different buildings appear like they are one building and will look incomplete if there is just one.
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Old August 31st, 2012, 06:57 AM   #291
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Old August 31st, 2012, 11:45 PM   #292
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This quite frankly. The WTC towers were literally perfect in geometry and symmetry. The gothic inspired entrance of the towers was beautiful too, it all blended perfectly.
Couldn't agree more. The style was just beautiful, and every detail of the facade was tastefully designed.
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Old August 31st, 2012, 11:56 PM   #293
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WTC for me

but i like Petronas too
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Old September 2nd, 2012, 08:23 AM   #294
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So sorry WTC!!! Petronas GO!!! just look the last 3 pics!!!
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Old September 2nd, 2012, 11:36 AM   #295
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Maybe this thread should re-start when New WTC is ready.

No point compare a "gone" building with Petronas.
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Old September 2nd, 2012, 03:19 PM   #296
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Maybe this thread should re-start when New WTC is ready.

No point compare a "gone" building with Petronas.
they compared it because their both twin towers...how are you going to compare the new wtc site with no twins to the petronas....
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Old September 2nd, 2012, 04:01 PM   #297
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Maybe this thread should re-start when New WTC is ready.

No point compare a "gone" building with Petronas.

It wouldn't even make sense to compare them.

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Old November 15th, 2012, 08:48 AM   #298
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ofkos.. petronas

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Old November 15th, 2012, 09:02 AM   #299
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Old November 15th, 2012, 02:13 PM   #300
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