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Old March 3rd, 2017, 10:25 PM   #1
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Discuss: Best Twin Towers

What do you think are the best twin towers in the world?

My favorites are the original One World Trade Center and Two World Trade Center in New York, and the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur.

Twin Towers 1995 New York by Jean PRICE, on Flickr

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The Petronas Twin Towers by lucas.gangx - busy with studies..., on Flickr
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To me the Petronas are the best twins
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Old March 4th, 2017, 04:15 AM   #3
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Still adore my Petronas
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I guess indeed the Petronas would win on this one... i think there's no other twin tower in the world to-date that is as distinguishable as the Petronas..
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Old March 4th, 2017, 11:40 AM   #5
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same two favourites!

WTC for being the first supertall twins

Petronas for being unique, concrete inside (the support frames n the columns) n steels (of coz with glasses) outside ( the facade). mostly supertalls now (and then), prefer the cheaper opposite option, steels inside n concrete (worse! only glasses) outside
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Old March 24th, 2017, 09:10 AM   #6
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I really like the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur. There is eastern beauty in them!
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Old March 24th, 2017, 10:07 AM   #7
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Not quite on the same level as the Petronas towers or the former WTC, and I'm not sure they qualify as twin towers (they are more siblings than twins), but I've always had a soft spot for HK's Lippo centre:

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How could these two be overlooked! Another timeless pair of structures. Though not quite the same, when I first saw Petronas Towers, this pair immediately came to mind..
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Old March 24th, 2017, 01:40 PM   #10
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Old March 29th, 2017, 04:10 AM   #11
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Oh, my!
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The Concourse buildings, AKA the "King and Queen" in Sandy Springs, just north of Atlanta, Georgia, USA:



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I've heard those are the tallest buildings in America located in a suburban city. Quite impressive!
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The Petronas Towers are the best by far IMO.

We've got these 2 skysores:
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Old April 30th, 2017, 09:03 PM   #16
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We've got these 2 skysores:
Hmm. Maybe you should reread the thread title.
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PTT for sure, but I like this one too

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I still prefer the original WTC of NYCITY
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ipiranga premium, são paulo, I know they have an ordinary style, but I Iike them

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