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View Poll Results: Vote for the best proposal.
London Bridge Tower 50 47.17%
Fordham Spire, Chicago 36 33.96%
Al Burj, Dubai 9 8.49%
Bishopsgate Tower, London 6 5.66%
Freedom Tower, New York 5 4.72%
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Old February 18th, 2006, 07:49 PM   #1
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VOTE! Best Proposed Skyscraper

VOTE: Best Proposed Skyscraper

Here are the buildings which received the most nominations.

N.B. Only "approved" or "proposed" buildings were counted. Buildings which are already under construction,
or which are visions/cancelled/never built projects were not counted. This was made clear at the start of
the nominations thread.

Vote for your favourite below.



London Bridge Tower








Fordham Spire, Chicago








Al Burj, Dubai








Bishopsgate Tower, London








Freedom Tower, New York



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Old February 18th, 2006, 08:09 PM   #2
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LBT.


Fordham Spire, Al Burj and Bishopsgate are disgusting

I really like the Freedom Tower but I prefer the Londen Bridge Tower it will improve London's skyline so much
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Old February 18th, 2006, 08:26 PM   #3
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LBT followed by Freedom Tower and Bishopsgate

Fordham Spire and Al Burj do nothing for me
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Old February 18th, 2006, 08:31 PM   #4
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Freedom Tower.
Bishopgate Tower is also a great rival!
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Old February 18th, 2006, 08:40 PM   #5
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FS followed closely by LBT.
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Old February 18th, 2006, 09:14 PM   #6
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Old February 18th, 2006, 10:27 PM   #7
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Fordham! The renderings you posted for it are incorrect now that the height, spire, and base have changed.

This is just a model created by STR with a corrected height and spire


Even that doesn't show how cool it will look when viewed from different angles.
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Old February 18th, 2006, 10:37 PM   #8
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I'm a Londoner - but I'm going with the Al Burj - Straight edges, smooth, simple yet beautiful...I love it..
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Old February 18th, 2006, 10:40 PM   #9
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Bishopsgate Tower or London Bridge Tower
I would pick Fordham Spire if it wasn't for the lack of originality (too similar shape to Turning Torso)
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Old February 19th, 2006, 04:17 AM   #10
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Bishopsgate for me. I'll just quote myself from the "London-Full Summary of Projects" thread as to why.

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Originally Posted by Archibomber
LBT was my favourite a few months ago, but Bishopsgate is definitely my favourite now, as I think it has that regal look about which I associate with London, looks like a monarch with a crown and a large coat to me anyway, don't know if that was the architects intention but that's how I see it
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Old February 19th, 2006, 10:51 AM   #11
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Of course ''Al burj''.It is the tallest tower and better than those...
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Old February 19th, 2006, 03:04 PM   #12
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Bishopsgate Tower (left) and London Bridge Tower (right)

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Old February 19th, 2006, 04:43 PM   #13
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Quote:
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Of course ''Al burj''.It is the tallest tower and better than those...
That's your opinion. Imo it may be tallest but I sure would not want to look at it every day. LBT or Fordham spire, that is a totally different story. They are great pieces of architecture. Not the solar tower with windows and two spires, though, and lets face it that is all Al Burj is.
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Old February 19th, 2006, 05:02 PM   #14
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hard to choose between London Bridge Tower and the Bishopsgate!
Follow by Freedom Tower
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Old February 19th, 2006, 08:43 PM   #15
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The Fordham Spire is now planned to be taller (and with an entirely different spire) than depicted above.

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Old February 19th, 2006, 08:51 PM   #16
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Just a comparison;



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Old February 19th, 2006, 09:12 PM   #17
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even though LBT is one of the shortest... i think its design is the most soaring and elegant out of all of them.
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Old February 19th, 2006, 09:24 PM   #18
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Old February 20th, 2006, 05:30 AM   #19
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1) Fordham Spire
2) Freedom Tower
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Old February 20th, 2006, 05:51 AM   #20
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Fordham Spire.
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