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Dick shaped buildings:

China's newest phallic building includes balls and shoots fireworks out the tip.



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https://nextshark.com/china-penis-bu...ots-fireworks/

This infamous gem:



https://www.bee-inc.com/2014/10/21/u...ings-in-china/

Barcelona's multicoloured phallus:



https://www.quora.com/What-are-some-...s-in-the-world

Moscow's Sparrow Hills towers:



https://www.quora.com/What-are-some-...s-in-the-world
Pardon the pun but when were they were erected? . In all seriousness one guy photoshopped these buildings including Peoples Daily.
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You guys are gonna love the Ypsilanti Water Tower.

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This church in Dixon Illinois.
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The legendary Newmarket Health Center.

Huffpost: Newmarket Health Center
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Yuck thats awful, personally I think Verizon is worse.

nyocommercialobserver: Verizon Building

The Brooklyn Bridge, right where you want your ugly concrete slabs.
The hell? Did they give up on a face lift halfway through?
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The hell? Did they give up on a face lift halfway through?
Yes the facelift is “finished”, makes it look even worse if you ask me.
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^That is hilariously bad. It was way better looking before.
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^That is hilariously bad. It was way better looking before.
I know right, before at least the design itself was inoffensive.
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Speaking of hilariously bad buildings in NYC how has the Westin near Times Sqaure not been posted on one of these threads yet?

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I know some people like this, but I've never been a fan of the 411 East Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. It seems lazy, like the architect handed the developer a sheet of graph paper and said, "here you go, build this."



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also, this was a trend for awhile that I never liked--attaching a "restaurant-in-the-round" to the top of a hotel, like a UFO just landed on it (this is the Hyatt in Milwaukee):



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Apologies if this pinnacle of kitschy trash has already been posted:

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Apologies if this pinnacle of kitschy trash has already been posted:

How could I have forgotten about the Grand Lisboa! what a piece of architectural crap. Looks even worse in the day believe it or not.

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also, this was a trend for awhile that I never liked--attaching a "restaurant-in-the-round" to the top of a hotel, like a UFO just landed on it (this is the Hyatt in Milwaukee):



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YES!!! I hate that as well, we in Canada have the Harbour Center in Vancouver.

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It also has a very prominent place on the waterfront.

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^damn you beat me too it. Until I moved to Vancouver I had assumed it was a tower obscured by a building.

I don't understand harbor centre. Let's have a building. No wait, a tower. No, a building. No a tower. Wait, lets have a buildower! No, a towlding!
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Chungking Mansions, Hong Kong.




Extremely Walled-Cityish:

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So ugly, I almost love it.

Has a Wikipedia entry: http://global-goose.com/wp-content/u...g_Mansions.jpg

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As architecture is obviously subjective I know some people like this building but I sure don't. The saddest thing is, it's just finishing construction in my hometown. It's as though the architect liked a particular style of architecture and then decided to add a different style, and then another, and finally said, "fuck it, i'll just mix them all together"



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^damn you beat me too it. Until I moved to Vancouver I had assumed it was a tower obscured by a building.

I don't understand harbor centre. Let's have a building. No wait, a tower. No, a building. No a tower. Wait, lets have a buildower! No, a towlding!
, when I first saw it I thought the same thing seeing it in person is a very surreal thing.
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