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42 Unusual Buildings Around The World

Shopping center “Bull ring”. Birmingham, UK. Strange and even shocking building by some genius architectures and developers. But ordinary people like us their and work in exhibition centers and offices. The thing is that these buildings were designed by talented architects with a boundless and sometimes crazy fantasy, aimed to create among the millions of homes, one that stood out not only nationally, but around the world. We offer you unusual, in our view, a selection. [42 Pics]

The public library in Kansas City, USA. Project “Eden” – a botanical garden in Cornwall, UK.  House-snail in Sofia. The residential complex called “Edificio Mirador” in Madrid.  Nautilus – an unusual house built in the style of Bioorganic suburb of Mexico City in 2006. Calakmul building – a building in a giant washing machine in Mexico. The residential complex Habitat-67. Montreal, Canada. An architectural masterpiece of Montreal, the biosphere is the only museum in North America dedicated to water. Olympic Stadium in Montreal. Lotus Temple. New Delhi, India. Atomium in Brussels, Belgium. It was designed to open the world exhibition in 1958 by architect André Vaterkeynom as a symbol of the atomic age and the peaceful uses of atomic energy and was built under the guidance of the architects André and Michel Polak.

Stone house in Guimaraes, Portugal. Restaurant “Mammy’s Cupboard” in Nanches, Mississippi. The National Library in Minsk. Cubic houses. Rotterdam, Netherlands. Library Alexandrina. Alexandria, Egypt. Brazil’s Cathedral – Roman Catholic cathedral in the capital of Brazil – Brasilia. Serves as the seat of the Archbishop of Brasilia. view f the roof from inside cathedral of brasilia city capital of brazil. Denver Museum of Art. Museum of Art in Milwaukee, USA. Museum of Arts in Graz, Austria. Ideal Palace Hauterive, France. Built usual French postman Ferdinand Cheval enthusiast for 33 years (1879-1912) Casa Batlló of Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona. The National Stadium in Beijing. National Theatre there. Museum Ripley’s Believe It or Not! near Niagara Falls in Canada. Villa Pierre Cardin in Cannes. Experience music project. Seattle, USA. Rear view. Lutheran church in Reykjavik, Iceland. Banpo Bridge in Seoul, South Korea. Dynamic Tower in Dubai. The skyscraper, whose every floor is moving on its own axis, independently of the others. The first building, which can change its shape. Still under construction. WonderWorks – a building that is a theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.  Another upside down house in Szymbark, Poland. Curved house in Polish city of Sopot. Tenerife Concert Hall. Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. Longaberger basket company (“Trash Longabergera”) in Newark, Ohio.
Casapueblo. Maldonado, Uruguay.  La Tete au Carre in Nice, France. Inside the building is unusual library. Cucumber skyscraper in London. Wooden skyscraper in Arkhangelsk. Demolished in 2009.

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