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    Just as effing awesome as we thought it would be...

    Just as effing awesome as we thought it would be all those years back. Even though there is a slight feeling of revulsion over the lost 200 feet because of some imbecile named Samantha Burden...
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    Well unlike, wines, metallic or wood's...

    Well unlike, wines, metallic or wood's water-driven patinas floors materials aren't meant to degrade with grace. If the architect wanted to keep in theme with the rest of the white, what other...
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    City living isn't exactly pristine. The kicked...

    City living isn't exactly pristine. The kicked up dust is a positive attribute to the activity level in that area, which was a dopey complaint the frugal complainers had; that not enough people were...
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    Any ideas? SSP and SSC are the epitome of...

    Any ideas?

    SSP and SSC are the epitome of inane and unsophisticated forum discussions. The renders are nice but I genuinely feel dumber after reading some of the commentary. Anything greater...
  5. NOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!! :eek:

    NOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!! :eek:
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    Great. I can't wait to see the inevitable...

    Great. I can't wait to see the inevitable "[de]valued the engineered" final version :-l.

    Its already mundane, now they will go for hideous but functional.
  7. Unique? Original?!?! Can "REX" please be more...

    Unique? Original?!?! Can "REX" please be more subtle about insulting our collective intelligences.

    Innovation in most NYC architecture is no longer. Another mind-numbing design; just a low rise...
  8. Thread: Hudson Yards

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    Poll: Its DEFINITELY better than a demoralizing flat...

    Its DEFINITELY better than a demoralizing flat top, but that topper borders on the kitsch and superfluous. Its a nice addition to the skyline nonetheless.
  9. This tower started off as the best of the bunch,...

    This tower started off as the best of the bunch, dramatic cross-bracing and 4 spires; but now as a haphazard shifted box it may be as bad as WTC 4.

    Its crazy to imagine that that...
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    One possible more palatable compromise is to...

    One possible more palatable compromise is to deconstruct that abhorrent building to the east of MSG (the water tank portion of the complex's toilet bowl look) and build the station over that and...
  11. I kinda like the effect those windows have; it...

    I kinda like the effect those windows have; it gives a very textured building some extra depth when they are opened. Think some of Nouvel's Vision Machine effect being sprinkled in.....
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  12. Just epic architecture that represents the...

    Just epic architecture that represents the accumulation of knowledge and technological advancements of 2016..... not just a regurgitation of 60's modernism that is so pervasive in new developments in...
  13. My exact sentiments.... But we know that...

    My exact sentiments....

    But we know that Low-End-Larry is going to use the buck$$ he saved from scrapping the spires to pocket them as profit.
  14. I've never hoped for a project to die as much as...

    I've never hoped for a project to die as much as this one.... Until they commission a new architect and a new tenant is involved and up an building with a completely different design I wont be...
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    Finally? This project will NEVER happen, so as...

    Finally? This project will NEVER happen, so as far as we are concerned the gargoyles are still bereft of a NYC skycastle; and likely will be till the end of time.
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    What a great and artistic shot.... Good eye dude.

    What a great and artistic shot.... Good eye dude.
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    http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/mark-foste...

    http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/mark-foster-gage-khaleesi-skyscraper-interview

    Interesting interview.... Love the phrase he coins: High Resolution Architecture

    The man speaks the way...
  18. Me too. LL and I are usually on par with each...

    Me too. LL and I are usually on par with each other in terms of tastes; his approval does dismay me as well. This form is reprehensible beyond reproach; it stands against everything that is classy...
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    Had to open this thread just for kicks, now mind...

    Had to open this thread just for kicks, now mind you I am fully aware that this has about a 1%.... maybe 1.5% chance of happening in this city of greedy developers but its worth its own thread cuz it...
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    This NYC Skyscraper Design Is Like the Chrysler...

    This NYC Skyscraper Design Is Like the Chrysler Building Went to Burning Man and I Love It


    Alissa Walker
    Friday 3:10pmFiled to: when architects do drugs


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    41-W57th-st by Mark Foster Gage Architects

    New York City’s Latest Proposed Skyscraper Is Not What You Would ExpectMark Foster Gage’s Gothic-inspired design would be a stark contrast to every skyscraper in ManhattanText by Nick Mafi

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  22. You mean the way you two extolled some of the...

    You mean the way you two extolled some of the buildings virtues by its financial benefits (which benefits a few dozen people; virtually nobody) more so than its simpleton/cheap design (that insult...
  23. LMAO.... When all else fails just lower the...

    LMAO....

    When all else fails just lower the bar on the circumstance:rolleyes:. To which I say even if I was a scrounging for food in a dystopic future this tower is still one of the...
  24. Yeah, Fox dropping out or dropping dead is our...

    Yeah, Fox dropping out or dropping dead is our only salvation against watching this ghastly POS for the rest of our lives.
  25. LOL, I actually meant tact, not tack; my bad.

    LOL, I actually meant tact, not tack; my bad.
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