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16 Unbelievable Building Designs

There is no need to adjust the computer screen, because these  odd-shaped buildings are for real! What were the architects thinking when they designed these bizarre looking buildings is beyond me, but they do have a certain artistic appeal that we can at least appreciate from afar. I don't know about you, but there is no way I could live in one of these topsy turvy places! 

1)Sopot, Poland

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This real-life optical illusion of a place is called Krzywy Domek, or Crazy House in Polish. Krzywy Domek will definitely leave you feeling a bit tipsy! 

2) Prague, Czech Republic

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You're looking at Fred and Ginger, which was the name given to this place by architect Frank Gehry. He named the place after Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, due to the dancing structure of the house. 

3) Rotterdam and Helmond, Netherlands 

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The cube-shaped line of houses seen here are known as Kubuswoningen, which literally means Cube Houses in Dutch. The hexagonal shaped pylon roofs of the houses are balanced at a 45 degree angle, connecting the line of houses adjacent to each other. 

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4) Malmo, Sweden

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The "Turning Turso" is a 54 story building that features a total of 147 apartments. The enormous spiraling tower was constructed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. You can order room service year round, since the concierge is always available. 

5) Terfens, Austria

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The upside-down house seen here was the brainchild of Polish architects Marek Rozanski and Irek Glowacki. I have no idea what they were thinking, but the plumbing infrastructure is a sight to behold! The house is definitely not for those with a queasy stomach. 

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6) Seoul, South Korea

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Do not attempt to adjust your screen, because there is absolutely nothing wrong with it! You are staring at Leaning House, located near the Chungpyong Lake. The tilting of the house allows for maximum exposure to the sun from the southern side. The interior features a downhill-slope of a ceiling. 

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7) Sydney, Australia

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This seemingly 3-D creation is the work of legendary architect and visionaire, Frank Gehry. Gehry's designs have finally reached Australia. This masterpiece is built upon the Dr Chau Chak Wing building at Sydney's University of Technology. Gehry drew inspiration for the design from the way the artists use folds to explore color, form and shadow.

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8) Ganghwa Island, Korea

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This topsy-turvy house was the work of a former clothing designer, named Jeon Yong-sun. Not only did Yong-sun build the house, he also happens to the proud resident as well! You might need a few aspirins while trying to figure out how on Earth Jeon managed to get his car upside down on the exterior porch!  

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9) Pension House, Korea

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Pension House is the creation of Jeong Yong-son as well. He must have been feeling a bit artistic when he attached his vehicle to the outside of his bizarre home! 

10) Wolverhampton, England

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The Crooked House was designed to have patrons wondering if they were drunk after only a few sips of beer! The bizarre pub was constructed on top of land, which had been used at one time to mine for coal. You can stop by for a pint if you're in the West Midlands region of the UK. Cheers! 

11) Abu Dhabi

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You might be a bit baffled to know that this twisting cone-shaped skyscraper actually holds a place in the Guinness Records as being world's "furthest leaning man-made tower." Capital Gate can be found near Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center. It stands a remarkable 160 meters or 520 feet,  with 35 stories. It features a diagrid that absorbs the strong winds, and was the design of Scottish architectural firm RMJM. 

12) Vienna, Austria

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It appears that a tornado blew the houe on top the building, but you are, in fact, looking at a museum. House Attack is the work of artist Erwin Wurm. It can be seen at The Museum Moderner Kunst (MUMOK), which is also the largest museum in the country. It features many works of Cubism, Futurism, Surrealism, and even modern Pop Art as well. It is definitely a must-see if you're ever in Vienna. 

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13) Windsor, England

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The Crooked House of Windsor dates all the way back to 1592, and is more commonly referred to as Market Cross House, and is a popularly frequented restaurant today. The house even contains a secret passageway, which was actually used to deliver produce from the markets of Windsor Castle. 

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14) Alberta, Canada

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At first glance, you might be wondering if the laws of physics even apply to this odd-shaped church. American sculptor Dennis Oppenheim, defied gravity when he constructed the 25 foot (7.6 meter) church. He wanted to build the chuch upside down to give it a more aggressive appearance, rather than a blasphemous one. Needless to say, not many of the native Alberta residents approved of Dennis' idea! 

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15) San Diego, California

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The Fallen Star was the creation of South Korean sculptor Do Ho Suh, and can be found hanging off the side of Jacobs Hall, located at the University of California. The interior is fully furnished and decorated, standing 100 feet or 30 meters from the ground of the campus. The Fallen Star received its funding from private donations to the Stuart Collection, and from the National Endowment for the Arts. 

16) Margate in Kent, UK

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This half-pipe looking flat is a skateboarder's ultimate dream come true! This four-story half-pipe of a house was the work of English designer Alex Chinneck, who wanted to create an optical illusion for passersby. The entrance is a cellar-like type of structure, which remains hidden from a distance. You'll need to walk straight up to the house to see for yourself!  

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