Architecture is the art and science of designing buildings using different objects and shapes. Throughout history, we have always seen strange-looking buildings for political, cultural, scientific, etc. reasons. Of course, the important point is that these strange buildings have deep meanings inside. In fact, it is better to say that these buildings are purposefully designed. This issue has shown the art and taste of architects throughout history. But it might be interesting for you to get to know some of the strangest architectures in the world. This is our goal in this article. Today, in this article, we are going to examine some of the strange architectures of the world. So if you are interested in this topic, stay with us until the end.
The purpose of implementing strange architectures
We said earlier that the construction of strange buildings had a purpose. In the following, we will examine the reasons for the construction of strange buildings.
Showing the creativity and genius of the architect
Whether in the present or in the past, all people have always sought to show their genius and high level of thinking. Architects and architectural designers are not exempt from this opinion. Designing unique buildings with special and sometimes strange architecture gives architects the opportunity to show off their ability to build such buildings. So it is not strange to expect an architect to design and build buildings with strange architectures.
Many buildings with strange architecture are built to attract people’s attention. A topic that we see frequently in many cities of our country. Many of these buildings were built to attract the attention of local people or even tourists. So this event led to the prosperity of that region.
Display a message and icon
But we said that the architecture of a region can contain special messages for people. For example, in many religious cities, we see that many buildings are built in the style of Islamic architecture. Or, for example, in many historical cities, we see that buildings are generally built according to the style of Iranian architecture and taking advantage of the history of Iranian architecture. So by knowing these issues, we can understand the ability of strange and special architectures to deliver a message or symbol.
Some of the strangest architecture in the world
House of book
Book House is a residential building in Prague, located in the Czech Republic. Due to its unique design, this building has become one of the tourist attractions of this city. This building was designed in 1996 by architects Frank Gehry and Jan Capa. Also the book house consists of 11 floors, each floor is designed in the shape of a book cover. This building is made of concrete and glass and has a very modern appearance.
The cube house is a residential complex in Rotterdam located in the Netherlands. Due to its unusual design, the cube house has become one of the tourist attractions of Rotterdam. This building was designed by architect Pete Berwick in 1984. The cube house consists of 38 residential units, each of which is placed in the shape of a rectangular cube. This building is made of concrete and glass and has a very impressive appearance. Also, its architectural style is quite modern.
The Balance House is a residential building in Potsdam, Germany. Due to its special design, this building has become one of the main tourist attractions of Potsdam. The house of balance was designed in 2004 by the architect Roland Schwartz. The balance house consists of a three-story building placed on a metal foundation. This building is made of concrete and glass, and its interior and exterior decoration is very modern.
The curved house is a residential building in China. Due to its special design, this building with strange architecture has become one of the tourist attractions of the great country of China. The building of the curved house was designed in 2003 by architects Zhu Zhangjiao and Liu Yang. The curved house consists of a three-story building whose walls are designed in the shape of a curved arch. This building is made of concrete and glass, and its very beautiful appearance wins everyone’s heart.
A wooden house is a residential building in Norway, which has become one of the tourist attractions of this country due to its special design. This building was designed in 2004 by architects Stein Olsen and Marius Larsen. The wooden house consists of a three-story building whose walls are designed in the shape of a tree. But this building is made of wood and has a very natural and beautiful appearance. Perhaps the architectural style used in the construction of this building can be considered a neoclassical style.
Strange Iranian architectures
As you have seen in the previous part, we have reviewed some of the strange architectures around the world. But it is not bad to take a look at some strange architectures in Iran. So don’t miss the next article.
The nature bridge is currently the largest pedestrian bridge in the country. This beautiful bridge is designed and built with a length of 270 meters. The young Iranian architect Leila Araghian was able to create this attractive building with her high creativity. The nature bridge connects Water and Fire Park and Taleghani Park in Tehran over a busy highway. So many people visit this environment day and night and enjoy the beauty of the natural bridge and the surrounding area.
Masha house is designed by taking advantage of the most space of the mountain hills outside of Tehran. This building consists of three box-like shapes, each of which has a different viewing angle. A set of three cubes are stacked on top of each other to form this residential house on the side of a hill near Tehran by the new wave of architecture, but the angle of each of these boxes is towards a different view.
Terme office building
This office, which is a commercial administrative environment, is located in Hamadan city. The Terme building has a brick facade that creates a wave-like shape on the roof from the outside that the public can climb and sit on. The Termeh building was designed by Iranian architects Farshad Mehdizadeh and Ahmad Bathai. The function of the Terme building is that there is an office environment on one of its floors and a bazaar on the other floor. This structure is designed to connect with the public space of this city.
As you saw, we investigated the strange architectures of Iran and the world. Note that no matter how strange a building has a design, but if it is designed accurately and meaningfully, it can express its own special beauty and charm. We would like to thank you dear ones for accompanying us in this article. Ohaddeco collection is ready to help and cooperate with you by using experts in design and implementation of decoration. So you can contact the experts of our collection to get a free consultation.