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Old December 1st, 2011, 02:10 PM   #1901
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I LOVE the way you call them! Sounds just like "Ugly Betty". Is it a commonly given nickname? And yes, I agree they're the epitome of monstrosity.
I dunno if it's common, I gave it to the building because it has such an exotic name and because I love giving nicknames to things, especially ugly and weird things. It's the same with the North Korean 330 meter hotel which I call the Slaughterhotel
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Old December 1st, 2011, 05:00 PM   #1902
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Yes I noticed that But you have to agree it looks a lot better now that it's finished. Kind of sharp and futuristic (although still aggressive)
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Old December 1st, 2011, 05:11 PM   #1903
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ugliest shit in my hometown. Geomatikum, Hamburg
If that's the ugliest you have in Hamburg, then you're very lucky! Yes it needs some repainting, but I wouldn't call it ugly. It has a crisp and modern feel.
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Old December 3rd, 2011, 05:06 PM   #1904
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This cluster of highrises just made me laugh Notice the baby Rose Tower on the right, and the ridiculous clock on top of the tower om the left. How can anyone be proud of something like this in his city?
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Old December 3rd, 2011, 05:26 PM   #1905
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You have your favorite architect and others have their's, this is just an opinion.
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Old December 4th, 2011, 02:52 AM   #1906
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We need a supertall in Warsaw, just so we won't have to live with this being the tallest building in the city.
I agree - we need more tall (and good) buildings in Warsaw...
BUT! I think that this one (PKiN) is still the best looking skyscraper in Warsaw skyline (and I don't care it is a gift from Stalin).

Better images of PKiN:

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Old December 4th, 2011, 04:29 AM   #1907
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Why hit it? It looks er, exploded already.

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After a few hours in Macau I had enough of that thing. I took a canon and aimed it at it, but I couldn't find the ammo.

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Old December 4th, 2011, 04:54 AM   #1908
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This builing in seattle has always made me sick, because of its base!

This tower is many things but it's definitely not one of the most ugly towers in the world- not by a long shot. It's not even one of Seattles ugliest buildings.
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Old December 4th, 2011, 02:25 PM   #1909
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I find the base very interesting
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Old December 5th, 2011, 01:46 AM   #1910
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This tower is many things but it's definitely not one of the most ugly towers in the world- not by a long shot. It's not even one of Seattles ugliest buildings.
Very similar to the base of Citigroup building in NYC. I'm not particularly fond of the base, but I dont find the building ugly as well
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Old December 5th, 2011, 02:29 AM   #1911
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This tower is many things but it's definitely not one of the most ugly towers in the world- not by a long shot. It's not even one of Seattles ugliest buildings.
In your opinion.
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Old December 5th, 2011, 05:38 AM   #1912
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Why hit it? It looks er, exploded already.
I laughed so hard reading this..
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Old December 5th, 2011, 10:53 AM   #1913
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Not so much ugly as disturbing:

By mattbennett at 2011-07-27
yes, it is actually on a lean. RIP the 181 who were killed by that quake.
this photo also contains an ugly building to the left as well any way.
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Old December 5th, 2011, 01:59 PM   #1914
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All of them seem rather ugly
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Old December 5th, 2011, 06:09 PM   #1915
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And one tower stands skewed.
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Old December 6th, 2011, 02:18 AM   #1916
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I'm surprised no one has yet mentioned any of those countless monstrosities springing up in Mumbai. Here are two especially ugly ones IMO:

Shreepati Arcade


wondering where the "flying house" finally landed? well, there goes the answer.
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Old December 6th, 2011, 11:21 AM   #1917
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And one tower stands skewed.
Yes, did you read my text down the bottom?

Also, the tower with the sloped grey roof is also going to be demolished, along with several other towers. In fact about half of all the buildings in the Christchurch CBD have been demolished, or are going to be soon. The majority of them are quite ugly thankfully, although there are some nice buildings gone, and some ugly ones staying.
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Old December 6th, 2011, 03:19 PM   #1918
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Ahh, you were talking about Christchurch. How were we supposed to know?
I read the text, thought about the quake in Turkey and that these were pictures of Van or some other city over there...
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Old December 6th, 2011, 10:54 PM   #1919
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Oh I didn't saw that, I thought that that kind of towers were resistant to earthquakes.
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Old December 7th, 2011, 08:26 AM   #1920
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Oh I didn't saw that, I thought that that kind of towers were resistant to earthquakes.
Well it IS still standing isn't it? Buildings are designed to keep the people in it alive in a major quake, NOT to continue being used afterwards.
It was also an incredibly violent quake, one that would have caused a lot of damage in ANY city.
Yeah, sorry. I should have mentioned that I took the photo of my home city.
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