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Old December 8th, 2013, 05:43 AM   #12121
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Of course not, this troll is in every Saudi project posting the same BS and he was also attacking and stereotyping. He clearly has something personal.
Go ahead, prove your allegation by showing me all of those posts, you're talking about.
There are a couple of Saudi projects that I like, but this building is not one of them. I don't like its proportions.
It reminds me a little of the GM Building in Detroit, which I also don't like:

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It's called having an opinion. In my country you have the right to that.
You must be one of those people who just wants everyone to agree with them.
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Old December 8th, 2013, 06:03 AM   #12122
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Old December 8th, 2013, 06:11 AM   #12123
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Go ahead, prove your allegation by showing me all of those posts, you're talking about.
There are a couple of Saudi projects that I like, but this building is not one of them. I don't like its proportions.
It reminds me a little of the GM Building in Detroit, which I also don't like:

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It's called having an opinion. In my country you have the right to that.
You must be one of those people who just wants everyone to agree with them.
Does your country also teach you to be cheap and use words like "arabtacky" to insult people? What does the word "Arab" have to do with anything related to buildings? you are clearly confused between freedom of speech and hate speech. No need to act like you are all innocent and please be civilized and never insult or stereotype again.
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Old December 8th, 2013, 06:19 AM   #12124
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This building may not anywhere else in the world beside this city! It just looks so majestic under the holy vibe that surrounds this city, like some sanctury for some holy purposes.
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Old December 8th, 2013, 08:34 AM   #12125
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Does your country also teach you to be cheap and use words like "arabtacky" to insult people? What does the word "Arab" have to do with anything related to buildings? you are clearly confused between freedom of speech and hate speech. No need to act like you are all innocent and please be civilized and never insult or stereotype again.
So that one post is what you meant by "every Saudi project"? Sorry, but a lot of buildings in Middle Eastern or Central Asian countries (most of them inhabited by Arabs or islamic) are, in my opinion, very tacky and over the top, which is what makes them ugly.
Here are some examples:

These two beauties in Astana
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Astana from the Bayterek Tower by ©hapulcu, on Flickr

All the towers in this picture (especially the one on the left)
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Skyscrapers. Sheik Zayed Road. Dubai. by elsa11, on Flickr

The Diamond Tower in Jeddah
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TEH DIAMOND TOWER by A64200, on Flickr

There is a lot of beautiful architecture in that part of the world, too, like for example the Financial Center in Abu Dhabi or the Capital Market Authority HQ in Riyadh. I really like those.
One more thing: critizing a building style is not hate speech.
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Old December 8th, 2013, 09:15 AM   #12126
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This is a joke ? I only clicked onto this thread as it was there but really....who cares ?
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Old December 8th, 2013, 09:24 AM   #12127
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So that one post is what you meant by "every Saudi project"? Sorry, but a lot of buildings in Middle Eastern or Central Asian countries (most of them inhabited by Arabs or islamic) are, in my opinion, very tacky and over the top, which is what makes them ugly.
Here are some examples:

These two beauties in Astana
image hosted on flickr

Astana from the Bayterek Tower by ©hapulcu, on Flickr

All the towers in this picture (especially the one on the left)
image hosted on flickr

Skyscrapers. Sheik Zayed Road. Dubai. by elsa11, on Flickr

The Diamond Tower in Jeddah
image hosted on flickr

TEH DIAMOND TOWER by A64200, on Flickr

There is a lot of beautiful architecture in that part of the world, too, like for example the Financial Center in Abu Dhabi or the Capital Market Authority HQ in Riyadh. I really like those.
One more thing: critizing a building style is not hate speech.
Nice tone, organized reply, clear point and no insults. I like you now & respect your opinion.
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Old December 8th, 2013, 06:02 PM   #12128
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Old December 8th, 2013, 06:46 PM   #12129
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Old December 8th, 2013, 10:29 PM   #12130
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So that one post is what you meant by "every Saudi project"? Sorry, but a lot of buildings in Middle Eastern or Central Asian countries (most of them inhabited by Arabs or islamic) are, in my opinion, very tacky and over the top, which is what makes them ugly.
Here are some examples:

These two beauties in Astana
image hosted on flickr

Astana from the Bayterek Tower by ©hapulcu, on Flickr

All the towers in this picture (especially the one on the left)
image hosted on flickr

Skyscrapers. Sheik Zayed Road. Dubai. by elsa11, on Flickr

The Diamond Tower in Jeddah
image hosted on flickr

TEH DIAMOND TOWER by A64200, on Flickr

There is a lot of beautiful architecture in that part of the world, too, like for example the Financial Center in Abu Dhabi or the Capital Market Authority HQ in Riyadh. I really like those.
One more thing: critizing a building style is not hate speech.
the only tacky thing for me in this post is your opinion
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Old December 13th, 2013, 04:46 PM   #12131
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Here is my opinion: the GM building looks awesome!
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Old December 13th, 2013, 09:46 PM   #12132
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And back to Makkah again

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Old December 14th, 2013, 04:01 AM   #12133
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That is one GREAT picture of a GREAT building in a GREAT city!
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Old December 14th, 2013, 08:19 AM   #12134
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Delete...sorry, this frustrates me a bit so I deleted what I thought...hope it keeps good time : )
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Old December 19th, 2013, 07:36 AM   #12135
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Old December 25th, 2013, 12:28 AM   #12136
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Old December 25th, 2013, 01:34 AM   #12137
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In my opinion, the buildings in the Middle Eastern are very futuristic and beautiful. No building resemble an other building.
Yes one and another building looks tacky but there are tacky buildings in America too, like the Trump World Tower in New York. I think the most of the buildings in Amercia (in cities like NY. Chicago or LA) looks boxy and uninspired. The nearly only beauties in America are the very old ones of the 30's or 40's or earlier.
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Old December 25th, 2013, 04:58 AM   #12138
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Nice enough, but a bit "Too Much" in my view. Would fit in well in Las Vegas on the Strip.

But then it is just my opinion.
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Old December 25th, 2013, 05:15 AM   #12139
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Old December 25th, 2013, 11:43 AM   #12140
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