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View Poll Results: Favorite Skyline of Highrises?
Barcelona (Spain) 22 2.95%
Mardrid (Spain) 37 4.96%
Paris (France) 143 19.17%
London (England) 71 9.52%
Birmingham (England) 8 1.07%
Liverpool (England) 53 7.10%
Amsterdam (Netherlands) 15 2.01%
Wien (Austria) 3 0.40%
Frankfurt am Main (Germany) 241 32.31%
Essen (Germany) 2 0.27%
Cologne (Germany) 2 0.27%
Berlin (Germany) 8 1.07%
Warsaw (Poland) 141 18.90%
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Old May 16th, 2008, 12:40 AM   #161
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Frankfurt...I don't know.

In one sense it looks quite impressive, on the other hand I just think it looks like a big, heavy, artless lump of of tall buildings- too much 'BAM!!' and not enough finesse, not enough rythmn, not enough variations, not enough contrasts and not enough creative use of empty space.
That's NOT a picture of Frankfurts skyline!

This is:

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Old May 16th, 2008, 12:41 AM   #162
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Hey...the La Grande Arche was designed by a dane......ok, I get you point
I like the arch. It is superb. A Dane designed this museum at Liverpool. It is under construction now.


It will be apart of this complex and all is under construction.
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Old May 16th, 2008, 12:41 AM   #163
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How about we start a new one and keep the little boys (Amsterdam, Essen, Birmingham, Liverpool, a few more) out of it and stick with the genuine high-rise skylines (which I think this thread was ultimately about) this time.

Another option is to take that infantile little "my **** is much bigger than yours" attitude to the UK forum, and keep that shyte there. I doubt anyone on this site was waiting for 2-3 pages of petty local patriotism-infested bull crap in one of the international forums....
Well, if you take out the "little boys" then you are only really left with Frankfurt and Paris. Plus, high-rise skylines? European skylines aren't just about that are they?

Your 2nd point is exactly right. You can always trust the British to **** up a thread. If I was reading about 2 German cities arguing about some bullshit I really wouldn't give a ****, so I have no idea why people think otherwise when it's British cities. Total lack of perspective from a few inbreds.
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Old May 16th, 2008, 12:59 AM   #164
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i hope you don't think that's Frankfurt in that photo!
aw silly me apparently frankfurt looks like atlanta

atlanta? - looks like georgia's lush greenery ...

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Old May 16th, 2008, 01:43 AM   #165
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That's NOT a picture of Frankfurts skyline!

This is:


Well, whatever.

I stand by what I wrote on Frankfurt as I did actually form my opinions of it based on the correct photos of it earlier in thread.
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Old May 16th, 2008, 02:26 AM   #166
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Warsaw's the best.
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Old May 16th, 2008, 03:18 AM   #167
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Id say Frankfurt, closely followed by la Defense

Frankfurt really does look like Atlanta in those pics..the Messeturn resembles the bank of america tower in ATL
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Old May 16th, 2008, 09:29 AM   #168
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where is rotterdam ????
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Old May 16th, 2008, 10:06 AM   #169
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where is rotterdam ????
Netherlands
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Old May 16th, 2008, 10:24 AM   #170
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good one
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Old May 16th, 2008, 12:50 PM   #171
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IMO, Paris (La defense)>Frankfurt>London (Canary Wharf)
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Old May 16th, 2008, 01:58 PM   #172
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A couple of nice photo's of Rotterdam that i like: (not made by me)


By natataek at 2008-05-16

By natataek at 2008-05-16

I think there can be certain comparisons made between Liverpool and Rotterdam, i.e; Port city and renovation of docklands.
However IMO Rotterdam outstrips Liverpool by far....it's much further in it's development and is continuing developing at a faster rate
(not just regarding skyline either).
And before accusations of bias are flug in my direction (seeing as this thread has been dominated by liverpudlians so far)
i'll have you know that though i live in the Netherlands, i am in fact a British citizen and lived in England most of my life
and thus i feel perfectly able to make an objective comparison. Having said that, Liverpool is
really starting to look nice on it's waterfront! Just need to demolish the council estates now.....

Anyway - it's a shame about this city not being in the poll!

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Old May 16th, 2008, 07:41 PM   #173
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warsaw and zlota 44
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Old May 17th, 2008, 01:57 PM   #174
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Paris.
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Old May 17th, 2008, 02:00 PM   #175
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where is rotterdam ????
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good one
OMG. He asked where is Rotterdam in poll :x. Druten is in Holland, so he knows where is Rotterdam. But Rotterdam isn't in poll. N/c guys.
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Old May 17th, 2008, 02:29 PM   #176
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dude, we were joking ... relax
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Old May 17th, 2008, 02:32 PM   #177
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I think that Iluminat is not joking :].
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Old May 17th, 2008, 02:57 PM   #178
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I Think You Think Too Much
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Old May 17th, 2008, 03:00 PM   #179
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Frankfurt-> Warsaw/London -> Liverpool/ Rotterdam/K÷ln
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Old May 17th, 2008, 03:25 PM   #180
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No Paris?
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