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Old February 5th, 2013, 01:09 PM   #821
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You're right, although Donau-City and La Défense have a different scale, there are many similarities: Both cities are built along a historical axis, in both cities the pedestrian traffic has its own level and both cities get twin towers (DC Towers and Hermitage Plaza). But unfortunately both cities aren't very cosy places compared to the historical city centers. Hopefully this will change in the future...
I dont like skyscrapers in historical center like in London - urban chaos - St Paul's Cathedral and 30 St. Mary Axe together

Paris and Vienna is model how is the best to grow big cities. Building new city centers skyline and preserve old historical city centers skyline.
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Old February 5th, 2013, 08:37 PM   #822
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Exactly the way I think, second me on that.
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Old February 12th, 2013, 12:23 AM   #823
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Old February 12th, 2013, 09:31 AM   #824
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Old February 12th, 2013, 04:43 PM   #825
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I dont like skyscrapers in historical center like in London - urban chaos - St Paul's Cathedral and 30 St. Mary Axe together
Do you like those Baroque churches in medieval Rome? Theres nothing wrong with chaos as long as its well planned and well designed chaos.
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Old February 14th, 2013, 02:23 PM   #826
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Wow! Gorgeous picture, daknoll.
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Old March 5th, 2013, 09:17 PM   #827
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Old March 6th, 2013, 08:12 PM   #828
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Old March 6th, 2013, 08:39 PM   #829
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Old March 6th, 2013, 11:29 PM   #830
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Yes, fully completed to the main roof.
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Old March 7th, 2013, 04:12 AM   #831
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Europe's best skyscrapers imo:

Western: Shard
Central: DC Towers
Eastern: Mercury City
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Old March 8th, 2013, 03:56 PM   #832
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Europe's best skyscrapers imo:

Western: Shard
Central: DC Towers
Eastern: Mercury City
I'll second that.

Vienna, you're doin' it right.
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Old March 16th, 2013, 07:46 PM   #834
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Old March 18th, 2013, 11:10 PM   #836
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Old March 18th, 2013, 11:15 PM   #837
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That´s an awesome pic! One of the best angles of Donau City for sure!
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A truely brilliant perspective!
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Old March 19th, 2013, 11:25 PM   #839
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Oh. My. Gawd.

What an amazing picture of Vienna's great skyline.
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