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The Tackiest Architecture in the Entire World

One man’s infinite wellspring of jaw-droppingly ugly design.
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Vasily Klyukin

Sure, a ban on weird architecture sounds bad. The directive from Chinese President Xi Jingping prohibiting China from pursuing new directions in design may strike some Westerners as excessive, backward, or overprotective. While hasty and awkward designs have plagued China’s unrivaled building spree, President Xi may have thrown the baby out with the bathwater by curbing design in hopes of bolstering building standards.

Then again, some building concepts are so hostile, so aggressive, so absolutely bonkers that state action against them almost seems warranted. One of them is a plan to build a sexy leg in Lower Manhattan.