21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

In this article we are going to talk about the most strangest and unique buildings in the world. We are providing some info and photos of the 21 buildings.

Enjoy and tell us what were your impressions.

21. Tower Infinity — Incheon, South Korea

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

This South Korean skyscraper has been designed with special LED screens and high-definition cameras that are able to make the building literally disappear into the skyline. The “invisible tower” is set to begin construction next year.

20. Kugelmugel — Vienna, Austria

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

Designed by Austrian artist Edwin Lipburger, this spherical building has actually claimed to be an independent micro-nation. Lipburger allegedly argued that the building’s spherical shape gave it a unique center point that freed it from Austrian law.
 

19. Winchester Mystery House — San Jose, California, USA

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

This home’s owner, Sarah Winchester, allegedly believed that the building was haunted and so designed the home in a labyrinth-like fashion to confuse any spirits who might try to haunt her. Because of that, she insisted that the home be constantly under construction, incorporating architectural oddities such as a cabinet that extends through 30 rooms of the house and doors that lead nowhere.
 

18. Longaberger Headquarters — Newark, Ohio, USA

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

Because of its work selling baskets and other accessories, the Longaberger company headquarters is designed in the shape of a giant wooden basket. The handles are even heated to prevent ice forming and causing destruction or injury to the rest of the building and the employees.




 
 

17. Kansas City Library — Kansas City, Missouri, USA

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

The Kansas City Library contains a unique “Community Bookshelf” wall on its exterior, designed to showcase the spines of 22 books suggested by the citizens of Kansas City.
 

16. Ryugyong Hotel — Pyongyang, North Korea

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

North Korea’s attempt to build an imposing hotel as a symbol of their power has gone awry, with the Ryugyong Hotel still empty and incomplete after over 25 years of construction.
 

15. Krzywy Domek — Sopot, Poland

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

Sopot’s Krzywy Domek, which despite its appearance is a largely typical office building, is considered one of the seven wonders of tri-city region encompassing Sopot, Gdańsk, and Gdynia.
 

14. Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval — Hauterives, France

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

This building, located in southeastern France, was created by Ferdinard Cheval, the town’s postman. Though Cheval was poor, his work has been recognized by major figures in art and literature, from Pablo Picasso to Anaïs Nin.
 

13. Ontario College of Art and Design — Toronto, Canada

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

This “table-top” addition to the Ontario College of Art and Design sits over 25 meters above the ground. It received the “Award of Excellence” from the Toronto Architecture and Urban Design Awards, the highest architectural honor bestowed by the city of Toronto.
 

12. Lotus Temple — Delhi, India

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

The Lotus Temple is a Bahai house of worship completed in 1986. It is one of only seven major Bahai temples around the world.
 

11. Monte Rosa Hut — Zermatt, Switzerland

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

This Swiss hut incorporates various technological advances that make it over 90% self-sufficient in terms of energy needs.
 

10. Crazy House — Dalat, Vietnam
21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

This guesthouse has been compared to the works of both Dalí and Gaudí, with the main building being inspired by natural structures and the surrounding environment.
 

9. Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center — Baku, Azerbaijan

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

Designed by world-famous architect Zaha Hadid, this recent construction has been described as a real-world implementation of the principles behind the Möbius Strip.
 

8. Kunsthaus — Graz, Austria

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

The Kunsthaus is a contemporary art museum with a “biomorphic” shape that stands out against the traditional architecture of the surrounding buildings.
 

7. Antilla — Mumbai, India

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

The world’s first billion-dollar home, Antilla is owned by Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani – although he and his family have never actually moved in full-time, even though construction was completed in 2010.




 
 

6. Turning Torso — Malmö‎, Sweden

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

Designed by Santiago Calatrava, the Turning Torso is the tallest residential building in all of Sweden. From the bottom to the top, the building twists a full 90 degrees.
 

5. Palace of the Parliament — Bucharest, Romania

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

Built during the era of the Soviet Union, this Stalinist symbol is the second-largest administrative building in the world. It’s so large that it can even be seen from space.
 

4. The Piano House — Anhui, China

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

The name is self-explanatory – the building is shaped like a giant piano with a grand glass violin for an entrance. The open top of the piano serves as a canopy for the home’s roof terrace.
 

3. The Crooked House — Staffordshire, United Kingdom
21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

With one end of the bar four feet lower than the other end, the Crooked House pub has certainly earned its moniker. The difference in height is due to ground movements caused by mining in the region.
 

2. Svalbard Global Seed Vault — Longyearbyen, Norway

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

With blast-proof doors, airlocks, and motion sensors, the Global Seed Vault has been designed to contain millions of varieties of seeds to allow for the replanting and growth of various crops in the case of any major global disasters.
 

1. Capital Gate — Abu Dhabi, UAE

21 Of The Strangest And Most Unique Buildings From Around The World

One of the tallest buildings in the city, the Capital Gate has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the “world’s furthest leaning man-made tower.” The building leans 18 degrees, four times more than the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
 
 
 
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