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View Poll Results: Pick which one you would like to see built
Twin Towers II 418 60.06%
Freedom Tower 278 39.94%
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Old August 16th, 2006, 01:19 AM   #41
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Freedom tower... purely for aesthetics. I understand the massive amount of history and sentimental value of the WTC, though at the end of the day they're giant grey boxes. At least the freedom tower has a bit of style. also, is the freedom tower actually gunna be glass, or have the artists just taken a bit of artistic license?
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Old August 16th, 2006, 01:39 AM   #42
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Old August 16th, 2006, 03:56 AM   #43
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I believed in wanting the Twins rebuild from the start, so it didn't take too long to pick my choice.
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Old August 16th, 2006, 05:01 AM   #44
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truthiness noun - 2. The quality by which something is known or believed emotionally or instinctively, without regard to evidence or rational thought.

Please save this rubbish for the Skybar, troll.
how does it make me a troll. Islam was the driving factor for the destruction of the towers. It would be a blow to the terrorists if the U.S. shat on their work by doing this. I know it wouldnt happen...but I would like to see it done. What, is this insensitive the the Muslims? The only Muslims who really would give a shit are the bad ones.
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Old August 16th, 2006, 05:19 AM   #45
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Old August 16th, 2006, 11:37 AM   #46
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I've meant HK and NY are different cities with different skyline. For exmple Chrysler building doesn't fit in HK skyline and Freedom tower doesn't fit in NY skyline.
That I would agree! Freedom Towers doesn't fit in NY's skyline. I prefer the WTC in there or at least The Skyneedle which was originally proposed in Chicago
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Old August 16th, 2006, 11:42 AM   #47
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freedom tower, though i have to say the first freedom tower design was the best. it would've been amazing. the new design is still great, maybe a little too boxy for my personal taste but still better than rebuilding the original WTC design (respecting those who died).
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Old August 16th, 2006, 11:49 AM   #48
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freedom tower, though i have to say the first freedom tower design was the best. it would've been amazing. the new design is still great, maybe a little too boxy for my personal taste but still better than rebuilding the original WTC design (respecting those who died).
It's not actually rebuilding the original Twin Towers but a modified version of the former.

But even rebuilding the original twin towers is not disrespecting the 9/11 victims but more of a tribute and memorial. Also a symbol of rising again from the ashes
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Old August 19th, 2006, 03:14 PM   #49
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All irrelavant. The Twin towers are shamefully not being rebuilt so this thread is pointless to an extent.
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Old August 19th, 2006, 04:38 PM   #50
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I don't like both proposals
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Old August 19th, 2006, 06:10 PM   #51
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1 WTC (I refuse to call it f____ tower) is a fantastic building. It is reminiscent of the original in its simplicity and shape from certain angles; and therefore it is a nostalgic structure. But it's state of the art glass encasement and tapered edges look to the future. The top is probably the most reviled aspect of the design now, but mark my words; it will grow on people. This skyscraper will eventually be loved more than the twins were before their collapse.

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Old August 23rd, 2006, 06:27 PM   #52
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Are Twin Towers II really an option or it is just our wish? I would love to see them again. In my opinion, they were the most spectacular building in the world. What I liked about WTC was the diference in its height and height of all other skyscrapers around, two equal towers and their cuboid slim design.
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Old September 14th, 2006, 08:26 AM   #53
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Why dont just lave the site as a memorial,dont built any kind of tower or skyskraper and if you guy do why dont paint a big bulls eye ON IT!

You guys are goin to give some crazy terrorist another target to hit.

But what ever you guys decide to built i hope it will honor the memory of all the human life that was lost.
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Old September 14th, 2006, 09:11 AM   #54
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WTC for me
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Old September 14th, 2006, 09:11 AM   #55
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Are Twin Towers II really an option or it is just our wish? I would love to see them again. In my opinion, they were the most spectacular building in the world. What I liked about WTC was the diference in its height and height of all other skyscrapers around, two equal towers and their cuboid slim design.
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Old September 14th, 2006, 09:45 AM   #56
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In history many buildings have been destroyed through wars etc. In Europe many major structures have been rebuilt to their former glory to show we can go on and no matter how you try, we will prevail. Rebuilding the WTC, stronger but replacing visually what was lost ( with deep respect for the lives lost ) would be a symbol of our resolve.I understand the problem of filling office space in such a symbol.
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Old September 14th, 2006, 04:37 PM   #57
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Freedom tower looks ok to me. And there's no way they will start constructing the
WTC towers again. And what if some sick bastard gets an idea to attack those towers again? Better this way.
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Old September 15th, 2006, 05:29 AM   #58
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Best building for the Ground Zero site, was the previous project by Foster.




If I have to choose between WTC and Freedom Tower, I choose for WTC. One high tower loses there. You look at the renders and ask yourself: "I miss something. Where is the second tower?"

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Old September 15th, 2006, 05:36 AM   #59
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the new designs i think are really cool especially the building with the 4 diamond looking buildings
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Old September 15th, 2006, 05:38 AM   #60
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That's ugly, anyway...I don''t like neither. If I were to chose it would be FT, I'm sorry but the WTC was never appealing to me. (hope I dont get bombarded with hate mail)
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