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Old May 13th, 2007, 05:08 PM   #21
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Isn't it mainly concert halls?
yes, but as i said it will also include residental and parking
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Old May 14th, 2007, 01:18 AM   #22
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The Hague - New babylon

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Old May 15th, 2007, 03:02 PM   #23
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Oh my word! most of those height extentions are hideous! I can understand why too, a good piece of architecture should be perfectly formed in such a way that to add anything or take anything away would worsen its quality.

the Elbphilharmonie is nice though. Its clear the architect designing that has actually taken the time to look at the building beneath.
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Old May 16th, 2007, 03:32 AM   #24
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The Bennet Bldg in NYC is probably one of the few exceptions to adding building height when it was orignally a 6 story building when built in 1872, and then given 4 more floors in 1892.

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Old May 31st, 2007, 11:49 AM   #25
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A new condo tower built above the historic residence of Tan Chin Tuan, in Singapore.
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Old May 31st, 2007, 01:58 PM   #26
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That is SO WEIRD and yet ULTRA COOL at the same time!!! Awesome thread! I hope more ppl post examples!
Yes it's wierd but there's one building in Makati that has this example like Rufino Building in Makati.

A 41 storie tower was added to the building during the early 90s and was the tallest building in the city during that time.

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The Blue Cross building in Chicago which sits right next to 340 on park and the Aon over by Millineum Park will double it's height making it over 800 ft I believe.
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Interesting thread!
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