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Old January 23rd, 2010, 09:56 PM   #12661
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Old January 24th, 2010, 07:17 AM   #12662
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find the irony
He used "your" instead of "you're," which is improper English grammar. Now to get back on topic.

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I bet that was intentional. I seem to remember reading somewhere that the bands of water were meant to evoke the image of the original towers' vertical windows.
Do you have any vague idea where? It's cool anyway, regardless if it was intentional or not.
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Old January 24th, 2010, 07:35 AM   #12663
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It has to be intentional...it looks too real to have been accidental. Very cool.

BTW, you couldn't pay me enough to do that crane work a couple posts down..
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Old January 24th, 2010, 11:14 AM   #12664
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I can only imagine now how absolutely amazing it is going to be to have two enormous waterfalls in lower manhattan. The sound is going to be incredible.....and its in freakin manhattan. This is probally the best way we can say F U terrorists and thanks for the new waterfalls bitch.
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Old January 24th, 2010, 11:45 AM   #12665
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huge project congrats
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Old January 24th, 2010, 05:20 PM   #12666
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Ok I give. What the HELL has the post #12644 above have ANYTHING to do with the CONSTRUCTION of the WTC Tower number 1? Look you bunch of MORONS, I have been in this forum for sometime now and I'm pretty sick of you idiots posting Crap like that in here. Also while I'm on a roll, Stop complaining about the speed of this project. If you don't like it go get a job in the construction industry and then see what actually goes on everyday in and around a job site. You people are complete IDIOTS. It will get done when the last piece of material is in PLACE.
Now go watch your Computer Games and feel sorry for yourself becuase your all IDIOTS.
..........Yes.....that was very helpful

This is likely the most watched construction project in the united states. Probably miles and miles worth of red tape, not to mention the fact that this isn't just a skyscraper but a transportation hub as well.....really the most arduous part of the construction is done....imho....up up and away!!!!
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Old January 24th, 2010, 05:21 PM   #12667
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oh!!! and the waterfall is kickass....love it!!!!!!
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Old January 24th, 2010, 06:07 PM   #12668
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I can only imagine now how absolutely amazing it is going to be to have two enormous waterfalls in lower manhattan. The sound is going to be incredible.....and its in freakin manhattan. This is probally the best way we can say F U terrorists and thanks for the new waterfalls bitch.
hahahah love the last part ...
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Old January 24th, 2010, 06:50 PM   #12669
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Hi all mates,

From an aesthetic point I really think that Al Quaida did quite a good job.
The twin towers didnīt fit in the skyline. They were too massive. The new
towers will fit very well.
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Old January 24th, 2010, 07:12 PM   #12670
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Hi all mates,

From an aesthetic point I really think that Al Quaida did quite a good job.
The twin towers didnīt fit in the skyline. They were too massive. The new
towers will fit very well.
Haha. Al Quaida became fashion police
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Old January 24th, 2010, 07:24 PM   #12671
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Hi all mates,

From an aesthetic point I really think that Al Quaida did quite a good job.
The twin towers didnīt fit in the skyline. They were too massive. The new
towers will fit very well.
That is not a good statment at all, we would do anything to get the twin towers back and stop the 9/11 attacks from ever happening.
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Old January 24th, 2010, 07:35 PM   #12672
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Hi all mates,

From an aesthetic point I really think that Al Quaida did quite a good job.
The twin towers didnīt fit in the skyline. They were too massive. The new
towers will fit very well.
1WTC alone doesn't impress me much, design-wise. I'll only agree with you when towers 2 & 3 finally get built, because the complex as a whole is perfect.
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Old January 24th, 2010, 08:17 PM   #12673
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I truly hope that the black walls in the mockup are just temporary for the sake of the mockup and that the walls of the actual reflection pools aren't going to be black. That would be the ugliest, most depressing memorial in history. The renderings show them as blue/bluish purple, which looks really nice.
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Old January 24th, 2010, 09:07 PM   #12674
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Hi all mates,

From an aesthetic point I really think that Al Quaida did quite a good job.
The twin towers didnīt fit in the skyline. They were too massive. The new
towers will fit very well.
Now, if only one tower fell during 9/11 (imagine one of the planes missed), things would get really weird...
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Old January 25th, 2010, 03:54 AM   #12675
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Thanks for the info on the 9/11 Memorial. I am sure it will be quite impressive.
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Old January 25th, 2010, 06:39 AM   #12676
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Hi all mates,

From an aesthetic point I really think that Al Quaida did quite a good job.
The twin towers didnīt fit in the skyline. They were too massive. The new
towers will fit very well.
thats strange. I wonder if they attack your town, kill thousands of your friends and family if you'll feel the same way I think not. Getting back on topic
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Old January 25th, 2010, 10:35 AM   #12677
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thats strange. I wonder if they attack your town, kill thousands of your friends and family if you'll feel the same way I think not. Getting back on topic
What does killing friends and family have to do with architectural aesthetics? Point is that the new WTC complex will be superior to the old one, regardless of whether the demolition of the previous one with involuntary or not.
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Old January 25th, 2010, 10:49 AM   #12678
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Hi all mates,

From an aesthetic point I really think that Al Quaida did quite a good job.
The twin towers didnīt fit in the skyline. They were too massive. The new
towers will fit very well.
I wouldnt say they did a good job (you did say from an aesthetic standpoint so I wont look any deeper into that comment) but for what happened were doing a good job now. I agree that they didnt fit in, but that is what made them amazing out of the blue were two identical buildings twice the size of everything else in lower manhattan. The new ones do fit in a little better but id give anything to get the old twins back. Yes they were enormous, bland, dated, but at the same time they were scaled appropriately to the wfc being twice their size. This is purely my opinion but I loved the way that they showed right on their facades what time period they were from....after the stone clad art deco era but just before the modern all glass buildings we see now. The way that they looked like they had no windows at all while having thousands of them and how they had unbroken vertical lines from the street right to the top just to go yeah were that friggin tall. I absolutely LOVED these buildings but since what happened happened and were not in the 70s anymore the new design is going to be great. Even though the design of the new buildings are more beautiful, scaled, modern, and elegant and the hub plus the waterfalls is going to be no doubt better than before I dont think any design could have truely been better than what used to be there. I dont even really know why but for some reason the old design was perfect, I really really realllllyyyyyyyy miss those two.
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Old January 25th, 2010, 01:17 PM   #12679
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The old WTC was an icon for New York, and it rarely happens than an icon gets destroyed or demolished so it feels strange. Maybe the new WTC is better technical and design-wise but it cannot replace the old WTC. It's the same as removing the eiffel tower and building some new ultra modern glass tower in place. The new tower could be better design and technical-wise but everyone would hate because it's not THE icon that defined Paris. Because eiffel-tower = Paris, just as the old WTC = New York. Maybe after 50 years people would see the new WTC without thinking of the old one. (I'm 21 now, and when I think of New York, the image of the old twin towers flashes trough my mind, than my brains say "oh yeah right it was destroyed in 2001" and then "oh, but the new WTC will be awesome too" all of that in a split-second), and maybe then it would become the new icon that defines New York.

An icon is something in the minds of people, it cannot be replaced as fast as the building itself.
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Old January 25th, 2010, 06:37 PM   #12680
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