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Old September 1st, 2011, 08:16 PM   #1041
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Maybe they should add more highrises so the skyline say kista?
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Old September 1st, 2011, 10:16 PM   #1042
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View from Nybohov at north! The two towers in the background. OF
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Old September 1st, 2011, 11:52 PM   #1043
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Btw, I remember passing the construction site last winter just after dawn. The sun's angle is such that the rays reflect on the building back onto the E4 so motorists going north are blinded somewhat by in their eyes a low-standing sun.
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Old September 2nd, 2011, 12:20 PM   #1044
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Btw, I remember passing the construction site last winter just after dawn. The sun's angle is such that the rays reflect on the building back onto the E4 so motorists going north are blinded somewhat by in their eyes a low-standing sun.
I have a colleague at work who passes it every day.. he HATES that building
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Old September 4th, 2011, 10:41 AM   #1045
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I have a colleague at work who passes it every day.. he HATES that building
I think it's been quite nice to follow how it's risen and apart from not being able to watch directly at it when passing Sörentorp going north, I can't imagine why. It reminds me a bit of the obelisque at Sergels torg.
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Old September 8th, 2011, 09:07 PM   #1046
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A picture from today (2011-09-08, one week before opening) of the hotel sign being mounted.

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Old September 8th, 2011, 10:32 PM   #1047
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Scandic needs to change logo. It looks so outdated and cheap!
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Old September 10th, 2011, 12:39 PM   #1048
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Scandic needs to change logo. It looks so outdated and cheap!
I think it looks pretty OK, but it would be good if the sign were in neon instead.
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Old September 10th, 2011, 10:40 PM   #1049
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Ugh, give it a rest some time. The crowd here at skyscrapercity got to be the whiniest one I've ever encountered. Be happy that they even did build the highrise in Kista.
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Old September 10th, 2011, 11:34 PM   #1050
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Ugh, give it a rest some time. The crowd here at skyscrapercity got to be the whiniest one I've ever encountered. Be happy that they even did build the highrise in Kista.
Calm down, the picture was focusing on the sign, so I commented on the sign. I've expressed me enormous delight of the building in general several times.
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Old September 13th, 2011, 03:50 PM   #1051
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Damn! Scandic sign really doesn't suit there. Atleast it won't be too visible,as it's located on lower part of the building (please tell me that they are not sticking another sign on the tower itself!)
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Old September 14th, 2011, 11:58 PM   #1052
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Here is a picture from today (2011-09-14) showing the other sign on the northern side.

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Old September 15th, 2011, 10:31 AM   #1053
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A MILESTONE (literally as well) in Stockholm´s architectural history!
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Old September 16th, 2011, 12:31 PM   #1054
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Perfect! Grow Kista, grow!
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Old September 16th, 2011, 03:12 PM   #1055
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Artikel och bilder från dagens SvD (16/9) angående öppnandet av VT:

http://www.svd.se/resor/titta-in-i-n...ll_6474990.svd
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Old September 17th, 2011, 11:56 AM   #1056
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Despite the signage, I think the tower looks quite beautiful completed.
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Old September 19th, 2011, 10:21 PM   #1057
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Finally, Kista and Stockholm have another highrise that is a good addition to the area that may have a nice cluster of taller buildings in the future. Despite the slightly uninspiring shape the 'Victoria Tower' has an interesting facade that makes it an outstanding landmark. I, personally, like this building and especially, its facade. However, i also hope for that the towers that are/will be planed/built in the same area would have some even more interesting and outstanding sollutions.
Hurah for Stockholm!

P.S. if someone of you wondered why i am not a very active forumer for quite a long time now, i would like to say that i got into a busy student life again here, in Stockholm, and now have not very much spare time due to a busy schedule. However, i will try to improve as a forumer soon, aswell.
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Old September 19th, 2011, 10:31 PM   #1058
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Finally, Kista and Stockholm have another highrise that is a good addition to the area that may have a nice cluster of taller buildings in the future. Despite the slightly uninspiring shape the 'Victoria Tower' has an interesting facade that makes it an outstanding landmark. I, personally, like this building and especially, its facade. However, i also hope for that the towers that are/will be planed/built in the same area would have some even more interesting and outstanding sollutions.
Hurah for Stockholm!

P.S. if someone of you wondered why i am not a very active forumer for quite a long time now, i would like to say that i got into a busy student life again here, in Stockholm, and now have not very much spare time due to a busy schedule. However, i will try to improve as a forumer soon, aswell.
Nice to hear from you, good luck with your student life!
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Old September 19th, 2011, 10:42 PM   #1059
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Nice to hear from you, good luck with your student life!
Thank you very much! I really enjoy the masters programme i chose to study.
By the way, how do you like the 'Victoria Tower' after it was finally finished?

P.S. don't you sudy in Uppsala yourself?
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Old September 19th, 2011, 10:42 PM   #1060
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Time to change the title of the thread from U/C to Completed? (or if it's COM or compl or whatever)

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