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View Poll Results: Which scraper do you prefer?
Lopez Centre (Manila) 52 36.36%
Freedom Tower (New York) 91 63.64%
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Old July 10th, 2006, 07:18 AM   #21
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I go with Freedom Tower!! its way cooler than the other skyscraper
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Old July 16th, 2006, 10:46 AM   #22
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lopezcentre crown is cool!!!! FREEDOMTOWER spire is sucks! to big!
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Old July 16th, 2006, 10:54 AM   #23
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i guess a lot of people are choosing Freedom tower since its location is more prestigious than a third world capital.
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Old July 19th, 2006, 12:13 PM   #24
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The render for the Lopez Centre sucks and I think there's a new one...
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Old July 19th, 2006, 12:30 PM   #25
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I am not really sure but I heard this two tower designed by one architectural firm,SOM. If this concept came from one brand of practice, for sure, everything he designs must reflect the good identity of his company. Since LC was conceptualize first before FT, the design manifested in FT is a copycat from LC, therefore there is nothing much to compare to this two unless the conceptual image is totally different.
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Old July 29th, 2006, 07:51 PM   #26
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Freedom tower looks better
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Old July 30th, 2006, 12:06 AM   #27
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lopez centre is better. The spire doesnt fits to freedom tower
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Old August 2nd, 2006, 07:58 PM   #28
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Freedom tower is a piece of crap, cant believe thats replacing those two mighty twin towers that represented freedom and power, and thats the reason they were destroyed.
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Old August 10th, 2006, 07:04 AM   #29
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i have to go with the Freedom Tower.....
I think the blue color would relfect the water nicely, and it just looks better on a whole. granted, yes, i agree, the spire is a bit too big, but its better than the absolutely hideous summit of the Lopez Centre.
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Old August 10th, 2006, 07:40 AM   #30
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The render for the Lopez Centre sucks and I think there's a new one...
Isn't the image I posted supposed to be the new render?
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Old August 10th, 2006, 10:02 PM   #31
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I much prefer the top of the LC. It reminds me of Isengard from Lord Of The Rings, in some distant way.

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Old August 11th, 2006, 12:17 AM   #32
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Old August 11th, 2006, 12:40 AM   #33
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I think Lopez Center has a better design but Freedom tower seems to suit its surroundings better...at least judging by the renderings, which arent a good comparisom...overall FT is just sleeker and better
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Old August 11th, 2006, 11:02 AM   #34
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I love glassy buildings! So, my vote goes for Freedom Tower...
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Old August 11th, 2006, 11:16 AM   #35
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Lopez Center will be built on this riverside development called the Rockwell Center.

Here's a pic of the place
from the Metro Manila ROS Thread:

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Old August 11th, 2006, 10:01 PM   #36
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Old August 11th, 2006, 10:50 PM   #37
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Freedom tower! I like it's design, and also has much nicer surroundings
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Old August 11th, 2006, 10:58 PM   #38
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lopez centre looks ugly at the top

FT wins this easily
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Old August 16th, 2006, 11:34 AM   #39
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Freedom tower! I like it's design, and also has much nicer surroundings
The Freedom Tower's design does not fit it's neighboring buildings.

Lopez Centre also has some nice surroundings since it's part of the Rockwell Development.
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Old April 27th, 2008, 06:33 PM   #40
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Were does the Philipines get money for those fancy towers when the economy is so small and in shambles?

Let the world in on your secret.
We maybe a third world country...
We maybe not as rich as Singapore or Hong Kong
Or the likes of KL or Bangkok or Jakarta...
We are the only ones standing out...
Because we are more than the usual.

We HAVE our own world. For the secret?




It's just good investments. Investing more on your own country helps your own country's economy. I think that's the secret of why we can build such supertalls or skyscrapers.
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