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Old February 29th, 2012, 03:50 AM   #2601
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What the hell, I think these buildings in BKK look amazing...
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Old February 29th, 2012, 05:20 AM   #2602
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This one here in Brazil. At the city of Belo Horizonte. The one at the right >





s shape.. I mean really? the only thing worst than that can be an F shaped building. Now that would make me hurt someone
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Old February 29th, 2012, 05:57 AM   #2603
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although it's a matter of preference, but some here just got to have stupid personal opinions on what's ugly and what's not.

mediocre in opinions but noisy.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 08:03 AM   #2604
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Some buildings from Madrid with the period of its construction:

Torres Colón (1967-1976)





Oh, and it was built from top to bottom




Torre de Valencia (1970-1973)
Many people hate this building because it ruined the perspective of this street, and I guess almost everyone consider it ugly... but I must admit that I like to have some examples of this architecture in every city.






Torre Europa (1985)




Puerta de Europa (late 80's-1996)
I never liked them, although they were very audacious at the time of its construction.







And two from Barcelona:

Torre Colón (1965-1970)




Hotel Arts (1991-1992)


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Old February 29th, 2012, 10:18 AM   #2605
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imo the hotel arts isnt that bad (bit like a richard rogers building) but the torre colon just dominates that part of barcelona for all the wrong reasons
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Old February 29th, 2012, 01:16 PM   #2606
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I don't like this screaming composition at all. Moscow. Mercure City Tower.



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Old February 29th, 2012, 01:19 PM   #2607
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Netherlands, ugliness in all glory. Westpoint, Tilburg. 145m


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Old February 29th, 2012, 02:01 PM   #2608
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I don't like this screaming composition at all. Moscow. Mercure City Tower.



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this tower are hideous.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 02:06 PM   #2609
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plaza rakyat by SOM. now abandoned.

79 & 59 Storey

initial rendering 79-storey 382m 1,253ft
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Old February 29th, 2012, 02:14 PM   #2610
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Ted Mosby's design for Goliath National Bank was quite horrendous

I don't know what to say, other than...

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Old February 29th, 2012, 02:20 PM   #2611
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Well well, if we talk about ugly skyscraper, how not to mention the "brutalist" architectural style? Brutalism explicitly destroys traditional design and only deals with the engineeristical structure of things, often leaving concrete in sight (brutalism comes from the french word "beton brut, that is "concrete"). Here is an example in my city, Milan, inspired in medieval castle towers...amazing huh?









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Old February 29th, 2012, 04:24 PM   #2612
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amazing..n a little bit funny too, look like a floating lowrises I think it looks futuistic at the time when it has just been built.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 04:27 PM   #2613
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Then you get to the base.

Maybe it just needs paint?
donno if re-clad would fix it or not.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 04:37 PM   #2614
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This one here in Brazil. At the city of Belo Horizonte. The one at the right >


s shape.. I mean really? the only thing worst than that can be an F shaped building. Now that would make me hurt someone
Name of the building please? Reminds me a lot of Edifício Copan in São Paulo. Pretty fine architecture actually, looks elegant and well designed, among monotonous boxy residentials these cities full of.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 05:02 PM   #2615
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Well well, if we talk about ugly skyscraper, how not to mention the "brutalist" architectural style? Brutalism explicitly destroys traditional design and only deals with the engineeristical structure of things, often leaving concrete in sight (brutalism comes from the french word "beton brut, that is "concrete"). Here is an example in my city, Milan, inspired in medieval castle towers...amazing huh?









Brutalism is in my opinion by far the most beautiful architectural style in the history of this planet
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Old February 29th, 2012, 05:05 PM   #2616
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Name of the building please? Reminds me a lot of Edifício Copan in São Paulo. Pretty fine architecture actually, looks elegant and well designed, among monotonous boxy residentials these cities full of.


The name of the building is Edifício Niemeyer. I really TRY to like it. But I just can't. Maybe because it doens't get along with the beautiful scenary.



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Old February 29th, 2012, 06:17 PM   #2617
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The name of the building is Edifício Niemeyer. I really TRY to like it. But I just can't. Maybe because it doens't get along with the beautiful scenary.
I've googled for more pics and from architectural aspect it's truly great for me. Though, if I were urban planner I probably wouldn't put highrise in such quarter, which is as I see mostly consisting of historic palaces. Still, I don't think it's that failed, especially comparing to some other interventions in the nearby area. Organic, elegant shape works much much more unobtrusive than any other potential boxy design, in fact imo it works nice with the likewise curved biblioteca on other side of the park. In general, I've always been fond of Niemeyer's work.

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Old February 29th, 2012, 07:02 PM   #2618
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I've googled for more pics and from architectural aspect it's truly great for me. Though, if I were urban planner I probably wouldn't put highrise in such quarter, which is as I see mostly consisting of historic palaces. Still, I don't think it's that failed, especially comparing to some other interventions in the nearby area. Organic, elegant shape works much much more unobtrusive than any other potential boxy design, in fact imo it works nice with the likewise curved biblioteca on other side of the park. In general, I've always been fond of Niemeyer's work.
I agree with you. The architecture of the building is quite elegant and well resolved, although if is out of the context in this square. Although I do consider the curved design as beeing a modernist alusion to the older architecture of the surroundings...blends better then a boxy design, for sure!
And BTW, the Biblioteca on the other side is also by Oscar Niemeyer (and this building's is named after Oscar's brother, a leading neurocirurgion in Brazil - NOT after the architect himself, contraty to popular belief).
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Old February 29th, 2012, 07:13 PM   #2619
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We have a winner! That is THE ugliest structure ever. A failed, hideous attempt to make some sort of a cross between the magnificent Brussels Atomium and Berlin's communist-era tower complex. All kind of random "pipes" and onions/balls in all sizes and shapes put together with no finesse, and no relation to anything real or even imaginary.

No other purpose-built IMPORTANT/LANDMARK structure is uglier than that thing - as far as I'm concerned it disfigures the entire Shanghai (Pudong) skyline, which is quite an achievement since it is a vast metropolis.

They should just knock it down entirely ASAP.
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I can pinpoint quite a few architectural fails in the Pudong skyline in that picture alone
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Old February 29th, 2012, 11:45 PM   #2620
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Some buildings from Madrid with the period of its construction:
Torre Europa? Torres KIO? It's 100% subjective, many people love them.
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