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Tubularsock is sitting in his top floor corner office in his underground bunker over looking Washington D.C from Oakland, CA having his cup of organically grown free trade coffee and thinking about architecture. (see: THE BUNKER TOUR)

Thoughts like that come up in Tubularsock’s mind all the time. Maybe just to drown out all that political shit that comes across Tubularsock’s desk. But Tubularsock figures it’s ALL political at some level! Whatever.

Anyway, does art influence society or does society influence art? Yeah, it is a chicken and egg question and we all know the answer to THAT question!

So lets talk China and subliminal architecture. Sound fun?

When an architect sits down at his drawing table does that architect create building drawings from just what comes across his mind at that moment?

Or does that architect draw from structural experience?

Or even more to the point ……… is the design some kind of subliminal message?

Well lets just see and then YOU can decide.

This is the design and first stages of construction of the headquarters of THE PEOPLE’S DAILY NEWS in China.

The People’s Daily News is much like NPR in the United States, the BBC in England or RT from Russia.

You know, government propaganda outlets.

And because of that, is the Chinese-architect-design a message and understanding of the The People’s Daily News screw job on the public and thus just a fuck you to the propaganda?

pre construction China
But when the building was complete it looked like this.

post construction China

But hidden in the design is really a fuck you government! Or not.

And then let us look at the finished design of the new Beijing Airport.

airport China

Maybe Chinese architects just have other things on their mind.

You know from your own experience that when you do tedious work that your mind can wander to things you may be more interested in, right?

This is not to say that all idle thoughts lead one to say, ahh sex but Tubularsock figures that some may.

And then there are just basic functionary thoughts.
Like the North China University and Electric Power building.

univerity, China
But thinking of flushing experiences leads us to the Chinese Trademark Office of the State Administration for the Industry and Commerce.

Oh yes, the long and winding road.

Here we find a 14 year old Chinese Trademark for:

Trump china
Shenzhen Trump Industrial Co, Ltd produces TOILETS! They provide 1 billion toilets every year according their web page. The “U” in the above logo represents a toilet seat ….. clever, yes?

Which just may explain why Donald is the way he is ……. or not.



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  1. Lou says:

    Oh my, I need to wash my eyes now. Good eye Tuby and dead on.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. swo8 says:

    Oh my, it does bring out the same reaction.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. sojourner says:

    They seem to be a bunch of dicks and pussies who need to go to the bathroom!

    Sorry, I wanted to write more, but I’m rather aroused now, and besides, I have to go to the can!

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  4. Matt says:

    The Daily News building is so overt I can’t believe I didn’t see it at first.

    Liked by 1 person

    • tubularsock says:

      Matt, Tubularsock knows exactly what you mean. As Tubularsock sat sizing up that photo for its depiction of architectural excellence, like you, Tubularsock would have never in a million years thought . . . . but it does take a hard-on look to see it differently.

      Thanks for your observation.


  5. Reminds me of the time we tried to burst the pipes at our university admin building by flushing all the toilets simultaneously

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