25 Trippy Architectural Illusions

Posted by , Updated on August 5, 2015

It’s no secret that magicians are masters of optical illusions, but did you know that Architects can also master this skill? Granted the results are a bit different then that of a magicians, but still equally shocking. Through Architectural illusions, architects can fool your eyes into believing that buildings are melting, leaning, upside-down, or all together invisible. Some of these illusions can even give the feeling that a building is moving! We’re not joking when we say that these architectural illusions are powerful stuff so proceed at your own risk. From the Dancing House in Prague to the Tilted House in San Francisco, check out these 25 trippy architectural illusions from around the world.

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Kiral Apartments, Mexico City, Mexico

Kiral Apartments, Mexico City, MexicoImage: www.worldarchitecture.org
24

Melting House, Paris, France

Melting House, Paris, FranceImage: www.fwdlife.in
23

Rachel Raymond House, Belmont, Massachusetts

25 Trippy Architectural IllusionsImage: www.pinterest.com
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Dancing House, Prague, Czech Republic

Dancing House, Prague, Czech RepublicImage: flickr.com
21

Australian Customs Service Building, Melbourne, Australia

Australian Customs Service Building, Melbourne, AustraliaImage: mathworld.wolfram.com

20

Upside-down House, Trassenheide, Germany

Upside-down House, Trassenheide, GermanyImage: freshome.com
19

House I, National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

House I, National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.Image: www.waymarking.com
18

Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Canada

Olympic Stadium, Montreal, CanadaImage: www.funnylla.com
17

Wall House, Odessa, Ukraine

Wall House, Odessa, UkraineImage: splinter-ops.deviantart.com
16

Warrnambool Campus Building, Warrnambool, Australia

Warrnambool Campus Building, Warrnambool, AustraliaImage: www.archdaily.com
15

Sinking House, Paris, France

Sinking House, Paris, FranceImage: flickr.com
14

Office Building, Hartford, Connecticut

Office Building, Hartford, ConnecticutImage: io9.com
13

Dalston House, London, United Kingdom

Dalston House, London, United KingdomImage: darkroom.baltimoresun.com
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The Pinnacle at Symphony Place, Nashville, Tennessee

The Pinnacle at Symphony Place, Nashville, TennesseeImage: architectureartdesigns.com
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Cube House, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Cube House, Rotterdam, NetherlandsImage: all-that-is-interesting.com
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Covent Market Building, London, United Kingdom

Covent Market Building, London, United KingdomImage: www.dailymail.co.uk
9

Wonderworks Museum, Orlando, Florida

Wonderworks Museum, Orlando, FloridaImage: commons.wikimedia.org
8

Crooked House, Sopot, Poland

Crooked House, Sopot, PolandImage: www.idesignarch.com
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Le Kinémax Poitiers, Poitou-Charentes, France

Le Kinémax Poitiers, Poitou-Charentes, FranceImage: www.fiboni.com
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Kindergarten Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark

Kindergarten Centre, Copenhagen, DenmarkImage: www.dailymail.co.uk
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Mana Nalu Mural, Honolulu, Hawaii

Mana Nalu Mural, Honolulu, HawaiiImage: artofjohnpugh.com
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Cayan Tower, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Cayan Tower, Dubai, United Arab EmiratesImage: www.dezeen.com
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Tilted House, San Francisco, California

Tilted House, San Francisco, CaliforniaImage: huffingtonpost.com
2

House in Richmond Heights, Missouri

House in Richmond Heights, MissouriImage: emorfes.com
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Hole House, Houston, Texas

Hole House, Houston, TexasImage: www.ksl.com

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