buildings come in different sizes & shapes, but don’t you find unusual buildings more attractive than the regular ones? which are the strangest buildings you’ve ever seen? take a look at our top list of the most strangest buildings in the world & let us know if the ones you saw are more unusual than ours.
#10 Habitat 67, Montreal, Canada
designed by the architect Moshe Safdie, Habitat 67 is a house complex located at 2600 Avenue Pierre-Dupuy on the Marc-Drouin Quay, next to the Saint Lawrence River. it is an architectural landmark. 354 identical concrete forms are arranged in various combinations. together they create 146 residences.
Habitat 67, Montreal, Canada
#9 Upside Down House, Szymbark, Poland
designed by Danmar, this wooden upside down house the one of the most popular attraction in Poland. the strange angles can make you dizzy & difficult to find your balance.
Upside Down House, Szymbark, Poland
#8 Longaberger basket building, Nework, USA
the Longaberger Company is an American manufacturer of baskets. this building makes me wanna go for a picnic. inside there’s a glass ceiling which allows you to see the basket handles that come together. also, the interior is part propaganda machine, with products, paintings of the founding family, magazines, & part office building.
Longaberger basket building, Nework, USA
#7 Polais Bulles, Cannes, France
designed by the architect Antti Lovag, the iconic Palais Bulles is located just outside of Cannes. the house was built in 1989 & offers panoramic views of the bay of Cannes and Esterel. it is 1.200 square meters and it features 28 round rooms which look like soap bubbles & 10 of them are suites. the gardens & pools spread over 8.500 square meters.
Polais Bulles, Cannes, France
#6 WonderWorks, Pigeon Forge, USA
WonderWorks is an entertainment center. it’s focused on science exhibits & has 5 locations in the USA. designed by the architect Terry Nicholson, the building looks like it was dropped from the sky after a tornado.
WonderWorks, Pigeon Forge, USA
#5 The Neverwas Haul, California, USA
built in 2006 by Shannon O’Hare & a team of 12 men, the 3-storey Victorian House on wheels Neverwas Haul is made from 755 recycled materials.
The Neverwas Haul, California, USA
#4 Nautilus House, Mexico City, Mexico
designed by the architect Javier Senosiain, the Nautilus house has an unique shell shape. the house features a colorful stained glass, & the rest is what architectures call ‘bio-architecture’.
Nautilus House, Mexico City, Mexico
#3 House Attack, Viena, Austria
the installation was designed in 2006 by the artist Erwin Wurm & Museum Moderner Kunst (MUMOK) & it’s situated on the external side of the MUMOK. the house features a red roof, TV antenna & window frames. brilliant idea, don’t you think?
House Attack, Viena, Austria
#2 Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum, Ontario, Canada
Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! was founded by Robert LeRoy Ripley & features a large collection (20.000 artifacts, 130.000 cartoon panels and 20.000 photographs).
Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum, Ontario, Canada
#1 Dancing House, Prague, Czech Republic
also known as Fred & Ginger, the Dancing House was designed by the architect Vlado Milunic in cooperation with the architect Frank Gehry. it was designed in 1992 & completed four years later. the style is deconstructivist or ‘new-baroque’ for the designers. you can see a ‘dancing’ shape which is supported by 99 concrete panels, each panel having a different size & shape. on the top of the Dancing House is a large structure of metal called Medusa. you can figure it out why.
Dancing House, Prague, Czech Republic