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10 Odd-Shaped Buildings Across The World

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Modern architecture is full of surprises. There are so many architectural solutions that we get to see most amazing buildings of different shapes and forms. Today we look at some odd-shaped buildings across the world that are not only amazing but also amusing and stylish.

Odd-Shaped Buildings

Tete au Carre, Nice, France

10 Odd-Shaped Buildings Across The World

Designed by architect Sacha Sosno Tete au Carre library literally translates as ‘Thinking Inside The Box’. The 26 metre building is a Central Library of Nice which is located in the ‘head’ comprising three storeys of books.

Banna Park Bird Watch, Ishigaki Island, Okinawa, Japan

10 Odd-Shaped Buildings Across The World

This egg-shaped building is a birdwatch point located at Banna park on Ishigaki Island in Okinawa, Japan. The watch point has a shape of a hatched egg with an egg-shaped entrance and it was made to track the migrating birds at Banna park.

Basket Building, Ohio, United States

10 Odd-Shaped Buildings Across The World

This basket-shaped building is a seven-story, 30,000 sqaure foot office building of a Longaberger Company that makes baskets. The building features an atrium and even the two backet handles.

Experience Music Project, Seattle, WA, United States

10 Odd-Shaped Buildings Across The World

Experience Music Project is an odd-shaped museum of history of popular music, science fiction and pop culture in general. The building consists of several abstract-shaped segments in different colors.

The Universum Science Museum, Bremen, Germany

10 Odd-Shaped Buildings Across The World

Bremen is a science museum located in Bremen, Germany that has around 250 exhibits. The building designed by Thomas Klumpp has an interesting shape that reminds of a grinning whale, an association that’s reinforced by the water source it stands on.

Oscar Niemeyer Museum, Curitiba, Brazil

10 Odd-Shaped Buildings Across The World

Another museum is from Curitiba, Brazil which has an eye shape standing on a pedestal. The focus of the museum are visual arts, architecture and design.

Atomium, Brussels

10 Odd-Shaped Buildings Across The World

Atomium building in Brussels was constructed for the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair. Designed by André Waterkeyn and André and Jean Polak the building is shaped as spheres connected with the links which is a shape of a unit cell of an iron crystal, only 165 billion times bigger.

Circle of Life, China

10 Odd-Shaped Buildings Across The World

Circle or Ring of Life in China is a hollow circle-shaped building the construction of which came to completion. The building is made of 3, 000 tons of steel and illuminated with 12,000 LED lights during night time.

“1000″ or Banknote, Kaunas, Lithuania

10 Odd-Shaped Buildings Across The World

An office building called “1000″ or Banknote was completed in 2008 in Kaunas, Lithuania and is shaped as a 1925′s Lithuanian Litas 1000 banknote. The building has a slightly rounded shape with a 1000 banknote painted with a special enamel paint.

Grand Lisboa, Macau, China

10 Odd-Shaped Buildings Across The World

Grand Lisboa Hotel in Macau, China features two different shapes one towering over the city while the other one is wide and round featuring an entrance. From the ground level though the hotel looks like a giant pineapple.

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