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Zapatan Mar 9, 2019 8:51 PM

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Originally Posted by BonoboZill4 (Post 8500563)
That's kind of why my Shanghai Tower is my favorite. It's not trying to win any hearts of technicality. That plus its blanket-like, twisting, exoskeleton facade is to die for

I agree, although I'm in love with both of them, BK is a pretty badass WTB.

Petronas were probably the lamest of "tallest" buildings. Fake taller than the Sears Tower as they were.

pianowizard Mar 9, 2019 11:08 PM

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Originally Posted by Zapatan (Post 8500566)
Petronas were probably the lamest of "tallest" buildings. Fake taller than the Sears Tower as they were.

OMG, the real roof of the Petronas (1242 ft) is actually slightly lower than the Empire State Building's roof (1250 ft)! Pathetic!

Skyfan28 Mar 19, 2019 8:56 PM

Edit: resolved

HiRiser Mar 20, 2019 6:35 AM

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Originally Posted by franktko (Post 8496483)

Good information! Good post. Thanks.

detroitmetro101 Mar 28, 2019 3:38 AM

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Originally Posted by Tom In Chicago (Post 8463828)
The Home Insurance Building was not a trophy building built specifically for the purpose of being the worlds tallest building. . . bad example. . .

. . .

thats not what i meant. i meant that the hib in chicago was build because there was demand for it after the city's dtw burned down.

Atlriser Mar 29, 2019 2:17 PM

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Originally Posted by HiRiser (Post 8512056)
Good information! Good post. Thanks.

The information presented by words might be accurate but the graphic is complete garbage and shows no useful information as provided. Nothing is correct in the graphic.


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