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Old June 14th, 2011, 02:15 PM   #1621
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Haha, that's a funny building

Oh, and what about the Majestic Tower in Sharjah? This one looks ugly to me


Source: http://www.tavconstruction.com/tav/g...htpicture.aspx

Edit: just found another ugly building in Jeddah, the NCB Bank Building


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Old June 15th, 2011, 01:16 AM   #1622
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Ha ha, this is exactly the one I told you about yesterday! Majestic Tower, majestic ugliness! Did they really need to copy those American skyscrapers of the 1930? (I hate them and everything that looks alike, although I know that architectural style has more fans than any other)

The other one in Jeddah is really brutal, just a huge concrete block (where the heck are the windows?) But the killer detail is that coliseum kind of thing next to it: YUCK!!!!
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Old June 15th, 2011, 01:42 AM   #1623
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Strange as it may be, I always found the NCB bank Building in Jeddah very interesting. Rather Graceful in a way, not ugly imo.
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Old June 15th, 2011, 02:54 AM   #1624
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I admit it looks slick, and the shape is kind of innovative, but I don't like the overall impression it makes.
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Old June 15th, 2011, 02:55 PM   #1625
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The only ugly scrapers in the last couple of pages in this thread (not counting the multiple monotonous rows of residential/commie blocks which are irrelevant to this discussion).

The rest of the posted pictures are almost all wonderful landmark buildings that give class and character to their area. Nothing wrong with them. The only thing wrong with some of them is that few are old and not properly maintained and preserved. But that's irrelevant (a really ugly building cannot be made to look beautiful by cleaning and painting). For me ugly means dull, boring and uninteresting and so ugly that it makes the whole neighborhood look ugly
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Old June 15th, 2011, 03:00 PM   #1626
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I love 50% of the buildings here, great thread
I love 75% of them
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Old June 16th, 2011, 10:10 AM   #1627
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Oh, and what about this one, the Hillbrow Tower in Jo'burg?


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Old June 16th, 2011, 10:27 AM   #1628
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or every tower in sight....
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Old June 19th, 2011, 05:55 AM   #1629
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i guess some here do not criticize the design of the building itself but on how deplorable their conditions are... a common mistake.
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Old June 19th, 2011, 09:02 AM   #1630
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TOUR MONTPARNASSE, unsightly building and utterly out-of-place.
Destroys the sovereignty of the Eiffel Tower




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Old June 19th, 2011, 02:04 PM   #1631
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Paris has too many lowrise so the tour montparnasse is very prominent.
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Old June 19th, 2011, 09:02 PM   #1632
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Overall, Montparnasse is not that ugly. But it caused much outcry when it was being built in the middle of such a beautiful low-rise city. It didnt have the same fate as London and Warsaw in WW2, so the preserved historic city deserves tribute. if they had to build this structure they could have placed it in the CBD, away from Paris. Like in Rome for example, building height should never exceed the St. Peters... and with a good reason...
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Old June 20th, 2011, 02:41 AM   #1633
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I actually love the Montparnasse.. its maybe wrong placed but that fact makes it for me even more attractive ..
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Old June 20th, 2011, 09:58 AM   #1634
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Bleah!!!
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Old June 20th, 2011, 10:40 AM   #1635
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Those towers aren't ugly I find them amazing

Although I don't know if this has been posted or before, but this is probably the ugliest structure that has existed...


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I really did not like that structure, it was not fitting to the skyline imo
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Old June 20th, 2011, 12:06 PM   #1636
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Old June 20th, 2011, 12:06 PM   #1637
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This is one of the ugliest skyscrapers in Sweden....

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Old June 20th, 2011, 12:17 PM   #1638
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The S.C. Johnson tower in Racine, Wisconsin. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It's horrible.

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Old June 20th, 2011, 04:13 PM   #1639
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This is one of the ugliest skyscrapers in Sweden....

Oh no, it is not.
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Old June 20th, 2011, 04:36 PM   #1640
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Oh no, it is not.
Yes, it is. White (the architects behind the building) should be banned from doing any further works. They simply can't design buildings.
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