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Old January 3rd, 2008, 09:58 PM   #1
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Favorite Australian Skyline

Topic is self explanatory.

For me it would be Melbourne (even though Sydney is more clustered).
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Old January 4th, 2008, 04:23 PM   #2
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mine would be brisbane so dense.
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Old January 4th, 2008, 11:16 PM   #3
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Gold Coast




Actually, it's really hard. I love Melbourne's and Sydney's, too.

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Old January 4th, 2008, 11:41 PM   #4
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The Gold Coast has a lot of talls (Q1 especially, plus more talls planned) but its too, I don't know how to say it.. its a collection of tall buildings, most of which don't relate to each other, its a bit like Dubai.. they just sit amongst each other, but don't really gel into a skyline.. I think maybe thats due to (like Dubai (I imagine, never been so correct me if I'm wrong)) has a low-density centre with then vast high rises and very little space fillers in between to balance it out (like Sydney, NYC, etc etc)..

Brisbane, when I was there I only saw the waterfront at night (on Storey Bridge) so was hard to make out how good it was, it had some nice buildings mind (I did however see it from the airport runway and it looked really dense.. suprised me actually as it didn't seem that dense when I was in the middle of it!!!)

Unfortunately I haven't (yet!!) been to Melbourne, but it looks fab... as for Sydney, well.. what can you say.. absolutely stunning, and therefore, my fave
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Old January 5th, 2008, 12:00 AM   #5
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Sydney deffo
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Old January 5th, 2008, 04:35 AM   #6
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Melbourne

Sydney is more familiar to most people, but objectively speaking, Melbourne's trumps it. It has the height, and better looking buildings. No opera house, but opera houses have zero effect on a skyline. A skyline is the line that buildings form against the sky.

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Old January 7th, 2008, 08:31 PM   #7
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sydney...the best
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Old January 9th, 2008, 08:46 AM   #8
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oh sydney is the best, melbourne comes second!
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Old January 10th, 2008, 04:12 AM   #9
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I love Australian skylines! I think either Melbourne or gold coast is my favorite, and strange enough, Sydney is my third fav, but it's STUNNING no doubt!
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Old January 10th, 2008, 05:32 PM   #10
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Sydney for sure
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Old January 10th, 2008, 07:12 PM   #11
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Sydney ofcourse!
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Old January 10th, 2008, 07:22 PM   #12
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they are all awesome! Any one gonna post any photos of the sydney skyline?
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Old January 11th, 2008, 11:55 PM   #13
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Mine is either Sydney or Melbourne. Its so hard to pick one, as they are both great for diffrent reasons.
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Old January 12th, 2008, 11:06 PM   #14
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This is a toughie! Sydney is beautiful with the habour and all but I'll have to go with Melbourne. I guess Melbs reminded me more of my city, Montréal with it's similar vibe. I have to throw one in for WA too and mention beautiful Perth! I spent most of my time in Melbourne and Perth so I may be biased. I never made it to BrisVegas but it looks awesome.
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Old January 13th, 2008, 03:41 AM   #15
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they are all awesome! Any one gonna post any photos of the sydney skyline?
Here you go :
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Old January 14th, 2008, 03:33 PM   #16
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My long favourite has been Sydney:
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Old January 18th, 2008, 09:56 PM   #17
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I vote for golden coast!
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Old January 19th, 2008, 04:27 AM   #18
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Sydney, no doubt about it!
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Old January 19th, 2008, 03:22 PM   #19
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Melbourne is good, and in future may be better than Sydney, partially because the city centre will be able to expand more. I agree with the Gold Coast/Dubai comparison too.

But Sydney wins this one I think.

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Old January 19th, 2008, 04:56 PM   #20
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Melbourne All the Way!!!
i live there (close to the city) and I can tell you, no arguement, that Melbourne has the best skyline in Australia and is definetly, by far, one of the most beautiful and well-planned cities of the world
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