11 of the World’s Weirdest Architectural Structures

    The Hang Nga Gusethouse [Dalat, Vietnam] is also known by the nickname “Crazy House.” It was an art project that now serves as a guesthouse. It’s built of twisting natural structures. (WeChat)CHAPEL OF THE HOLY CROSS [Arizona, USA] is a Catholic chapel built into a red rock hill. The chapel is said to be located on a spiritual energy vortex. (WeChat)The DANCING HOUSE [Prague, Czech Republic] is designed to look like two figures dancing. The structure was built on top of a site which met destruction during the 1945 Bombing of Prague. (WeChat)The CALAKMUL BUILDING [Mexico City, Mexico] is locally known as the Washing Machine. The multi-part structure consists of a glass pyramid next to a high-rise building. (WeChat)KETTLE HOUSE [Texas, USA] is a tough metal structure on an island off the coast of Texas. Its current usage is a mystery, but in the past it may have been a storage house for oil companies. (WeChat)The MANCHESTER CIVIL JUSTICE CENTRE [Manchester, UK] was built in 2007. It is also known as the “Filing Cabinet” do to its jutting floors. (WeChat)The NAKAGIN CAPSULE TOWER [Tokyo, Japan] is a complex of two interconnected structures. Each structure consists of squarish capsule units used as living and work spaces. (WeChat)The MIND HOUSE [Barcelona, Spain] is one of the two buildings which stand at the entrance to Barcelona’s Guell Park. It serves as a museum of the park’s architect, Antoni Gaudi. (WeChat)The STONE HOUSE [Guimarães, Portugal] makes visitors wonder if this is where the Flintstones lived. The house attracted so much attention that the original owner moved out to maintain his privacy. (WeChat)The WEIRD HOUSE [French Alps, France] is a round, fully equipped home in the mountains. And if you’re looking for a new place to live, you’re in luck! The Weird House is seeking a new owner. (WeChat)

    There are many weird and wonderful architectural structures around the world. Here are a few of the most interesting ones.

    Chapel of the Holy Cross — Arizona, USA

    CHAPEL OF THE HOLY CROSS [Arizona, USA] is a Catholic chapel built into a red rock hill. The chapel is said to be located on a spiritual energy vortex. (WeChat)

    Chapel of the Holy Cross [Arizona, USA] is a Catholic chapel built into a red rock hill. The chapel is said to be located on a spiritual energy vortex. (WeChat)

    Dancing House — Prague, Czech Republic

    The DANCING HOUSE [Prague, Czech Republic] is designed to look like two figures dancing. The structure was built on top of a site which met destruction during the 1945 Bombing of Prague. (WeChat)

    The Dancing House [Prague, Czech Republic] is designed to look like two figures dancing. The structure was built on top of a site that met with destruction during the 1945 bombing of Prague. (WeChat)

    Calakmul Building — Mexico City, Mexico

    The CALAKMUL BUILDING [Mexico City, Mexico] is locally known as the Washing Machine. The multi-part structure consists of a glass pyramid next to a high-rise building. (WeChat)

    The Calakmul Building [Mexico City, Mexico] is locally known as the “Washing Machine.” The multi-part structure consists of a glass pyramid next to a high-rise building. (WeChat)

    Kettle House — Texas, USA

    KETTLE HOUSE [Texas, USA] is a tough metal structure on an island off the coast of Texas. Its current usage is a mystery, but in the past it may have been a storage house for oil companies. (WeChat)

    The Kettle House [Texas, USA] is a tough metal structure on an island off the coast of Texas. Its current usage is a mystery, but in the past, it may have been a storage house for oil companies. (WeChat)

    Manchester Civil Justice Centre — Manchester, UK

    The MANCHESTER CIVIL JUSTICE CENTRE [Manchester, UK] was built in 2007. It is also known as the “Filing Cabinet” do to its jutting floors. (WeChat)

    The Manchester Civil Justice Centre [Manchester, UK] was built in 2007. It is also known as the “Filing Cabinet” due to its jutting floors. (WeChat)

    Nakagin Capsule Tower — Tokyo, Japan

    The NAKAGIN CAPSULE TOWER [Tokyo, Japan] is a complex of two interconnected structures. Each structure consists of squarish capsule units used as living and work spaces. (WeChat)

    The Nakagin Capsule Tower [Tokyo, Japan] is a complex of two interconnected structures. Each structure consists of squarish capsule units used as living and work spaces. (WeChat)

    Mind House — Barcelona, Spain

    The MIND HOUSE [Barcelona, Spain] is one of the two buildings which stand at the entrance to Barcelona’s Guell Park. It serves as a museum of the park’s architect, Antoni Gaudi. (WeChat)

    The Mind House [Barcelona, Spain] is one of the two buildings that stand at the entrance to Barcelona’s Guell Park. It serves as a museum of the park’s architect, Antoni Gaudi. (WeChat)

    Stone House — Guimarães, Portugal

    The STONE HOUSE [Guimarães, Portugal] makes visitors wonder if this is where the Flintstones lived. The house attracted so much attention that the original owner moved out to maintain his privacy. (WeChat)

    The Stone House [Guimarães, Portugal] makes visitors wonder if this is where the Flintstones lived. The house attracted so much attention that the original owner moved out to maintain his privacy. (WeChat)

    Weird House — French Alps, France

    The WEIRD HOUSE [French Alps, France] is a round, fully equipped home in the mountains. And if you’re looking for a new place to live, you’re in luck! The Weird House is seeking a new owner. (WeChat)

    The Weird House [French Alps, France] is a round, fully equipped home in the mountains. And if you’re looking for a new place to live, you’re in luck! The Weird House is seeking a new owner. (WeChat)

    Shoe House — Pennsylvania, USA

    The SHOE HOUSE [Pennsylvania, United States] was built by a successful shoe business owner. There is a smaller shoe nearby that serves as a doghouse. (WeChat)

    The Shoe House [Pennsylvania, USA] was built by a successful shoe business owner. There is a smaller shoe nearby that serves as a doghouse. (WeChat)

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