Radiator of Death

Building Style: Behemoth

Upright Black Toilet Seat Cover

Lunging Orca in Vertical Takeoff, Greenhouse Stuck in Throat
Chaoyang Park Plaza
Architect: MAD Architects
Completed: 2017
Words that come to mind... bowling ball finish | clammy | divisive | melty | noncontextual

It’s not only me…

… the project is disproportionate, unshapely and frankly ugly. I don’t know why I feel such literal anger towards a building, but I do.

dezeen.com

The spectacle of structure, evident as well in the sharp finials of the exoskeleton, is reminiscent of nothing so much as the exaggerated, sinister deco of Gotham City…

Ian Volner, Architect Magazine

Dehumanising, tokenistic & arbitrary.

dezeen.com

… its wavy, ominous, and transparent black casing… stands out… by putting a sense of fear in your heart…

Tracy Wang, The Beijinger