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View Poll Results: Petronas Towers vs Chrysler Building
Petronas 33 24.44%
Chrysler 102 75.56%
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Old July 4th, 2006, 10:09 AM   #1
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Skyscraper Battle Nr. 2

Battle Nr. 2

#18 Chrysler Bulding, NYC





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#2 Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur

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Old July 4th, 2006, 05:19 PM   #2
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The spire of Chrysler Building is really artistic--- I love it.
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Old July 4th, 2006, 05:23 PM   #3
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Chrysler Building is an ALL Times Classic
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Old July 4th, 2006, 05:41 PM   #4
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Both are great but the petronas are my favourites in this battle
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Old July 4th, 2006, 10:29 PM   #5
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The Chrysler is one of the best skyscrapers ever built the petronas they look ok, a little better at night but they used a cheap and not so great spire, chrysley obviously wins for me.
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Old July 5th, 2006, 01:27 AM   #6
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voted the chrysler, more historic and better to look at
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Old July 25th, 2006, 02:11 AM   #7
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Chrysler For sure!!!!!!!!!!
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Old July 25th, 2006, 03:27 AM   #8
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Chrysler Building...competition is none
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Old July 25th, 2006, 06:53 PM   #9
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Old July 25th, 2006, 07:14 PM   #10
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Petronas Towers are wonderful, the Petronas are the best skyscraper of last generation, but I vote still for the Chrysler Building.
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Old July 25th, 2006, 10:51 PM   #11
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Chrysler, it's classic and stylish.
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Old July 26th, 2006, 01:07 PM   #12
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I voted for the Petronas.
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Old July 26th, 2006, 06:01 PM   #13
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You have got to be kidding me!
The Chrysler is one of the all time best classics!
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Old July 27th, 2006, 03:05 AM   #14
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Chrysler, no contest.
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Old July 27th, 2006, 03:57 AM   #15
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Chrysler has a lot more charm. Something that takes age. Plus I love Art Deco.
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Old July 27th, 2006, 04:03 AM   #16
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compared to the chysler... petronas look chaotic and awkward
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Old July 27th, 2006, 04:15 AM   #17
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Old July 28th, 2006, 12:52 PM   #18
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For me, the Chrysler Building is the most beautiful skyscraper ever built (only the Woolworth comes close)! So this one's an easy vote.

Having said that, I do love the Petronas Towers as well - fantastic design, very impressive. Also in my personal top-10 list.
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Old July 28th, 2006, 04:44 PM   #19
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The Petronas Towers!!!
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Old July 28th, 2006, 06:46 PM   #20
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The Chrysler Building has always been my Number 1 skyscraper...it photographs beautifully and when I stayed in NYC for a few months, I kept going back for more. Such fine and intircate art deco detail, and details based on the automobile industry.

I do appreciate the thought that went into the design of the Petronas Towers. Even though they're modern scrapers, they've followed a tradtional form of Islamic architecture, a reflection of Malaysia's Muslim heritage, both vertically and horizontally - floorplates influenced by Islamic motifs:




Anyway, I heart Chrysler

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