10 Most Weird And Wonderful Buildings In The World.

Oct 15, 2019

1.Bubble House; Cannes, France:-

The Bubble House, or Palais Bulles, sits on the cliffs of France's Cote d'Azur, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The home was built in 1989, designed by architect Antti Lovag and purchased by fashion designer Pierre Cardin. Located in one of the most glamorous areas of France, the home is often rented out for parties or photo shoots.

2.Crooked House; Sopot, Poland:-

The Crooked House in Polish, is a shopping center in the seaside town of Sopot. The building was designed by Szotynscy & Zaleski, who were inspired by fairy tale illustrations to create the undulating shapes that comprise the final product.

3. Dancing House; Prague, Czech Republic:-

Designed by Czech architect Vlado Milunic alongside the famed American architect Frank Gehry, Prague's Dancing House, nicknamed "Fred and Ginger" in honor of dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, sits upon the banks of the Vltava River in the city center. Originally meant as an art gallery, the building was later bought by a financial services company.

4. Cubic Houses ,Kubus woningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands:-

Cube houses Dutch: Kubuswoningen are a set of innovative houses built in Rotterdam and Helmond in the Netherlands, designed by architect Piet Blom and based on the concept of "living as an urban roof": high density housing with sufficient space on the ground level, since its main purpose is to optimise the space inside. Blom tilted the cube of a conventional house 45 degrees, and rested it upon a hexagon-shaped pylon. His design represents a village within a city, where each house represents a tree, and all the houses together, a forest. The central idea of the cube houses around the world is mainly optimizing the space, as a house, to a better distribution of the rooms inside.

5. Conch Shell House, Isla Mujeres, Mexico:-

Visitors shelling on Isla Mujeres dream of finding a conch like this. Its shape is perfect and its exterior is a lovely sea-washed white. It also comes with two bedrooms, air conditioning and a lush outdoor pool. The Conch Shell House is tucked away on the Yucatan island and offers fantastic views of the Caribbean. It’s detailing is so similar to a conch and so close to the sea.In fact, the house was designed by Octavio Ocampo, one of Mexico’s most famous artists, and his brother. The house is a perfect display of his surrealistic touch meeting summer-home functionality, and adds a unique underwater aesthetic to the neighborhood.

6. Rotating Tower, Dubai, UAE:-

The Dynamic Tower also known as Dynamic Architecture Building or the Da Vinci Tower is a proposed 420-metre (1,378 ft), 80-floor moving skyscraper, designed by architect David Fisher. The entire tower is proposed to be powered from wind turbines and solar panels. Enough surplus electricity should be produced to power five other similar sized buildings in the vicinity. The turbines would be located between each of the rotating floors. Fisher said that they could generate up to 1,200,000 kilowatt-hours of energy each year. The solar panels are expected to cover the roof and the top of each floor.

7. Museum of Contemporary Art Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:-

The Niteroi Contemporary Art Museum Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Niteroi  MAC is situated in the city of Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and is one of the city’s main landmarks. It was completed in 1996. Designed by Oscar Niemeyer with the assistance of structural engineer Bruno Contarini. A wide access slope leads to a Hall of Expositions, which has a capacity for sixty people. Two doors lead to the viewing gallery, through which can be seen Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, and Sugarloaf Mountain.

8.  Lotus Temple Delhi, India:-

The Lotus Temple, located in Delhi, India.  that was dedicated in December 1986, costing $10 million.Notable for its flowerlike shape, it has become a prominent attraction in the city.  The Lotus Temple has won numerous architectural awards and has been featured in many newspaper and magazine articles.

9.  Waldspirale; Darmstadt, Germany:-

This rainbow spiral of a building actually functions as an apartment complex in the German city of Darmstadt. The roof of the building is covered in grass, trees, and shrubs, and apparently some trees have even been known to protrude from the building's windows. Those windows, by the way, are all completely unique  all 1,000 of them.

10. Upside Down House; Szymbark, Poland:-

Designed by businessman Daniel Czapiewski , the Upside Down House was originally meant to stand as an artwork reflecting the sense of uncertainty in the years following the end of the communist era. Visitors are able to enter the home and wander around, although many find the experience too disorienting.