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View Poll Results: Favourite skyscraper?
Empire State Building, New York, USA 18 19.15%
Chrysler Building, New York, USA 21 22.34%
Willis Tower, Chicago, USA 9 9.57%
Trans-American Pyramid, San Francisco, USA 4 4.26%
US Bank Tower, Los Angeles, USA 1 1.06%
St. Mary's Axe (The Gherkin), London, UK 3 3.19%
The Shard, London, UK 14 14.89%
Grande Arch, Paris (La Defense), France 0 0%
Commerzbank Tower, Frankfurt, Germany 1 1.06%
Bank of China Building, Hong Kong, China 4 4.26%
Shanghai World Financial Centre, Shanghai, China 1 1.06%
Taipei 101, Taipei, China 2 2.13%
Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 5 5.32%
Robot Building, Bangkok, Thailand 0 0%
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 1 1.06%
Burj al Arab, Dubai, UAE 2 2.13%
Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE 7 7.45%
Eureka Tower, Melbourne, Australia 0 0%
QI, Gold Coast, Australia 1 1.06%
Gran Torre, Santiago, Chile 0 0%
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Old 06-20-2014, 08:49 PM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Your favourite of all might not be here, but i've listed just a sampling, so choose your favourite for each category. The first category is skyscrapers:


Empire State Building, New York, USA
Chrysler Building, New York, USA
Willis Tower, Chicago, USA
Trans-American Pyramid, San Francisco, USA
US Bank Tower, Los Angeles, USA
St. Mary's Axe (The Gherkin), London, UK
The Shard, London, UK
Grand Arche, Paris, France
Commerzbank Tower, Frankfurt, Germany
Bank of China Building, Hong Kong, China
Shanghai World Financial Centre, Shanghai, China
Taipei 101, Taipei, China
Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Robot Building, Bangkok, Thailand
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Burj al Arab, Dubai, UAE
Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE
Eureka Tower, Melbourne, Australia
QI, Gold Coast, Australia
Gran Torre, Santiago, Chile

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Old 06-20-2014, 09:02 PM
 
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Bank of China Building, Hong Kong, China
Tower Bridge, London, UK
Statue of Liberty, New York, USA
St Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia
Royal Palace, Bangkok, Thailand

Tough call between Moscow and the Vatican. I recall feeling a little underwhelmed after visiting Buckingham Palace.
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Old 06-20-2014, 09:07 PM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Bank of China Building, Hong Kong, China
Tower Bridge, London, UK
Statue of Liberty, New York, USA
St Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia
Royal Palace, Bangkok, Thailand

Tough call between Moscow and the Vatican. I recall feeling a little underwhelmed after visiting Buckingham Palace.
Sorry I decided to split them up into categories, in order to get more detailed answers, but thanks for your contribution. I agree about Buckingham btw.
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Old 06-20-2014, 09:08 PM
 
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
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Originally Posted by The Postman View Post
Your favourite of all might not be here, but i've listed just a sampling, so choose your favourite for each category. The first category is skyscrapers:


Empire State Building, New York, USA
Chrysler Building, New York, USA
Willis Tower, Chicago, USA
Trans-American Pyramid, San Francisco, USA
St. Mary's Axe (The Gherkin), London, UK
Commerzbank Tower, Frankfurt, Germany
Bank of China Building, Hong Kong, China
Shanghai World Financial Centre, Shanghai, China
Taipei 101, Taipei, China
Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Robot Building, Bangkok, Thailand
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Burj al Arab, Dubai, UAE
Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE
Eureka Tower, Melbourne, Australia
QI, Gold Coast, Australia
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Old 06-20-2014, 09:58 PM
 
Location: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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In the Americas:
Chrysler building, NYC.
Torre Latinoamericana, MC.
Torre Arcos Bosques, MC.
Banco do Brasil, SP.
Edificio Kavanagh, BA.
PanAm building NYC.

In Europe:
The Shard, London.
Nebotičnik building, Ljubljana.
Avaz Tower, Sarajevo.




In Asia-Oceania-Africa
Bank of China Building, Hong Kong.
Burj Kalifa, Dubai.
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Old 06-20-2014, 10:01 PM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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What?
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Old 06-20-2014, 10:02 PM
 
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Taiwan, not China.
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Old 06-20-2014, 10:11 PM
 
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
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I thought it was obvious
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Old 06-21-2014, 12:22 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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I thought it was obvious
D'oh, sorry, didn't see that!

And the irony since I'm for Taiwanese independence lol.
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Old 06-21-2014, 12:36 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Chrysler Building, New York, USA
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