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Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur 526 52.97%
WTC Towers, NYC 467 47.03%
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 10:33 AM   #441
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 02:41 PM   #442
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 06:53 PM   #443
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It's not racist. Pagoda shaped skyscrapers like that only seems to be found in Asia. Please, give me another word for it

Anybody who dislikes the WTC only seems to be anti-box in general. Boxes are a huge part of architecectural history and are important.
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 07:04 PM   #444
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It's not racist. Pagoda shaped skyscrapers like that only seems to be found in Asia. Please, give me another word for it

Anybody who dislikes the WTC only seems to be anti-box in general. Boxes are a huge part of architecectural history and are important.
That was kind of redundant... pretty obvious statement lol.

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Old March 2nd, 2013, 08:53 PM   #445
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 09:03 PM   #446
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That was kind of redundant... pretty obvious statement lol.

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The guy was complaining about me using 'Asian looking' as a description for the Petronas Towers. I had to compare it to pagodas because these people don't seem to get it. No shit it's obvious.
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 09:08 PM   #447
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Also, it's amazing how many people think that people only like the WTC because they're "western"
I live in a country closer to Malaysia than USA so stop using such excuses because it's untrue. I don't care about location, only looks, and these pointy setback buildings aren't that nice.
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 09:08 PM   #448
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 09:12 PM   #449
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wow,still shining even after more than 10 years ..a masterpiece
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 09:20 PM   #450
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Anybody who dislikes the WTC only seems to be anti-box in general.
that wrong my friend..i love boxy tower as much as i love organic and complicated geometric shape building.. the "concrete and heavy "look on wtc, make its less pleasant to my eye plus it double...still beautiful but petronas seems better
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 09:29 PM   #451
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Also, it's amazing how many people think that people only like the WTC because they're "western"
I live in a country closer to Malaysia than USA so stop using such excuses because it's untrue. I don't care about location, only looks, and these pointy setback buildings aren't that nice.
Frankly. It's like people can't have a different opinion than theirs or else it is automatically bullshit.


Petronas have too much going on with them, from the shape to the facade to it's height, it all gets lost somewhere. The WTC had the perfect balance.
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 09:37 PM   #452
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whatever it is,voters preference matter the most ,and you can see that on the above poll
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 09:59 PM   #453
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Those votes are virtually 50/50 and only 10% in favor of petronas. Nothing to brag about.
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 10:45 PM   #454
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but still it lead above wtc
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 10:48 PM   #455
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that wrong my friend..i love boxy tower as much as i love organic and complicated geometric shape building.. the "concrete and heavy "look on wtc, make its less pleasant to my eye plus it double...still beautiful but petronas seems better
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dont get me wrong..i think WTC is a really great an amazing building,it stand among the best in skyscrapers list,im not saying it was ugly..it was beautiful in its own way..but if compare to ptt,i love ptt more..it has something which is more appeal and attractive on it own way..it is UNIQUE

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Old March 2nd, 2013, 11:06 PM   #457
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i think WTC is a really great an amazing building,it stand among the best in skyscrapers list,im not saying it was ugly..it was beautiful in its own way..but if compare to ptt,i love ptt more..it has something which is more appeal and attractive on it own way..it is UNIQUE
lets be real the only reason you like the petronas more is because you live in the same city there at lol this thread is definatley not biased in any way shape or form (sarcasm)
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 11:28 PM   #458
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it might be one of the reason,but it is not the only reason why i love it..it is UNIQUE,it is better than WTC and even if im an american and i should vote,i will vote for ptt or even PTT was built in america,i would vote it..it was appeal to look at..majestic and modern,also the facade was really amazing and details..furthermore,it was design by César Pelli which is an Argentine American architect,so ''nationality'' is not a main factor why i love it..it does look good and better than wtc
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Old March 3rd, 2013, 01:56 AM   #459
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It's not racist. Pagoda shaped skyscrapers like that only seems to be found in Asia. Please, give me another word for it

Anybody who dislikes the WTC only seems to be anti-box in general. Boxes are a huge part of architecectural history and are important.
Pagoda meant to be tall. Btw PTT architecture combine three different culture. You don't expect a pagoda shaped skyscrapers to be appear in New York or London, so basically you can only find it in Asia.

Not everyone who dislike WTC is anti box in general. I like HSBC Global Headquarters (8 Canada Square), London, Seagram Building, NYC but I don't like Aon Center, Chicago (who am I?) Please define me

It's not only boxes but traditional building also a huge part of architectural history.

Basically it's depend on what ppl prefer, an elegant and simply box building or complicated looking building.
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Old March 3rd, 2013, 03:33 AM   #460
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The Twin Towers were the epitome of grandeur, they were immense and incredibly imposing yet they held their ground very elegantly and neatly, almost like a two soldiers formation protecting the city of New York. I dare say they are the definition of "Twin Towers", look it up.

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