Failures of Design

Challenge #6 in the Jaysen dog-foods challenges series. Hosted by Jaysen Marais.
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Sometimes, despite the best of intentions, man-made creations either don't do what they're supposed to or conflict with other objects and/or their environments in such ways that we can't help but shake our heads. I'm specifically looking for examples of counter-productive human creations here, no poking fun at the natural world itself. Bear in mind that some designs are elegant yet unintuitive, so be careful when pointing the finger.
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The Architects Club
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The Architects Club in Bucharest, a glass monster built over the ruins of an old building which housed the secret police until 1989. Just another way of erasing the past I guess.
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Submitted: Friday, 10th April, 2009 09:11 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 13th February, 2009
Focal length: 18 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 100
Notes: just levels and saturation adjusted.
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