February 6, 2010

Face-off

Nestlé Philippines (left) and PHINMA Plaza (right) share a circular driveway. From afar, they look like they're beside each other. But when you get near enough to see their main entrances, you realize that they're across each other. To me, it looks like a battle of the corporate buildings, refereed by The Manansala, a luxury condominium tower.

Nestlé Philippines, The Manansala and PHINMA Plaza

See what's reflecting what at James' Weekend Reflections.
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37 comments:

Leif Hagen said...

I think those buildings are just trying to have a friendly "group hug."

the donG said...

i like the rockwell area. soon it will be all buildings.

great shot hilda!

arabesque said...

the war of the skyscrapers! ^0^ always awe inspiring to look at.

ps: "us" meeting is a gr8 idea, you guys decide when and where, i'll see if i can make it. ^-^
have an awesome weekend!

Serendipity said...

Cool reflection!

Jacob said...

These buildings are just amazing...magnificent without being pretentious...functional and beautiful at the same time!

Lindz said...

I think you're right it's a battle of whoever reach the sky first

Sidney said...

Nice angle...
Pure luxury !

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Louis la Vache said...

Good analogy, Hilda!
«Louis» will wager on the PHINMA Plaza. ;-)

Clueless in Boston said...

Great looking buildings.

Pat said...

I like the beautiful sky reflected in the windows on the building on the left. So many windows and floors!

Lily Hydrangea said...

it looks exactly like you describe!
It must feel strange standing next to such tall buildings so close together.

George said...

I like this picture and the way you captured the reflection of the sky in the Nestle building.

raf said...

Towers of glass and reflections and your photos make the best of both. Excellent, Hilda!

Dina said...

Awfully close. Within striking distance.

Saretta said...

Very dense development indeed!

Unseen Rajasthan said...

Beautiful and lovely shot !! Great

knowelus said...

Nice perspective shot here.

Browsing your photos makes me think of home, no real tall building here in Tonga.

BTW, thanks for stopping by Tonga Daily Photo the other day.

Chef Kar said...

"Group hug" ~ yes, indeed. Lovely shot.

You can find mine here:
Weekend Reflection ~ Ghostly Images

VP said...

Love those small spaces amidst high rises!

James Mark said...

I'm with Louis on your analogy. The group hug idea is sweet but … Oh! and a powerful shot!

Eki said...

I like how you describe it, Hilda.

Makes me giggle a bit.

Nice picture of glass and concrete too. Thanks to your angle.

Regina said...

Nice one!

Happy weekend.

brattcat said...

You're absolutely right, Hilda. They do look a bit confrontational.

mbkatc230 said...

Great description, a building boxing match! I like the perspective of this shot, I bet it makes you dizzy if you look up. Fun image! Kathy

Autumn Belle @ KDP said...

This looks like a concrete jungle but the buildings are awesome.

Pam said...

Your reflections are wonderful, Hilda. These buildings look extremely tall and beautiful.

Have a wonderful weekend, Hilda

Cezar and Léia said...

A battle of two buidlings with even a third one as referee, that's a very nice and creative way to see it!
God bless you!
Cezar

James said...

Great shot Hilda. The buildings are very atractive.

m_m said...

I like this shot! So modern! Excellent job!

Kirigalpoththa said...

Nice architecture!

The TEFL Don said...

Hilda I like the perspective and reflections. Its great what you and the camera can do with ordinary urban scenes.

Nice photograph.

cieldequimper said...

Imagine if it were Unilever opposite Nestlé. They would need nothing but a long lens to spy! ;-)
Excellent shot Hilda!

Lianne said...

rockwell has an awesome skyline at night :) have you ever been able to take a photo of that?

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richard said...

Well, our side of the world is white now. Snow all around. Sigh.

Lucy Corrander said...

Head butting buildings!

Lucy

awarewriter said...

I like the strong geometry.