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Mental health break – some seriously weird buildings

Here is a good collection of some of the strangest looking bits of architecture in the world. Some buildings will be familiar – like the Guggenheim in Bilbao, Spain – others, less so. Click on the link and scroll down. It’s a large collection.

3 comments to Mental health break – some seriously weird buildings

  • JP

    Many thanks for this. I know lots of them, but also did not know lots of them.

  • Paul Marks

    Very interesting.

    Although I did not like all of them – for example the Romanian building was a clear failure.

    Either have a traditional building or a modernist building – do not have a traditional building up to a certain number of floors and then change style totally for the higher floors.

    I know it was meant to say “we moderns build on the past” – but it just did not work.

    Whereas some of the totally modernist buildings did (the Swiss building needed a closer look – for example).

    As for the querky buildings.

    The “crooked house” is an old idea – but it always works (as the Polish building does).

    And for simple “you know what this building is for just by looking at it” the Kansas City Library does the job.

    Truly an example of the “Show Me” State – as it was Kansas City Missouri.

  • Truly an example of the “Show Me” State – as it was Kansas City Missouri.

    :-)