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Old May 26th, 2006, 10:51 AM   #121
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Quite a few days old now, but I forgot to post it here:

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Old June 14th, 2006, 11:54 AM   #122
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A few photos i took of Q1 a few weeks ago
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Old June 14th, 2006, 01:25 PM   #123
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Q1 is nice and pleasing, but Eureka is just stunning. its much more daring architecture, and i believe it works too.
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Old June 14th, 2006, 01:30 PM   #124
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Old June 14th, 2006, 08:22 PM   #125
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Old June 14th, 2006, 08:30 PM   #126
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Q1 for sure
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Old June 15th, 2006, 05:28 AM   #127
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Gday

Unlike most people posting here both from overseas and in Australia, I am lucky enough to have seen both buildings in real life, both at night, and during the day, and from every possible angle..

And it is clear to me without a doubt which building is better by far in real life when seen from all angles, both day, and at night , and during all weather conditions. etc

You cannot describe via pictures how Eureka changes in colour from the morning to the afternoon. I noticed a few overseas forumers saying that Eureka has dark blue, ugly glass that would be found only in Dubai, but in actual fact, the glass can change from dark blue, to a shimmering Silvery Blue Colour depending on the weather conditions around it. Also, the gold top is the same too. It can look like a real bright, shining , almost white beacon at some times of the day, and at other times, it looks like real flickering chunks of gold!

Anyway, i am not going to bag Q1. It is an amazing building, it completely dominates the Gold Coast Skyline, and it looks very interesting and unique to say the least, but after viewing both building in real life, and from all possible angles, and at different times of the day, i would say that Eureka wins hands down for me !

But thats just my opinion.

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Old June 15th, 2006, 05:33 AM   #128
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Q1 is just stunning and unique!! I love it
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Old June 15th, 2006, 05:56 AM   #129
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I know everyone loves the Q1 but i like the Eureka tower better for some reason. Maybe because of its facade.
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Old June 15th, 2006, 06:02 AM   #130
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I thought it says no Aussies voting.......otherwise I would have placed a vote
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Old June 17th, 2006, 07:20 PM   #131
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Q1 looks nicer
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Old June 18th, 2006, 04:05 AM   #132
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Both look good, very good. I'd still go with Q1 though (looks like something out of Miami). Sleek and futuristic while Eureka goes for the abstract.
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Old June 18th, 2006, 10:13 AM   #133
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Both look good, very good. I'd still go with Q1 though (looks like something out of Miami). Sleek and futuristic while Eureka goes for the abstract.
You said it in a nutshell.

Q1- Could be anywhere in the world..similar designs globally-perhaps why it has Global appeal and is more popular on this thread.

Eureka - Wont find a design like it anywhere else. Unique.
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Old June 18th, 2006, 10:15 AM   #134
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both skyscrapers suit there locations and city. lets move on .
cant really compare apples and oranges.
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Old June 19th, 2006, 03:11 AM   #135
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I'm going to go with Q1 i think it's one of the best looking skyscrapers in the world, althought it's tough to choose between Eureka and Q1. Q1 just has a more streamlined shape to it.
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Old June 19th, 2006, 10:36 AM   #136
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Q1's facade is ugly!
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Old June 19th, 2006, 10:55 AM   #137
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Q1 is just stunning and unique!! I love it
Very unique....nothing at all like it anywhere else in the world...I would like to see if any other country has something of similar design and quality prove it to me....
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Old June 19th, 2006, 11:06 AM   #138
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You said it in a nutshell.

Q1- Could be anywhere in the world..similar designs globally-perhaps why it has Global appeal and is more popular on this thread.

Eureka - Wont find a design like it anywhere else. Unique.
Bollucks...your implying the design of Q1 is generic compared to Eureka.

Having seen both in real life, the only thing Eureka has going for it is the Quality of the Facade which I believe is brilliant.

Q1 however is just brilliantly designed.
If you ask me, Eureka is the more Generic of the two.
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Old June 19th, 2006, 02:52 PM   #139
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Bollucks...your implying the design of Q1 is generic compared to Eureka.

Having seen both in real life, the only thing Eureka has going for it is the Quality of the Facade which I believe is brilliant.

Q1 however is just brilliantly designed.
If you ask me, Eureka is the more Generic of the two.

Geeeezzz.....its just an opinion mate..relax

I love Q1 and think that it is a wonderful tower..but very globally common in its basic design elements and facade colour..designs like this spring up around the world..simple facade, fin and curves, its not exactly emotion evoking or controversial...its a simple, classy tower and I love it...it just fails to excite me...again personal opinion.













This for me evokes emotion...again FOR ME it does that...it doesnt have to do it for anyone else.

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Old June 19th, 2006, 03:52 PM   #140
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I love that 2nd pic Mic....looks like a bright aura coming from it's upper core....looks surreal...awesome pic.
I'm so over this comparison of Q1 to Eureka...they're so poles apart in concept and design.
Knocking one design for the 'betterment' of the other is ridiculous.
Viva Q1....Viva Eureka....Viva La Difference...
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