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View Poll Results: Which one?
OUB Centre 7 16.28%
UOB Plaza 2 (the one with rotated corners) 16 37.21%
Republic Plaza (the blue one) 20 46.51%
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Old October 23rd, 2006, 12:54 PM   #1
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Which of Singapore's Top 3 do you like best?

The 3 tallest buildings in Singapore each stand at 280m / 919 feet, which is the height limit here.

OUB Centre (1986) by Kenzo Tange
UOB Plaza 2 (1992) by Kenzo Tange
Republic Plaza (1995) by Kisho Kurokawa

and here are some pics of them

From left to right: Republic, OUB and UOB


Republic Plaza



Left to right: OUB and UOB


UOB


Both again


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Old October 23rd, 2006, 12:59 PM   #2
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Left to right: OUB and UOB
Singapore is the worst place in the world for a dyslexic banker
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Old October 23rd, 2006, 01:02 PM   #3
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I love the UOB Plaza and how it twists halfway to the top (from an octagonal podium to a square crown), simply beautiful
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Old October 23rd, 2006, 01:15 PM   #4
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Old October 23rd, 2006, 04:17 PM   #5
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When I was younger I used to confuse UOB with OUB too.
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Old October 24th, 2006, 10:00 PM   #6
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is OUB the building white in colour n with a golden smth written on the top right?
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Old October 24th, 2006, 10:03 PM   #7
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UOB shows good mass-proportional control from bottom to top n a nice postmodern addition~!
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Old October 24th, 2006, 10:04 PM   #8
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OUB and UOB are ranked very high in my books, but UOB wins by a whisker. I've visited all three. Republic Plaza has the most conventional facade. OUB looks fantastic in certain angles. The way the windows are arranged in a centralised grid is unique. The tower reminds me both of crisp white office paper and wooden blocks. UOB has a more bold twisting shape and a more dignified and solid looking cladding. It looks better overall.
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Old October 25th, 2006, 08:37 PM   #9
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is OUB the building white in colour n with a golden smth written on the top right?
Yes. It's the bank's logo painted there, though a bit faded now.
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Old October 27th, 2006, 07:28 PM   #10
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The Republic Plaza looks awesome!
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Old October 27th, 2006, 07:32 PM   #11
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Old October 30th, 2006, 07:31 PM   #12
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I think Republic Plaza is the best one. Those are huge buildings all. I can only wish, that they would build those here in Finland too, but not gonna happen. The highest residential tower isn't even 100 meters high (86 precisly) and I live right next to it. I have to visit ur countries then to see those buildings
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Old October 30th, 2006, 09:04 PM   #13
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Old October 31st, 2006, 11:58 PM   #14
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Old November 1st, 2006, 04:15 AM   #15
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I like the symmetry of the OUB
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I've always liked Republic Plaza over the others. UOB 2 is next.
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Old November 2nd, 2006, 08:40 PM   #17
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Old November 16th, 2006, 05:01 AM   #19
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Republic Plaza is one of my all time favorites. So sleek, the setbacks at the top are also pleasing to the eye. Great glassy facade.
Superb pics by the way Raffles.
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Republic Plaza!

And Rafflescity! How ya doing!?:
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