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Old October 1st, 2009, 09:07 PM   #1261
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I spent a few days in chicago over the weekend. This building looks tall immeaditely. Other supertalls leave that "something else to be desired" feeling. But this building looks tall instantly. Maybe it is the narrow profile and lack of spire?
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Old October 7th, 2009, 04:39 PM   #1262
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Old October 13th, 2009, 08:41 AM   #1263
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Old October 13th, 2009, 01:14 PM   #1264
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The 1st one is just perfect!!! Really nice shot! *__*
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Old October 25th, 2009, 04:31 PM   #1265
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Nice stuff Neils

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Old October 25th, 2009, 10:49 PM   #1266
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Thanks Harry,

Finally got to see all those buildings myself
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Old October 26th, 2009, 06:39 PM   #1267
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wow, what a beautifull effect of waves and clear silent water.

I love that effect. Shall we assume that this builing can mean a shift in designing more significant buildings than using odd shapes only?

Anyways, I am not an expert but as said again, I find Aque already a statement with regard to the art of Architecture and an iconic structure.
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Old October 26th, 2009, 07:43 PM   #1268
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wow, what a beautifull effect of waves and clear silent water.

I love that effect. Shall we assume that this builing can mean a shift in designing more significant buildings than using odd shapes only?

Anyways, I am not an expert but as said again, I find Aque already a statement with regard to the art of Architecture and an iconic structure.
I sure hope so....this tower is a nice break from the curtain wall of old....maybe we'll have a new art deco movement going!
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Old October 27th, 2009, 12:03 AM   #1269
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I LOVE this building! How much is a condo there???
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Old October 27th, 2009, 06:38 AM   #1270
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Up to at least 2.5 million I think. It's also mixed used? I saw a fitness room on the second floor and it's already in use. I think there might be a hotel and several congress rooms in there 2.
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Old October 27th, 2009, 06:11 PM   #1271
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I sure hope so....this tower is a nice break from the curtain wall of old....maybe we'll have a new art deco movement going!
Oh me too, I hope you ll be oh so true and been proven right regarding a nouvelle art-deco movement/age. There was recently this beautiful documentary on BBC about the art of Art Deco and the start of the movement and the documentary make believed that the current economic downturn or recession and the depression that will follow if it holds for a few years, might lead to new movements in arts and perhaps the revival of a new new classism or even perhaps the beautiful Art Deco with its splendid curves, clear motives and jagged patterns, bright beautiful colors and the urge to feel good, to feel chic and be happy again!

A nice break from the curtain wall of old AND BLUE/GREEN-ish glass, tanslucent towers we see these days all over the world.
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Old October 28th, 2009, 12:34 AM   #1272
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This one truly is a jewel.. waves seldom disappoint! Although from this perspective the building looks more like a traditional filler.
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Old October 28th, 2009, 06:37 AM   #1273
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This building is completely different to the typical Chicago skyscraper.I get the feeling by looking at it that it will change for almost like a wave.I understand why they named it the Aqua tower.
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Old October 29th, 2009, 12:37 PM   #1274
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Despite the unfortunate flat top, this tower is refreshing for a city with so much trashy historicist garbage going up. Sort of renews my faith in Chicago as the birthplace of the modern skyscraper.
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Old October 30th, 2009, 10:46 AM   #1275
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the unique design really makes this tower stand out among the rest in that area.
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Old November 1st, 2009, 04:06 PM   #1276
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Beautiful building, it really is a beauty of modern architecture, is something unusual, really wonderful.
Chicago is known for its good constructions.
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Old November 1st, 2009, 10:23 PM   #1277
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The winding city has it all.The cleaning of the building is going to take good part of the resources.
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Old November 1st, 2009, 10:45 PM   #1278
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Old November 3rd, 2009, 01:29 AM   #1279
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Old November 3rd, 2009, 11:43 PM   #1280
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very nice design as well as the cladding!
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