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Old November 3rd, 2017, 12:19 AM   #3521
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^ Looks alright-ish, but frankly I'd rather like to see such monstrous concrete abominations torn down... They'll never be a humane, organic and welcoming addition to any grown cityscape.
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Old November 3rd, 2017, 04:22 AM   #3522
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It seems that "humane" is another word for boring.
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Old November 3rd, 2017, 05:51 AM   #3523
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It looks good, it has an interesting composition.
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Old November 3rd, 2017, 08:13 AM   #3524
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Lol, please explain how a huge concrete turd is not boring?
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Old November 4th, 2017, 07:58 PM   #3525
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Old November 5th, 2017, 11:55 AM   #3526
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Old November 5th, 2017, 06:20 PM   #3527
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Old November 5th, 2017, 09:01 PM   #3528
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Old November 9th, 2017, 04:07 PM   #3529
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^ Looks alright-ish, but frankly I'd rather like to see such monstrous concrete abominations torn down... They'll never be a humane, organic and welcoming addition to any grown cityscape.
Proving yet again that you have no clue what good architecture is all about. Or taste for that matter.

Nonetheless, you propably will be happy seeing this:

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There are people in Łódź who would tear down those buildings as well, saying they were grey, abhuman abominations of a building,
that noone would like to live in, built for XIX-century workes not for XXI century city, with no light, no parks or greenery near them etc, etc.
Sometimes it feels like you are just like those people. And thankfully (usually) poeople like them or you are not the ones to decide about those things.
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Still somewhat under construction. It's a big task to convert a 1 million sq. ft. WWII era warehouse built from solid reinforced concrete.
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Old November 10th, 2017, 01:14 PM   #3534
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Not that flashy, but miraculous restoration in Łódź

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Old November 10th, 2017, 01:40 PM   #3535
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isnt cheaper to build a new one ?
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Wow that's great. These building are usually considered lost causes.
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Super happy to see the current renaissance of American theatres and cinemas.
They often were the peak of their era's architectural glory. Each and every one of them needs to be saved if given the chance!
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