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Old March 31st, 2008, 07:55 PM   #381
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damn, your damn right oooops!

well, but I like both

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Old March 31st, 2008, 08:52 PM   #382
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Old March 31st, 2008, 09:08 PM   #383
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I can't believe no one mentioned the university tower in moscow .
This is one of the ugliest in the world!





WOt!!!! thats one of the worlds best!!!
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Old April 1st, 2008, 11:21 AM   #384
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I can't believe no one mentioned the university tower in moscow .
This is one of the ugliest in the world!





It's Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw I wonder were you got this picture it's obviosly old (from the '70 ?)
Now it look's a bit different :
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Old April 3rd, 2008, 12:03 PM   #385
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jesus. the one in moscow probably the ugliest building ive ever seen!
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Old April 3rd, 2008, 04:06 PM   #386
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Having read through this entire thread, I still think that the Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang easily wins. However, that bizarre elephant thing in Bangkok and that disproportionate siamese twin tower in Belgrade get pretty close.

About a few other comments in this thread...

1) I do agree with those who find the Chicago Spire ugly. To me it just looks like a huge joint. Maybe they should have built it in Jamaica instead...

2) I also do agree with those who dislike the Torre Agbar (Barcelona) and 30 St Mary Axe (London), and I too think that they look too much like a certain women's toy.

3) Lastly, I also do agree that - while I find the building itself quite beautiful - the London Bridge Shard looks quite out of place in the London skyline. Maybe once there'll be a few more taller buildings around it it won't look so random anymore, but right now it just looks like it just doesn't fit in there.
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Old April 13th, 2008, 09:23 PM   #387
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Price Tower by Frank Lloyd Wright is a masterpiece of modern architecture and a national historic landmark. Saying this is ugly is like saying Michelangelo's David is ugly :-)
I'm sorry, but just because FLW was a great architect, his houses were magnificient and is a hero to the American people, does not make Price Tower a masterpiece. It just shows what an architect's name can do to a building. And it also shows that towers were just not FLW's thing.
And PLEASE, do not make nonsense comparisons!

Now here's another "landmark" building, featured in many books.

The Regional Enterprise Tower, former Alcoa Building, 1953
Architects: Harrison and Abramovitz (New York)

"The former Alcoa Building is a thirty-two-story skyscraper that was designed as a showpiece of the use of aluminum in building construction. Aluminum was used wherever possible, from the skin of the building to its utilities, reducing the weight of the building so that substantial savings could be made in the structure's steel frame."

Whatever the design concepts, the result, IMO, is UGLY.

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Old April 13th, 2008, 09:26 PM   #388
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^It's very interesting
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Old April 14th, 2008, 05:02 AM   #389
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Bumsmoke, that building that looks like a package of M&M's is powerful ugly. Most Poles that I know detest the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, as the Soviets grabbed their cash, built it, and presented it to them as a "gift". Gee, thanks.
I confess I am not in the vast majority of people who admire the Swiss Re building in London (I can just never stop myself from asking "why?"), and the Torre Agbar is just plain ghastly by any standards.
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Old April 14th, 2008, 06:34 AM   #390
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lol, so funny thread!!! I love it toooo much!

This is my first post on this forum. So lucky to know these interesting talking topic!

I am sure i will have more funs from here.

Thank you everyone's sharing!!!
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Old May 25th, 2008, 08:27 PM   #391
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It's Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw I wonder were you got this picture it's obviosly old (from the '70 ?)
Now it look's a bit different :

eh its not that bad
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Old May 25th, 2008, 10:44 PM   #392
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This one is not only ugly, but it was built in the way that these federal houses would be spared.

Wow! That's really quite stupid. That's more like "...OK, we couldn't get the land rights...but we got the air rights.." And the owners of those federal houses were outmaneuvered.
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Old May 25th, 2008, 11:30 PM   #393
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eh its not that bad
that tower definitely not ugly, great architecture i think
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Old May 26th, 2008, 05:27 AM   #394
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I can't believe that pic I posted about an ugly building in DC got very popular.
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Old May 31st, 2008, 07:57 PM   #395
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Wow! That's really quite stupid. That's more like "...OK, we couldn't get the land rights...but we got the air rights.." And the owners of those federal houses were outmaneuvered.
That actually looks quite cute!

In any case, its much better than having the federal houses demolished.
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Old May 31st, 2008, 08:37 PM   #396
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that tower definitely not ugly, great architecture i think
That tower is A beauty!
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Old July 24th, 2008, 10:47 AM   #397
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I haven't checked the mid pages but this proposal in Dubai gets my vote:
Oh wait, I think I get it. Dubai...desert..desert cactus?

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Old July 24th, 2008, 07:38 PM   #398
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I bet nobody can beat this one.

Ministry of Interrogation, Moscow

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very ugly, but kinda fits the offices it has in it
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Old July 24th, 2008, 07:44 PM   #399
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You must be joking

kinda looks an "out of the blue" skyscrapper, which has NOTHING to do with its sorrounding streets
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Old July 24th, 2008, 07:50 PM   #400
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Not sure whether this have been posted before, I did not go through 20 pages.. definitely my vote from Milano:

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