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Old February 26th, 2009, 08:35 AM   #1
laBOMBA
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Podium vs. Street

Hi,

Skyscrapers and buildings taller than 100m are always seen from a distance because that is how you can see the building as an entity.
But what I am interested in is how the building connects with the street. Does it have a podium? Is the podium the same language as the building? What do you consider to be a successful podium? How do architects handle the transition from tower to urban fabric?
If anyone got any opinions on this topic, please feel free to add your thoughts/pictures/beliefs.
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