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Old April 22nd, 2009, 07:54 PM   #721
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YUP! Real short and ugly with a just HUGE spire!

I think you have just never seen the spire show its true elegance. these should help.


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see!! now isnt that better
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Old April 22nd, 2009, 09:03 PM   #722
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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 was thinking the same thing.
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Old April 22nd, 2009, 09:14 PM   #723
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I am going to take so much crap from this but here goes, I'm ready...


Sorry guys, it just doesn't do it for me. It's nearly 80 years old and it's still the tallest building in the most powerful city in the most powerful country in the world. The ESB is just so bland and depressing and to tell you the truth, nothing really stands out to me, it just looks like a big boring gray statue. It most definitely isn't the ugliest building, but it's certainly ugly(in my eyes)

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Old April 22nd, 2009, 09:18 PM   #724
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anyway im pprobley gonna upset alot of people by saying this building is ugly but here i go the sears tower has to be one of the worst buildings built in the 70's it's just so blah and the only thing that stands out about it is its hight i know most buildings built in the 70's were like this but idk its not as amazing as the world trade center in was or the transamerica pyrmid.
but its not the uglyst in the world also chicago has soooooo much more to offer in great buildings then this espcially when the spire is built i hated it at frist but im starting to like it



blasphemy again. sears tower rocks. its design is simple but effective and it is a great addition to the chicago skyline. i couldnt imagine chicago without it.
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Old April 22nd, 2009, 09:28 PM   #725
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I think burj is okay. looks like trump tower in chicago on steroids though.
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Old April 22nd, 2009, 09:40 PM   #726
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Well.. I think the uglyest will be the Herzog and De Meuron's new tower in Paris. It's a CRIME to Paris...
this building would have been fine in egypt but not paris. eww
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Old April 22nd, 2009, 09:42 PM   #727
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Americans gifted by Zeretely too. Monument 11 sept opposite Manhattan.
May be a bit better than Peter I
i dont know about you guys, but this disturbingly looks like a giant pu$$y
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Old April 22nd, 2009, 10:07 PM   #728
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I LOVE THAT BUILDING. looks great with the h-town skyline.
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Old April 22nd, 2009, 10:22 PM   #729
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is a Gothic tower, it talks with the duomo, just in front.

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That building ruins that picture. seriously. its ugly.
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Old April 22nd, 2009, 10:34 PM   #730
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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!

This building is great, I love it. Its dome is 350ft high btw, the minarets 450 ft.

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Old April 23rd, 2009, 06:27 AM   #731
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I LOVE THAT BUILDING. looks great with the h-town skyline.
The building is iconic but H-Town's tallest scraper doesn't do justice even if its designed by I.M. Pei.

There was a supertall planned for Houston which resembles the tallest building in Philadelphia but it was never built.
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Old April 23rd, 2009, 07:03 AM   #732
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you must like crapchitecture like this:

lol the official GOP headquarters?
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Old April 23rd, 2009, 07:10 AM   #733
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Telstra Exchange Perth

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Old April 23rd, 2009, 09:07 AM   #734
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I actually like Perth's Telstra Exchange. I am also aware that I may be completely alone in thinking this.
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Old April 23rd, 2009, 12:04 PM   #735
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True proofs of inconsistency. It's like there were two ideas offensively realized in one building.
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Old April 23rd, 2009, 01:09 PM   #736
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I wouldn't compare Riverside Plaza with this postmodern shit
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Old April 23rd, 2009, 02:10 PM   #737
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i really love this one here.



a real design masterpiece.
It looks like a WW2 anti-aircraft bunker, with a airport control tower on top of it. I wonder what were they thinking when they designed this!
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Old April 23rd, 2009, 02:14 PM   #738
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you must like crapchitecture like this:

I looks like an elephant.
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Old April 23rd, 2009, 02:21 PM   #739
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Muirhead Tower - Birmingham University - UK



How they could build this next to this? - possibly one on the finest universities in the world.

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Brutalism infection between the 60s-70s I believe
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