Since the time mankind has been around, fine arts has been something most people are fascinated by and whenever one looks at something new in the field of art, one would stop right there for a moment and stare at the object of art and wonder just how the artist got such an idea and how pleasing to the eye the object is. The same philosophy goes with the architecture of buildings which also falls under the fine arts master category.
Ever since the industrial revolution which took place in the 17th and 18th centuries, people have focused on improved standards of living. This includes the interior and exterior designs of buildings. We are all familiar with the good old fashioned rectangular model of a building which we can see everywhere we look in a typical metropolitan city. But the focus of this text is the more peculiar styles of buildings which after looking at it, makes a man wonder “how?”
A perfect example is Habitat 67 in Montreal, Canada which is a peculiarly designed housing community. The blueprints of this housing system was the result of a student project from McGill University. Another fitting example would be the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum, also called Odditorium in San Francisco, California. From the outside, it looks like it is a demolished building and that it has recently been razed to the ground. But on the inside, it is like just like any other museum.
Below is our pick of the top 21 strange and amazing buildings not just in the United States and Canada, but all around the world. It would be naïve to think that such buildings exist only in the developed countries. You would probably be surprised by some of the countries mentioned in the list below.
Leaning Tower, Wanaka, NZ
Mind House, Barcelona, Spain
Ideal Palace, France
Chapel In The Rock Arizona, United States
Cybertecture Egg Building, Mumbai, India
Seashell House, Mexico
Upside Down House, Szymbark, PolandSolar Ark, JapanGuggenheim Museum, Bilbao, SpainKunsthaus, Graz, AustriaNational Centre for the Performing Arts, The Egg, ChinaThe Crooked House, Sopot, PolandRotating Tower, Dubai
Air Force Academy Chapel, United StatesThe Ufo House, Sanjhih, TaiwanThe Hole House, Texas, United States
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