Whether its a hotel, restaurant, or just an office building, who says it has to look normal and boring? Although some of these buildings are probably going to make you wonder what kind of crazy thoughts the architect was thinking, it’s hard to not appreciate the creativity involved. These are the 25 weirdest buildings in the world.
Headquarters of the Longaberger Basket Company in Newark, Ohio this building is constructed to look exactly like the basket they are famous for producing. Although numerous experts tried to convince the David Longaberger to go for something a little different, his mind was set.
Sometimes shortened to just Habitat, this model housing community was built for Expo 67 (the World Fair in 1967).
Built by Polish businessman Daniel Czapiewski, this house was meant to make a statement about the Communist era and the state affairs in the world.
This innovative set of houses found in the Netherlands is based on the idea of “living as an urban roof”. In some abstract way this essentially means the architect intended to make each house look like a tree and so that all together they would resemble a forest.
Although it may not look incredibly special at first glance, what makes this house unique is not its appearance but rather its abilities. Running on rails it can swivel 360 degrees and move up and down.
Owned by the daughter of the ex president of Vietnam, this house really does live up to it’s name. It seemingly follows no standard theme for its design as the only consistent thing about it is it’s inconsistency. No two windows look alike and yes, that it is a large giraffe head sticking out of the ground.
It’s advertised as the world’s only guitar shaped music museum.
Just in case you were wondering about this wonder egg – it’s meant to be a lookout tower for birdwatchers.
When this parking garage was being built in downtown Kansas City the people selected a number of books they felt best represented their history and culture to be included in the construction.