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Old Posted Sep 14, 2013, 10:28 PM
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I would say the Empire State building and the Chrysler building are both some of the vainest, why are they not on the list?
Because they are the greatest skyscrapers in history. Legacy overrides sin.
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Old Posted Sep 15, 2013, 5:52 AM
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The list is based entirely on the percent (at the top) of a supertall skyscraper that is made up of uninhabitable space. It is purely a numbers game, and has nothing to do with actually being "vain" such as ESB and Chrysler. It's pretty obvious that many of you who posted never actually clicked on the article to see what it was about.
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Old Posted Sep 15, 2013, 3:15 PM
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The list is based entirely on the percent (at the top) of a supertall skyscraper that is made up of uninhabitable space. It is purely a numbers game, and has nothing to do with actually being "vain" such as ESB and Chrysler. It's pretty obvious that many of you who posted never actually clicked on the article to see what it was about.
LOL, well excuse me then.
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The list is based entirely on the percent (at the top) of a supertall skyscraper that is made up of uninhabitable space. It is purely a numbers game, and has nothing to do with actually being "vain" such as ESB and Chrysler. It's pretty obvious that many of you who posted never actually clicked on the article to see what it was about.
I know! There is obviously a set criteria and people are turning into "I don't like Trump" and "Well this building has a spire too!".
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Old Posted Sep 16, 2013, 9:22 AM
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so what we're meant to have square blocks ad nauseum? I actually like spires.
No, just count a building to its roof height or the height of its highest floor. The Shard's highest floor is at 244m yet it's considered a super tall. It's very misleading.
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