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Old 09-15-2008, 02:37 PM   #16 (permalink)

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Originally Posted by Aar_Canada View Post
They may be 'pleasing' to look at and sit nicely within the confines of an architectural booklet, but they're horrible to work in, horrible to live in, leak and become stained with rust and mildew, have a shelf life of 30 years before they start crumbling, but are so dense and heavy that explosives are required to rid the city of their visual stench.

I wrote a blog a while back about this very subject, if anyone has any inkling...

meh. to each their own. I'm no engineer so i can't really comment on the structural and practical aspects of these buildings. (although i do live in one - and it's fine)

As for your assesment of the rom - you hate it. i like it. opinions.
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