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Old Posted Mar 9, 2019, 8:51 PM
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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.
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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!
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Certainly not the first or last one to do this.

https://www.dezeen.com/2013/09/05/sp...pers-revealed/

Good information! Good post. Thanks.
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The Home Insurance Building was not a trophy building built specifically for the purpose of being the worlds tallest building. . . bad example. . .

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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.
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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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