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View Poll Results: Rate the Union Bank Plaza
10 11 18.33%
9.5 7 11.67%
9 16 26.67%
8.5 7 11.67%
8 5 8.33%
7.5 5 8.33%
7 4 6.67%
6.5 1 1.67%
6 0 0%
5.5 1 1.67%
5 1 1.67%
4.5 1 1.67%
4 0 0%
3.5 0 0%
3 or less 1 1.67%
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Old February 28th, 2007, 12:50 AM   #1
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ORTIGAS CENTER | Union Bank Plaza | 49F | 206m

Union Bank Plaza

Location: Pasig City (Ortigas Center)
No. of floors: 49
Height: ?
Year completed: 2003



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Old February 28th, 2007, 01:39 AM   #2
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The top is odd-looking. I wonder why they decided that it will have multi-corners on top? To give more corner offices?
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Old February 28th, 2007, 01:40 AM   #3
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parang jewish star style shape nga e
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Old February 28th, 2007, 01:42 AM   #4
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I like the top. Parang lighthouse ang dating
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Old February 28th, 2007, 05:38 AM   #5
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I think its just over 200m...if i remember it right. I hate the podium...they should take lessons from Rockwell. The rest of the building has a good setback design though.
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Old February 28th, 2007, 05:41 AM   #6
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Height is at 656 feet or about 200 meters
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Old February 28th, 2007, 05:58 AM   #7
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Thank you for editing the title
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Old February 28th, 2007, 06:06 AM   #8
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I think its just over 200m...if i remember it right. I hate the podium...they should take lessons from Rockwell. The rest of the building has a good setback design though.
Yeah, no kidding, eh? Although the reason why it irks me is why didn't they just buy the lot beside it and extended the podium? Made it nice and guarantee that it won't be wall to wall!

Overall, its such a beautiful building and I just love looking out my window to see its grandeur and beauty everyday!
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Yeah, no kidding, eh? Although the reason why it irks me is why didn't they just buy the lot beside it and extended the podium? Made it nice and guarantee that it won't be wall to wall!

Overall, its such a beautiful building and I just love looking out my window to see its grandeur and beauty everyday!
maybe because land (esp. in Ortigas) is expensive?
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Old February 28th, 2007, 08:07 AM   #10
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Old March 1st, 2007, 08:13 PM   #12
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considering its geometric intricacies, union bank probably spent more money on this per unit sq meter than any other developer in manila.
but it paid off-- for it is now a sky-high fashion statement isn't it?
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that's right. made it become my fave ortigas skyscraper. i think the design has something to do with the logo of union bank, which sort of points upwards. i dunno. just my guess. oh by the way, i read several CB Richard Ellis and Colliers articles, and they haven't made mention of this building as addition to the supply of leasable space.
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Oh that's not too bad. When in comes to skyline rankings and best skyscraper awards, Emporis didn't consider the existence of Philippine skyscrapers such as Union Bank and RCBC Plaza back in 2001 since they didn't have height stats despite my entries and photographs showing proof that they do indeed exist. The practice continues up to this day....
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Old March 2nd, 2007, 12:18 PM   #15
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now that's bad. it's the right of the building owner not to disclose the height for several reasons. the photos should be more than enough to prove their existence. these structures are not ones that could skip one's notice.
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Old March 2nd, 2007, 12:30 PM   #16
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Linis job lang yata. Gusto mong tumulong? Mukhang maganda ang view sa taas, one of the perks of those who'll help clean it. Maganda ring photo-op.

Yung UNIONBANK sign sa tuktok, kulang-kulang na dati yung letters nyan, nilipad siguro ni Milenyo... Imagine big U, N, I, O, N, B, A, N, or K letters landing infront (or on) of you, must be a real unforgettable experience.
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sayang di ko naabutan yung opening ng main office...nung nag training ako sa old sss bldg pa e dun sa makati...UnionBank! High Tech High Touch!
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Yung UNIONBANK sign sa tuktok, kulang-kulang na dati yung letters nyan, nilipad siguro ni Milenyo... Imagine big U, N, I, O, N, B, A, N, or K letters landing infront (or on) of you, must be a real unforgettable experience.
real life "final destination".
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