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【高級閱讀】最醜建築哪家強,泰國曼谷、中國上海齊上榜!

 

They’re the signature of any major city’s skyline – towering buildings that are beloved by locals and a magnet for tourists looking for the perfect Instagram snap.

它們聳出天際,是其所在城市的名片,它們拔地而起,深受當地群眾的熱愛。遊客也慕名而來。在這里拍出最佳照片,上傳Instagram。

While many have become celebrated symbols due to their architectural beauty, others have broken the mould and left visitors wondering why they were built in the first place.

一些建築因其自身的建築美而成為著名的標誌,另一些建築因為太過標新立異讓遊客們不禁要問一開始建造這些建築的目的是什麽。

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The strangest skyscrapers in the world are an endless source of debate, with Bangkok's unusual Elephant Building being billed as 'the most talked about building' in Thailand and one of the world's ugliest.

世界上最奇怪的建築永遠都是人們的談資,而曼谷那非比尋常的“大象樓”被評為泰國“最引人熱議的建築”和世界上最醜的建築之一。

The 32-floor high-rise was built to look like an elephant – one of the country's most famous animals – but has received mixed reviews

這棟建築有32層,拔地聳出,建造成這個國家最著名動物大象的形狀,但人們對這棟建築的評價卻褒貶不一。

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Sculptures of naked babies were added to the communist-era Zizkov tower's pillars as part of a temporary art installation in 2000

2000年,一個光屁股小孩的雕塑被放到了共產主義時期建造的孜孜科夫塔的柱子上作為當時的一個臨時性的藝術裝飾品

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Designers of the Central China TV building described it as the reinvention of the skyscraper as a loop

中國中央電視臺大樓的設計師說這座大樓是將傳統的摩天大樓重塑成一圈。

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The Longaberger Basket Company's headquarters in Newark, Ohio, is an example of novelty architecture; the handles weigh 150 tons

籃子制造商龍格堡加(Longaberger)公司在俄亥俄州紐沃克市的總部大樓是造型新穎奇特的範例;光這兩個把手就有150噸重。

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The 37-storey Walkie Talkie office building was voted the ugliest and most hated building in Britain by Building Design magazine

這棟37層的對講機大樓被《建築設計雜誌》評選為英國最醜最令人討厭的建築

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The Ryugyong Hotel dominates the skyline in Pyongyang, North Korea; construction began in 1987 and the hotel has never opened

柳京飯店稱霸朝鮮平壤的一方領空;飯店建造工程始於1987年,但從來都沒有開張

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These twin towers were completed in 1988 and have been called the 'koala tree buildings' because their extrusions look like koala bears

這兩棟雙子樓建成於1988年,因其突出地方的形狀像考拉而一直都被人稱作“考拉樹大樓”

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Aldar's headquarters in Abu Dhabi was once voted the most futuristic building in the world; it is the world's first circular skyscraper

阿爾達公司在阿布達比市的總部,曾被譽為世界上最未來主義的建築;它是世界上第一棟圓形建築