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Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur 526 52.97%
WTC Towers, NYC 467 47.03%
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Old February 25th, 2007, 02:30 PM   #141
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WTC! those tower, although simple architecture, will always be a mark.
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Old February 26th, 2007, 09:40 AM   #142
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I dont like ugly boxes. Petronas are very nice.
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Old February 26th, 2007, 10:20 AM   #143
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I prefer rectangular buildings. They look most urbanized.
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Old February 28th, 2007, 11:59 PM   #144
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Petronas is a very confuse building
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Old March 1st, 2007, 12:17 AM   #145
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I dont like ugly boxes
Well, then you should have no problem liking the WTC because they were beautiful boxes
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Old March 4th, 2007, 03:29 AM   #146
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Still WTC

My reasons are ...Sheer size of the towers....110 stories...1353ft....can see 45 miles on any side on clear days....208 or 63meters on each side...and remember this is in 1973 ! !....over 13 million sq ft....Held world tallest building not because of spires! !....but for sheer height! !
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Old March 4th, 2007, 05:01 AM   #147
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Petronas. Because I don't like ugly buildings
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Old March 6th, 2007, 04:27 AM   #148
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I've never seen the Petronas in person so it's hard to compare. But the WTC were unbelievable
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Old March 6th, 2007, 04:31 PM   #149
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WTC
They (use to) fit with the background scenery the best.
The Petronas for its Architecture.
So i like the 1st reason the best so WTC
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Old March 7th, 2007, 01:02 AM   #150
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If the Petronas Towers are really bigger than the Twins, then why would a person on the highest floor of either of the Twins be looking down at the person at the highest floor of either of the Petronas Towers?
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Old March 7th, 2007, 03:16 AM   #151
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WTC 1974-2001



How many picturesque views are there?......A lot more.
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Old March 7th, 2007, 12:33 PM   #152
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Cities (and buildings) sited by a large body of water (sea, lake, large river) tend to have that extra "oomph" compared with cities sited inland far away from any such body of water.
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Old March 7th, 2007, 12:36 PM   #153
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Petronas to me.
They're unbeliavable!!!!!!! I went to KL and those towers, I can tell you, are the most amazing thing I've seen!

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Old March 8th, 2007, 12:37 AM   #154
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I first seen the WTC under construction in 1969 at about 4am at night and the north tower was up about 30 floors and it was all full of lights and looked massive. I would stop there about every few months until it was topped off in the early 70's. The lobby of the WTC was about ten stories high and was fantastic compared to the Sears Tower that I visited in 1977 that was like walking into any generic office building. The indoor and outdoor observation deck of the WTC was huge and the indoor one was about four times the size of the Sears Tower's indoor observation deck. BTW my sister had her wedding reception at Windows on the World at the top of the north tower in the early 80's.

I like the Petronas Towers but I have too much of my life attached to the WTC to not vote for them.
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Old March 8th, 2007, 12:51 AM   #155
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Petronas, since they actually look GOOD, the WTC were ugly boxes...incredibly bland and boring. Dull grey rectangles.
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Old March 8th, 2007, 01:18 AM   #156
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Uhmmm. Bad taste. A lot of people died there... let's let it rest, ok? I vividly remember visiting WTC on many occasions and I remember the day it blew up and I just don't feel like putting it through a beauty pageant. Bad karma all 'round.
I agree. mabey this thread shouldn't have been made. it makes me feel bad when people call the WTC ugly boxes

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Old March 8th, 2007, 04:25 AM   #157
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Definitly WTC.
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Old March 8th, 2007, 05:33 AM   #158
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I agree. mabey this thread shouldn't have been made. it makes me feel bad when people call the WTC ugly boxes
why? The buildings are what they are. If someone was hating on the people who died there, ofcourse, that would be a different story. But the buildings, they are what they and buildings get destroyed in attacks all the time.
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Old March 8th, 2007, 05:58 AM   #159
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forget i said anything, sorry

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Old April 8th, 2007, 10:11 PM   #160
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Still WTC all day....how many beautiful views of the dull-gray, bland boxes are there....according to Google over 250,000
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