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Old July 7th, 2009, 06:52 AM   #1
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Buildings that are shaped like things.

Piano & Violin building, China


Kansas City Public Library


Nautilus House, Mexico City


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Old July 7th, 2009, 06:53 AM   #2
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Elephant Building, Bankok




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Old July 7th, 2009, 11:52 AM   #3
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Damn ugly buildings...
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Old July 9th, 2009, 01:56 PM   #4
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i kinda like the Kansas City Public Library.. how fitting...
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Old July 9th, 2009, 02:15 PM   #5
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this is a kind of architectural form I really don't like. I think these buildings show perfectly what happens when the look is based on a concept, which is too closed to some real-life object and is "readable" even for non- professionalists...
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Old July 9th, 2009, 03:51 PM   #6
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Singapore's Esplanade Theatres appears to have been inspired by the Durian. (A tropical fruit)








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Old July 9th, 2009, 04:44 PM   #7
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that one is quite okay, but the other ones
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Old July 9th, 2009, 06:12 PM   #8
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The library in Kansas City I kinda like, same with the theatres in Singapore. The others you're welcome to.
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Dragonfly, New York (conception)





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motorway rest area in Germany that looks like ice cream (or whatever):
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Nautilus House, Mexico City-totally psychedelic, dude (kinda like it :P)
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The Dragonfly is impressive but I hope they never do it there.
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Old July 12th, 2009, 10:25 AM   #13
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Cafetaria in Rotterdam, The Netherlands:

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I like the ''tropical fruit'' building.
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Old July 13th, 2009, 10:47 PM   #15
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The Washing Machine, Mexico City


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Old July 14th, 2009, 08:27 AM   #16
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My friend said the shape of this building resembles something but I can't recall what...



Oh ya, it's Torre Agbar in Barcelona, btw
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the toilet house in s.korea


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on "Travel-Sick" they show that in South Korea there is a museum for excrementals
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that one is quite okay, but the other ones
Esplanade theater is beautiful. A real masterpiece.
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the toilet house in s.korea

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