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P.S. They have to be British.
What about Marischal College in Aberdeen?
it's awesome. and i can almost see it from my seat here.
it's mega gothic and looming.
Canterbury Catherdral is better than St Pauls.
I used to have my sanniches outside it every lunchtime. Beautiful.
I think it's a contender...
And don't fucking 'Meh' saint pauls. Just because it's obvious doesn't mean it's worthy of a meh.
I genuinely don't believe you have an interest in architecture if you mean that.
It was only a passing comment. Why you getting so eggy about it? Just thought it'd be nice to talk about good looking buildings rather than ugly ones. Jeez.
No seriously though. It wasn't genuine ire, it was just bluster.
Don't worry, I still think about you when i wake.
Newcastle Civic Centre: http://www.freefoto.com/images/1043/07/1043_07_52---The-Civic-Centre--Newcastle-upon-Tyne_web.jpg
Ely Cathedral: http://squeek.com/england/Cathedral.JPG
De La Warr pavillion: http://www.ilovesussex.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/De-la-Warr-Pavilion_Bexhill.jpg
Byker Wall: http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1288/551803909_958c5d9a1e.jpg?v=0
I'd hardly term anything made of concrete beautiful.
And? You say that like it's a criticism.
Concrete buildings that are beautiful:
From my experience, most of the residents love it.
I really like Minster Court in the city
And also the Catholic Cathedral in Liverpool is great, I really love it
but yeah, I guess I like ugly geometrical
I like the rotundae
but I'm not too mad on neoclassicism
though I can't find the best view which is from just out of the other side of the underpass from East Croydon Station
ha, yeah that and the rhyming slang
55 Broadway is pretty great too
It must have been awesome to have lived in London in the interwar years - I wonder if the folk of the time actually appreciated it or whether they thought Art Deco was some monstrous carbuncle
must've been lovely.
bugger off today, you've got a cobb on
But the Asahi building in Tokyo is superb. YES IT'S A PINT OF ASAHI!
natwest tower or whatever they call it
i really like it.
It's like in Corfu or something
Same architect that designed Liverpool Met Cathedral
which now has a KFC in it. also the academy in brixton. and this block of flats just out of brixton on coldharbour lane:
i like the way it looks like a castle wall.
although there are similar reasons behind their appearance.
Ralph Erskine designed the Byker Wall, and it was shaped so that it backed onto a proposed motorway, creating courtyards and spaces on the other side. That motorway was never built (fortunately), but the building remains.
The same happened at the Barrier Block of Southwyck House (the one in Coldharbour Lane). A six-lane elevated motorway was planned along that route and so Ted Hollanby designed the building to ‘shield’ the more open spaces from it. This never materialised, so you now have a building that doesn’t really address the street.
it's like a good version of the Town Hall Extension in King's Cross ( http://s0.geograph.org.uk/photos/45/21/452148_e2f384a7.jpg )
Looks like a bunch of multipack yoghurts stacked up.
so many people hate those. i don't mind them.
the new tower they're building there is baaaaaaaaaaaad though.
i also really like the falkirk wheel
but it's always overlooked. The Tower
Wills Memorial Building in Bristol: