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Is the Elbe Philharmonic Hall in Hamburg, Germany, ugly?

The new glossy construction resembles a hoisted sail, water wave, iceberg or quartz crystal. It sits on a top of an old warehouse building near the historical Speicherstadt. It was officially inaugurated with concerts on January 11, 2017.

Yes, the Elbe Philharmonic Hall is ugly

The Elbe Philharmonic Hall doesn't fit the port scenery

The glass facade does not fit the rest of the architecture of the seaport. It is too contemporary. It diverts attention from the historic landmarks and the elegant features that the town offers. The building is structurally at odds with itself and it does not fit in with the picturesque beauty of the town. Explore

No, the Elbe Philharmonic Hall is not ugly

It looks like an iceberg or crystal, which are both beautiful

The building reflects the color of the sky. It looks like a gigantic crystal or even an iceberg. Its position in the historic Hamburg seaport makes it a unique monument for the sailors to wish them good luck on the high seas. Ahoy! Explore
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