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Old January 30th, 2007, 08:24 PM   #81
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Beijing Tianzi Hotel





yes but still... who can be so stupid to build such a thing?
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Old January 31st, 2007, 06:26 AM   #82
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the 3 wisemen are........well......yeah......and then the one without the skin....the unfinished one????????how can that be judged yet....it's like judging a skeleton.....no skeleton is pretty......unfair to judge buildings not completed.
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Old January 31st, 2007, 06:29 AM   #83
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where is this TianZi hotel?? i was in beijing be4 but nv saw it.
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Old January 31st, 2007, 06:33 AM   #84
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Why would u build 3 giant statues and turn them into a hotel. Bloody ugly structure
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Old February 6th, 2007, 10:58 AM   #85
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Jinpeng Mansion,Nanjing


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Old February 7th, 2007, 12:14 AM   #86
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How about this one, Yun Tian (Cloud & Sky) Culture Castle located in Yulin city, Guangxi province.






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Old February 7th, 2007, 12:28 AM   #87
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I love that one.
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Old February 7th, 2007, 12:37 AM   #88
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I like the Tianzi hotel

The ugliest buildings are those which are never finished, like this concrete monster in Chengdu. It looks like an ancient ruin, in the middle of the central business district.
Tian Yi plaza of Chengdu?It's said that it will start again.
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Old February 7th, 2007, 07:17 AM   #89
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Old February 7th, 2007, 09:59 PM   #92
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Those are the three Huangs from san huang wu di period, right?
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Old February 7th, 2007, 10:12 PM   #93
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I like Yun Tian (Cloud & Sky) Culture Castle... it combines ancient and modern.
Very nice!
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Old February 7th, 2007, 11:05 PM   #94
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Those are the three Huangs from san huang wu di period, right?
No, they were Chinese gods as equilivent stars.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fu_Lu_Shou

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this one is great! i think this is the best looking building in this thread
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Old February 15th, 2007, 08:28 PM   #96
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How about this one, Yun Tian (Cloud & Sky) Culture Castle located in Yulin city, Guangxi province.
thats too much overdoing. creepy
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