another post in the ongoing series A Field Guide to Ugly Houses
UBD -Ugly By Design
Of the many types of ugly that inflict the American house, Ugly by Design, although not the most pervasive, it is certainly the most offensive. These houses clearly fall into the "what were they thinking" category of a design idea gone wrong. Sometimes Ugly by Design is the result of a once-interesting and innovative design idea that has past its shelf-date.