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guiri Mar 23, 2017 10:43 PM

U shaped building
 
Guys, I just saw this on FB and I was wondering if this was true 'cause I couldn't find it here.

http://www.boredpanda.com/u-shaped-s...m_campaign=SAW

Thanks

DrNest Mar 23, 2017 11:06 PM

I saw another article regarding this building, but can't find the link now. Intriguingly it would be a marvel to see, but essentially it looks like someone has done a cheap Photoshop of 432 Park Ave and bent it to make the curve.

And as a side, to be a pedant, shouldn't this be a "n" shaped building rather than "u" as per the article?

guiri Mar 24, 2017 3:54 AM

It's an upside down u I guess :)

I thought it looked awesome but also figured I'd check here first.
I figured if you guys didn't know, it wasn't happening :)

Hamilton Mar 24, 2017 2:56 PM

Just by common sense, people should realize this isn't a serious proposal. It is just something some bored/unemployed architecture student thought up in 15 minutes for shits and giggles. I don't understand why this dumb rendering is getting so much press.

Here is the main forum link: http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/show....php?p=7744008

guiri Mar 25, 2017 6:53 AM

Yeah, I kinda figured which is why I checked here :)

Thanks

George

Kira Ju Jul 25, 2017 5:39 AM

Please share pictures of the U-shaped building with me. I really want to see them. Lots of thanks!

dubu Jul 25, 2017 1:17 PM

Type in paperclip building in google. I thought it looked like a penis when I first saw it

The North One Jul 25, 2017 3:32 PM

It's satire/social commentary.

Guiltyspark May 7, 2018 3:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ShrutiSane (Post 8179059)
The building shape makes it attractive and different. Big bend is the world's longest building with U shape and its look really awesome. The architecture makes it more beautiful and unique as well.

Nice necro of a post that was about a satire building from a year ago. I hope to see more top notch commentary from you.


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