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Old February 12th, 2011, 04:20 AM   #1361
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Not really a skyscraper, but I just discovered this building, the Trellick Tower in London, and I think it's one of the ugliest high rises I've ever seen.



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Old February 12th, 2011, 05:53 AM   #1362
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ugly skyscrapers? Toronto has more than a few of those...
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Old February 12th, 2011, 01:41 PM   #1363
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Trellick tower is not ugly at all, and Btw the appartments indise that building are not for the casual person...
If restored in origional state, both Trellick tower and Genex towerr are masterpieces of the brutalist architecture!


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Old February 13th, 2011, 12:34 AM   #1364
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Genex tower is even uglier, IMO. Brutalism was the dark ages of architecture.
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Old February 13th, 2011, 12:39 AM   #1365
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It's one of the most interesting styles
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Old February 13th, 2011, 12:44 AM   #1366
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Genex tower must be the ugliest one on this entire thread.
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Old February 13th, 2011, 12:53 AM   #1367
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I don't consider it ugly, but most of these brutalist towers need restauration:
This one was torn down in Brussels:

Martini Tower:


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Old February 13th, 2011, 12:54 AM   #1368
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Wow! What a shame. I actually like that one a lot.
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Old February 13th, 2011, 12:55 AM   #1369
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Genex tower must be the ugliest one on this entire thread.
It's not...

this is ugly:

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Old February 13th, 2011, 12:59 AM   #1370
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The martini tower was replaced by this glass box

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Old February 13th, 2011, 01:01 AM   #1371
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Btw: These 3 towers are million dollar appartments in Londen


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Old February 13th, 2011, 01:32 AM   #1372
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Those glass towers are 1000X better than the Martini Tower
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Old February 13th, 2011, 01:41 AM   #1373
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It's not...

this is ugly:

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Ok! Well i have to admit i am shocked you have found something even more uglier than the Genex tower, but still the Genex tower is for sure in the top 5 list of the most ugliest skyscrapers.At least in my opinion.
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Old February 13th, 2011, 03:49 AM   #1374
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Those glass towers are 1000X better than the Martini Tower
The glass towers aren't that bad, but martini looked perfectly fine, imo.
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Genex tower is even uglier, IMO. Brutalism was the dark ages of architecture.
Wait till the next century, brutal glass towers twice the size of Burj Khalifa.
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Old February 13th, 2011, 08:21 AM   #1375
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Excuse me while I puke...

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It's not...

this is ugly:

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I've been there. Those are the Cedar-Riverside towers in Minneapolis. Quite horrific exterior wise, but an interesting place inside.

Probably someone else said it, but I honestly hate Boston's city hall. Ironic because Boston is a architectural giant.



Looks like a square more appropriate in a former communist country. Not a skyscraper, I know...but I just wanted to show much I hate Brutalism.
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Old February 13th, 2011, 08:53 AM   #1376
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Btw: These 3 towers are million dollar appartments in Londen


http://www.ianvisits.co.uk/blog/wp-c...02/default.jpg
Yeah, because you can't see tehe towers itself
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Probably someone else said it, but I honestly hate Boston's city hall. Ironic because Boston is a architectural giant.



Looks like a square more appropriate in a former communist country. Not a skyscraper, I know...but I just wanted to show much I hate Brutalism.
Looks like a tacky bomb shelter.
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Old February 13th, 2011, 01:41 PM   #1378
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Looks like a square more appropriate in a former communist country. Not a skyscraper, I know...but I just wanted to show much I hate Brutalism.
Some brutalist structures aren't this bad:

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Old February 13th, 2011, 03:08 PM   #1379
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Wrong thread.....

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Old February 13th, 2011, 04:15 PM   #1380
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