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Old December 1st, 2006, 11:07 AM   #81
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Melbourne

Sydney

Perth

Brisbane
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Old December 2nd, 2006, 01:10 PM   #82
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IMO the fact that Sydney has so many more high rises therefore creating more density kind of gives this city the edge in the skyline stakes however Melbourne's skyline from certain angels especially from Williamstown looking at the city is quite impressive. I'd give Melbourne as 2nd place followed by Brisbane.
Gold Coast skyline is too much in a 'straight line' for my liking although Q1 really improves it immensely.
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Old December 14th, 2006, 02:30 PM   #83
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it´s easy, this one is really easy

1. sydney (densest)

2. melbourne (tallest and more elegant but no so dense)

3. brisbane (nice, emerging skyline)

4. perth (tall buildings, low density)

5. gold coast (nice tall buildings, sparced skyline)

6. adelaide (dense skyline but no tall buildings)

7. canberra, townsville, sunshine coast, wollongong, central coast (emerging skylines)
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1. sydney
2. melbourne
3. brisbane
4. perth
5. auckland
6. adelaide
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Old December 17th, 2006, 07:19 PM   #85
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Australasian? Does it include NZ and other Oceania islands?

If so, my list in this order -

1) Sydney
2) Auckland
3) Melbourne
4) Perth
5) Brisbane
6) Wellington
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Old January 16th, 2007, 02:38 PM   #86
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My dad visited Australia last year & from his pics. my rating would be:

1. Sydney (without a doubt)
2. Melbourne (Loved it as well)
3. Perth (got some cool buildings)
4. Gold Coast (he didn't go there but I find it nice from other pics.)
5. Brisbane
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Old April 14th, 2007, 10:52 AM   #87
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1) Sydney
2) Auckland
3) Melbourne
4) Perth
5) Brisbane
6) Wellington
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Old April 22nd, 2007, 11:11 PM   #88
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If you ask me, one of the best things Melbourne has about it's skyline, is balance, and proportionality:



Consider these two buildings. They are tall, but certainly not the tallest here.









Melbourne doesn't have a Harbour, on par with Sydney, but you can find reflections ...





What Melbourne has is a generous street layout- thanks to Hoddle- and the foresight of sundry unrecognized urban planners who determined that those towers were going to be set back from the street.
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Old June 11th, 2007, 05:48 AM   #89
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The Gold Coast's skyline is the best, IMO; the Q1 Tower is absolutely breathtaking.









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Old August 11th, 2007, 09:53 AM   #90
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Auckland!
Melbourne
Sydney
Gold Coast
Brisbane
Perth
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Old August 12th, 2007, 02:41 AM   #91
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Some of Melbourne skylines




























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Old August 28th, 2007, 02:18 PM   #92
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I'd have to go with Sydney.

Melbourne has the denser concentration of skyscrapers - but Sydney has the more famous, iconic and recognizable skyline overall.
Actually opposite, Sydney has a higher concentration than MElbourne, even ask 'culwulla' he's the expert.
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Old September 23rd, 2007, 08:07 AM   #93
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Sydney has consistently been named among the top cities in the world to live. Its skyline looks pretty nice especially with the bridge and water setting :

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Old September 23rd, 2007, 02:33 PM   #94
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1. Melbourne

2. Sydney

3. Gold Coast
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Old September 23rd, 2007, 04:45 PM   #95
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Gold Coast's skyline has changed significantly recently :

Source : http://www.pbase.com/ymmijlien/

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Old September 25th, 2007, 06:58 PM   #96
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Melbourne - Source : http://www.fotop.net/kwanyam



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Old November 17th, 2007, 02:13 PM   #97
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Sydney wins this one. but Melbourne is a wonderful city, in both skyline and on the ground. Next comes Brisbane, Gold Coast, Auckland, Perth...

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Old November 18th, 2007, 04:10 AM   #98
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Sydney wins hands down. Melbourne is second and Perth is third.
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Old November 18th, 2007, 10:28 PM   #99
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My top three are

1. Melbourne
2. Sydeny
3. Auckland
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Old November 18th, 2007, 10:42 PM   #100
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1) Sydney
2) Melbourne
3) Gold Coast
4) Perth
5) Brisbane
6) Auckland
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