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Old Posted Mar 19, 2019, 6:24 PM
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A Modern (and godawful) Condo

This building in San Diego (which is rapidly revealing itself to be a goldmine) is to be quite frank horrific.

Poo and Pee
https://www.google.ca/maps/@32.71148...7i16384!8i8192

This is the same building folks, talk about ridiculous design. a bunch of design elements thrown into one because they are "modern". The poo and pee portion is still a mystery to me .
https://www.google.ca/maps/@32.71228...7i16384!8i8192

The green stuff has rotted through its cover.
https://www.google.ca/maps/@32.71181...7i16384!8i8192

WHY!!!!!!!!!
https://www.google.ca/maps/@32.71265...7i16384!8i8192

I do not understand this building.
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The front of that last building in Longueuil believe it or not.

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The face would stop a clock, and the back end is just as ugly.
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The face would stop a clock, and the back end is just as ugly.
But not even it would stop the Clock.
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Old Posted Mar 19, 2019, 7:21 PM
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Old Posted Mar 19, 2019, 7:23 PM
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But not even it would stop the Clock.
right you are. It almost seems incredible that something even uglier looms just to the North of Montreal. Eddy Savoie's savage creation...Clockzilla

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Old Posted Mar 19, 2019, 7:28 PM
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we already have the elephant building.

but what about other "buildings that look like things but ought not look like things"?



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we already have the elephant building.

but what about other "buildings that look like things but ought not look like things"?



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I never thought the Longaberger basket building was that bad-it just looks very much like one of their baskets. The problem is now the company is gone, so who is going to use the building?

Taking the handles off would be a good start at least.
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Old Posted Mar 19, 2019, 8:22 PM
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The basket building is unbelievably awesome. It is a piece of pop art. If it were some half-assed attempt at a basket it would be hilariously bad, but it is so well executed it is ridiculous. Do something and do it well. It's a shame the company has disappeared on it,but the story says you could own the building for probably around a million dollars now.

Farmers Market and local business incubator? Parks and recreation offices?
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The college town I currently reside in (Tempe, Arizona) is experiencing a boom, but I cringe every time I drive by these two offenders:

Residence Inn by Marriott Tempe Downtown/University and it's turd inspired color palette.


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That baby poop yellow/brown kills me every time.


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And then there's University House...


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We have greens, grays, and exposed concrete all clashing with each other. They recently added another wing and painted it a blue gradient for whatever reason:


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The frustrating part is the north facing facade isn't actually that bad...however this side literally faces a small mountain and is completely obstructed while the rest of it is highly visible and towers over the surrounding neighborhood.


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Old Posted Mar 19, 2019, 9:13 PM
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The basket building is unbelievably awesome. It is a piece of pop art. If it were some half-assed attempt at a basket it would be hilariously bad, but it is so well executed it is ridiculous. Do something and do it well. It's a shame the company has disappeared on it,but the story says you could own the building for probably around a million dollars now.

Farmers Market and local business incubator? Parks and recreation offices?
Seconded on the basket. One of my favourite buildings in Ohio.
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The college town I currently reside in (Tempe, Arizona) is experiencing a boom, but I cringe every time I drive by these two offenders:

Residence Inn by Marriott Tempe Downtown/University and it's turd inspired color palette.


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That baby poop yellow/brown kills me every time.


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And then there's University House...


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We have greens, grays, and exposed concrete all clashing with each other. They recently added another wing and painted it a blue gradient for whatever reason:


Source

The frustrating part is the north facing facade isn't actually that bad...however this side literally faces a small mountain and is completely obstructed while the rest of it is highly visible and towers over the surrounding neighborhood.


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Yuck what a disgusting pair of disgusting uggos. The Poo and Pee Marriott is a special kind of awful. University House has a twin in Toronto called Campusone.

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we already have the elephant building.

but what about other "buildings that look like things but ought not look like things"?



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Where is this?
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San Diego has plenty of fugly to go around. To start the architect of 350 West Ash could't decide which ugly building to make so he just made em all.

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That is awful. Like barf in building form.
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Old Posted Mar 19, 2019, 10:49 PM
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This building in San Diego (which is rapidly revealing itself to be a goldmine) is to be quite frank horrific.

Poo and Pee
https://www.google.ca/maps/@32.71148...7i16384!8i8192

This is the same building folks, talk about ridiculous design. a bunch of design elements thrown into one because they are "modern". The poo and pee portion is still a mystery to me .
https://www.google.ca/maps/@32.71228...7i16384!8i8192

The green stuff has rotted through its cover.
https://www.google.ca/maps/@32.71181...7i16384!8i8192

WHY!!!!!!!!!
https://www.google.ca/maps/@32.71265...7i16384!8i8192

I do not understand this building.
Behold San Diego's version of Vantage Pointe. Same Calgary developer, same awful name and an even worse design.

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Liverpool’s UFO Cathedral

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I actually love that. I really find mid century churches to be one of the most underrated forms of architecture.
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Behold San Diego's version of Vantage Pointe. Same Calgary developer, same awful name and an even worse design.

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Yuck what a disgusting pair of disgusting uggos. The Poo and Pee Marriott is a special kind of awful. University House has a twin in Toronto called Campusone.

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Irregularly placed windows can look alright in small doses. This though looks awkward and awful and gives me anxiety. Every bit as oppressive as bad brutalism.
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Irregularly placed windows can look alright in small doses. This though looks awkward and awful and gives me anxiety. Every bit as oppressive as bad brutalism.
I have nicknamed it the Borg Cube.
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