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Omg that norwegian building is a big loss..

Biggest loss in Dublin imo is old O'Connell street and surrounding area,completely destroyed by british bombing during battle of Dublin in 1922
really nice street before, thankfully not built in modern style but still much lower quality than previous style.

The only surviving structure was that monument which was later destroyed in terrorist bombing by IRA







 

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Here are some examples from Sweden:

This building was located in the small town of Skurup, Skåne. It was demolished in the 60s and replaced by the lovely office building seen below:



Here's one from Skellefteå, in the opposite (northern) end of the country:



As you can see from these examples, Stockholm also looked bravely into modernity:



 

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Are natural disasters also suitable for this thread? Because my hometown, Skopje, in the earthquake in 1963 lost about 80% of the buildings. Few examples of lost buildings:

Kraljevina SHS (1927) - 123 by Sasa Lukic, on Flickr

Kraljevina SHS (1927) - 148 by Sasa Lukic, on Flickr

The old (from Ottoman times) train station



The military hospital



The brewery









The National bank (the building on the left)



The theater and the entire neighborhood on the photo are lost (the theater was rebuilt later)



...and many more...
 

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One other prominent example of Oslo, Norways many lost buildings is Drammensveien 2 which was part of the larger Victoria Terrasse apartment complex. The building was originally built in 1875, but was redesigned into the look seen here in 1898. It was lost in a failed British bomb raid in 1944 (the intention was to hit the large complex next to it).







 

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Skopje/Скопје;149622897 said:
Are natural disasters also suitable for this thread? Because my hometown, Skopje, in the earthquake in 1963 lost about 80% of the buildings. Few examples of lost buildings:
Sure, wars, natural disasters, modernisations etc.
 

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The building had gotten new owners whom wanted something with higher density. This was also in a period where Norwegian architects were obsessed with modernism so buildings like that were probably not held in high regards in their ranks. This is what replaced it.
Scandinavian rationalism, in this case, was a bad thing.
 
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