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Old February 19th, 2009, 09:58 PM   #4581
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Hey I was wondering what were the two towers on the front page that had the light bridge connecting across the bay? Thx in advance!
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Old February 19th, 2009, 10:11 PM   #4582
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Hey I was wondering what were the two towers on the front page that had the light bridge connecting across the bay? Thx in advance!
It's not quite clear what you're referring to. If you're talking about the image with the light beams between two skyscrapers, then you're referring to pictures of IFC 2 and ICC (the building this thread is about). If you're talking about two identical bridge towers then it's the new Stonecutters Bridge.
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Old February 20th, 2009, 08:36 AM   #4583
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Old February 20th, 2009, 09:22 AM   #4584
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is it just me or as good as it looks ,this one dosent look as tall as the sears ?
It's shorter than the Sears Tower if you count the antenna (which is not counted in general). Usually towers that taper up have a taller look. The ICC looks shorter because it is massively wide, and tapers very little as it approaches the top.
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Old February 20th, 2009, 09:24 AM   #4585
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Hey I was wondering what were the two towers on the front page that had the light bridge connecting across the bay? Thx in advance!
The 6th picture,if that's what you're referring to, are the IFC2 and ICC
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Old February 20th, 2009, 12:46 PM   #4586
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is it just me or as good as it looks ,this one dosent look as tall as the sears ?
Is just you...

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Old February 20th, 2009, 03:23 PM   #4587
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is it just me or as good as it looks ,this one dosent look as tall as the sears ?
I kind of know what you mean, and I reckon it's because the buildings around it are deceptively huge. I mean, the Harbourside, because of it's width, looks relatively short, like an average appartment block, but it is infact 255 metres! That's taller than any building here in the UK! If ICC was surrounded by average height 100m or so buildings it'd look vast
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Old February 20th, 2009, 04:10 PM   #4588
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I kind of know what you mean, and I reckon it's because the buildings around it are deceptively huge. I mean, the Harbourside, because of it's width, looks relatively short, like an average appartment block, but it is infact 255 metres! That's taller than any building here in the UK! If ICC was surrounded by average height 100m or so buildings it'd look vast
This is absolutely correct.

I remember when I first moved to Hong Kong looking across at Kowloon from Sheung Wan trying to grasp a sense of the scale of harbourside...my Glaswegian collegues compared the Red Road flats in Glasgow - amongst the tallest residential units in the UK if not Europe - and effectively saying that harbourside was up to 3 times taller!!!!

Its nuts!
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Old February 20th, 2009, 05:57 PM   #4589
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ICC looks miles taller to me, I mean without looking at the comparison. But because of the structural antenna...
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Old February 20th, 2009, 06:24 PM   #4590
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Old February 20th, 2009, 06:31 PM   #4591
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ICC is great, I really love it.
But the big fat white one, looking from Kowloon, it's rubbish..
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Old February 20th, 2009, 06:48 PM   #4592
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ICC is great, I really love it.
But the big fat white one, looking from Kowloon, it's rubbish..
I think One Island East would have look great next to ICC, simetry would be perfect:

IFC + 2IFC one one side, and One Island East + ICC on the other side...

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Old February 21st, 2009, 06:51 AM   #4593
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I think One Island East would have look great next to ICC, simetry would be perfect:

IFC + 2IFC one one side, and One Island East + ICC on the other side...

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You are wrong.

IFC, 2 IFC in Central, Hong Kong
One Island Ease in Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
ICC is in West Kowloon
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Old February 21st, 2009, 07:35 AM   #4594
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You are wrong.

IFC, 2 IFC in Central, Hong Kong
One Island Ease in Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
ICC is in West Kowloon
He isn't stating what is, he's stating would could've been.
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Old February 21st, 2009, 09:25 AM   #4595
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Beautiful tower and beautiful pictures.
Congratulation.
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Old February 21st, 2009, 09:51 AM   #4596
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I think One Island East would have look great next to ICC, simetry would be perfect:

IFC + 2IFC one one side, and One Island East + ICC on the other side...

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Yeah...that's a good thought. 2 pairs of twins on both sides of the harbour.
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Old February 21st, 2009, 11:04 AM   #4597
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He isn't stating what is, he's stating would could've been.
Just day dreaming...

and Harbourside is big enough, and fit better that commie area in Quarry Bay
(One Island East really don't fit there)
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Old February 21st, 2009, 04:15 PM   #4598
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kind like futuristic glasses tower....
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Old February 22nd, 2009, 01:36 AM   #4599
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Yeah it's funny how the communists congregate in QB.

Btw, I've always wondered -> Is it Death's car or death scar?

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and Harbourside is big enough, and fit better that commie area in Quarry Bay
(One Island East really don't fit there)
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Old February 23rd, 2009, 01:14 AM   #4600
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