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Old November 29th, 2006, 11:56 AM   #121
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Old December 19th, 2006, 11:30 PM   #122
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another pencil in Frankfurt (Messeturm)


japanese stone lantern in frankfurt (Japan Center)



apple wine glass in frankfurt (Westhafen Tower)



whale or aal in cologne (Peek + Coppenburg Weltstadthaus)




life boat in munich (Allianz Arena)


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Old December 20th, 2006, 03:12 AM   #123
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ha ha... that life raft building is grand!
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Old December 20th, 2006, 03:56 AM   #124
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Look more



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The ski boot of Lille

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Old December 21st, 2006, 11:36 PM   #125
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São Paulo-Hotel Unique
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looks like a watermelon.
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Old December 22nd, 2006, 03:55 PM   #126
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oh!! really!
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Old January 3rd, 2007, 04:03 PM   #127
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This looks not like a thing, it look like human being!

Actually these three are a group of tradtional symbolic figures, who always appear to be joint together, in China, namely, Mr Wealth, Mr Longevity and Mr Happiness.

God knows why they build such thing at this scale!

Beijing Tianzi Hotel
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Old January 3rd, 2007, 05:05 PM   #128
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The Frost Bank tower in Austin TX, it looks like a giant icicle (or it could also be a silver nose-hair trimmer)



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Old January 3rd, 2007, 05:16 PM   #129
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Bird's Nest

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Old January 3rd, 2007, 05:18 PM   #130
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An egg?

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Old January 9th, 2007, 10:12 PM   #131
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More LA:

Coca cola bottling plant in the shape of an ocean liner


Drive through doughnut


ONion church (I think it looks more like a giant garlic clove.)


Giant Cadillac front
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Old January 13th, 2007, 12:53 AM   #132
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My favorite, by Frank Gehry in Santa Monica L.A,..binoculars..of course


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Old January 20th, 2007, 08:46 AM   #133
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I wonder how embarrasing it would be to say you work in those buildings !

"Yeah George .. I work in that big elephant building on the right"
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Old January 20th, 2007, 09:59 AM   #134
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Absolutly great thread - unfortunatly too many repetitions...

UFO-airport (Botanical Garden, Zürich)


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Old January 21st, 2007, 03:37 AM   #135
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Very nice buildings!
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Old January 21st, 2007, 04:49 AM   #136
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the "matitone" (in italian big pencil) , Genova Italy



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looks like a giant bottle opener
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Old January 22nd, 2007, 12:55 AM   #137
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Office building in Kaunas, Lithuania (u/c).

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Looks like 1000 litas (that's our currency, and we don't have such a banknote). Not it's shape but the stained-glass (as you can see)

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Old January 22nd, 2007, 10:38 AM   #138
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The Sydney Opera House, Sydney Australia.



Looks like sails on a ship.



Or seashells.

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Old January 22nd, 2007, 02:52 PM   #139
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This is a proposed skyscraper for London which was never built, called Green Bird:



I guess it's supposed to look like a green bird...?
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Old January 23rd, 2007, 10:52 AM   #140
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car-house, Salzburg, Austria



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