Piet Blom had an idea of cubic houses in the 1970s. Some of them were built in Helmond and when Rotterdam city asked him to build housing on top of a pedestrian bridge, he chose this concept.
The ‘Dancing Building’ is a nickname given to Nationale-Nederlanden building that is located in Prague’s downtown. Designed by Croatian-Czech architect Vlado Milunić in collaboration with Canadian Frank Gehry, the building was completed in 1996. The building was built instead of the one that was destroyed during the bombing of Prague in 1945.
The Ufo House in Sanjhih, Taiwan is actually a deserted resort project. It earned this nickname from the Taiwanese for its strange futuristic design.
As an incentive to visit the library, the design in downtown Kansas city was made in the shape of books. According to the people of Kansas city, this represents Kansas. Update: I read that it’s a parking garage, not the actual library! And still it looks awesome, doesn’t it?
Ferdinand Cheval Palace was built by a postman in Hauterives, France, who intended to use it as his own tomb but has not yet obtained a license for that. His Ideal Palace is now known around the world.
Forest Spiral Hundertwasser was built in 2000. Designed by Austrian architect and painter, Friedensreich Hundertwasser the building has 105 apartment, and features a colorful and organic design.
Built by Nervion River Guggenheim Museum of modern and contemporary art was designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry. The building’s silhouette resembles a ship but the design was random, which helped it catch the light.
Bahá’í House of Worship (commonly known as Lotus Temple) was constructed in 1986 and is a Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent. It is open for people of all religions.
Known for the collection of odd and unbelievable artifacts, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! franchise just had to have this kind of building.
Started and finished in 2003 The Crooked House was designed was based on Polish artist and child books illustrator, Jan Marcin Szancer’s and Per Dahlberg’s.
Quirky shapes, ambitious designs, new materials, and new different styles have come with the modern architecture into construction today. The purpose of the building is not always seen in its design. Futuristic museums and opera houses have become a usual thing. However some of these buildings are hold by companies and franchises and people actually work there!
Would you like to work in one of this amazing buildings? Do you know any other amazing building?