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Old July 25th, 2012, 06:55 PM   #3081
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but there are better examples...
what do you think?
itau cto in são paulo...

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Old July 25th, 2012, 08:06 PM   #3082
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Nope, sorry.

But I've seen one or two nice buildings with round windows. I don't think a building should have wacky windows if the structure itself is wacky as well. A conservative design is needed to balance out the unique decorations, i.e. a plain box with round windows would look fine.

The windows I hate the most are rounded squares.

This building, Prentice Hospital in Chicago, completely struck me when I found out it was in USA. It's so horrible. I thought it was in Ukraine or China at first, but...wow.



Aesthetics are only one measure of a building. The building in question is the Prentice Hospital, designed by Bertrand Goldberg, and famed for its innovative construction.

The round windows in question serve a purpose. The concrete pouring was in-situ, the exterior concrete shell is load-bearing, and the round windows helped both the efficiency of construction, and the efficiency of the final structure.
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Old July 25th, 2012, 11:42 PM   #3083
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That structure should at least be three times as high as it is now. Now it it just an ugly concrete knob, while it could be an impressive brutalist tower.
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Old July 25th, 2012, 11:43 PM   #3084
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Agreed
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Old July 26th, 2012, 12:19 PM   #3085
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Old August 3rd, 2012, 10:37 PM   #3086
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Well, considering that just one guy built that entire structure, I don't find it too bad.
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Old August 4th, 2012, 12:09 AM   #3087
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How is that hideous building called?
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Old August 4th, 2012, 01:00 AM   #3088
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It has no name. One man built it by himself. It's his house.
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Old August 4th, 2012, 01:30 PM   #3089
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That house is surely hideous, but i like to see more of those developments. It is a cool thing to design your own house with the help your own imagination. So you will get the purest design without any involvement of pedantic architects.
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Old August 4th, 2012, 03:18 PM   #3090
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hi, thatoneguy
don't you like round windows?
what do you think this:
unique hotel in são paulo...

http://www.arcoweb.com.br/arquitetur...4-10-2002.html
Wooow!

Really cooool!
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Old August 5th, 2012, 12:51 AM   #3091
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So 8 floor-Buildings are skyscrapers now?

Just again guys: don't post anything here just because it may be ugly.
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Old August 5th, 2012, 04:03 AM   #3092
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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.



It's a sex toy! :o
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Old August 5th, 2012, 04:06 PM   #3093
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Possibly the ugliest building in Ecuador.

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Old August 5th, 2012, 07:46 PM   #3094
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The random windows on the left side are disgusting but without them it would look quite good
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Old August 5th, 2012, 09:07 PM   #3095
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Yes....only these windows on the yellow wall are ugly....the rest is ok...
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Old August 5th, 2012, 11:18 PM   #3096
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Old August 6th, 2012, 12:34 AM   #3097
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Yes....only these windows on the yellow wall are ugly....the rest is ok...
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The random windows on the left side are disgusting but without them it would look quite good
Not to mention the horrible antenna on its roof.
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Old August 6th, 2012, 12:43 AM   #3098
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Haha. Let that building into the Cup.
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Old August 6th, 2012, 12:51 AM   #3099
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about antennas...
what do you think this?
gazeta building in são paulo...
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Edifício Gazeta na Av. Paulista por Ricardo Navarro, no Flickr
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Old August 6th, 2012, 03:55 AM   #3100
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holiday building in recife, brazil...

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