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The ugliest buildings in Britain

Tastes change. But poor quality never comes into style

By Owen Hatherley   November 2016

Apartments in Lincoln Plaza, the latest winner of Building Design's Carbuncle Cup ©SIMON DAWSON/BLOOMBERG

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For the last 10 years, the architecture paper Building Design has awarded their Carbuncle Cup to “the ugliest building completed in the United Kingdom” in the last 12 months. The latest winner, announced in September, is Lincoln Plaza, a cluster of high-rise towers in Canary Wharf, designed by BUJ Architects for Galliard Homes. It garnered an…

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