The comments below the article are quite pathetic. I think it's a superb cathedralesque building. It's dared to do something different.Leeds tower named world best tall building
Broadcasting Place secured the prestigious award despite invoking a "love it or hate it" attitude due to its distinctive structure.
The building, which houses Leeds Metropolitan University's Faculty of Arts, Environment and Technology, is made from weathering steel, which forms a rust-like appearance when exposed to weather.
It beat off Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, at a ceremony organised by the Chicago-based Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).
It was shortlisted for the award after being voted 2010 Europe's best tall building by the CTBUH in June.