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Old January 19th, 2013, 05:52 PM   #41
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I know one huge exception...although I kinda like Citic plaza because of its clean lines.

It's buildings like SHS that made me hate mid-90s postmodernism.
Also, green glass + beige concrete =
by far my least favourite cladding style.
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Old January 19th, 2013, 05:56 PM   #42
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Many of you might disagree but I think, IMO, the most overrated building in the world is the Oriental Pearl Tower.


I hate it with a passion, everything about it. There's only one building in the world uglier than this that I know of, but that one deserves the hate it gets, so it's not overrated.
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Old January 19th, 2013, 05:56 PM   #43
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Ugh, I know. That's my least favorite time period in skyscraper history. Tuntex Sky Tower is even worse.

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Old January 19th, 2013, 05:57 PM   #44
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Many of you might disagree but I think, IMO, the most overrated building in the world is the Oriental Pearl Tower.


I hate it with a passion, everything about it. There's only one building in the world uglier than this that I know of.
I absolutely love it. It gives Shanghai personality and an edge. If the concrete was white, it'd be immaculate.

And what do you think is uglier than this?
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Old January 19th, 2013, 05:57 PM   #45
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Shun Hing Square is hideous in my opinion, from the shape to its atrocious colour scheme -- I frankly never understood why some people really liked it.
What do you mean by "some people" ?
Anyone likes that ? It looks like a big tazer battery ...
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Old January 19th, 2013, 06:00 PM   #46
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Funny, because someone else said that on the "This building reminds me..." thread.
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Old January 19th, 2013, 06:01 PM   #47
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Oh yeah, it does.

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Kunsthaus in Graz. I might have posted it in the 'ugliest buildings' thread before.
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Old January 19th, 2013, 06:02 PM   #48
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Oh yeah, that one's nasty.
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Old January 19th, 2013, 08:15 PM   #49
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eureka tower melbourne..
I think it's the opposite. I think Eureka Tower is underrated and should be more well known. For me at least, Eureka Tower is the tower that got me interested in skyscrapers in Australia. Q1 in the Gold Coast is one of the most beautiful skyscrapers ever built. Eureka Tower is a beautiful building.



But in terms of what buildings I think are overrated:



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Old January 19th, 2013, 08:24 PM   #50
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Eureka vs. Q1 will be a battle for the ages. I have to say I think Eureka may have a slight edge, though.
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Old January 19th, 2013, 09:11 PM   #51
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I personally love Burj not for its height but for its design. Height means almost nothing to me since I only used to be interested in low-rise architecture.
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Old January 19th, 2013, 09:18 PM   #52
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Ugh, I know. That's my least favorite time period in skyscraper history. Tuntex Sky Tower is even worse.


hm, How can this building be "overrated" when most people allready dislike it ??
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Old January 19th, 2013, 09:22 PM   #53
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He was referring to the style, it wasn't to do with it being 'overrated'
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Old January 19th, 2013, 10:55 PM   #54
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Old January 19th, 2013, 11:20 PM   #55
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Funny, because someone else said that on the "This building reminds me..." thread.
I said it
As for Burj, I don't think people say "wow, it's gorgeous !" but rather "wow it's bigger than unemployment in Poland !"
In terms of height it's certainly not overrated, because it is impressive in that aspect.
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Old January 19th, 2013, 11:29 PM   #56
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this one....


Picture vy the forumer Roukaya19
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Old January 19th, 2013, 11:36 PM   #57
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it's underrated if anything.
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Old January 20th, 2013, 02:52 AM   #58
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I like it, although I've never seen it from that angle. Definitely not its best side.
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Old January 20th, 2013, 03:33 AM   #59
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both buildings are horrible..
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Old January 20th, 2013, 06:43 AM   #60
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it's underrated if anything.
I really don't like, it's a monstrous building
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