Look around you. There are houses and buildings. What you see, however, is probably not eye-catching architecture. Presenting 20 creative buildings from around the world for you to enjoy!
1. The Barcode Building
This shopping mall was designed by Vitruvius and Sons. It is located in St. Petersburg, Russia.
2. Basket Building
This beautiful basket is the headquarters of Longaberger Company in Newark, Ohio (USA). This unique building is famously known as the world’s largest basket.
3. The Kansas City Library
This building is any book-lover’s heaven. Structured like a single book shelf, this beautiful architectural construction is in Kansas City, Missouri (USA).
Built in 1958, this museum of technology and design has eight floors. The floors are dedicated to museum space and restaurants. Atomium is situated in Brussels, Belgium.
5. Upside-down House
A small village in Szymbark, northern Poland, is a huge tourist attraction every year since 2007 because of a unique house designed by the philanthropist Daniel Czapiewski.
6. The Piano House
Built in a rural area of Huainan, Anhui, China, this piece of musical structure consists of a violin and a piano.
7. The Teapot
Care for some tea? Drop by this hotel in Zunyi, China.
8. Atlantis (Dubai)
Situated in Dubai, Atlantis is the heart of Palm Jumeirah, the man-made island, that describes the word “grand” to its full context.
9. Crazy House
The house says it all. This is located in Dalat, Vietnam.
10. Palaise Bulles
Pierre Cardin’s residence in the early eighties, this bubble house is located in Cannes, France.
11. Rotating Tower
Also situated in Dubai, Rotating Tower rotates around a central axis, each floor twirling separately and giving new views at each turn.
12. Redwoods Treehouse
A restaurant in Auckland, New Zealand, these onion shaped structures hang from trees.
13. The Crooked House
The Crooked House is a shopping centre in Sopot, Poland. This building has peculiar outer and inner walls.
14. Solar Ark
A Japanese museum and lab, the whole building is covered by solar panels. It is owned by Panasonic Corporation.
15. Capital Gate
This dazzling leaning tower is located in Abu Dhabi.
16. The Seven-story Treehouse
This beautiful Treehouse is in Traver, California. It has a bar and a cafe.
17. Cybertecture Egg Office
This delicious egg has 13 floors and is located in Mumbai, India.
18. Turning Torso Building
You will find this swirling skyscraper in Malmo, Sweden. This is luxurious residential apartments, containing a few offices as well.
19. The Ryugyong Hotel
Situated in North Korea, this futuristic looking hotel is aged more than a quarter-century and is still incomplete.
20. The Ericsson Kista Building
With glass resembling a crack in the middle, this colorful building is the headquarters of Ericsson Telecommunications in Stockholm, Sweden.
I hope you have enjoyed this little journey of unique architecture from around the globe. Stay well and be creative!