41 Weird and Wonderful Buildings

There are thousands of weird and wonderful buildings around the world and we’ve collected some of the strange and crazy buildings that we think really stand out for you to look at, some you may love and some you may hate. ETC4QF9WHKM4

musicproject

This crazy building is the Experience Music Project (EMP) in Seattle, this museum was created by one of the co-founders of Microsoft Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft.

upsidedown

This upside down building is an art project by Daniel Czapiewski, some people who visit it and go inside often feel dizzy and sick due to it being upside down, built as a statement the end of the communist era and the state the world is currently in.

hobbithouse

If you are a fan of the Hobbit then you’ll absolutely love this house in Wales, United Kingdom, the house was built with the environment in mind and is low impact, it was built by a man and his friends and more information can be found here

giant-fish

The National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame based in  Wisconsin, America.

royal-ontario-museum

Stunning angles from the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronoto in Canada.

science-center

We love this building which is the Universum Science Center located in Germany.

peterblewis

This crazy building is the Peter B Lewis building at the Case Western University in Cleveland (US)

sage

This is the Sage Gateshead located in the UK

piano

 

This is what you get when you use a Piano and Guitar as the main inspiration when designing a building (located in China)

wooden-house

This is the Wooden Gagster House in Russia.

upside-down-house

Another upside down house known as the Wonderworks, it’s actually an interactive attraction in the US.

stonehouse

This house is known as the Stone House in Portugal and is built in between large boulders.

rotating-tower

This is the Rotating Tower in Dubai and this is set to be one of the most unique buildings in the world, it’s currently in the planning stages but if it goes ahead it will be a building that rotates layer by layer so you’ll never see the building looking the same. It’ll also produce enough power from wind turbines to generate it’s own electricity as well as that for other buildings.

rotating

 

Another mockup of the rotating tower planned to be built in Dubai.

rock-house

 

The ceramic house in Columbia.

olympic-stadium

This beautiful building shown at night is the Olympic Stadium in Montreal in Canada.

nautilushouse

The Nautilus House in Mexico is vibrant and crazy.

national-theatre

This beautiful building is the National Theatre in Beijing in China.

 national-library

This space-age looking building is the The National Library in Minsk, Belarus.

museumofplay

 

The Museum of Play in Rochdale USA.

mindhouse

This is the Mind House located in the heart of Barcelona (Spain)

lotus-temple

As you may well expect this beautiful building is that of the Lotus Temple in Delhi, India.

junsthaus

This is the Kunsthaus in Austria (source)

house-attack

 

This is the House Attack in Vienna, Austria.

guggenheim-museum

The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain.

eden-project

This is the Eden Project in the south of England, a popular attraction which has plants from around the world inside.cubic

These are the Cubic houses in Rotterdam (Netherlands)

crooked-house

 

 

This really messes with your eyes, this is the The Crooked House which is in Poland.

church

 

Changes are you’ll never have seen a church like The Church of Hallgrimur in Reykjavik, Iceland

cathedral

 

This is the Cathedral of Brasilia (Brazil)

casa-de-musica

This oddly shaped building is the Casa da musica in Portugal

books

These massive books make up the facade of the Kansas City Library in Missouri (USA)

bibliotecha

This odd looking building is the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Library) in Egypt.

basket-building

The Basket Building in Ohio (US)

atomium

Atomium (Brussels, Belgium)

art

As you may expect this is a museum of art, specifically the Museum of Contemporary Art located in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

walt-disney

 

This is the Walt Disney concert hall located in LA (US)

prague

 

This unusual building is offices in Prague.

library2

This is awesome looking building is the library in Seattle.

thinhouse

These are extremely thin houses located in London.

birdsnest

You may recognise this from the Beijing Olympics as this is the national stadium, often nicknamed the birds nest.

chapel

Finally this is the Chapel in the Rock in Arizona in the US.

There are plenty more weird and wonderful buildings across the world and we’ll be posting a follow up with even more buildings in a few months so keep your eye out for them, remember to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for awesome stuff.

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