The 24 Weirdest Buildings On Earth

I think alcohol may have been involved in the designing of these buildings…

1. Mind House (Barcelona, Spain)

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Kind of like living in a giant hedgehog.

2. The Crooked House (Sopot, Poland)

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How could you tell if you were drunk or sober?

3. Stone House (Portugal)

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4. Lotus Temple (Delhi, India)

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5. Cathedral of Brasilia (Brazil)

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Would be difficult to resist the temptation to run up the sides, although I would imagine that would be rather offensive…

6. La Pedrera (Barcelona, Spain)

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Can anyone else see the faces in the attic apartments? No? Just me then…

7. Atomium (Brussels, Belgium)

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Designing this this took some balls.

8. Museum of Contemporary Art (Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

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Someone had a craving for a bowl of Kellogg’s cornflakes when they designed this.

9. Kansas City Library (Missouri, USA)

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Well at least there’s no doubt about what’s inside. Thank goodness it wasn’t a public toilet, that’s all I’m saying.

10. Low impact woodland house (Wales, UK)

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Is that you Gandalf?

11. Guggenheim Museum (Bilbao, Spain)

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Apparently the architect, Frank Gehry was asked to design something ‘daring and innovative’. I think he succeeded.

12. Rotating Tower, Dubai, UAE

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Kind of like a giant stuck zip. Pretty cool though.

13. Habitat 67 (Montreal, Canada)

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Because we all want to live in a real life game of Jenga.

14. Casa da musica (Porto, Portugal)

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Is it supposed to be that way up? I don’t even know any more.

15. Nautilus House (Mexico City, Mexico)

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Is it supposed to be an onion? A meringue? Answers on a postcard.

16. Conch Shell House, Isla Mujeres, Mexico

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17. House Attack (Vienna, Austria)

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How did they even do that?

18. Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Egypt)

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19. Cubic Houses (Kubus woningen) (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

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Someone ought to buy him a set square.

20. Wonderworks (Pigeon Forge, TN, USA)

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I didn’t even know which way up this photo was supposed to go. Weird.

21. The Basket Building (Ohio, USA)

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Yogi bear’s dream home.

22. Kunsthaus (Graz, Austria)

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Kind of like a giant hippo has been flipped onto its side and amputated. Actually, I take that back. It’s exactly like a hippo has been flipped onto its side and amputated.

23. Forest Spiral (Darmstadt, Germany)

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The more I look at this the weirder it gets. I’m guessing he was not a fan of symmetry.

24. Wooden Gagster House (Archangelsk, Russia)

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I really hope the owners are non smokers. Which was your favourite?