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Old August 18th, 2008, 02:07 PM   #3521
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Cheers - that design is a bit wack. It looks like the architect/firm that designed the record breaking Branksome Crest decided to make a copy...whilst smoking pot.

Do you have a height for it? Says 45 floors on Emporis - so I presume it's about 140/150m.

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Old August 18th, 2008, 04:29 PM   #3522
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It's a shame they didn't build Exchange Square and Jardine House at least 20-30 floors taller (each). Would look stunning that.
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Old August 18th, 2008, 04:40 PM   #3523
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Old August 18th, 2008, 07:49 PM   #3524
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It's a shame they didn't build Exchange Square and Jardine House at least 20-30 floors taller (each). Would look stunning that.
Jardine House was the tallest building in HK and Asia when it was completed in the early 70s, until Hopewell Centre surpassed it in 1980.

I mean you can't really ask for more for a building that was built to be supertall 40 years ago.
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Old August 18th, 2008, 11:05 PM   #3525
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thank for bringing up that picture. Fits nicely on my desktop.
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Old August 19th, 2008, 04:46 PM   #3526
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Jardine House was the tallest building in HK and Asia when it was completed in the early 70s, until Hopewell Centre surpassed it in 1980.

I mean you can't really ask for more for a building that was built to be supertall 40 years ago.
Yes I'm aware of that, but it's not like taller buildings weren't existing world wide. It's not as prominent in today's skyline which is a shame.
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Old August 19th, 2008, 05:41 PM   #3527
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who knows how ever somebody rize building higher than neerest mountains :O
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Old August 20th, 2008, 01:58 AM   #3528
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Old August 20th, 2008, 12:36 PM   #3529
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Old August 20th, 2008, 12:52 PM   #3530
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Impressive panorama!
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Old August 20th, 2008, 02:12 PM   #3532
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Old August 20th, 2008, 02:28 PM   #3533
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I wonder if the developers got the inspiration from the Lord of the Rings.
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Old August 20th, 2008, 05:19 PM   #3534
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Old August 20th, 2008, 07:26 PM   #3535
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The bridge in the back is stonecuttersbridge ?

That's Kap Shui Mun Bridge between the Lantau and Ma Wan.

Stonecutter is the dimmed tall structure on the left side of ICC.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 02:41 PM   #3537
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Old August 21st, 2008, 02:57 PM   #3538
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...holy shit. Those look like renders! HDR is ******* stunning.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 05:17 PM   #3539
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tell me those are computer edited, other wise this kinda view comes once in 2 centuries.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 05:33 PM   #3540
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Hanoi looks alright there...
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