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Top 10 most unusual buildings and structures in the world

Top 10 most unusual buildings and structures in the world

Modern tourists are unlikely to surprise with something classic and reputed to be the years all over the planet.

Many people want to see new developments not only in architecture but also in the manner of travel.

What can surprise the lover of travel. We have compiled the top 10 unusual buildings, which were constructed by man over the last 150 years.

1. Dancing house (Prague, Czech Republic)

This building type office was built in the early 90’s of the last century. The building is the most popular tourists compared to other architectural monuments of Prague.

The authors of this project, Vlado Milunic and Frank Gehry.

The house consists of two towers in the form of a cylinder, they resemble a couple dancing.

2. Cubic houses (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

In Helmond (the 70-ies of the last century) were built two cube houses.

The author of this project is Piet Blom.

Piet Blom tried to create something unprecedented for Rotterdam. And he did it. He designed the house, which symbolize the abstract tree and the forest.

3. The Hang Nga Hotel (Da Lat, Vietnam)

This Vietnamese hotel built at the beginning of the nineties. Accommodation for tourists is very much like a fairytale Palace cartoon. Florid architecture attracts tourists from all over the world. This hotel is called “spider shelter”, “tree house”.

4. “Crooked house” (Sopot, Pol)

The house was built in late 2003.

This was quite brave of the project were the Polish Illustrator Jan Martin & Shantser and Swedish artist Per Dahlberg.

Use neon lighting, the authors had the idea of incarnation in the life of surreal fantasy.

5. “Forest spiral” (Darmstadt, Germany)

The house was built in the period from 1998 to 2000. This building has 12 floors, and houses 105 apartments.

The author of the project of the Austrian architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser.

On the roof of the home is a gorgeous garden. The house consists of intricate lines and patterns.

6. Torre Galatea Figueres or the Dali Museum (Figueres, Spain)

What can you say about the building, if the ego is the design itself took care of the great genius Salvador Dali?

The building is striking in its quaintness. The main attraction is eggs.

This Museum is worth a visit any tourist (it opened in 1974).

After all, it is better to see once than hear a hundred times!

7. The Palace of Ferdinand Cheval, the Ideal Palace or (Hauterive, France)

The author of the project was not a qualified architect, and a simple postman-taught. For the construction of the Palace, he spent more than 33 years. But Monsieur Ferdinand Cheval no regrets about the past time.

Many modern experts consider his creation a true masterpiece of naive architecture.

8. House-basket (Newark, Ohio, USA)

The quaint building was built in USA in 1997. It represents the office. The form of the office – cart. The cost of the building exceeds 30 million dollars, and the total area of this 7-storey office amounted to 17 thousand square meters.

9. Central library (Kansas city, USA)

The name of the library fully revealed in its design. Forward made in the form of a bookshelf with various books, titles and authors which was chosen by the Americans. So, the main “ornaments” were “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare and “Lord of the Rings” by John Tolkien.

10. The Tianzi hotel (Langfang, Hebei province, China)

An incredible 10-story building is a swanky hotel. It depicts the star elders China – Fu (center), Lu (right), Show (left).

These Chinese elders are the mascot of Feng Shui.

The hotel itself was finished building in 2000, and he immediately got into the Guinness Book of records. The reason for this is the world’s largest building-sculpture.

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