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Proposed apartment towers in Seoul

Well, it seems a lot of people are up in arms because the proposed apartment towers design is much too reminiscent of 9/11.

Online bloggers have taken to the design negatively, saying the unique irregular blocking that bridges the two towers looks like a cloud from an explosion. More specifically, 9/11.

The towers are expected to be completed in 2015 in the South Korean capital of Seoul.

A spokesperson for the architect company, MVRDV, said no association was made with the Twin Towers. He added the designer from the Ground Zero memorial was at the presentation of the design and he made no comment similar to what many online bloggers are saying.

I'm not sure what to think of the design. I believe it's suggestive. Had no one said it looked like the Twin Towers on 9/11, I probably would not have seen it myself. But now, I can't help but see it.

What do you think? Do you think it was the ill-intent of the architect or are people simply overreacting?