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Old July 28th, 2011, 03:54 AM   #1741
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"Radisson Blue" Frankfurt Germany

residential tower Berlin-Neukölln
The Radisson Blue is one of my favorites in Frankfurt: its a very clever solution for a circular shaped building. It has a lot of style.


The tower from Berlin Gropiusstadt though it ugly, indeed.
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Old July 28th, 2011, 04:07 AM   #1742
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You said that because is not planned to be built in your country, this building has an outstanding design.......and you hate the idea of lossing the race of heights in LATAM, keep crying!

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Old July 29th, 2011, 04:18 AM   #1743
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Why is that?
It is a theater in Minneapolis. the huge thing sticking out of it is because there are some great views from the end of it. It's really amazing
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Old July 29th, 2011, 04:42 AM   #1744
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The Panama City building has an outstanding disign and height (428 mts). I love it! It's certainly much more beautiful than the Costanera Center. Even a blind man can see that.
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Old July 29th, 2011, 12:32 PM   #1745
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Lol guys, dont act immature. Everyone has another taste and opinion, so dont bash it LOL. Jealous abt buildings???? Come on!!!! Instead being jealous, we should appreciate EVERY skyscraper being build. Cuz every skyscraper being build, is another one we can be enthusiastic abt.

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Old July 31st, 2011, 02:33 PM   #1746
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I hope these ones haven't been posted before. Anyway, they belong in this thread.


Astrid Park Plaza hotel (now Radisson Blu), Antwerp.

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Unser Hotel Park Plaza Astrid by cappuccino_ecke, on Flickr

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that's unmistakably a Michael Graves
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Old July 31st, 2011, 09:48 PM   #1747
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Give the world a blank canvas upon which they can build the most amazing city the world has ever seen.... And we do this?! Its a shame, cause there are a few superb buildings in Dubai. But It really is a case of shovelling through the shit, Salfordkeys but on a grand scale!
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Old August 1st, 2011, 12:53 AM   #1748
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@lonelykatana there a few ugly towers in Dubai skyline but most of them are very nice , you're just beeing mean now
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Old August 1st, 2011, 04:34 AM   #1749
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@lonelykatana there a few ugly towers in Dubai skyline but most of them are very nice , you're just beeing mean now
Actually he's being quite truthful.
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Old August 1st, 2011, 06:17 AM   #1750
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Actually he's being quite truthful.
I'd prefer Dubai's buildings over new yorks any days, but thats just my opinion.
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Old August 1st, 2011, 01:03 PM   #1751
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I hope these ones haven't been posted before. Anyway, they belong in this thread.


Astrid Park Plaza hotel (now Radisson Blu), Antwerp.

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Unser Hotel Park Plaza Astrid by cappuccino_ecke, on Flickr

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This building is just utterly ugly. It looks plastic, like the castle in Disney land. It was designed by the famous architect Michael Graves. I really don't understand how this is supposed to be beautiful. If it would be located in some ugly suburb, I would not care too much. However, it is located just opposite one of the most beautiful railway stations in the world. People who arrive in our city by train immediatelly see this monstrosity when they leave the station. Great

If they would at least have designed it symmetrically. Maybe that would reduce the eyesore a little bit.

And it doesn't get better in the dark.
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that's unmistakably a Michael Graves
Just like this....



Striking similarities....... Tycoon Centre Office Condominium in Ortigas Center, Pasig City, PHILIPPINES
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Old August 1st, 2011, 01:30 PM   #1752
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The irony of the Antwerp building is that it doesn't even seem so ill-fitting on photographs. Unfortunately I've seen it a lot in reality and it for sure belongs in this thread, it is indeed the biggest piece of garbage of Antwerp.
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Old August 1st, 2011, 09:08 PM   #1753
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Lol guys, dont act immature. Everyone has another taste and opinion, so dont bash it LOL. Jealous abt buildings???? Come on!!!! Instead being jealous, we should appreciate EVERY skyscraper being build. Cuz every skyscraper being build, is another one we can be enthusiastic abt.

just my 2 cents
My two cents, too. If we start bashing cities this thread will close immediately. Next person to continue along these lines will get an infraction, so mind your p's and q's.
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Old August 7th, 2011, 09:38 AM   #1754
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David Stott Building Detroit MI year 1929 Art Deco. Ugly? I can't make up my mind.



LOL that's a lego tower silly here's the real building:

imo it's not really that ugly, but it could do with some repainting

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Old August 8th, 2011, 02:42 AM   #1755
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The irony of the Antwerp building is that it doesn't even seem so ill-fitting on photographs. Unfortunately I've seen it a lot in reality and it for sure belongs in this thread, it is indeed the biggest piece of garbage of Antwerp.
True story. And right in front of the amazing central station.
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Old August 9th, 2011, 11:40 AM   #1756
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I'm curious... Can anyone recall a skyscraper that is at least eighty years old that they consider to be ugly? It seems to me that the majority of the skyscrapers that were mentioned on this thread appear to be postwar.
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Old August 11th, 2011, 07:24 AM   #1757
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Old August 11th, 2011, 11:03 PM   #1758
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This one in Bogotá!
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Old August 12th, 2011, 01:56 AM   #1759
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^ Lovely proportions though!
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Old August 13th, 2011, 05:58 AM   #1760
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The spectacularly hideous Continental Illinois Tower in NYC

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