Ever heard of a melting house, cube house, Donut house or dancing house? Architecture is an amazing subject and the architects with the complexity of their designs never cease to amaze us. There are many architectural designs that either create an illusion or just leave us stunned.
Look at some of these Amazing Architectural Designs in the world
- Dutch cube houses
Designed by architect Piet Blom in the year 1984 in Netherlands, this little colony has one of the most amazing set of houses. There are 38 cubes that have been attached together.
- Dancing House
The Dancing House or Fred and Ginger, is the nickname given to the Nationale-Nederlanden building in Prague, Czech Republic. The very design of the building was controversial at a time because the house stands out among the Gothic buildings for which Prague is famous. The style is known as de-constructivist architecture due to its unusual shape. A large twisted structure of metal at the top of the house has been nicknamed Medusa.
- Melting house
Melting house which is in Paris, France is an art technique involving extremely realistic imagery in order to create the optical illusion that the house is melting.
- Vortex House
The Oregon Vortex is a roadside attraction located in Gold Hill, Oregon, in the United States. It consists of a gravity hill optical illusion. It has been said that an office built in 1904 slid from its foundation and came to rest at an odd angle. It also creates an illusion that the objects are rolling uphill.
- Cayan Tower
Cayan Tower is designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. The rooms of the tower are designed in such a way that it wouldn’t be affected by direct sunlight.
- Donut Hotel
The architecture style of the Donut hotel is like number 8 which is considered to be lucky in China. It was designed so that the reflection of the building would form the number 8.
- Krzywy Domek
The design of this building was inspired by the fairy tale illustrations and drawings of Jan Marcin Szancer and Per Dahlberg. It was also included in Village of Joy portal which published the list of the 50 strangest buildings of the world.