15 Unusual Buildings Around The World

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The Crooked House (Sopot, Poland)

People have always liked unusual things, things that stand out by being different. That is why they sometimes do some incredible things , sometimes with a purpose , but sometimes just for the sake of being different. Here is a collection of oddities, actually of strange-looking buildings around the world. Some of these buildings were made in a certain shape because their owner wanted to link it to their occupation, for example a building that looks like a huge picnic basket is the headquarters of a company producing … well, picnic baskets and so on. But some other buildings have a very unusual architecture because the people who designed them were very creative and wanted to show their vision and art through these buildings. And I can compare their works to the most relevant example: think of what Gaudi did for Barcelona and how his works are still appraised by people all over the world.


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The Basket Building (Ohio, United States)

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Habitat 67 (Montreal, Canada)

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Dancing Building (Prague, Czech Republic)

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Calakmul building a.k.a La Lavadora a.k.a The Washing Mashine (Mexico, Mexico)

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Kettle House (Texas, United States)

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Manchester Civil Justice Centre (Manchester, UK)

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Stone House (Guimarães, Portugal)

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The Ufo House (Sanjhih, Taiwan)

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Wall House (Groningen, Netherlands)

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Container City (London, UK)

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Solar Furnace (Odeillo, France)

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Wilkinson Residence Portland , Oregon

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Nord LB building (Hannover, Germany)

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Ripley’s Building (Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada)