50 bizarre buildings/structures around the world (50 Photos)

  • Dave

    #18 is the Science Fiction Museum in Seattle WA

    • Boom

      It's the Experience Music Project, not the Sci Fi museum. but you are correct, it's in Seattle

  • Dr. Butt Mc Pud

    #17 is in Newark, Oh. near Columbus

    • too many @my house

      Longaberger Basket Co.

  • TJ7747

    #7 is in Niagara Falls, Canada. I used to go the bar right next to and above it every weekend when I was a 19 year old in college in Niagara Falls, NY. Until I saw this picture, I never realized it was the Empire State building on its side.


    #28 looks as if your had the right angle of the sun you could seriously fry some ants

    • Mr Factual

      That is actually the whole point. The temperatures reach ridiculous levels inside that building and they boil water and use the steam to drive turbines

  • Dan

    #31 is the church at the Air Force Academy in Colorado. It is even cooler inside.

  • SweetAwesomeness

    #22 bio-dome??

    • Jack

      The outer sphere is the only remnant of the American pavilion from Expo '67 and they built an environment museum within it

    • napamamascribe

      That movie totally popped in to my head too…

      " …when where not saving the environment, we're thinkin' of you, naked, thigh deep in tofu. "

  • D.C

    Some of these are works of art… and some are ridiculous.

  • jessiecakes

    #17 yay! representin Newark, OH. Longenberger basket corporate headquarters.

  • http://solidorvoid.wordpress.com/2011/02/02/strange-architecture/ Strange Architecture « Spoken Into the Void

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  • http://www.facebook.com/bmignaco Bruno Mignaco

    #33 What's with the doll? lol

  • Zebulon

    #44 Step One, unfold blue print…

  • Walnuts

    Any idea where #15 is from

    • 05191


  • WhatWillBee

    most of these are pretty darn ugly

  • Harv

    # 23 is the Dancing House in Prague it is kind of cool to see this new architecture amongst the old relics scattered throughout Prague one of my favorite cities because of the old world morphing in to the new world.

  • napamamascribe

    #19 you think the architech's going to hell?

  • Irish

    where is #7 from?

    • TJ7747

      Niagara Falls, Canada

  • AAWW Yeah

    #42 is the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles (also Frank Gehry). #49 is the roof/shade thingy at the Fashion Square Mall in Las Vegas. I don't think it belongs in this gallery.

    • AAWW Yeah

      Oops. Fashion SHOW, not Fashion Square.

  • Chubby

    I think #40 is a masterpiece

  • walkingdeadonline

    #21 is is Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

    • Chris

      The cube houses at Blaak station. Two great coffee shops right down the street!

  • Sean

    #7 is the ripleys believe it or not building on Clifton Hill in Niagara Falls, Ontario

  • joey

    #45 dorm residence @MIT boston

    • joey

      my bad number 44..how do i edit??!!!?!?!??!

    • nagger

      this is "turning torso" in Malmö Sweden

  • http://www.facebook.com/Billie.Badd.Ass Billie Page

    #1 I use to work here… SUCKED… all the staff were stoners

  • DoktorEistee

    #5 & #35 are both in Vienna. My hometown! Finally it's featured on TheChive. Hooray! And, for something we are known for: butt-ugly buildings. I'm so very proud…

  • Jacq

    Where is #20?

  • Spellwvr

    Would it kill you to put just a bit of a caption (name/location) on posts like these?

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