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Old November 8th, 2009, 01:18 PM   #1
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Which Do You Like Best????

Which form of architecture do you prefer?

A- low rise European like Stockholm, Edinburgh, Rome, Geneva and Zurich

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B- Modern like Dubai, Doha and Abu Dhabi??

REMEMBER-Judge on the style of architecture not For Example- Dubai, because it has the a massive mall.

Also Give A Reason With Your Answer

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Old November 8th, 2009, 01:52 PM   #2
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I like the mixture of both (High, mid, and low rises). I really am not a fan of Dubai's buildings or skyline. They may be tall, but they lack character. As far as I'm concerned the buildings just don't seem to "flow" or "fit in" but instead they clash as as Dubai is a city competing against itself.

As far as architecture goes, I absolutely love Rome. The old buildings are exquisite. New York is also an amazing mixture of both new and old.
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Old November 8th, 2009, 03:48 PM   #3
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Well places like Edinburgh and Rome are brilliant, fun places to be at ground level whilst modern, 2-dimensional places like Dubai only look good in photos.
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Old November 9th, 2009, 02:11 PM   #4
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low rise
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Old November 9th, 2009, 05:23 PM   #5
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Low-rise european style because architects do so much better below 10 stories. Taller buildings are rarely strong architectural statements, just monumental ones.
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