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Old May 5th, 2011, 11:47 PM   #1521
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Bad taste and differing tastes are synonyms in most's vocabulary.
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Old May 6th, 2011, 12:21 AM   #1522
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one of the most hated in Makati..
The Peak.. others call it The Freak


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Sunset 04 by sandypalomo, on Flickr

although the antennas & satellite dishes provide light at night & when darkness falls you can't really tell its blue
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Makati Nightscape by ArtDisciple, on Flickr


Makati, Middle Finger building because its flipping' you off

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Old May 6th, 2011, 12:40 AM   #1523
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count your blessings. it really isn't that bad. would you rather look like Macao?
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Old May 6th, 2011, 02:37 AM   #1524
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Holy shit, I never imagined such horrendous buildings could exist in London!
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Old May 6th, 2011, 03:27 AM   #1525
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That ugly tower at night
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Balfron Tower, Bow by james_rawimages, on Flickr

And this is a picture of other ugly towers in London
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Worlds end Estate, Chelsea by james_rawimages, on Flickr
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Old May 6th, 2011, 03:32 AM   #1526
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i think this building is awesome. so many people having bad taste here posting pictures of Shard or this building. you don't like? go hide and f yourselves. most of people would give 5 stars to this building and many other in this thread.
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Old May 7th, 2011, 07:17 PM   #1527
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The last picture is typical for some older english appartments blocks.
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Old May 8th, 2011, 03:08 AM   #1528
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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.
Good one!
Isn't that a Zaha Hadid building by the way?

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Old May 8th, 2011, 03:18 AM   #1529
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That ugly tower at night
The lighting actually makes it look a bit more decent!

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For commieblocks, I don't find these ones particularly ugly, they seem to have an unusual shape and color. But it could be another story if I saw them up close!
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Old May 8th, 2011, 03:46 AM   #1530
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Not sure if this one has been mentioned before, but the Sheraton Center in Toronto is awful.

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God, I almost threw up when I saw this one! In fact, judging from most pictures I have seen of Toronto, it seems to be a hideous city overall...
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Old May 9th, 2011, 02:13 AM   #1531
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Uniklinik Aachen (Hospital)
Although not a skyscraper, this one takes the word ugliness to a whole new level. Or do I just lack imagination?
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Old May 9th, 2011, 05:12 AM   #1532
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Kowloon Walled City, Hong Kong (demolished 1993/1994)


If this was a single building (and still existed), it would no doubt have gotten my vote. It's horrific in a big, fascinating way. Although I know housing conditions in Hong Kong are terrible, such a huge nasty slum existing there is beyond belief!
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Old May 9th, 2011, 06:16 AM   #1533
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Does anyone think that every public housing skyscraper is ugly?
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Old May 9th, 2011, 06:46 AM   #1534
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Does anyone think that every public housing skyscraper is ugly?
It depends. Apparently most residential highrises in Asia and other many countries are sort of ugly and poorly built in terms of architecture, quality of glass and of course technology as well. But, when you look at public residential skyscrapers/highrises in a place like Vancouver, they all look so nice, clean, organized and look good. So i would say it depends on cities and places, not every public housing is ugly and not every residential highrise looks good.
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Old May 9th, 2011, 07:14 AM   #1535
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Individually, the condo's in Vancouver may look alright, but as a skyline of monotonous green glassed apartment buildings - such is not the case.
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Old May 9th, 2011, 05:04 PM   #1536
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I think this is a stunning piece of art! Maybe it should be built in another location though, not so close to heritage sites...
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Old May 9th, 2011, 05:20 PM   #1537
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Frankfurt's finest:

This one was built in 1993(!)
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What's up with those atrocities all over Germany? This one remind me of that hospital thing in Aachen.
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Old May 9th, 2011, 05:26 PM   #1538
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I think this Ryugyeong Hotel is getting "weirdly" beautiful, like a futuristic building. Is there anyone who shares the same opinion?
I do. It's amazing to see what an appropriate glass cladding can do!
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Old May 9th, 2011, 05:46 PM   #1539
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I've never thought of myself as a fan of Brutalist architecture, but the ones above in London (with the exception of Guy's) and the one in Frankfurt do something for me.

It's as though they've gone full circle on the Brutometer from disgusting to impressively disgusting.
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Old May 9th, 2011, 05:53 PM   #1540
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Ugliest piece of shit I've ever seen.
This thing is a monster. Disturbingly huge, uniquely brutal, and the central tower in particular is the epitome of tackiness (who the hell thought of combining a clock, an Islamic inscription and a minaret-like structure?)

I think I found my winner... you can burst with pride Saudi Arabia!
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