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Unusual buildings of the world

 

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All the buildings reflect the desire of their creators but our list describes the 15 most unusual buildings of today. The builders have stepped away from the ordinary standard of architecture, we can say that these prominent structures are among the unique treasures of the world, which transmit the bizarre feeling of uniqueness that showcases contemporary exotic forms of external and internal design and permissible visionary architect.

 

The Basket Building (Ohio, United States) The Longaberger Basket Company building in Newark, Ohio might just be a strangest office building in the world.

The Longaberger Basket Company building in Newark, Ohio might just be a strangest office building in the world. The 180,000-square-foot building, a replica of the company’s famous market basket, cost $30 million and took two years to complete. Many experts tried to persuade Dave Longaberger to alter his plans, but he wanted an exact replica of the real thing.

Kansas City Public Library (Missouri, United States) Kansas City Public Library

This project, located in the heart of Kansas City, represents one of the pioneer projects behind the revitalization of downtown.

The people of Kansas City were asked to help pick highly influential books that represent Kansas City. Those titles were included as ‘bookbindings’ in the innovative design of the parking garage exterior, to inspire people to utilize the downtown Central Library.

Habitat 67 (Montreal, Canada) The cube is the base, the mean and the finality of Habitat 67.

Expo 67, one of the world’s largest universal expositions was held in Montreal. Housing was one of the main themes of Expo 67.

The cube is the base, the mean and the finality of Habitat 67. In its material sense, the cube is a symbol of stability. As for its mystic meaning, the cube is symbol of wisdom, truth, moral perfection, at the origin itself of our civilization.

354 cubes of a magnificent grey-beige build up one on the other to form 146 residences nestled between sky and earth, between city and river, between greenery and light.

Cubic Houses (Rotterdam, Netherlands) The original idea of these cubic houses came about in the 1970s.

The original idea of these cubic houses came about in the 1970s. Piet Blom has developed a couple of these cubic houses that were built in Helmond.

The city of Rotterdam asked him to design housing on top of a pedestrian bridge and he decided to use the cubic houses idea. The concept behind these houses is that he tries to create a forest by each cube representing an abstract tree; therefore the whole village becomes a forest.

Hang Nga Guesthouse a.k.a Crazy House (Vietnam) Hang Nga Guesthouse a.k.a Crazy House

The house is owned by the daughter of the ex-president of Vietnam, who studied architecture in Moscow.

It does not comply with any convention about house building, has unexpected twists and turns, roofs and rooms. It looks like a fairy tale castle, it has enormous “animals” like a giraffe and a spider, no window is rectangular or round, and it can be visited like a museum.

Crooked House (Sopot, Poland) The building is located in the center of Sopot, and reflects the art for Dahlberg and Jan Marcin Szancer, both of them have created a bizarre scene that led to life Crooked House ..

Have you heard about Einstein’s theory of curvature of space and time? In any case, skip this unusual house seem to be caught between the twisted worlds, impossible. The building is located in the center of Sopot, and reflects the art for Dahlberg and Jan Marcin Szancer, both of them have created a bizarre scene that led to life Crooked House ..

School of Art, Design and Media Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) School of Art, Design and Media Nanyang Technological University

Then erase the line between nature and architecture, this building Technological University is an outstanding example of green construction with smooth shapes, grass roof, which, and the internal structure with a protective coating. In the urban landscape dotted with traditional buildings, which will automatically hold the heat, CPG Consultants offers award-winning design that will have cooling properties with a roof system, rainwater harvesting and intelligent sensors. It seems as if the glass, concrete and metal structure is cut into its wooded valley, speaking as a natural continuation of the landscape.

Conch Shell House (Isla Mujeres, Mexico) Conch Shell House

Located just 20 minutes from Cancun, is the Caribbean Ocean, surrounded by an oasis – created by Octavio Ocampo – of course, leaves a distinctive impression with its panoramic 180 degree views of the ocean and outer shell design. 5500 square feet of housing, as construction materials collected directly from the beach and the surrounding region, the building has no corners … just smooth flowing lines that reflect the real seashells. In the interior, as tempting as its front (thanks to the creative details of the design that contain these corals and shells), the structure Ocampo – which is available for vacation rentals – invites you to plunge into a heavenly world of the ocean.

House of reason, part of the Park Güell (Barcelona, Spain) House of reason, part of the Park Güell in Barcelona.

Spanish Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi, known for its fantastic and original architectural works that can be found in Barcelona, includes an intriguing mythological images in his Park Guell, including the colorful mosaic as lizards and snakes in the form of a bench, took her unforgettable view through the lush impression women in wet clay. A little more memorable than his bare buttocks design method is common to both the design of your lovely town garden boasts 88 twisted thickets with winding paths that occur existence of symbiosis with green scenery. Being the center of a vast botanical area of the Pavilion, or Mind, this house is a real “spike” a masterpiece with intricate roof topped with peas and mushrooms form of the tower.

“Hole House” and “Tunnel House” (Houston, Texas) Tunnel House, Houston

Prior to his imminent destruction, Houston-based arts trio Kate Petley, Dan Havel and Dean, Rick decided to make an unusual property in the area of Montrose, turning it into a small but very memorable set called “tunnel” or “Hole”. The central tunnel like the wind in the tunnel, as it spilled out into outer space structure, besides the local audience could experience at first hand how Alice in Wonderland fantasy (or nightmare, depending on the circumstances), before all this was finally demolished in 2005 . We can only contemplate these photos and dream about their country of miracles.

Urban Cactus (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) Urban Cactus in Rotterdam rise into the sky like an alien invader from the desert.

Urban Cactus in Rotterdam rise into the sky like an alien invader from the desert. This is a 19 storey building located in Rotterdam and offers city residents the opportunity to get in touch with the future of green buildings. Invented by a team of designers architects CA, the levels of the structure allows natural light to pass through the living quarters at the same time offering residents access to ample space outdoors, while overlooking the harbor of Rotterdam.

The building of the sheep and sheep dogs (Waikato, New Zealand) This is a craft shop, the building of sheep is a perfect complement to your dog.

What can only be described as the sea surface of sheep, it is rather fitting that in a country where the furry creatures in the number of people 12 to 1 that tyrants boast the world’s only known corrugated iron structure forms like a sheep and a dog. This is a craft shop, the building of sheep is a perfect complement to your dog. Both produced a local artist Stephen Clothier.

Experience Music Project (Seattle, Wash.) Experience Music Project

You know the architectural wreck or just a brilliant collision of the most memorable sights in our world? Probably not! In fact, this development of the museum by Frank Gehry – which offers cultural studies of science fiction, and music inside – a tribute to Henry Tower, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and the Walt Disney Concert Hall, among other works created by the designer. Of course, critics called it, although some forms of hemorrhoids, and one of the ugliest buildings in the world, and although it is risky to apply the clash of colors, textures and overall architectural identity crisis, but Experience Music Project is amazing with their uniqueness and external forms of madness. Perhaps it is time soft and walks architecture.

Ice Hotel (Yukkasyarvi, Sweden) Ice Hotel in Sweden.

Ice Hotel inside.

Ice Hotel – Sweden temporary pearl appears very short. This is a seasonal treasure, akin to the appearance of the cherry blossoms (sakura) which bloom today and gone tomorrow, it turns out that Yukkasyarvsky ice hotel is only 4 months of each year. But as it built? Ice is used from the nearby Torne River from which it cut tons of large square blocks, which is then used along with more than 30,000 tons of snow in the form of essential structures of the central pillars, flickering numbers, and surreal ice bar. In late spring, that is processed and stored for construction next year – which is just one of several environmental efforts (including their own renewable energy), the hotel will provide zero emissions of carbon, which they intend to achieve by 2015 year. By the way the rooms used by elements of light does not emit light – on the contrary the use of conventional lamps would accelerate the melting of the hotel.

Eliphante (Cornville, Arizona) Eliphante house.

Eliphante house inside.

Beautiful lsuschestvlenie in art creative organic architecture, this extraordinary house – has an area of 3 hectares of natural landscape in Arizona. A built it husband and wife – Michael Kahn and Leda Levant. The building consists of 5 separate structures handmade interconnected common kind of theme, the main living quarters are located in Eliphante and connected to the area of meditation, art gallery, sauna, garden sculptures, ponds and wetlands. By the way raw materials taken from the desert. Then they are integrated into the manor with an artistic flair, along with stone and glass mosaics, wood, tile, plaster and metal sculptures, which lives and breathes with nature.

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April 10, 2011 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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