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Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur 526 52.97%
WTC Towers, NYC 467 47.03%
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Old December 9th, 2006, 12:04 PM   #121
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Old December 10th, 2006, 05:00 PM   #122
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This thread is biased because many people are emotionally attached to the WTC. Having said that I vote for WTC because it is much simpler and concrete than the Petronas which seem to flashy and picture perfect. WTC is more imposing.
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Old December 10th, 2006, 10:20 PM   #123
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The Petronas.
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Old December 10th, 2006, 10:35 PM   #124
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The Petronas.
The wtc were just two ugly square rectangles. The petronas are much more beautiful and innovative
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Old December 10th, 2006, 10:47 PM   #125
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I accidentaly voted for WTC, anyhow i meant to vote for Petronas, one of my favorite skyscrapers in the world. WTC really adds to density in another way though.
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Old December 13th, 2006, 02:50 AM   #126
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This thread is biased because many people are emotionally attached to the WTC. Having said that I vote for WTC because it is much simpler and concrete than the Petronas which seem to flashy and picture perfect. WTC is more imposing.
If it's so biased on the WTC, then why is the Petronas Towers in the lead?
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Old December 14th, 2006, 12:09 AM   #127
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The Petronas Towers to me are just far more interesting than WTC. One of my favourite skyscrapers in the world
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Old December 17th, 2006, 01:53 AM   #128
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The WTC just seemed much more iconic then the Petronas towers. I think they are both amazing though.
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Old February 17th, 2007, 03:45 AM   #129
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WTC all the way...110 stories...1,353ft......
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Old February 17th, 2007, 03:59 AM   #130
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If you could see WTC and Petronas Towers side by side the scale would look similar to comparing the Empire State and the Chrysler Blds....Both have their merits...but the WTC was by far the most dynamic, tallest, largest, comlplex ever.....when I say tallest..at the WTC roof level name any other building now or ever with an area equal to its footprint???? can't can you ! I voted WTC!
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Old February 17th, 2007, 10:24 AM   #131
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WTC they are so tall and slender...
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Old February 18th, 2007, 12:44 AM   #132
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It's nearly tied. I like the WTC more. The petronas close up look modern and shiny, but many distance shots make it look old and archaic, kind of like beefed up steeples or something. The shape doesn't scream future or modern. The WTC shape doesn't accomplish that either, but its simplicity has a more modern feel to it. Plus they have a much greater feel of power. They are so imposing.
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Old February 18th, 2007, 05:20 AM   #133
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WTC. Never been a fan of Petronas.
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Old February 19th, 2007, 09:58 AM   #134
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Petronas Twin Towers!!

i have no problem with people liking the WTC better but giving reasons like cheating for height and originality is plain shallow
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Old February 19th, 2007, 05:41 PM   #135
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petronas. but i like the boxy wtc too.
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Old February 21st, 2007, 05:38 AM   #136
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I like petronas more. The buildings both modern and traditional at the same time as it incorporates modern, islamic, and south east asian architecture into its design. Also the towers are just breath taking to look at. Only thing noticeable about the world trade centers for me was how big they were. But then now days, thats not such a special thing.
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Old February 21st, 2007, 08:16 AM   #137
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WTC is too boxy for me
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Old February 23rd, 2007, 09:24 PM   #138
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Of course Petronas Twin Towers!!!

The design of PTT symbolise fair and order. Thats make me love about PTT.

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Old February 24th, 2007, 06:07 AM   #139
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thats one of the nicest pictures Ive seen of the 'tronas.
nice!
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Old February 24th, 2007, 06:49 AM   #140
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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?
Maybe as many people are voting for the WTC (out of sympathy) as others are voting for Petronas Towers (out of anti-Americanism)?

(b/c means because.)

I voted for the WTC because I like the simple, classy, modernism of the rectangular buildings.
I don't like the crosswalk (or whatever it's called) of the Petronas Towers. I think it looks stupid. Among other things...
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