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Old March 18th, 2006, 12:49 AM   #21
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Hey did you take that shot from the Filmcenter Building, and if so do you work for Rietveld Architects?
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Old March 18th, 2006, 04:06 AM   #22
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Hey did you take that shot from the Filmcenter Building, and if so do you work for Rietveld Architects?
Yes I took them from the roof of the Film Center Building. And yes, I'm in an internship now for Rietveld Architects.
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Old March 18th, 2006, 04:25 AM   #23
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What are these two buildings?

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Old March 18th, 2006, 05:10 AM   #24
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On the left is the

Westin New York
270 West 43rd Street at Eighth Avenue

http://www.skyscrapercity.info/100.php?id=15&bid=3052

And on the right... ?
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Old March 18th, 2006, 05:56 AM   #25
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cborg, im pretty sure the spire is now 319m not 347m.
great pix guys. looks 40 levels high now? would it be higher then nearby 162m westin?
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Old March 18th, 2006, 06:04 AM   #26
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And on the right... ?
That would be the Hilton (yes, as in Paris Hilton).
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Old March 18th, 2006, 06:12 AM   #27
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cborg, im pretty sure the spire is now 319m not 347m.
Where did you hear that?

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looks 40 levels high now? would it be higher then nearby 162m westin?
Close, it is at 39. Both buildings should be at the same height right now.
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Old March 18th, 2006, 06:15 AM   #28
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Timo van den Noort & TowersNYC, you guys are awesome. Thanks for the pictures.
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Old March 18th, 2006, 06:32 AM   #29
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Someone knows any other building featuring a big garden on the top?
Well, if there aren't, you can be sure that someone will do the same thing very soon. Face it, most people are just copycats and especially today, people have no shame when they do that.
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Old March 18th, 2006, 07:40 AM   #30
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Old March 18th, 2006, 08:53 AM   #31
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Thanks for the pictures TowersNYC!

As always, if you are afraid of heights don't aply for a construction job iin New York City
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Old March 18th, 2006, 02:02 PM   #32
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Where did you hear that?

Close, it is at 39. Both buildings should be at the same height right now.
i heard the spire was reduced because of costing
>official height
http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=102109

maybe emporis are wrong?
heres elevation of spire. this shows it at 347m.



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Old March 19th, 2006, 12:45 AM   #33
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Good get rid of the spire it adds nothing but height. Maybe radio too?
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Old March 19th, 2006, 01:00 AM   #34
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@ Timo

That is cool, I had a 3 months internship @ Rietveld Architects last year. I still miss the city and the office. Send greatings to Rijk and the people over there from me.
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Old March 19th, 2006, 04:38 AM   #36
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I would love to have an office in this tower.
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