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Old August 21st, 2008, 07:08 AM   #21
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The Pyongyang Hotel is ugly....but I like it

Anywho, here is what tower I would design.



Sorry that its crooked...apparently I dont have any programs that can rotate my "paint" drawings (crooked in the first place cause I drew it off of graph paper) I am no architecture genius, as you can tell, but I love towers with spires, the Chrysler Building being my favorite.

So its not a great drawing, very simplistic, but I think the idea comes across. I envision this building being 70 stories (too tall for Milwaukee, I know) that combines old styles with the new. I would have a shiny chrome spire on top (like Chrysler) with the building being clad in grey brick, but the 4 rings at the bottom would be made out of glass, circular, that circle the building (I knwo that element doesnt come across in this 2d drawing)

I was also thinking that the last setback before the spire could instead be turned into some flying butress type arch, with glass elevators comming out the top, but I haven't had time to draw that up yet :P

As for the location, I think on the river would be nice, but who knows if there would actually be a plot of land large enough to place this thing there. I know its large. As I mentioned before, I have no architectural experience whatsoever, so I don't know if it would be feasible or not, but if I had the ability to design something with no restrictions on tenants, locations, height, or possibly even physics, then this is what I would make.

Oh, and I know that the sides don't have any detailing or anyhting, I haven't decided what would look best on it yet. It'd be a little more spruced up though.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 07:02 PM   #22
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The Pyongyang Hotel is ugly....but I like it

Anywho, here is what tower I would design.



Oh, and I know that the sides don't have any detailing or anyhting, I haven't decided what would look best on it yet. It'd be a little more spruced up though.
How about:

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Old August 21st, 2008, 09:09 PM   #23
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This thread totally dissapointed me. But fun to imagine, I guess.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 10:13 PM   #24
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How about:

Pretty damn clever!!
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Old August 29th, 2008, 12:17 AM   #25
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Well...this thread really took off...NOT!
With all of the creative dreamers out there, I'm surprised there wasn't more interest with this.
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Old August 29th, 2008, 12:58 AM   #26
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OK, I'll kick things off again with a black Milwaukee Spire.

(Image by Diazz)
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Old August 29th, 2008, 01:16 AM   #27
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That would have been ok if the picture you used was Milwaukee. Don't understand what you are getting at showing another city.
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Old August 29th, 2008, 01:31 AM   #28
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Just trying to kick off the conversation again... Just picture the tower itself.
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Old August 29th, 2008, 02:43 AM   #29
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Just picture the tower itself.
O.K. mate:

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Old August 29th, 2008, 05:27 AM   #30
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Old August 29th, 2008, 05:28 AM   #31
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Ok, hows this?
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Old August 29th, 2008, 06:01 AM   #32
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There ya go!

Lol @ Looksee. Looksee, will the residents be able to slide sown the circular slide to get to the bottom of their screw?
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Old August 29th, 2008, 06:06 AM   #33
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haha that's actually doesn't look too bad, altough I think i'd prefer it to be on wells or mason, just in a more downtown location. Putting thew new tallest next to the old tallest isn't the best idea in my perspective
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Old August 29th, 2008, 06:12 AM   #34
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Actually, probably more like this:

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Old August 29th, 2008, 07:15 AM   #35
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I think i'd prefer it to be on wells or mason, just in a more downtown location.
That can be arranged.



and later that same day...

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Old August 29th, 2008, 11:59 PM   #36
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Old August 30th, 2008, 08:34 AM   #37
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Ok, while sort of goofy, at least you guys are getting into the spirit of this.
Does anyone out there have the ability (and interest) in drawing some of the proposed buildings into an existing skyline? Like the Catalyst, the Moderne, Lake Pointe Tower (for what it's worth ), Gokham's new proposals, Ruvin's building, etc...
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Does anyone out there have the ability (and interest) in drawing some of the proposed buildings into an existing skyline? Like the Catalyst, the Moderne, Lake Pointe Tower (for what it's worth ), Gokham's new proposals, Ruvin's building, etc...
Are you altering the point (or pointe) of your own thread?

Say, why don't you take a shot at cutting, pasting, and kind of creating too?
Aw, go ahead. You might surprise yourself.
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Old August 31st, 2008, 11:21 PM   #39
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Gokham's new proposals...
what proposals are these?
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what proposals are these?
The one next to 1522 Prospect and the 2 towers at Van Buren and Kilbourn
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