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Old Posted Feb 22, 2007, 5:28 PM
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Unequal tower twins

Which unequal tower twins do you know?
Here are some examples


Schwerin-Zippendorf, Schwerin, Germany, 136 metre TV tower ( http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b1708 ) and 273 metre tall guyed mast ( http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b46001 )


Brudaremossen Transmitter, Brudaremossen near Gothemburg, Sweden, 173 metre partial guyed tower ( http://skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b58784 ) and 331 metre tall guyed mast ( http://skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b38289 )


Marnach transmitter ( night antenna), Marnach, Luxemburg, 65 metre lattice tower ( http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b46125 ) and 60 metre tall guyed mast radiator ( http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b46046 )


Jemiolow transmitter, Jemiolow, Poland, 314 metre guyed mast ( http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b46295 ) close to concrete tower


Balashikha transmitter, Balashikha, Russia, 460 metre guyed mast ( http://skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b41791 ) close to lattice tower


Directional Radio Facility Berlin-Frohnau, Berlin, Germany, 358.5 metre tall guyed mast ( http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b8946 ) close to 117 metre tall lattice tower ( http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b59124 )


Brocken transmitter, Brocken mountain, Germany, highrise like tower ( http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b41976 ) close to 123 metre tall steel tube tower ( http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b2085 )


Grosser Inselsberg, Inselsberg mountain, Germany, highrise like tower ( http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b46970 ) close to 126 metre tall steel tube tower ( http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b46971 )


Baku, Azerbaijan, 310 metre tall concrete tower ( http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b2284 ) close to lattice tower

Post pictures of further unequal tower twins

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Old Posted Feb 22, 2007, 7:16 PM
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Which unequal tower twins do you know?
Your examples are all antenna towers, so I'm not sure if this meets your request.

I work in this unequal tower twin...


I'm posting this from within the taller one right now!


And these two are right across the street...

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Old Posted Feb 22, 2007, 7:27 PM
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Seattle's Westin Hotel. Two cylinders. First tower 40-stories, 1960 or so. Second tower 44 stories, 1982. Love 'em. Maybe someone will post a photo.

The Tacoma Narrows Bridge, with its second span currently under construction, is another example. Two large suspension bridges. The old one was built soon after the original "galloping gertie" fell in high wind.
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Icon Towers in Edmonton. Icon I = 30 stories, Icon II = 35 stories.

Trying to think of any others in this city.
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Old Posted Feb 22, 2007, 8:54 PM
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Kinda hard to see them; They're owned by the local media conglomofuck to send the signals of their TV and Radio stations in their lovely state imposed monopoly. The one on the left is 300m and painted white/aviation orange, the one on the right is 366m and bare steel until about 310m, where an extension is painted white/aviation orange.

And then in Calgary..



Well, everything has a twin in that picture.
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Here's a pic of Liberty I & Liberty II
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And then in Calgary..



Well, everything has a twin in that picture.


thats cause we're too damn cheep to build super talls instead of twins.
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Alpha, almost none of the structures you posted could be considered "twins". They are simply antenna complexes with different structures serving different purposes.
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Unequal towers are all the rage in new San Francisco condo buildings. here are the two examples under constuction now but more are planned:





Actually, we expect to soon have unequal tower twin twins:

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San Fran has another notorious group of twins, or whatever you want to call the number, in the Embarcedero Center:




Thomas Hawk - http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/


SeenyaRita - http://www.flickr.com/photos/red_devil/

(Outlined in the right in lights)

Thomas Hawk - http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/
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Might as well give Oakland a shout out too:

Oakland Federal Building


And there's the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in SF which is sort of a twin sprouts from a single tower:

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heres a picture of the westin towers mhays
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The twins of Oakland Federal Building look identic. Are they not of the same construction type?
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The unlovely Genex complex in Belgrade:
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Calgary is all twins. WTF
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heres a picture of the westin towers mhays
Thanks! Gotta love 'em. And, this being SSP, I should point out that we're busy crowding these with other towers!
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Calgary is all twins. WTF
Our resource based economy has a hand in that. Developers build in phases around these parts due to the volitility of the Oil and Gas industry. They need to minimize the risk against the instability of oil prices.

Edit: Here are two more talls of unequal height from Calgary.
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