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Old February 28th, 2014, 11:49 PM   #201
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Another example, The Hague.


The Hague Skyline at Dusk by leisuretrend, on Flickr

I adore the way old and new are mixed in this skyline, expecially that two incredible "traditional on steroids" buildings with pitched roof.

Big is Not Always Best.
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Hospitalet de Llobregat (Spain), just in the border of Barcelona City
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Old February 28th, 2014, 11:56 PM   #203
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I don't mind the skylines are mixed of new and old buildings. The taller and newer towers are usually more eyes catching anyway.
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Istanbul really has surprised me following this thread over the years. Some serious growth and that landscape brings it such a character.

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I adore the way old and new are mixed in this skyline, expecially that two incredible "traditional on steroids" buildings with pitched roof.

Big is Not Always Best.
I agree and Hague indeed looks amazing in that front. It's also the reason why I like Paris a lot as you can't really get that specific mix anywhere else.

In the global stage NYC's art deco skyscrapers are pretty much perfection to me, even more when you mix it up with rest of the NYC skyscrapers. Why some of the new skylines raising especially in Asia don't impress me maybe as much as it does some others.
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Old March 1st, 2014, 04:59 AM   #205
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Old March 1st, 2014, 05:48 AM   #206
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Even if the thread is about "the best European skyline" I'd like to see something beyond the usual few cities.
...I usually never post the skyline from Barcelona in this thread, as I don't think it belongs among the best in Europe yet, when it comes to e.g hight (although hight is not the only thing, which makes a good skyline)...but here you go then, my friend

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Skyline Diagonal Mar by vic_206, on Flickr

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Old March 1st, 2014, 09:29 AM   #208
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Moscow mix by me:

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Old March 1st, 2014, 03:15 PM   #209
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MILANO / VIEW FROM GIAX TOWER TO CATHEDRAL

Skyline will be improved soon with redevelopment of old towers and construction of other skyscrapers in Porta Nuova.
This view doesn't include second cluster (under construction) at CityLife District.



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Old March 1st, 2014, 03:56 PM   #210
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Even if the thread is about "the best European skyline" I'd like to see something beyond the usual few cities.

Furthermore, this is about modern buildings but I think that European modern skylines are at their best when mixed with something historical:

Just an example.

Lyon:


And yes I want to see Liverpool.
Yes, I'd happen to agree. It can get a bit tiresome as skylines take a while to change.

Maybe we could have a "Best 2nd Tier European Skyline Thread"??

Up to the mods of course. It would be nice to have somewhere to showcase the likes of Lyon, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Berlin, Hamburg etc as they will never be the best, but they aren't exactly bad either and all building upwards.

Birmingham is starting to build again. Lots of plans coming on to the table although not especially high they will certainly fill the skyline out.









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Yes, I'd happen to agree. It can get a bit tiresome as skylines take a while to change.

Maybe we could have a "Best 2nd Tier European Skyline Thread"??
Hello there Birmingham. There is a thread called "European Cities Skylines"

You might want to check it out

https://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...80814&page=517
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Hello there Birmingham. There is a thread called "European Cities Skylines"

You might want to check it out

https://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...80814&page=517
I understand, but my point is you still get all the top cities over powering the rest in that thread. You have to trawl through hundreds of the same pictures of London, Moscow, Paris, Frankfurt etc until you see a lesser skyline and then it's not discussed and lost for nobody to ever see again.

Its 2 threads it seems for the same pictures and discussion. Why don't we split it up a bit??
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Old March 1st, 2014, 08:33 PM   #214
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I think a juxtaposition of the old and the new is what makes the best kind of skyline shot, so I don't know. The split is something I've never really understood anyway.
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Old March 1st, 2014, 08:52 PM   #216
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The city has different districts were you can find some highrises, but the city hall does not like excessively tall buildings and they prefer eclectic and trendy ones.

This pictures are a collection from those different areas:









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Madrid and Barcelona are gorgeous cities but this is a wrong thread to post pictures of those cities.
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Madrid and Barcelona are gorgeous cities but this is a wrong thread to post pictures of those cities.
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Even though I do not think that those cities has superb skylines, I cannot get why people can post pictures about Birmingham, The Hague, Lyon, Milan or some other cities and I could not post Madrid's, with four towers over 230m. I even miss Warsaw here, but I expect Polish forumers to do so since they have a pretty beautiful downtown.

If it's just about height, shut this thread down. You already have Moscow and Frankfurt. There is no need to discuss anything unless we are blind enough to see that those cities have the tallest towers.

If we take into account other criteria, I don't really get your post.
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Even though I do not think that does cities has superb skylines, I cannot get why people can post pictures about Birmingham, The Hague, Lyon, Milan or some other cities and I could not post Madrid's, with four towers over 230m. I even miss Warsaw here, but I expect Polish forumers to do so since they have a pretty beautiful downtown.

If it's just about height, shut this thread down. You already have Moscow and Frankfurt. There is no need to discuss anything unless we are blind enough to see that those cities have the tallest towers.

If we take into account other criteria, I don't really get your post.
The title of the thread is BEST European Skylines. Milan, Madrid, Barcelona, the Hague, Birmingham are no where near the best. You might like the Hague or Madrid. I do too! I am especially in love with the Hague however they don't match with this thread in terms of quantity or quality. So basically this thread is about London, Istanbul, Moscow, Paris, Frankfurt and Warsaw. We have another great thread that welcomes all the other European skylines.

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