IT was designed to replace an eyesore – but Melbourne’s high profile Federation Square site, across from the Flinders Street station, has been dubbed one of the 10 ugliest buildings in the world, according to a Virtual Tourist report.
Fed Square ranks with Kosovo’s National Library, and a US-building inspired by a potato (Virginia’s Markel Building).
Baltimore’s Morris A Mechanic Theatre building was dubbed the ugliest, according to the survey which is into its second year. Images of all buildings are at the bottom of this article.
Other developments to rank in the list include North Korea’s Ryugyong Hotel, Canada’s Royal Ontario Museum, the Petrobras Headquarters in Brazil, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and the Zizkov Television Tower in Prague.Read more