14 Unusual Buildings in the World


Posted On Sep 17 2016 by

It is not every day that you come across jaw-dropping buildings that seem to defy conventions. For this reason, it is not surprising that many of the world’s quirkiest and most unusual buildings are attracting a lot of attention. And here are just some of them.

1. Capital Gate

Capital Gate
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
::: Listed on the Guinness Book of World Records as world’s furthest leaning man-made tower

2. Crazy House
crazy house
Location: Dalat, Vietnam
::: Quirky-looking guesthouse

3. Crooked House
crooked house
Location: Staffordshire, United Kingdom
::: A pub with both ends at different heights (i.e. one end is roughly 4ft lower than the other)

4. Cubic Houses
Cubic Houses
Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
::: Cube-shaped houses

5. Kansas City Library
Kansas City Library
Location: Missouri, USA
::: Library with a bookshelf façade, features spines of famous books

6. Krzywy Domek
Krzywy Domek
Location: Sopot, Poland
::: Building that looks like it came out straight from the pages of a fairy tale book

7. Kunsthaus
Kunsthaus
Location: Graz, Austria
::: Contemporary art museum

8. Longaberger Company Building
Longaberger Company
Location: Newark, Ohio, USA
::: Building that serves as headquarters for a basket company

9. Lotus Temple
Lotus Temple
Location: Delhi, India
::: Bahai temple

10. Montaña Mágica Lodge
Montaña Mágica Lodge
Location: Patagonian Rainforest, Chile
::: Eco-lodge that mimics the shape of a volcano

11. Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval
Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval
Location: Hauterives, France
::: Iconic outsider architecture, a palace built from stones collected by postman Ferdinand Cheval

12. Piano House
piano house
Location: Anhui, China
::: A house shaped like a piano with a violin-shaped entrance

13. Ryugyong Hotel
ryugyong hotel
Location: Pyongyang, North Korea
::: Skyscraper shaped like a pyramid and remains unfinished to date

14. Svalbard Global Seed Vault
Svalbard Global Seed Vault
Location: Longyearbyen, Norway
::: Well-fortified seed vault that serve as storage place for millions of different types of seeds from around the world

Last Updated on: October 17th, 2016 at 10:59 am, by Xtreme Festival


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