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View Poll Results: Which HK skyscraper do you like the most or is the most symbollic for the city?
Bank Of China Tower 116 56.04%
Jardine House 4 1.93%
2 IFC 52 25.12%
HSBC Centre 4 1.93%
Central Plaza 9 4.35%
The Centre 7 3.38%
Cheung Kong Centre 1 0.48%
The Landmark 1 0.48%
Pacific Place 2 0.97%
Lippo Centre 9 4.35%
other 2 0.97%
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Old March 20th, 2006, 05:51 AM   #101
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1) BOC (i think that's the best skyscraper in the world)
2) IFC
3) The Centre (I love the green, blue, red, purple etc. lights)
To me, The BoC is the best in Asia but certainly not the world!
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Old April 6th, 2006, 11:31 AM   #102
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BoC will always be Hong Kong's 'landmark'.

However, the 2IFC and ICC will be like two twin towers that offer a gateway to Hong Kong - kind of like in the Lord Of The Rings movie at that one point...
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To me, The BoC is the best in Asia but certainly not the world!
Which one do you think is better then?
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Old April 6th, 2006, 11:44 AM   #104
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Which one do you think is better then?
Empire State Building
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Old April 6th, 2006, 11:56 AM   #105
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Bleugh - prefer the Chrysler myself. :p
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Old April 6th, 2006, 12:06 PM   #106
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BOC is simply the best in the world.
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Old April 6th, 2006, 12:06 PM   #107
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Bleugh - prefer the Chrysler myself. :p
The Chrysler is nice though but it doesn't have that mighty feel that The Empire State Building has.

Anyway, I don't wanna go further on this since we're talking about HK skyscrapers and not NY
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Old April 6th, 2006, 12:11 PM   #108
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BOC is simply the best in the world.
Amen.
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Old April 6th, 2006, 12:17 PM   #109
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BTW, what's your opinion on the Cheung Kong Centre's position? Is it blocking The BoC?
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Old April 6th, 2006, 12:27 PM   #110
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Nope. Not at all ... the building to me (architecture wise) - is just a glamorous rectangular box ... perhaps the best of it's kind in the world.

Don't think it blocks the BoC at all but what I don't like is that you can't see the BoC from all angles (Causeway Bay and Western Kowloon). But that's more to do with Central Plaza and 2IFC than Cheung Kong.
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It's according to what vantage point you're at.
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It's an old building but it still looks modern.
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Old May 9th, 2006, 08:04 AM   #114
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^simply artistic^.
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^simply artistic^.
The building is ok but the feeling of working there is more relaxed / laid back unlike most places in Central.
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Old May 9th, 2006, 09:32 PM   #116
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This building reminds me of the "Dredener Bank Tower" in Frankfurt!
The facades are very similar.
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This building reminds me of the "Dredener Bank Tower" in Frankfurt!
The facades are very similar.
It does look similar unless they're by the same architect.
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Old October 16th, 2006, 07:26 AM   #118
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Alot of new buildings coming up in HK. Thus we can have more in the poll
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I like them all! But maybe this building should deserve some exposure as well...The original Hong-kong skyscraper



Jardine House (the left building), it was the only skyscraper my mom recognized since she left hk in the 70's
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