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Old December 1st, 2006, 07:05 PM   #1
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Old December 2nd, 2006, 08:35 PM   #2
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fantastic pic's, thx hkskyline
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Old December 3rd, 2006, 06:10 AM   #3
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Excellent photos! I love Calgary's skyline and architecture.
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Old December 3rd, 2006, 12:51 PM   #4
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Nice pics. I admire the straight lines, and a clean and ordered pattern of a lot of Canadian cities. provides an interesting contrast to the higglety pigglety goattracks of sydney
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Old December 4th, 2006, 11:37 PM   #5
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calgary reminds me of mississauga...
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Old December 7th, 2006, 02:03 PM   #6
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Calgary's skyline is a lot bigger and centralized than Mississauga!
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Old December 8th, 2006, 03:37 AM   #7
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^ agreed but just some the buidings and how spread out it is. i just cant explain but calgary's skyline is MUCH better don't get me wrong.
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Old March 10th, 2007, 02:40 AM   #8
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Old March 10th, 2007, 05:33 AM   #9
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calgary reminds me of mississauga...
lol come on! Im from Mississauga and cant even say that. Mississauga's skyline is far better...

JK! I love Calgary and Mississauga has a LONG way to go to catch up to it.
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Old April 3rd, 2007, 11:44 AM   #10
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Dubai is clobbering you as far as urban development goes. The Bow will be a nice start, but you need about 100 buildings over 1000 feet if you want to catch up.
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Old April 5th, 2007, 12:06 AM   #11
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what does dubai have to do with anything?
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Old April 5th, 2007, 08:17 AM   #12
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Calgary's skyline is very big for such a small population.
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Old April 11th, 2007, 09:33 PM   #13
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Calgary really has it's own genre so to say for structure design.
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Old April 18th, 2007, 02:08 AM   #15
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what does dubai have to do with anything?
Is this a joke?

Dubai and Calgary are unique in the world in that they both under going an unparalleled investment boom fueled by massive energy wealth. They are roughly the same size, rich, and growing at break neck speed.

Dubai seems to have a clear goal not just to be the middle east's #1 city, but the world's. What is Calgary going to do with this once in a generation opportunity? So far, Dubai has accomplished alot more.

Like it or not, history will compare these two cities to see what each did with their wealth and golden opportunity.

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Old April 22nd, 2007, 07:24 AM   #16
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Calgary gets the scrapers, Edmonton gets the factories.

Edmonton doesn't even have a single office tower under construction yet!
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Old April 25th, 2011, 08:58 PM   #17
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Old April 28th, 2011, 09:55 PM   #18
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Is this a joke?

Dubai and Calgary are unique in the world in that they both under going an unparalleled investment boom fueled by massive energy wealth. They are roughly the same size, rich, and growing at break neck speed.

Dubai seems to have a clear goal not just to be the middle east's #1 city, but the world's. What is Calgary going to do with this once in a generation opportunity? So far, Dubai has accomplished alot more.

Like it or not, history will compare these two cities to see what each did with their wealth and golden opportunity.
You have made a very interesting connection. They are in fact nearly the same size. Both have made huge strides regarding skyscraper development considering their small size. Both are mainly funded by oil based exports. Both are very new and have a long way to go but both have a great base from which they can build and improve upon. When it comes to small cities that have big, awesome, skylines. Dubai is #1 in the world and Calgary comes in at a convincing #2. Any other cities of nearly the same size as these two are a joke skyline wise. i can really agree with your connection.
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Old July 16th, 2011, 05:57 PM   #19
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I don't know if Dubai can compare with Calgary for natural beauty. Located at the western edge where the high planes meet the wheat and flax meet the Rocky Mountains, lit by the northern lights.
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