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Old August 20th, 2010, 04:13 AM   #101
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I like that Playstation 3 building, looks pretty solid. But Oh My God how the hell did these people get the money to make half of this crap?? talk about a waste of money...
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Old August 21st, 2010, 11:06 PM   #102
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Hmm, there is building in London that was shaped awkwardly but I can't remember its name. Can't describe the shape but the building was pretty big and blue, it had a curved-design similar to the Bird Nest, and belonged to some company that sold appliances (I think). It's been awhile since I've seen it, and as you can tell I suck at describing buildings.
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Old August 22nd, 2010, 02:22 AM   #103
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Old August 27th, 2010, 02:59 PM   #104
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We call this one in Ljubljana a "Toaster":


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Old August 27th, 2010, 03:20 PM   #105
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A legend says the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles was designed to look like a stack of 45rpm records, but I believe that turned out to be untrue. I've heard it said it was just a coincidence.

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Old August 27th, 2010, 04:36 PM   #106
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Turning Torso, Malm

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One of the first sketches for the building:
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Old August 30th, 2010, 04:01 PM   #107
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I always like this building. Very awesome design, it looks solid.
thats actually hilarious that you made that comparison! me and my friends have called SWFC "the can/bottle opener building" for years
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Old August 30th, 2010, 04:50 PM   #108
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Most of these feels out of context, should be restricted to amusement parks and not public space.
Moreover I think that they are more of a gigantic sculptures rather than architecture.
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Old August 30th, 2010, 09:27 PM   #109
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Kuh-e-Nur Restaurant in Kish Island: (a man-made mountain)



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Old September 13th, 2010, 09:57 AM   #110
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Flower shaped L'Oreal Factory at Aulnay-sous-Bois, France:


Shonandai Culture Centre, Fujisawa, Kanagawa:


Mikimoto Ginza 2, Tokyo, Japan:


Za-Koenji Public Theatre, Tokyo, Japan:

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Old September 17th, 2010, 09:19 PM   #111
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Sanrio Strawberry House, Denenchofu, Tokyo, Japan:


Basque Health Department Building, Ensanche, New Town, Spain:


CyberTecture Egg Building, Mumbai, India:


Palais Bulles, Cannes, France:


Solar Furnace, Odeillo, France:

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Old September 17th, 2010, 10:07 PM   #112
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Sanyo Solar Ark Building, Gifu, Japan:



Indira Gandhi Planetarium, Lucknow, India:


The National Library, Minsk, Belarus (reminds me of a disco ball):


Reiyukai Temple, Azabudai, Tokyo, Japan:

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Old September 20th, 2010, 11:02 AM   #113
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Igloo City, Cantwell, Alaska:


Dog Bark Park Inn, Cottonwood, Idaho:


Gagudju Crocodile Holiday Inn, Jabiru, Kakadu National Park, Australia:


Chrome, Kolkata, India (reminds me of the Lite-Brite):


Ave Fenix, Mexico City, Mexico (reminds me of that old Mattel Football game):


InterContinental Yokohama Grand Hotel, Yokohama, Japan:

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Old September 20th, 2010, 11:13 AM   #114
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Coca-Cola Building, Los Angeles, California:
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Holiday Beach Budapest Wellness Conference Hotel, Budapest, Hungary:


Science Center NEMO, Amsterdam, Netherlands:


Building in Kolkata, India:
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Old September 21st, 2010, 08:21 AM   #115
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Is it just me, or do several of the recent pictures not look like something else, and simply have a disticntive shape or design? I would like a description on some of these buildings to know what they were supposed to look like.
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Old September 21st, 2010, 09:25 AM   #116
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A bridge house in Sweden

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Old September 21st, 2010, 10:05 AM   #117
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When I was a kid on vacation with his parents, I was always drawn to the infrastructure rather than buildings or attractions.


This seemingly massive bridge near Mantova, Italy caught my eye, made me cross the lake and walk another distance (which turned out to be shorter than expected) before I realized it was a much, much, smaller building.

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Old April 8th, 2011, 10:07 PM   #118
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Wakayama Big Whale, Wakayama, Japan


Osaka Municipal Central Gymnasium, Osaka, Japan (looks like a landmine)
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Old April 8th, 2011, 10:14 PM   #119
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A list of unusual buildings http://diterglass.com.ua/print:page,...gs-of-the.html (the pics don't match up with the actual list)
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Old April 9th, 2011, 03:02 PM   #120
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Our opera house is supposed to echo the look of a glacier in the fjord.
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