daily menu » rate the banner | guess the city | one on oneforums map | privacy policy | DMCA | news magazine | posting guidelines

Go Back   SkyscraperCity > World Forums > Architecture

Architecture news and discussions on all buildings types and urban spaces
» Classic Architecture | European Classic Architecture and Landscapes | Public Space | Shopping Architecture | Design & Lifestyle | Urban Renewal and Redevelopment



Global Announcement

As a general reminder, please respect others and respect copyrights. Go here to familiarize yourself with our posting policy.


Reply

 
Thread Tools
Old April 9th, 2010, 09:41 AM   #261
jasoiweo
BANNED
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 81
Likes (Received): 17

Quote:
Originally Posted by Marathaman View Post
burj khalifa

/thread
actually burj khalifa is not imposing at all because it's so thin. it's a piece of shit.
__________________

mapece liked this post
jasoiweo no está en línea   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
Old April 9th, 2010, 03:22 PM   #262
Evil78
Registered User
 
Evil78's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Bucharest/Warsaw/Crete
Posts: 2,689
Likes (Received): 1672

Quote:
Originally Posted by jasoiweo View Post
actually burj khalifa is not imposing at all because it's so thin. it's a piece of shit.

You're a funny guy. You don't think that Burj Khalifa is imposing, but you post a cow and cowboy....
Quote:
Originally Posted by jasoiweo View Post

Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox in Bemidji is a ******* monster.
Evil78 no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 9th, 2010, 05:52 PM   #263
ukiyo
スーパーモデレーターSuper Moderator
 
ukiyo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: 大阪府 Ōsaka
Posts: 7,204
Likes (Received): 10396

Quote:
Originally Posted by Marathaman View Post
burj khalifa

/thread
Disagreed..burj khalifa is surrounded by other supertalls..while theyre obviously not as tall I don't think it's as "imposing" as it could be.
__________________
🌸My Pictures: Tokyo, Tokyo 2, Kobe, Kamakura, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Himeji, Atlanta, China
🌸Japan Forum 日本フォーラム please stop by!
🌸浮世🌸
ukiyo no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 12th, 2010, 08:40 AM   #264
pocketing
BANNED
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 5
Likes (Received): 0

edit

Last edited by pocketing; April 12th, 2010 at 10:35 AM.
pocketing no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 12th, 2010, 09:32 AM   #265
pocketing
BANNED
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 5
Likes (Received): 0

those tall gas station advertisements off of highways that are really high up in the air

Last edited by pocketing; April 12th, 2010 at 09:50 AM.
pocketing no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 12th, 2010, 09:32 AM   #266
pocketing
BANNED
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 5
Likes (Received): 0

old quality inn logo and the huge flagpole that was on their grounds there
pocketing no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 12th, 2010, 09:34 AM   #267
pocketing
BANNED
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 5
Likes (Received): 0

i remember when i went on "it's a small world" for the first time, those animatronics were absolutely imposing as all get out, very tall and scary
pocketing no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 12th, 2010, 09:35 AM   #268
pocketing
BANNED
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 5
Likes (Received): 0



King Kong at Universal tram ride was imposing as all get out.
pocketing no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 13th, 2010, 09:05 AM   #269
Uaarkson
Sheet Metal Sketcher
 
Uaarkson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: East Side Flint
Posts: 2,528
Likes (Received): 1032

you're really not trolling anyone jasoiweo, satire is a lost art on these forums
__________________
Manhattan http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7S1MySJoFl8&hd=1 (HD)
Uaarkson no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 14th, 2010, 01:37 PM   #270
the spliff fairy
ONE WORLD
 
the spliff fairy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: london
Posts: 7,981
Likes (Received): 6251

1950ft Abraj Al-Abrait in Meccah will be pretty feckin imposing:



image hosted on flickr


image hosted on flickr
the spliff fairy no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 14th, 2010, 01:46 PM   #271
Marathaman
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 12,872
Likes (Received): 6038

That's the very definition of imposing Dictionaries should put a picture of that monster next to it.
Marathaman no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 14th, 2010, 02:09 PM   #272
Febo
Soy Viejo, Deme!
 
Febo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Córdoba
Posts: 5,298
Likes (Received): 1234

The last one is really really imposing! Can't imagine it when finished.
__________________
Quiero un Pelli junto a Tarjeta Naranja, ¿pido mucho?
Febo no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2010, 10:48 AM   #273
mmato
registered
 
mmato's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Slovenija
Posts: 427
Likes (Received): 60

Great structures and buildings!!!

I found imposing: Ferrari World, Abu-Dhabi ...


... and one from my country: Predjama Castle an impregnable fortress
mmato no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 16th, 2010, 09:28 AM   #274
iwsysage
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 21
Likes (Received): 0

Paul Bunyan statue formerly in Grayling is positively fear-inducing. You know we used to pass that all the time on the way to Traverse City.

Last edited by iwsysage; April 16th, 2010 at 10:33 AM.
iwsysage no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 27th, 2010, 11:07 PM   #275
iwsysage
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 21
Likes (Received): 0



Stone Mountain, Georgia
iwsysage no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 28th, 2010, 01:18 PM   #276
the spliff fairy
ONE WORLD
 
the spliff fairy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: london
Posts: 7,981
Likes (Received): 6251

worlds tallest statue, Spring Temple Buddha, Foshan



the spliff fairy no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 28th, 2010, 01:27 PM   #277
the spliff fairy
ONE WORLD
 
the spliff fairy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: london
Posts: 7,981
Likes (Received): 6251

biggest collection of gold in one place, the Shwe Dagon pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar, a 2500 year old, 321 ft tall casing of gold leaf, 60 tonnes worth.


image hosted on flickr





image hosted on flickr




The crown or umbrella (hti) is tipped with 5,448 diamonds and 2,317 rubies. The very top, the diamond bud (sein bu) is tipped with a 76 carat (15 g) diamond.

Last edited by the spliff fairy; April 28th, 2010 at 01:33 PM.
the spliff fairy no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 28th, 2010, 07:25 PM   #278
iwsysage
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 21
Likes (Received): 0

image hosted on flickr


Drake Hotel, Philadelphia.
iwsysage no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 28th, 2010, 07:27 PM   #279
iwsysage
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 21
Likes (Received): 0

Quote:
Originally Posted by the spliff fairy View Post
worlds tallest statue, Spring Temple Buddha, Foshan



idolatry
iwsysage no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old April 28th, 2010, 09:03 PM   #280
iwsysage
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 21
Likes (Received): 0

Quote:
Originally Posted by the spliff fairy View Post
biggest collection of gold in one place, the Shwe Dagon pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar, a 2500 year old, 321 ft tall casing of gold leaf, 60 tonnes worth.


image hosted on flickr





image hosted on flickr




The crown or umbrella (hti) is tipped with 5,448 diamonds and 2,317 rubies. The very top, the diamond bud (sein bu) is tipped with a 76 carat (15 g) diamond.
also idolatry
iwsysage no está en línea   Reply With Quote


Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Related topics on SkyscraperCity


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 06:02 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

SkyscraperCity ☆ In Urbanity We trust ☆ about us | privacy policy | DMCA policy

Hosted by Blacksun, dedicated to this site too!
Forum server management by DaiTengu