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Old March 11th, 2007, 02:20 PM   #41
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Its looks like Hong Kong on Med
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Old March 12th, 2007, 02:59 PM   #42
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Nice updates. Thanks
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Old March 13th, 2007, 02:36 AM   #43
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Benidorm isn't lacking skyscrapers, Benidorm is lacking architecture.
Totally agree. An example to take care, if you want to understand how dangerous the speculation is.
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Old March 13th, 2007, 01:44 PM   #44
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Benidorm is beautifull because of all the ugly buildings together. Just look at the old WTC towers, they were also ugly as hell but because of their size still beautifull.
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Old March 13th, 2007, 04:16 PM   #45
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Benidorm is beautifull because of all the ugly buildings together. Just look at the old WTC towers, they were also ugly as hell but because of their size still beautifull.

mmmmmm are u sure?

WTC were an example, a single example in a beautiful are of Manhattan...Benidorm is a bit different....is also difficult to compare NYC with Benidorm...
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Old March 13th, 2007, 04:35 PM   #46
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Benidorm doesn't have any architecture , just a bunch of concrete commieblocks, the most ugliest ever.
This city is by far the best example of bad taste
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Old March 13th, 2007, 04:44 PM   #47
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If the overwhelming majority of highrises in Benidorm would have a quality like this


then Benidorm could actually attract tourists just because of the buildings and probably more people would want to live there permanently.
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Old April 10th, 2007, 08:49 PM   #48
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Torre Lúgano over Benidorm's skyline at right, it's still gray and not much noticeable
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Zoom on Torre Lúgano, at its left with a yellow crane it's Edificio Don Jorge at 1/2 its final height. This is begining to look like a Hong Kong neighbourhood
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Old April 10th, 2007, 09:22 PM   #49
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Totally agree. An example to take care, if you want to understand how dangerous the speculation is.
If you want to see what speculation looks like just look at most of the tourist towns south of Benidorm. For the passed ten to fifteen years thousands and thousands of houses, dettached or attached, have been built, completely destroying what was left of the Spanish coastline. At least Benidorm concentrates the units in a smaller piece of land, helping to maintain a bigger part of the coast untouched and helping to a better management of infrastructures and city hall resources.
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Old May 8th, 2007, 01:02 PM   #50
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Some photo's taken 27/4/07

Torre Lúgano on the left and Edifico Don Jorge on the right.




Edifico Don Jorge

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Old May 8th, 2007, 01:26 PM   #51
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Coblanca 41...nearly finished......photo taken 02/05/07

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Old May 8th, 2007, 02:02 PM   #52
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Gemelos 26...photo taken ....22/04/07.







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Old May 8th, 2007, 04:29 PM   #53
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Torre Mediterráneo....photo's taken.....22/04/07.








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Old May 8th, 2007, 04:56 PM   #54
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Uhmm, it seems the have already begun the construction of Torre Mediterráneo, nice
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Old May 9th, 2007, 05:45 AM   #55
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Old May 9th, 2007, 04:41 PM   #56
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If you want to see what speculation looks like just look at most of the tourist towns south of Benidorm. For the passed ten to fifteen years thousands and thousands of houses, dettached or attached, have been built, completely destroying what was left of the Spanish coastline. At least Benidorm concentrates the units in a smaller piece of land, helping to maintain a bigger part of the coast untouched and helping to a better management of infrastructures and city hall resources.
Sorry, I don't agree with you in the slightest. Yes, there are some towns that have been ruined by some ugly highrises, but there are endless km of stunning Spanish coastline, both built-up or left in a more natural state.
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Old May 12th, 2007, 02:44 AM   #57
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Benidorm isn't lacking skyscrapers, Benidorm is lacking architecture.
I agree.
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Old May 14th, 2007, 12:36 PM   #58
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A naturalistic disaster, without urbanistic regulation
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Old May 14th, 2007, 03:18 PM   #59
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Benidorm was the first spanish city to have a legal urban plan (with Barcelona, before other cities like Madrid), with a lot of good intentions, believe or not, it's one of the best planned cities in Europe, and one of the most regulated, that's why there are so many high-rises, because in most places you cannot build under 25 floors and only in a small area inside your plot. The regional government wants some of the urbanistic laws of Benidorm to be spread among the similar cities of the region It's probably the best planned city of its size in the world.
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Old May 14th, 2007, 03:24 PM   #60
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Benidorm was the first spanish city to have a legal urban plan (with Barcelona, before other cities like Madrid), with a lot of good intentions, believe or not, it's one of the best planned cities in Europe, and one of the most regulated, that's why there are so many high-rises, because in most places you cannot build under 25 floors and only in a small area inside your plot. The regional government wants some of the urbanistic laws of Benidorm to be spread among the similar cities of the region It's probably the best planned city of its size in the world.
I have been in Benidorm and I agree
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