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View Poll Results: Which do you prefer???
US Bank Tower 59 44.03%
Torre Mayor 75 55.97%
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Old June 28th, 2006, 10:12 PM   #21
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US Bank Tower. I was vaguely aware of it in the mid 90s, thanks to a poorly drawn comparison diagram of the world's tallest buildings (inaccurate), but i was really captivated by it in the destruction scene of Independence day.

It has an almost feminine elegance to it, with the pale cladding, light blue glass, and the "queenlike" crown.
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Old June 29th, 2006, 12:05 AM   #22
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the us bank tower is higher, and have 17 year old against the 3 years of torre mayor...
but the torre mayor is with no doubt the most beatifull of those two...
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Old June 29th, 2006, 12:29 AM   #23
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torre mayor, though im a big fan of the library tower
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Old June 30th, 2006, 09:21 AM   #24
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Torre Mayor's design is average. The US Bank Tower's design, though not earth-shattering, is well above average.
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Old June 30th, 2006, 09:34 AM   #25
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gotta be the US bank tower. its a taller tower, a plus, and we never get to see torre's other facade (the back view?)
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Old June 30th, 2006, 11:13 AM   #26
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Torre Mayor has a better looking design, Viva Mexico!
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Old June 30th, 2006, 05:52 PM   #27
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Torre Mayor looks cooler
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Old July 1st, 2006, 12:12 AM   #28
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The strongest tower is actually the CN Tower

- The CN Tower weighs about 117,910 metric tonnes or about the equivalent of 23,214 large elephants.

- The tower is made of 40,524 cubic metres of concrete, enough to build a sidewalk from Toronto to Kingston.

- The upper reaches of the CN Tower are built to withstand turbulent winds, with a wind resistance factor of up to 418 km/h.

-made to withstand heavy storms and an earthquake of 8.5 on the Richter scale
that or maybe Tapei 101
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Old July 1st, 2006, 12:31 AM   #29
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I'll go with Torre Mayor
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Old July 1st, 2006, 02:24 AM   #30
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I have a much better idea

Definitively, but minor than Torre Mayor , is the Tower Pléyades Plaza in Zapopna Jalisco.

Her Design, colors,proportion, slenderness, & style, they define it as an icon of the architecture of the 21st century.

Only in Dubai we´ll be able to see designs that they could compete with this beauty.

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Old July 4th, 2006, 05:49 PM   #31
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I Prefer the US Bank Tower
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Old July 6th, 2006, 12:56 AM   #32
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US bank tower has been built quite some time ago. Architectural "fashion2 has shifted significantly since then, so it does look somewhat dated, but it isn't old enough to be a classic, not quite yet... just reacll fashions of the day! That should put tower style into perspective, Torre Mayor is on the other hand "new" design, but although technically definatelly a marvel, architecturally it isn't. US bank tower has been built quite some time ago. Architectural "fashion” has shifted significantly since then, so it does look somewhat dated, but it isn't old enough to be a classic, not quite yet... just recall fashions of the day! That should put tower style into perspective, Torre Mayor is on the other hand "new" design, but although technically definitely a marvel, architecturally it definitely isn't. So I would say US bank tower or Library Tower for those BANK haters ;-) is in a way better representative of the style.
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Old July 6th, 2006, 01:22 AM   #33
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I think the worlds strongest is Torre Mayor, atleast Discovery channel said so. But I prefer US Bank Tower.
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Old July 6th, 2006, 01:31 AM   #34
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But what about Taipei 101 and a whole bunch of tal skyscrapers around the globe specially in Asia where we know the land shakes frequently?
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Old July 6th, 2006, 11:26 PM   #35
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US Bank Tower. I love its symmetricality and overall design.
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Old July 7th, 2006, 05:43 AM   #36
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Old July 7th, 2006, 06:26 AM   #37
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Old July 7th, 2006, 06:33 AM   #38
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The reason the LA Tower has a crown on it's top is to commemorate the name of the city.....Our Lady Queen of the Angels of Porcincula" Only real angelinos know this.

The original Mexican founders named it so......
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Old July 7th, 2006, 06:36 AM   #39
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Im a Big fan of the US Bank Tower. Its in almost all my favorite movies, game, etc .

But T. Mayor looks nice and sleek and modern.
T. Mayor is a great building but I choose U.S Bank Tower.
Its part of my chilhood.

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Old July 7th, 2006, 07:01 AM   #40
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