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#1 Anna

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Posted 27 February 2003 - 03:54 AM

See the new design for the "World Cultural Center."

http://www.cnn.com/2...t.ap/index.html

This will definitely change the New York skyline.

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Posted 27 February 2003 - 04:19 AM

That was the most confusing picture I've ever seen. I hope it looks good in movies and tv shows and the like.

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Posted 27 February 2003 - 04:26 AM

If you click on "Interactive: The winning plan," it will give you a couple more views of the new buildings.
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#4 RommieSG

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Posted 27 February 2003 - 04:31 AM

RPITA, on Feb 27 2003, 05:28 PM, said:

If you click on "Interactive: The winning plan," it will give you a couple more views of the new buildings.
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Posted 27 February 2003 - 04:34 AM

I don't know if I like the looks of it, but I could get used to it....
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Posted 27 February 2003 - 04:39 AM

:blink:  :blink:


Umm... Okay...



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#7 Anakam

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Posted 27 February 2003 - 04:40 AM

That's .... uhh... different.  I'm glad they're leaving part of the site as a memorial, though.... :)
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Posted 27 February 2003 - 04:41 AM

Thanks RPITA!!

It look very futuristic!!
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#9 Kaimia

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Posted 27 February 2003 - 04:43 AM

It does look futuristic.  I'm not sure if I like it or not...I suppose I could get used to it, but... :eek:

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Posted 27 February 2003 - 04:58 AM

Yes it will.  This is not the one I favored, but is better than most of the official ones proposed.  I look forward to seeing these new ones rise.
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#11 CJ AEGIS

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Posted 27 February 2003 - 05:16 AM

I like it.  Especialy the symbolism of the 1,776 foot tall spire.
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Posted 27 February 2003 - 06:01 AM

Well, it's not as much fun, as the four towers, with the largest one in the middle.

But, it seems like a busy design, that seems to incorperate what everybody seems to want out the site, more or less. :cool:
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#13 Alexandria

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Posted 27 February 2003 - 06:01 AM

It was something different. It looks strange, it will take some getting used to.

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#14 Banapis

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Posted 27 February 2003 - 06:57 AM

WOW! :eek:

That's *incredibly* ugly.

Granted, I tend to be architecturally conservative...  but boy is that oogly.

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Posted 27 February 2003 - 07:18 AM

Wow!  :eek: I'm not sure if I like it or hate it but I think I could get used to it. It definitely stands out...
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Posted 27 February 2003 - 10:31 AM

i like it

it's different
the Twin towers were just large towers of which there were two

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Posted 27 February 2003 - 11:24 AM

Well I was surprised and pleased with the results :) .  

They had a vote on the top six or so designs a while back (which included a plan that had a building that looked like a Tic Tac Toe board :wacko: ), over on cnn.com, and this is the one I picked out.  

I never pick out winners, so this is why it surprised me. However, what I like about this design is something I've yet to hear anyone on TV or in print mention....


The big spiral looks like a candle burning  - it'll be very impressive it they can pull that off in real life (and a great memorial IMHO) :heart:


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#18 Drew

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Posted 27 February 2003 - 05:36 PM

UG-LEEEE!!!

Geez, can we have a do-over? I liked some of the designs by fourth-graders better.
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Posted 27 February 2003 - 09:00 PM

^ Once again, I am moved to observe that Drew is clearly a man with a discerning eye and impeccable good taste. ;) :D

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#20 Nick

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Posted 27 February 2003 - 09:03 PM

Hmmm . . . I dunno.  Based on the two images, I don't like it.  Maybe more finalized models will look better . . . artist renderings, etc.

I'll withold my final judgement until I see something a little clearer . . .

But I like the spire . . .

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