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Frankfurt am Main - Germany 532 32.92%
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Old July 12th, 2009, 07:20 PM   #1321
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Do they have heavy traffic problems in London? I cannot imagine how many drivers take their cars every day through those narrow streets of London to get to their offices in those tall and nice buildings.
yes but with the help of public transport such as the Underground, Light rail and Busses
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Old July 12th, 2009, 09:21 PM   #1322
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And about the Wilhelminapier, why is everything so simple? New orleans, all the stores are the same, there is no variation. The same you can say about The Havana.
New Orleans is one of the better looking towers in Rotterdam. Look around, most of the skyscrapers have same looking floors.
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Old July 13th, 2009, 04:25 AM   #1323
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Frankfurt ..of course!
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Old July 13th, 2009, 10:50 AM   #1324
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'The Rotterdam' is ugly as hell and that is not because i'm from Amsterdam. If it was built in A'dam then i would think the same.

A child can make 'The Rotterdam', staple some blocks and voila...you have a tower. There is no inspiration, no creativity, no something that is likely for your eyes. A wall! It also doesn't fit with the others towers.

And about the Wilhelminapier, why is everything so simple? New orleans, all the stores are the same, there is no variation. The same you can say about The Havana.

Wish they built more towers what they built in Frankfurt. Like the Opernturm, simple, elegant, but a little bit different because the opening in every side in the middle.
The simple buildings in Rotterdam you don't like and the simple ones in frankfurt you do like. Isn't that wierd?
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Old July 13th, 2009, 11:28 AM   #1325
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Not so much, Havana only simple, the Opernturm simple, but different. It's more then just simple, putting something unique in it!

My top 3 now:
1.Londen
2.Paris
3.Frankfurt
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Old July 13th, 2009, 02:03 PM   #1326
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I like De Rotterdam. How can you say it shows no creativity or is ugly when those renders show something that is pretty diverse and where there is a lot to see? It's not simple at all. It aren't just blocks on top of eachother.
A lot of people complain it's a wall, but the building has more height than width.

In short; I love it. And can't think different than you being picky because this is built in Rotterdam and not Amsterdam.
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Old July 13th, 2009, 02:46 PM   #1327
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Who cares? It's all about opinions here, so there's no need to discuss everything. You won't find a common denominator anyway.
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Old July 13th, 2009, 07:47 PM   #1328
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Warsaw skyline seen from west. Residental area in the front, in the background finicial/trade towers.


Grzybowska street.

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Old July 13th, 2009, 07:52 PM   #1329
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I don't like Rotterdam. It has a lot of towers but their are very average
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Old July 13th, 2009, 08:02 PM   #1330
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New Orleans is one of the better looking towers in Rotterdam. Look around, most of the skyscrapers have same looking floors.
New Orleans is one of my favorite in Rotterdam. Has some elegance.
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Old July 14th, 2009, 12:22 AM   #1331
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Den Haag has the better towers, I think. Rotterdam is denser and more urban, of course.
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Old July 14th, 2009, 01:11 AM   #1332
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Frankfurt is the one!!!!!!!!!!! second London and after Paris and Madrid.

Does Moscu count as Asia????
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Old July 14th, 2009, 01:24 AM   #1333
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No, but Russia (and therefore Moscow) doesn't belong to the EU. Should be obvious.
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Old July 14th, 2009, 12:26 PM   #1334
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Part of Warsaw skyline + historic skyline:

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Old July 14th, 2009, 01:10 PM   #1335
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Some smaller EU skylines:

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Sarajevo (is it EU?)
No, it isn't in EU

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@Eduardo L. Kamirez - We have a few mosques here in Rotterdam. The Essalam Mosque (that has been u/c for almost 6 years now) is the biggest mosque in Europe!

I knew the biggest mosque in EU was Rome Main Mosque



Obviously excluding the ancient former mosques in Spain as in Cordova

Anyway I think in the whole Europe there are active mosques bigger than the ones in EU in balkans (Bosnia, Kosovo, Albania and obviously the european part of Turkey) [/OT-Mosque]
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Old July 14th, 2009, 01:14 PM   #1336
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Den Haag has the better towers, I think. Rotterdam is denser and more urban, of course.
The Hague/Den Haag is actually more dense and more urban
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Old July 14th, 2009, 01:41 PM   #1337
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Well, the whole Netherlands are highly dense and urban. I was talking about the amount and arrangement of highrises.
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Old July 14th, 2009, 07:40 PM   #1338
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BENIDORM skyline

Benidorm skyline









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Old July 14th, 2009, 07:54 PM   #1339
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Benidorm looks cool! Not european :P
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Old July 14th, 2009, 09:44 PM   #1340
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european Sao Paulo
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