Year Completed: 2017

Radiator of Death

Building Style: Behemoth

Upright Black Toilet Seat Cover

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

Blowhole

Building Style: Behemoth

Rock climbing enthusiasts barely notice hideously ugly orthodox Modern building. Only 6 employees have fallen to their deaths so far!

If this doesn’t scare the bejeezus out of you, nothing will. That giant smokestack is actually a cigarette blowing symbolic smoke rings to let you know the factory is doing a job on the environment. This may be an eCig vaping itself.

Barely noticeable smokestack serves as delightful background for lunchtime snowboarders. Man in foreground is carrying a rifle for unruly Danes.

Architect: BIG
Completed: 2017
Words that come to mind... mammoth | offputting

It’s not only me…

“It’s not about size, it’s about how you use it,” said ARC spokeswoman Signe Josephsen.

Thomas K. Grose, National Geographic

Looks like a building they forgot for 75 years and where some really old German scientists are still making heavy water for ze Reich.

Reddit

The guy who was supposed to make the device for the smoke rings killed a woman in his homemade submarine, so that kinda put a damper on the whole project.

Reddit