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Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur 520 53.06%
WTC Towers, NYC 460 46.94%
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Old September 21st, 2005, 04:39 AM   #1
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Petronas Towers VS. WTC Towers

Two of the most famous twin towers in skyscraper history. Both set of twins are iconic and have/had a great impact of their respective skyline. I think this would all depend on your taste in architecture. Do you prefer boxier 70's style buildings or ultra-modern buildings?

I choose Petronas.



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Old September 21st, 2005, 05:15 AM   #2
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WTC for paving the way for towers like Patronas.
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Old September 21st, 2005, 05:34 AM   #3
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Old September 21st, 2005, 06:37 AM   #4
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Old September 21st, 2005, 09:00 PM   #5
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I would say the Twins b/c the were a symbol to the world, and they did not cheat for height.
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Old September 21st, 2005, 09:35 PM   #6
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I would say the PETRONAS b/c they were an ICONIC to the world, and they did not MEAN for height.
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Old September 21st, 2005, 11:46 PM   #7
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Old September 22nd, 2005, 12:28 AM   #8
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WTC looks like box
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Old September 22nd, 2005, 01:07 AM   #9
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WTC Towers, NYC

That is what a skyscraper should look like. It's what people visualize when they think of the term skyscraper.


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I would say the Twins b/c the were a symbol to the world, and they did not cheat for height.
Also what this guy said, they didn't cheat either. Plus the WTC meant BUSINESS.
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Old September 22nd, 2005, 01:17 AM   #10
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WTC Towers, NYC

That is what a skyscraper should look like. It's what people visualize when they think of the term skyscraper.
And the petronas refuses to blend in
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Old September 22nd, 2005, 01:38 AM   #11
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That is what a skyscraper should look like. It's what people visualize when they think of the term skyscraper.

Meh...that doesn't mean much. It's just like the concept of a drawing of a house is simply a triangle and square. Buildings like Petronas force people to think out-side the box, which is good.
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Old September 22nd, 2005, 01:39 AM   #12
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WTC, too bad they are gone
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Old September 22nd, 2005, 01:43 AM   #13
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I like it how the petronas glows at night
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Old September 22nd, 2005, 02:14 AM   #14
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The World Trade Center.

It was just brilliant in it's simplicity. The Towers proved that boxes could be gorgeous if done right. (Sears' would be another example) Plus, I love how massive they looked from any vantage point. And the symbolism! Like a previous poster mentioned, they were a symbol of Business, Prosperity, and Capitalism. So naturally I'm biased.

Petronas' are beautiful in their own right, but I'd take the WTC over them.





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Old September 22nd, 2005, 02:30 AM   #15
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Old September 22nd, 2005, 02:34 AM   #16
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Petronas Towers, just beautiful
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You can probably store the Petronas Towers inside the WTC. They were so huge!
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Old September 22nd, 2005, 02:52 AM   #18
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It's hard seeing those WTC pics. Hard to believe they are... really gone.
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Old September 22nd, 2005, 03:01 AM   #19
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WTC. they seem alot bigger
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Old September 22nd, 2005, 03:15 AM   #20
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