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Old March 14th, 2013, 04:03 AM   #3621
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I don't even know what to say to that one. I'm just upset and a bit confused. I wonder if the architect experienced a tragedy halfway through designing that tower...
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Old March 14th, 2013, 05:08 AM   #3622
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would of looked good without the Ferris wheel
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Old March 14th, 2013, 01:25 PM   #3623
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OMG! Just when I thought we've seen it all here...
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Old March 15th, 2013, 11:03 PM   #3624
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indeed, very close


Had to look it up. Apparently it was designed by British architect Will Allen Alsop. Praised and criticised for his controversial modernist buildings.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Will_Alsop
I have bought an apartment in a much better looking Alsop project.
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Old March 18th, 2013, 08:02 PM   #3625
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Is this Batumi tower for real??
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Old March 18th, 2013, 10:41 PM   #3626
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Yup

And it was barely completed just last year. I would understand if it was from that bad 90s postmodernist era in Asia, but this is just...egh.
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Old March 19th, 2013, 01:03 AM   #3627
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Don't be so prudish! It's OK to experiment a little - and I don't think it's ugly. It's fun and childish, and I'll take it over a lot of other stuff...
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Old March 19th, 2013, 12:48 PM   #3628
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What would you say about this guys...??
Shape is surely weird, but the facade is brilliant. That building would look out of place pretty much everywhere anyway.
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Old March 20th, 2013, 12:42 AM   #3629
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Couldn't they use that gap for a windmill electricity generator or something.
Or put it on top maybe?
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Old March 20th, 2013, 10:41 PM   #3630
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Warsaw, Poland - I don't know which one is more ugly..



from loveopium.ru/evropa/varshava-s-vysoty.html
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Old March 20th, 2013, 11:34 PM   #3631
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I don;t know why do people find the Gothic building in Warsaw ugly?
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Old March 21st, 2013, 12:08 AM   #3632
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Pkin is Socrealist rather than Gothic but it seems our Łódź collegue hates whole Warsaw skyline for some reason (inferiority complex perhaps?).
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Old March 21st, 2013, 12:22 AM   #3633
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I merge those two styles together, as I've noticed extreme similarities between Gothic patterns and patterns seen on Stalinist buildings.

My city mostly has commieblocks, so I just have to appreciate all cities' architecture.
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Old March 21st, 2013, 12:46 AM   #3634
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Warsaw, Poland - I don't know which one is more ugly..



from loveopium.ru/evropa/varshava-s-vysoty.html
The middle one.
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Old March 21st, 2013, 02:03 AM   #3635
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many people say the Colorium in Düsseldorf is ugly. I like it, I feel home when I see it.

I actually like that one very much. The only thing I don't really like is the part with the black and white straps, the rest looks great and unique.

I apologise in advance for trolling, but probably most Dubai skyscrapers are good candidates for this thread. Also, I find these ones in Sao Paulo to be absolutely hideous

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Old March 21st, 2013, 02:15 AM   #3636
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To be honest, imo those buildings look not that bad talking about Sao Paulo.
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Old March 21st, 2013, 04:02 AM   #3637
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To be honest, imo those buildings look not that bad talking about Sao Paulo.
Come on! Look at those pseudo-french mansard roofs combined with the pseudo-imperial-neoclassic columns, the awful lateral façades, the nouveau riche look, the disgusting urbanism and the lack of integrity of it all. You would have to try really hard to beat this level of ugliness
The worst thing is that they're luxury upmarket towers, and the flats are probably so expensive that they could've built something really beautiful with all that money, but no...
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Old March 22nd, 2013, 09:31 AM   #3638
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They're NOT even finished, and u've judged them ugly already?
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Old March 22nd, 2013, 09:34 AM   #3639
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Those buildings in Sao Paulo are very kitsch, but that insn't necessarily the same as ugly. At least the future residents have balconies.
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Old March 22nd, 2013, 10:04 AM   #3640
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That tower in Baku is absolutely disgusting.

What does everyone think about this building? I'm still not sure whether I like it or not. It's interesting, but I'd hate to live in there (terrible windows, you'd barely get any sunlight). I think it's a bad choice of design for an apartment tower, maybe better for a hospital or office building.

"Habitat", 106m, 36 levels. Being built in Southbank, Melbourne.

[img]http://oi52.************/1z5p8jo.jpg[/img]


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I honestly don't know if I like this building. I think it depends on what they do with the 'vertical gardens'. They're going to be public spaces for the residents to use, as they don't have individual balconies.
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