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Old August 13th, 2007, 10:02 PM   #61
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ok, so they look good, but I just get the odd feeling that twisting buildings are going to be very dated several decades from now...
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Old August 13th, 2007, 11:25 PM   #62
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The pinnacles of several radio towers are also twisting towers:


Pinnacle of Heidelberg telecommunication tower, Heidelberg, Germany ( height: 102 metres)


Langenbrand TV and Radio Tower, Langenbrand, Germany ( height: 148 metres). Have a look at its pinnacle!

The spiral on the pinnacle is not just decoration. It embetters its behaviour at strong winds.
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Old August 17th, 2007, 11:41 AM   #63
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Render of Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Residences in Vancouver


image ripped from www.vancouversturn.ca

Great scoop MichaelChampion in the BC thread on SSP.

Demolition of the existing structure on the site is well under way.
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Old January 12th, 2009, 01:52 AM   #64
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The United Gulf towers in Halifax if ever built would be the only twisting towers in Halifax. They have even been dubbed the 'Twisted Sisters'.

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Old January 12th, 2009, 05:35 AM   #65
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dubai towers istanbul

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Old January 18th, 2009, 03:02 AM   #66
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credits to toad10256.
The Absolute World of Mississauga:


just reuploaded. lol
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Old July 12th, 2009, 01:04 AM   #67
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ok, so they look good, but I just get the odd feeling that twisting buildings are going to be very dated several decades from now...
Agree... :S
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Old July 12th, 2009, 01:59 AM   #68
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Old July 12th, 2009, 06:30 AM   #69
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As usual everybody copies Calatrava. Heck the man even copies from his own work.
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Old June 18th, 2012, 12:37 AM   #70
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Anybody know what the first ever twisted tower was?
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Old June 18th, 2012, 12:48 AM   #71
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I believe it was Turning Torso in Malmo, Sweden.
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Old June 18th, 2012, 12:48 AM   #72
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Will Chicago Spire ever be built?, It should have been the first Megatall in America
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Old June 18th, 2012, 12:52 AM   #73
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^Sadly, no. What a shame
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Old July 7th, 2012, 05:40 AM   #74
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Our Vancouver's very own twisting tower, its currently under construction.







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Old July 7th, 2012, 05:50 AM   #75
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I didn't realize it is under construction! Where are they at? What is the name of the project?
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Wow, that's quite unlike Vancouver.
So... Malmo, Sarajevo, Panama City, Toronto, Dubai, Moscow and now Vancouver have twisting towers.
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Old July 7th, 2012, 06:07 AM   #77
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actually, Toronto doesn't have a twisting tower, but it's neighbour to the west; Mississauga has 2 (Absolute Towers)
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Yup.
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Old July 7th, 2012, 06:13 AM   #79
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I didn't realize it is under construction! Where are they at? What is the name of the project?
The name hasn't been decided yet but Holborn is the developer. The tower will have 66 floors and its roughly about 190m and its on W Georgia.

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