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Old April 5th, 2007, 07:18 AM   #81
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beautiful!
Looks like a giant LG Chocolate.
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Old April 11th, 2007, 10:34 PM   #82
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Old April 13th, 2007, 10:48 PM   #83
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He is correct. Based on a hight to width ratio, One King is the record holder.


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I believe One King West in Toronto was the thinnest when completed. (2005)


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Old April 14th, 2007, 12:32 AM   #84
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There is a tower in Rio de Janeiro... Manhattan tower... its 114 meters tall and only 8 meters wide. Thats a ******* 1:14 ratio!!!




if you cant see the pic, check the 1st and 2nd pictures of the Manhattan Tower gallery at Emporis ( http://www.emporis.com/en/il/pc/?id=119866&aid=8&sro=1 )

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Old April 14th, 2007, 04:09 AM   #85
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Old April 14th, 2007, 11:43 AM   #86
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Highcliffe looks very tall for how slender it is. I'd say that is obviously in the top five here.
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Old April 16th, 2007, 05:04 AM   #87
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There is a tower in Rio de Janeiro... Manhattan tower... its 114 meters tall and only 8 meters wide. Thats a ******* 1:14 ratio!!!

funny, I can't find a single link regarding its width...
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Old April 16th, 2007, 05:48 AM   #88
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Where is highcliff !! its stunning..
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Old April 17th, 2007, 02:29 AM   #89
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Old April 17th, 2007, 03:24 AM   #90
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funny, I can't find a single link regarding its width...
and...??? How many links about the tower have you found at all??? Why dont you just go to Rio and measure it yourself if you doubt my word?

but here I give you one, in portuguese, from ADEMIRJ (Associação de Dirigentes de Empresas de Mercado Imobiliário do Rio de Janeiro (Real State Market Companies Directors Association)
http://ademi.webtexto.com.br/paraimp..._article=11024

"De acordo com o arquiteto, o Manhattan Tower, com nome inspirado em Nova York, é recorde mundial em esbeltez, segundo o Conselho dos Edifícios Altos e Habitat Urbano. A relação de proporção entre a base e a altura é de 14 para 1, ou seja, são oito metros de largura e 114 metros de altura. O World Trade Center, por exemplo, tinha relação 10 para 1."
according to the architect (Edmundo Musa), Manhattan Tower, with name inspired in New York, holds the world record in slenderness, according to the Urban Habitat and Tall Buildings Counsil (dunno the english name). The relation of proportion between the base and the height is 14 to 1, that is, its 8 meters of width and 114 meters of height. The World Trade Center for example, had a relation of 10 to 1



Or you can just measure it on GoogleEarth if you want.



check it out at
22°54'8.08"S
43°10'42.69"W


another picture. You can see the left side is wider, but the right side is very thin (8 meters) and its exactly the right side, only 8 meters wide, that goes all the way to the top.

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ok, I think I found another contender!!!





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Old April 18th, 2007, 07:11 PM   #92
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How about this tower under construction in NYC...




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a super-tall tube-house
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Old April 19th, 2007, 09:51 PM   #93
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ok, I think I found another contender!!!





wow, that's impressive thin
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Old July 24th, 2010, 06:59 PM   #94
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Only 5m wide but 12 floors, sandwiched on both sides by taller buildings

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Old July 25th, 2010, 07:12 AM   #95
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Talk about space-saving architecture.
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Old July 25th, 2010, 07:25 AM   #96
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Only 12 floors tall but 5m wide
Looks like another section of one of those buildings. Where is this tini-scraper at?
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Old July 25th, 2010, 04:13 PM   #97
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Old July 25th, 2010, 04:17 PM   #98
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Looks like another section of one of those buildings. Where is this tini-scraper at?
Singapore!!!!!
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Old July 26th, 2010, 11:09 AM   #99
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Old July 26th, 2010, 01:41 PM   #100
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Messetorhaus in Frankfurt is also quite narrow, at least the glass part:

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