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Old May 21st, 2014, 04:20 PM   #41
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Oversized balconies, bad material, senseless decoration (opposite of sensible decoration), off proportions, and just soulessness in general.

Oversized balconies: sure but it is in Macedonia, the place where you spend most of your time of the day outdoors. Most apartments in mediterranean have oversized balconies of the very reason that they do not spend much money on the interior of the apartment.

All apartments I have been in in the mediterranean area have had at least 25-30% balcony of the total apartment area.
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Old May 21st, 2014, 04:26 PM   #42
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-huge windows on the front of the building - if you have a living room overlooking the street then you probably have your kitchen with a nice view of the backyard
I agree, but some of that can be solved with high cypresses and similar landscaping. These apartments might even be in the below 50 m2 size range.

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-balconies pointing out in every direction
Yeah, but in Macedonia it does not really matter in which direction they are most of the year.

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-pointless cutouts in balconies
Improved visibility or light?

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-another balcony on the last floor
Loft apartment?

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-sloping roof that seems to go everywhere it wants to go
I have seen worse in the "best of" threads.
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Old May 22nd, 2014, 02:25 AM   #43
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Oversized balconies: sure but it is in Macedonia, the place where you spend most of your time of the day outdoors. Most apartments in mediterranean have oversized balconies of the very reason that they do not spend much money on the interior of the apartment.

All apartments I have been in in the mediterranean area have had at least 25-30% balcony of the total apartment area.
Too big for the design of the building itself. At least design something that fits those huge balconies.
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Old May 22nd, 2014, 02:51 AM   #44
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From the thread "New buildings built in traditional architecture style".
Yoshkar Ola, Russia.



It kinda takes inspiration from the Clock Tower and the Duke's Palace in Venice, while mixing them together and adding a lot of tackiness
A lot of the details on the building come from other Italian cities, or have never been in any Venetian architecture at all!


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Old June 14th, 2014, 03:05 PM   #45
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In Skopje's suburb Drachevo

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Old June 15th, 2014, 04:22 PM   #46
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North American suburb housing
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The middle one is from England, not North America. It's quite normal for new housing to look like that
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Old June 20th, 2014, 03:23 PM   #47
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The houses all all right, but I thin they should be a little bit more diverse. They are like more "ctrl c + ctrl v". But i like it more than those:
Astana:
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or from Poland:


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Old June 21st, 2014, 03:46 PM   #48
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Old June 23rd, 2014, 02:12 AM   #49
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the last one
what about the last one?
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Old June 23rd, 2014, 06:12 AM   #50
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1st photo: matte yellow should never be used on a tall building.
2nd. It looks like a golf court.
3rd. "A.D. 2008" How pretentious.
4th doesn't actually look finished.
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Old June 23rd, 2014, 06:43 PM   #51
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Ugly and Destructive (the flat not the house) construction in Tirana , Albania



Informal construction in Kamez , near Tirana



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Some results of Skopje 2014 project (Macedonia) , are very very kitsch and ugly ... seem like a fake city



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Old June 26th, 2014, 02:29 PM   #53
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Melbourne kitsch as requested by dbk... I hate the horrible brickwork/colour of this house below

East Keilor by Westographer, on Flickr

This is quite cute

North Altona by Westographer, on Flickr

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Faux French Provinicial style home looking very out of place in its Balwyn setting (a suburb characterised by mostly single story houses, they would have been better off building it in Toorak )

Faux French-Provincial McMansion in Balwyn. by David Wadelton (Northcote Hysterical Society), on Flickr
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Old June 29th, 2014, 03:02 AM   #54
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Thx a lot for those posts! Hmmm i think that some the bad architecture is not that bad if you compare what we have in Eastern and Southern Europe...
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Old July 4th, 2014, 06:51 AM   #57
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Caspian region of Mazandaran in northern Iran is a Kitsch nightmare! :

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The entire region has completely kitsch towns and villages. It must be the world capital of kitsch! You can also find buildings like these in other parts of Iran, but for some reason Mazandaran has gone crazy. There seems to be little enforcement of planning regulations and when they build, they just lose their minds.
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The Sony Pictures Plaza in Culver City, Los Angeles. It is often used to shoot sci-fi and action movies.


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And another I consider that can be in this thread: the Chateau Puerto Madero in Buenos Aires, Argentina



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Old July 6th, 2014, 03:35 AM   #60
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OMG Mazandaran looks really strange. Almost all buildings are bad. Remember nothing last for ever

The building from BA is 'not that bad' it is just TOO BIG, but if would not had those columns and fancy useless ornaments it would be nice.
About Sony - postmodern style....
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