Dezeen Debate features Bugatti’s “clumsy” design for its first residential skyscraper

Bugatti skyscraper in Dubai

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Luxury car manufacturer Bugatti has unveiled designs for a 420-storey skyscraper in Dubai that will have two garage-to-penthouse car lifts.

The building, named Bugatti Residences, will be the first residential development completed by the brand.

One unimpressed reader said the manufacturer “should stick to what they know and make beautiful cars”. Another agreed, describing the design as “clumsy”.

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Other stories in this week’s newsletter that fired up the comments section included EBBA Architects’ store design for eyewear brand Cubitts, architect Peter Cook questioning whether The Line megacity will be built according to plan and the restoration and conversion of a power plant by Herzog & de Meuron.

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