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Old January 25th, 2012, 05:49 PM   #2061
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Hey folks, I have found more hideous buildings

Metlife Tower in NYC (the one with the clock)

Burj al-Arab in Dubai
I actually hate most of these pre-1940 skyscrapers, although they seem to have a huge fan base. But Burj al Arab is a masterpiece of modern architecture. Bold and slick, with a futuristic yet symbolic shape. That's probably why it was such an iconic landmark of Dubai before Burj Kahlifa was completed (that one I would call ugly, because it's totally out of proportion)
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Old January 25th, 2012, 06:16 PM   #2062
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Kanto, your posts are hideous. Move on, thanks.
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Old January 25th, 2012, 06:55 PM   #2063
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St. Peter's Medical Centre in Burnley, England
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Old January 25th, 2012, 08:47 PM   #2064
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@Kanto, I sometimes really do not understand you...
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Old January 25th, 2012, 08:51 PM   #2065
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Beauty and ugliness both are in the eyes of the beholder. Every building in the world is beautiful for some and ugly for some as well
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Old January 25th, 2012, 08:57 PM   #2066
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Hey folks, I have found more hideous buildings

Metlife Tower in NYC (the one with the clock)

Burj al-Arab in Dubai
Actually, I fully agree with this post.
Here are two skyscrapers which are often considered as some gems by skyscrapers geeks while personally I've always found them quite disgraceful and tacky.

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Old January 26th, 2012, 12:25 AM   #2067
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hello :)

Ugliest Italian highrises
what do you think about them?

Milan:





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Livorno:
[IMG]http://i52.************/34pynmo.jpg[/IMG]
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Ferrara:
[IMG]http://i9.************/52yem49.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE]

Palermo:
[IMG]http://i35.************/2hsawya.jpg[/IMG]

Bologna: (in this picture the towers are not under construction, but the cladding is that one!)
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Turin:


Naples: (buildings, Left 110 meters, right 65 meters)
[IMG]http://i44.************/2ho8suo.jpg[/IMG]

Rome: (in my opinion this is the worst project ever in italy)

[IMG]http://i53.************/16ldxqu.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE]


that's all for now
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Old January 26th, 2012, 12:57 AM   #2068
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In my opinion they all look good. One thing though that disturbes me about some of the residential towers you posted is their lack of balconies. A good residential building shoulc have huge balconies
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Old January 26th, 2012, 10:33 AM   #2069
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Old January 26th, 2012, 01:27 PM   #2070
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Old January 26th, 2012, 01:35 PM   #2071
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has anyone mentioned Sydney ugliest by votes here it is the University of Technology Sydney

I dunno, I like this.
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Old January 26th, 2012, 01:44 PM   #2072
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Me too
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Old January 26th, 2012, 06:34 PM   #2073
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Old January 26th, 2012, 06:42 PM   #2074
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Old January 26th, 2012, 07:13 PM   #2075
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Kanto, I usually like your posts and enthusiasm for things and I am also a box lover.....however, you were just trying too hard with that last post with the MetLife and Burj. (not that I'm a fan of the burj)
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Old January 26th, 2012, 08:52 PM   #2076
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I only stated my opinion and in my opinion those buildings are hideous
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Old January 27th, 2012, 03:14 PM   #2077
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I like the cladd ! And the shape is boxy but this tower is not ugly for me.


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You dont like the stone or beautifful buildings ?
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Old January 27th, 2012, 03:18 PM   #2078
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I like stone but that building (Metlife) is hideous. It's essentialy a far smaller and far uglier version of Abby in Mecca
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Old January 27th, 2012, 03:38 PM   #2079
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Why exactly you dont like metlife tower ?
Proportion ? Details ? cladding ?



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Old January 27th, 2012, 04:03 PM   #2080
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There are 2 things I find extremely ugly about it, the clocks and the top (crown and spire - the area which is lit in the evening picture you posted)
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