FIVE STRANGE AND UNIQUE BUILDINGS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

FIVE STRANGE AND UNIQUE BUILDINGS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Krzywy Domek in Sopot, Poland

Designed by Szotynscy & Zaleski, inspiration for the building came from fairytale illustrations and drawings of Jan Marcin Szancer and Per Dahlberg. Krzywy Domek – meaning "crooked little house" – is part of the Rezydent Shopping Center.

The Basket Building in Ohio, USA

The Basket Building in Ohio, USA

The Basket Building is actually the Head Office for Longaberger Company, a company that primarily manufactures and distributes handcrafted maple wood baskets.

Habitat 67 in Montreal, Canada

Habitat 67 in Montreal, Canada

Habitat 67 is a housing complex designed by architect Moshe Safdie. Expo 67 was the world's largest universal exposition, with housing as one of its main themes. Held in Montreal, the exposition became the inspiration for the housing complex, and Habitat 67 became a thematic pavilion.

Mind House in Barcelona, Spain

Mind House in Barcelona, Spain

Mind House in Park Guell is currently a museum filled with the personal property of the famous Spanish architect, Antoni Gaudi.

The Gherkin in London, England

The Gherkin in London, England

This oddly shaped building sits on the former site of the Baltic Exchange in London's primary financial district. At 180 metres, it's the second tallest building in the city.