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Old February 25th, 2009, 03:33 PM   #681
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here are some more ugly towers from brussels ...
this one has been destroyed
This is one oft the nicest modernistic buildings ever built in Brussels. It was a real multifunctional pearl those days.
Of course they didn't renovate it in its original state. They destroyed it to built a higher but boring bank-office....
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Old February 25th, 2009, 09:35 PM   #682
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Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque in Selangor Malaysia
I don't really think its ugly per se, but that it looks cheesy.
I'd call it Walt Disney Mosque!
I could see someone strapping a pair of giant Mickey Mouse ears on it!
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Old February 25th, 2009, 09:47 PM   #683
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This is the rendering of the future Abraj Al Bait Towers, aesthetically its not ugly at all. Unless you consider where they are building this edifice: Mecca. Yes the holiest city in the world to the world's second largest religion is getting a fancy new skyscraper hotel for pilgrims of the Haj.
I feel offended by this, I'm not even a Muslim!
Mecca is a place of reverence for Mohammed, and relinquishing worldly desires to better connect with one's faith. Hajji, those who attend the pilgrimage (which is to be taken by every Muslim at least once in their lives) wears austere white clothing ( basically simple robes) and walk along the pilgrimage way by foot (all very tradition-based and humble to God).
I don't know how they can get away with this insult (at least in my eyes). It seems like an invasion by the capitalism and materialism that is shunned by many Muslims.
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Old February 25th, 2009, 11:35 PM   #684
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Looks like a bunker!
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Old February 26th, 2009, 02:47 AM   #685
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Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque in Selangor Malaysia
I don't really think its ugly per se, but that it looks cheesy.
I'd call it Walt Disney Mosque!
I could see someone strapping a pair of giant Mickey Mouse ears on it!
I like this
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Old February 27th, 2009, 06:48 AM   #686
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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 :
First of all, I don't agree with you that this is uglt, and The first one IS the Moscow University Building while the second is the Palace of Culture in Warsaw. The reason why they look so similar is that they share the same architect. In fact, their are Six other skyscrapers around Moscow known together as the Seven Sisters
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Old February 27th, 2009, 12:07 PM   #687
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ugly? Are wonderful, I got the possibility to stay in the ukraina hotel in moscow i loved it
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Old February 27th, 2009, 08:33 PM   #688
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Nop it's in Poland !
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Old February 27th, 2009, 09:44 PM   #689
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I know i was answering to Origin9 about the 7 sisters
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Old February 27th, 2009, 11:00 PM   #690
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Nop it's in Poland !
The "Seven Sisters" are located in Moscow, and the include Moscow University. I do know that the Palace of Culture is in Poland, thus I said it is in Warsaw. There are other buildings in this style as well in cities of the former Soviet Union and its puppet states. In fact, an "eighth sister" was imagined to be built to be one of the tallest buildings in the world at the time, but, like the similarly ill-fated "Palace of the Soviets" the project never came to fruition because the Soviets didn't have enough money (or they actually thought to use the money wisely for once)

"Eighth Sister" (never built)

There has been a building that is a sort of "eighth sister" which was built in 2001 in post-Soviet Moscow. This is the Triumph Palace which I DO think is very ugly:
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for me triumph palace is very beatiful
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Old February 28th, 2009, 09:41 AM   #692
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the design of this building is not so ugly but the rusting crown makes it horrible.

BSA towers, ortigas center. pasig, philippines

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Old March 1st, 2009, 03:07 AM   #693
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M2 Building in Tokyo, Sooooo many things are wrong with this one!
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This is a "green" building, so its not so bad for the environment in theory.
The grass near the building has suffered, however, as it has dissolved from the vomit acid from pedestrians passing by.
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Old March 1st, 2009, 03:36 AM   #695
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half of the pics on here arent even ugly
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Old March 1st, 2009, 03:47 AM   #696
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Suburban garbage with bronze colored mirrored glass-Southfield Town Center-MI


Urban Fortress-Detroit's Renaissance Center-no such renaissance
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Old March 1st, 2009, 04:36 AM   #697
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i find it interesting
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Old March 1st, 2009, 08:18 PM   #699
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maybe i should find an uglier view
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