The girls are feeling blue. Mississauga's twisted sisters. Completed in 2012. Design by MAD Architects.

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Two voluptuous girls. The architect must have been dreaming about his girlfriend(s), when he got this idea. Everybody calls it Marilyn (Monroe) towers, but it is actually called Absolute towers . The tower twists 209 degrees from the base to the top. Designed by Beijing architect, Ma Yansong, and his firm, MAD Architects.

The taller tower is 170 meters and 56 stories. Second is 150 m/50 stories. I got there just about around blue hour, so that's why the girls look a bit sad.

I just do not go much to this area. It took me 4 years to come back with a camera, but you can see old photo of the same building, still under construction [uploaded in Sept 2010.]

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Comments (92)

Tomros on April 24

thanks a lot to all!

Arto J on April 24

Hi Tomas ... Very beautiful and well-formed skyscrapers...Fantastic color. ♥ + L

With my warmest greetings. Arto

travelerosmx on April 26

Interesante arquitectura!!
L + F
Saludos cordiales!

Sidnei Recco on April 26

Extrordinary architecture!Fantastic building!Fabulous work!YSL

Friendly greetings!-Sidnei

Ria Maat on April 30

Amazingly good shot Tomas!! I love modern architecture, certainly as it is as stunning as these towers.

L & F

I've seen the other photo, too, but prefer this one!

Kind regards, Ria

Klein-Bonsels on May 7

photoshop, beta-version??? :-), l, f, marc

The Red on May 8

Like 75 Che architettura!

Georgi B. Todorov on May 13

Super architecture and photo!LIKE

sogesehen on May 16

kein sozialer Wohnungsbau ysl M

Perfect perspective! Like

Cheers, Donald

Tomros on June 18

marc, photoscape, but do not remember exactly.

it was blue hour, so just light and contrast adjustment

Predador on June 18

Excelent photo!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on April 3
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Tomros
    • Camera: NIKON COOLPIX S600
    • Taken on 2014/04/01 18:58:15
    • Exposure: 0.033s (1/30)
    • Focal Length: 5.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.700
    • ISO Speed: ISO320
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash