Project Tag: scary

A Menacing Presence

Building Style: Ominous

Enter into my clam-like clutches, my pretty…

Scaly, disgusting eel. Museum-goers slither in and out, seemingly unaware.

Architect: Jean Nouvel
Completed: 2015
Words that come to mind... eww | genitalia | scaly | scary

It’s not only me…

… a rusty spaceship crash-landed on the edge of the city.

Oliver Wainwright, The Guardian

It is a tyrannical hulk of a thing, its gargantuan grey shell wrenched to and fro as if battered by an intergalactic skirmish, sooty scorch marks burnt across its crumpled mass.

Oliver Wainwright

Jean Nouvel boycotts opening of his Paris concert hall.


Hulking Creature

Building Style: Behemoth
Completed: 2012
Words that come to mind... legless | scary | threatening

It’s not only me…

… like some kind of science-fiction creature poised to stomp all over the surrounding central business district.

Robin Pogrebin, New York Times

I always wince when I see the CCTV center building. It… has the air of a doomed structure… it will destabilize very swiftly…

Culture of Life News

… an office tower bent out of shape… the partner in charge… said the structure might be frightening…

Robin Pogrebin, New York Times