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Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur 526 52.97%
WTC Towers, NYC 467 47.03%
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Old August 22nd, 2006, 04:18 AM   #81
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Old August 22nd, 2006, 04:57 AM   #82
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Old August 22nd, 2006, 05:05 AM   #83
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Old August 22nd, 2006, 09:03 AM   #84
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**** patriotical biases. petronas is a more attractive structer than the late WTC, period
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Old August 22nd, 2006, 05:05 PM   #85
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**** patriotical biases. petronas is a more attractive structer than the late WTC, period
YESSIR, you laid that one down, lol.
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Old August 23rd, 2006, 03:09 AM   #86
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WTC NYC OFCOURSE...... The original twins for ever.


















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Old August 23rd, 2006, 07:02 AM   #87
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Petronas, but WTC is also good looking.
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Old September 14th, 2006, 05:23 PM   #88
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There is no question about it! Petronas towers look so much better. WTC towers are (was ) quite boring after all.
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Old September 14th, 2006, 09:19 PM   #89
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WTC, so simple so good
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Old September 14th, 2006, 09:48 PM   #90
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WTC. These towers were just magnificent with all that their cuboid simplicity. As for me, Petronas look kinda "kitschy"
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Old September 25th, 2006, 03:54 AM   #91
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In view of the 9/11 tragedy, it is probably hard for most people to be unbaised. I will try my best...

WTC: Raw, unabashed power as abstract art. Aesthetically, it was fortunate that two towers were built as one would have been rather dull.

Petronas: Pretty but the design is a bit too fussy (I understand that shapes typically used in Islamic art were combined to create the outlines of each floorplan). The skybridge is a cool concept but does not look very elegant. The spire controversy is very annoying.

WTC gets my vote by a slight margin.
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Old September 25th, 2006, 04:10 AM   #92
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Old September 25th, 2006, 04:55 AM   #93
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WTC of course, they were best twin towers and will always be the best....
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Old September 25th, 2006, 05:15 AM   #94
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TOO much sentiments ruled judgements on this thread....and yea also, pride and USA always better, bigger and advance in the universe. Boy...americans sure are sheltered.
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Old September 26th, 2006, 07:15 AM   #95
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I wanna tie this one up. The Petronas shape blows the typical box out of the water anyway you cut it. The buildings penetrate the sky so dramatically out of a much less dense cluster than the World Trade Center did and therefore have this totally mindblowing presense 10 x they normally would with a cluser just as dense and powerful as lower Manhattan. They have this total space age appearance that warrants these mesmerizing giants as the future of great architecture. They are like the keystone of future great architecture.
The World Trade Center was massive. Alone without 7world trade, or the lowrise portion of the complex it swallows petronas. They were so imbedded in ones memory ( America ) throughout the dramatic timeline of what was the Capitalist Icon for the age. The rise astonished 1960's New York and appaled them. They served as Manhattans pinnacle and were the first to end Empire State's 31 year reign. When they were knocked down it terrified us, angered us, and to me it rejuvinates us and makes us stronger. They were however simple even though they soared and somewhat uninviting and "intimidating" instead of graceful. World Trade Center would be my biased choice but I'll stick with a tie since I really cannot decide.
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Old September 26th, 2006, 04:06 PM   #96
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Though I like the Petronas architecture. I still prefer The World Trade Centre. The builidngs are a classic.
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Old September 27th, 2006, 09:44 AM   #97
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both towers are magnificent... but why compare marilyn monroe to beyonce

wtc is like a classic novel = people say it's great but won't take a second look

try staring at this picture for 10 mins

where do u think yr eye will focus more, the square box?
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Old September 27th, 2006, 10:15 AM   #98
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WTC NYC by far, The petronas are ugly, too messy.
I think those are my fav. Buildings ever, I cried when they collapsed back in 911, One of the worst days ever...
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Old October 1st, 2006, 10:38 AM   #99
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petronas towers of course. breath-taking indeed!
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Old October 1st, 2006, 05:49 PM   #100
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Are some of you voting for WTC because u want to show ur sympathies for the 9/11 victims and their relatives?

And what does b/c mean anyway?
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