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Old September 17th, 2007, 04:38 AM   #1
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Skysores: Ugly skyscrapers

heres a good example of ugly buildings

chicago spire



80 south street this porbley wont get buildtthank god



Crown Las Vegas this also might not get built as well i dont think it looks so great and its to big for las vegas
idd add a pic but i cant seem to find any

u can also post buidling that are already built or ones that are going to be built
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Old September 17th, 2007, 05:00 AM   #2
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are you smoking crack or something? those are freakin' beautiful buildings!! Especially the Calatrava Skyscraper...I really hope that get's built



you must like crapchitecture like this:

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Old September 17th, 2007, 05:00 AM   #3
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so I take it someone here isn't a Calatrava fan
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Old September 17th, 2007, 05:32 AM   #4
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are you smoking crack or something? those are freakin' beautiful buildings!! Especially the Calatrava Skyscraper...I really hope that get's built

I wonder what they person considers beautiful? I like Chicago Spire very much.

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Old September 17th, 2007, 06:01 PM   #5
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Not a great fan of the Spire personally - strangely enough, I dislike all the prominent (of height 300m+) Chicago buildings, including the ones under construction (Spire, Trump, Waterview). Their art-deco buildings (usually of a lesser height) are fantastic though.

Most of the Shenzhen skyscrapers are vomit inducingly ugly, as is the Taipei-101 (some shots excepted).
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Old September 17th, 2007, 09:16 PM   #6
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are you smoking crack or something? those are freakin' beautiful buildings!! Especially the Calatrava Skyscraper...I really hope that get's built



you must like crapchitecture like this:

lol um no there pretty damn ugly and they dont work with the skyline and well that buildings pretty ugly to i like skyscrapers liekt he empire state building sears tower wtc/freedom tower Transamerica Pyramid stuff like that anything that twist and turns or stacks up on one anouther is pretty ugly
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Old September 17th, 2007, 09:22 PM   #7
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are you smoking crack or something? those are freakin' beautiful buildings!! Especially the Calatrava Skyscraper...I really hope that get's built



you must like crapchitecture like this:

it is a huge elephant!
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Old September 17th, 2007, 09:30 PM   #8
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You wanna see ugly skyscrapers? Go to Wuhan. My God! Wuhan must be the ugliest city in the world. The buildings are tacky as f*ck and it looks like it has down syndrome. I can't begin to rant on how ugly Wuhan's skyline is. It is as hideous as Martin Van Buren.
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Old September 17th, 2007, 11:26 PM   #9
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This is the one that doesn't do it for me. It may or may not be U/C right now in Saigon HCMC. The developer calls it a lotus blossom. I call it a watering can.
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Old September 17th, 2007, 11:41 PM   #10
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so I take it someone here isn't a Calatrava fan
You have your favorite architect and others have their's, this is just an opinion.
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Old September 17th, 2007, 11:52 PM   #11
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so I take it someone here isn't a Calatrava fan
Calatrava's designs look like they're from the 60's "modern" era. All the same color and just plain unattractive.
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Old September 18th, 2007, 12:06 AM   #12
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Calatrava is a genius. Sure, some may love his work, some may simply hate it, but most of his buildings are masterpieces of engineering.
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Old September 18th, 2007, 12:07 AM   #13
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I bet nobody can beat this one.

Ministry of Interrogation, Moscow

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Old September 18th, 2007, 12:18 AM   #14
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That building looks very fit for Ministry of Interrogation especially in Russia. Call me weird but I don't think this building looks that bad.
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Old September 18th, 2007, 05:08 AM   #15
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Calatrava is a genius. Sure, some may love his work, some may simply hate it, but most of his buildings are masterpieces of engineering.
i really woundent call the chicago spire a masterpiece lol
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Old September 18th, 2007, 06:13 AM   #16
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I bet nobody can beat this one.

Ministry of Interrogation, Moscow
That building is pretty ugly but I think mine is more ugly then yours.
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Old September 18th, 2007, 06:38 AM   #17
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Sorry but for the majority of people they would find that Ministry of Interrogation ugly. Also I like Chicago Spire, but of course you can't please everybody.
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Old September 18th, 2007, 05:57 PM   #18
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Calatrava is a genius. Sure, some may love his work, some may simply hate it, but most of his buildings are masterpieces of engineering.
a mark of a true genius .........in my opinion a genius is made not by his supporters but by his worst critics........
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Old September 18th, 2007, 06:17 PM   #19
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Now I've got a true beauty for you. Probably the most astonishing thang in the entire universe that mankind (?) ever brought to us. Take this:



Such a thread can be never complete without this mention anyway.
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Old September 18th, 2007, 06:35 PM   #20
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Madrid

Some exemples in Madrid city....:

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