Strangest-looking Buildings in The World
Ready for a new portion of weird but awesome architectural masterpieces? These ones will positively amaze you.

1. Capital Gate — Abu Dhabi, UAE
One of the tallest buildings in the city, the Capital Gate has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the “world’s furthest leaning man-made tower.” The building leans 18 degrees, four times more than the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

2. Svalbard Global Seed Vault — Longyearbyen, Norway
With blast-proof doors, airlocks, and motion sensors, the Global Seed Vault has been designed to contain millions of varieties of seeds to allow for the replanting and growth of various crops in the case of any major global disasters.

3. The Piano House — Anhui, China
The name is self-explanatory - the building is shaped like a giant piano with a grand glass violin for an entrance. The open top of the piano serves as a canopy for the home’s roof terrace.

4. Turning Torso — Malmö, Sweden
Designed by Santiago Calatrava, the Turning Torso is the tallest residential building in all of Sweden. From the bottom to the top, the building twists a full 90 degrees.

5. Kunsthaus — Graz, Austria
The Kunsthaus is a contemporary art museum with a “biomorphic” shape that stands out against the traditional architecture of the surrounding buildings.

6. Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center — Baku, Azerbaijan
Designed by world-famous architect Zaha Hadid, this recent construction has been described as a real-world implementation of the principles behind the Möbius Strip.

7. Ontario College of Art and Design — Toronto, Canada
This “table-top” addition to the Ontario College of Art and Design sits over 25 meters above the ground. It received the “Award of Excellence” from the Toronto Architecture and Urban Design Awards, the highest architectural honor bestowed by the city of Toronto.

8. Kansas City Library — Kansas City, Missouri, USA
The Kansas City Library contains a unique “Community Bookshelf” wall on its exterior, designed to showcase the spines of 22 books suggested by the citizens of Kansas City.
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