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20 Extraordinary Buildings Around the World

We have always seen those ordinary square and rectangular buildings built in different forms with different material but there is nothing special about any of them.

Here at Wisdom.ninja we are showing you some unique architectural designs that are just unbelievable.

The Curved House, Indianapolis

This house is a curved wonder with a rectangular head pointing down like an arrow. The exterior never fails to arouse the curiosity of anyone who looks at it. One finds himself wanting to look inside.

The Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, Las Vegas

This brain health center is as twisted as the mind itself. The curvy and confusing mix of this reflective building never fails to grab attention of the passer-by. More info and pictures on dezeen.

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The Vitra Design Museum, Weil Am Rhein

This building looks like the pieces of a house, cottage, castle and modern day building joined together. Official website here.

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The Chiat/Day Advertising Agency Headquarters, California

The building looks like a giant binoculars placed beside a steel structure. The black color highlights the shape and so the advertising company that has such an appealing architecture must have a positive impact on the customers too. Read more about it on Wikipedia.

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The Olympic Fish Pavilion, Barcelona

This beautifully designed golden fish building is one of a kind.

The 52m long golden fish sculpture “El Peix” is one of the best known and most striking landmarks on Barcelona’s seafront.

It’s gold colored stainless steel surface shines under the Mediterranean sun and changes appearance depending on the angle of the sun and the current weather conditions.

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The Habitat Housing Complex, Canada

The architect has brought some uniqueness to the basic square design by constructing the housing complex like various boxes placed over each other.

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Habitat 67 retained its original purpose, and today continues to serve as a successful housing complex.

Like other icons of large exhibitions and fairs — such as The Crystal Palace and the Eiffel Tower – Habitat 67 has thrived despite its intended shelf life and remains an emblem of its era.

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The Louis Vuitton Foundation Building, Paris

This building is designed like a ship cresting a wave. Seen from the outside, the bright panels pick up hues and textures present in their surroundings: green expanses of forest, the red of neighboring buildings.

This visionary architect has revolutionized the use of glass and created previously unimagined shapes to produce a unique and innovative light and airy building.

In addition to the artistic and architectural richness of the Fondation Louis Vuitton, the visitor is also afforded wonderful panoramic views from the various terraces of the building.

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The Dancing House, Prague

This building is built on the theme for which it has been designed. The dance house is designed as the pair of two dancers.

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The Concert Hall, Tenerife

The all-concrete building is characterized by the dramatic sweep of its roof, rising off the base like a crashing wave. The curve rises to the top before ending into pointed shape.

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The Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

This Museum building represents a magnificent example of the most groundbreaking 20th-century architecture. It combines urban style with contemporary architecture to produce a seductive design.

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The Crooked House, Sopot

We have always seen such things in cartoons and have virtually distorted some of the images ourselves, but to see a visually distorted building like this one is a totally different story.

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The Weisman Arts Museum, Minneapolis

The stainless steel museum is part of Minnesota university and reflects the surroundings around it.

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WonderWorks, Tennessee

This old style upside down building is the proof that nothing is impossible in the world.

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The MARTa Herford Museum, Herford, Germany

With its fluid and tilting forms, this building is like a mysterious comet dropped from outer space. The architect chose dark-red brick, forming a sharp contrast to the bright stainless steel of the roof.

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The Peter B. Lewis Building, Cleveland

The building features explosive facades of curvy stainless steel and curling sections of brick and glass. The building’s stainless-steel roof pours in cascades from a roller-coaster skyline to the sidewalks on its south side.On the east, west and north sides, explosive steel canopies burst from areas of brick and glass like giant flower petals. The effect is extraordinary.

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On the east, west and north sides, explosive steel canopies burst from areas of brick and glass like giant flower petals. The effect is extraordinary.

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The Richard Fisher Center, New York

The front of the building can be interpreted as a theatrical mask that covers the raw face of the performance space.

Its abstract forms prepare the visitor to be receptive to experiencing the performances that occur within.

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The Biomuseo, Panama

The colorful design is intended to represent the narrow land mass now known as Panama.

Panama has risen out of the sea to unite the drifting continents of north and south America three million years ago.

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Maggie’s Centre, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee

The white, cottage-like building with a wavy silver roof is modeled on a traditional Scottish dwelling.

It offers a welcoming sense of calm and sanctuary.

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The Louis Nucera Library, Nice

This library has been built as a building with the face of a person inside the box.

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The Great Elephant, India

This incredible building is not still, it’s movable! It moves across the islands of Nantes and can house 50 people. Sitting on its back is like sitting on the 4th floor of a walking building.

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