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Old May 12th, 2011, 10:22 PM   #1581
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I suppose. Cheap or not cheap, it was not one of my favourite architectural styles. In fact I would say that to me any style based mostly on novelty decoration or shape grows tiresome and passé very quickly.
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Old May 13th, 2011, 02:24 AM   #1582
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I really don't like these ones in Tel Aviv:

[IMG]http://i52.************/1op2bm.jpg[/IMG]

There is also this CCTV thing in Beijing. Although it has a very nice cladding, I hate its shape and size (like some kind of monster about to attack the city). But I think it looks better at night with a suitable lighting.

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Old May 13th, 2011, 03:27 AM   #1583
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I used to hate it but now that it's almost done I'm starting to like it.

Well, luckily the Chicago spire didn't get built, otherwise it would look something like this as well lol, and that would have been 600m as well
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Old May 13th, 2011, 03:48 AM   #1584
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There is also this CCTV thing in Beijing. Although it has a very nice cladding, I hate its shape and size (like some kind of monster about to attack the city). But I think it looks better at night with a suitable lighting.

What????
This is one of THE most amazing buildings EVER!!!
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Old May 13th, 2011, 04:39 AM   #1585
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This is probably the best thing I have ever seen.
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Old May 13th, 2011, 06:57 AM   #1586
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I liked it too! Catchy little song! hehe....
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Old May 14th, 2011, 12:03 PM   #1587
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The city of Tilburg (Netherlands) probably has the worst highrises in the country



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Old May 15th, 2011, 01:38 AM   #1588
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Previously dwarfed on post #1557 above, Panama City's Global Bank tower stands alone among the ugliest structures in Latin America.

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Old May 17th, 2011, 03:14 AM   #1590
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The city of Tilburg (Netherlands) probably has the worst highrises in the country
The first one is horrendous (has been posted before here in the thread I believe) ... bad idea, badly excecuted, badly fitted urbanistically, I'm still amazed everytime I pass it.

But the Interpolis building is quite an impressive and nice building in its own way and Westpoint is a rather lonely but for the rest very well designed skyscraper.
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Old May 19th, 2011, 02:51 PM   #1591
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Catedral de São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro
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Old May 19th, 2011, 08:15 PM   #1592
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Oh god! It's straight out of Bladerunner!
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Old May 20th, 2011, 06:59 AM   #1593
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Oh god its the pomo cathedral.
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Old May 20th, 2011, 10:00 AM   #1594
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The first one is horrendous (has been posted before here in the thread I believe) ... bad idea, badly excecuted, badly fitted urbanistically, I'm still amazed everytime I pass it.

But the Interpolis building is quite an impressive and nice building in its own way and Westpoint is a rather lonely but for the rest very well designed skyscraper.
I can't agree more with you sir! I live in Tilburg and I think the Interpolis building is the only saving grace...
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Old May 20th, 2011, 04:33 PM   #1595
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I don't really like this building in Guangzhou, I think they should use a better render


Source: http://www.chinesearchitecture.cn/

Although, the Pearl River Tower has a nice cladding, but I mean, the building looks so ugly, so I almost threw up when I saw this
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Old May 20th, 2011, 07:37 PM   #1596
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That rendering seems to me to be poorly executed in that it is hard to see what is happening with the building. I wouldn't say it is ugly, however....
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Old May 20th, 2011, 08:00 PM   #1597
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Old May 20th, 2011, 08:10 PM   #1598
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I would like the top one better if the top section design had carried down all the way for the entire tower. Then it would look quite miesian....
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Old May 20th, 2011, 11:30 PM   #1599
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TVP Tower (Szczecin, Poland)



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TPSA Tower (Warsaw, Poland)




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This one looks like a volcano, or better a giant "Gugelhopf" cake! Although I think it's quite ugly, something about it is actually mesmerizing...
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