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These are 18 of the World's Strangest Buildings

These are 18 of the World's Strangest Buildings
These are 18 of the World's Strangest Buildings, Waldspirale, Darmstadt, Germany / Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Image © Flickr user dalbera. Licensed under CC BY 2.0.
Waldspirale, Darmstadt, Germany / Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Image © Flickr user dalbera. Licensed under CC BY 2.0.

While there are many ways to stand out from the crowd in the field of architecture, some buildings challenge your expectations so greatly that they can only be described as "bizarre." This list of 18 buildings, compiled by Fly Abu Dhabi, takes a look at some of those exceptionally strange buildings. While several of these examples appear to be "ducks" lifted straight from the pages of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown's seminal Learning from Las Vegasothers find their originality in unorthodox curves, flipped orientations and sharp geometries. But all share one thing in common – they're nothing like your everyday buildings. 

Continue reading for the full graphic list. 

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Cite: Patrick Lynch. "These are 18 of the World's Strangest Buildings" 23 Aug 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/793925/these-are-18-of-the-worlds-strangest-buildings/> ISSN 0719-8884
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Waldspirale, Darmstadt, Germany / Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Image © Flickr user dalbera. Licensed under CC BY 2.0.

18座世界最奇怪建筑