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Old October 3rd, 2013, 07:15 PM   #4101
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Guangdong Telecom Plaza, Guangzhou



Circular windows
ahh come on....I like circular windows....
look at this example...
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Jardine House, HK, 1973


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Old October 3rd, 2013, 08:05 PM   #4102
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The Jardine House is very nice and simple! But the Telecom Plaza... ugly.
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Old October 3rd, 2013, 10:46 PM   #4103
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Sorry Highcliff but I find the other example awful as well

Who wants to feel like they're in the belly of a ship with tiny round porthole windows when they're in a building?
Maybe if the circle windows were larger, to make them seem less like portholes, and the inclined roof was gone, it would look better.
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Old October 3rd, 2013, 11:02 PM   #4104
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Other side of the Street...

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Top heavy and ugly. I don't know what they were thinking...
exactly and the University-Dorm-Highrise(s) are also !!!!

400 tiny wannabe Student Apartments on 41 Floors, 34 Floors and 29 Floors plus 600 wannabe normal Appartments. The inside is a Nightmare. Some Floors are a shopping center from the 70s
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uni-Center_(K%C3%B6ln)

https://www.google.com/search?q=uni+...&bih=699&dpr=1

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Old October 3rd, 2013, 11:25 PM   #4105
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HOTEL & CASINO GRAND LISBOA, MACAU


TORRE VELASCA, MILAN, ITALY

I'm italian but this building is horrible... Sorry!
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Old October 3rd, 2013, 11:47 PM   #4106
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425 Fifth Avenue, New York City, the U.S.A.
What a disgrace .



And in the Midtown skyline.

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There are tons of buildings in this pic that are worst than the 425 Fifth Avenue.
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Old October 4th, 2013, 02:10 AM   #4107
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Really? That thing is purely awful. It's like those ugly towers from Dubai.
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Old October 4th, 2013, 05:04 AM   #4108
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Harbour Centre, Vancouver
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Old October 4th, 2013, 05:11 AM   #4109
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Old October 4th, 2013, 05:34 AM   #4110
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Someone tried to fit a tire over a tree trunk?
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Old October 5th, 2013, 12:40 AM   #4111
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Here's one I cannot stand: United Nations Plaza

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Old October 5th, 2013, 01:55 AM   #4112
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Hudson Yards Towers after their redesign
Those are actually interesting. Kinda Vegas-ish for NYC.
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Old October 5th, 2013, 01:57 AM   #4113
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I like Hudson a lot too, excluding the South Tower.
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Old October 5th, 2013, 01:58 AM   #4114
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Here's one I cannot stand: United Nations Plaza

Agree. I never did like that one. Luckily when I worked at the UN-New York; I didn't pay this one much attention.
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Old October 5th, 2013, 01:59 AM   #4115
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Hey, I've eaten at that Revolving Restaurant there. The place became more beautiful right after that!!
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Old October 6th, 2013, 08:47 PM   #4116
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Here's one I cannot stand: United Nations Plaza

Huh, you don't like them? I think they look good from Queens between the endless residentials.
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Old October 6th, 2013, 08:51 PM   #4117
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I think they are somewhat fine.

The new building they built in front of them is much worse, in my opinion. Windows don't even start until 1/3 of the way up. I don't know how such an ugly building was allowed to be built so close to the UN Headquarters and the Trump World Tower.

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Exactly. And it has a dumb round top too. And it's name is stupid.
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Old October 6th, 2013, 08:54 PM   #4119
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Haha, no, CB has nothing to do with it. The chaotic shape is intolerable on them. The near side sets back twice while the back only does once. The layout is horrible and the concept is poor.

And I agree, the new one is pretty bad too.
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Old October 8th, 2013, 09:45 AM   #4120
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I think they are somewhat fine.

Windows don't even start until 1/3 of the way up. I don't know how such an ugly building was allowed to be built so close to the UN Headquarters and the Trump World Tower.

No windows there until the 8th or 9th floor means it houses sensitive equipment. I would think a lot of servers for the UN.
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