Category Archives: Architecture

20 Ugly Belgian Houses That Would Give Any Architect Nightmares (New Pics)

If you’ve ever played The Sims, you probably have spent hours creating all sorts of wacky homes for your characters to live in. However, even the craziest homes you managed to design are nothing compared some of the homes that Belgians build in real life.

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30 Examples Of Weird And Bad Architecture, As Shared On This Twitter Page

People build their houses for themselves, and if they like some weird designs, it seems perfectly fine to me! But this Twitter account is not having anything less than perfect. The creator of this Twitter page says “I review cheaply designed buildings online. Loves good architecture and loathes walmartification and awful design.”

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30 Examples Of Amazing Architecture, As Shared By This Online Community

Anyone can design a concrete box with some windows and call it a building – but it takes a skilled and talented architect to design something that everyone would appreciate even decades after it was built. Thankfully, there are many structures and buildings present today that make us stop for a few moments to appreciate its wonderful existence.

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This IG Page Documents Ugly Houses Seen In The Netherlands, And They’re So Bad, It’s Hilarious (30 Pics)

When talking about architecture, there’s a fine line between creative and ridiculous. Bold and funny. Tasteful and appalling. And when a project crosses it, people often notice. And shame it.

Ugly Dutch Houses is an Instagram account that does just that. Radiating a similar vibe as its Irish and Belgian “cousins”, this online project shares photos of structures that it believes to deserve the demolition crane. Or at least a good makeover.

And it’s quite thirsty, too. “I will look for you, I will find you and I will post you,” the bio of the Insta says. Liam Neeson approves!

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30 Of The Most Unusual Buildings From All Over The World

Everyone can design a box with some windows and call it a house – but it takes a skilled architect to design a building that not only meets the client’s requirements and functions well but also looks aesthetically pleasing. However, sometimes architects let their imaginations run a little too wild, and end up producing buildings that could best be described as simply “bizarre”.

Inspired by the weirdest architectural creations from all over the world, someone started a whole subreddit dedicated entirely to them. It’s called Bizarre Buildings, and its 131k+ members regularly share the most odd and funny buildings they managed to spot – check it out in the gallery below! And if crazy architecture is your thing, make sure to read our earlier post about the works of Frank Gehry here!

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30 Incredibly Cozy Cabins From All Over The World, Shared In This Online Group

If you ever lived in a big city, you know what a double-edged sword it can be. On one side you have quick access to all of your favorite bars and restaurants, but on the other you have to constantly deal with noise, traffic and pollution. That’s why sometimes you simply need to get away from it all, even if it’s just for a few days – and there’s hardly a better location to do that than a cozy cottage in the middle of a forest.

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30 Buildings That Would Make The Perfect Evil Villain Lairs (New Pics)

Movies and comic books love to show villains living in some sort of sinister-looking headquarters. After all, a skull-shaped volcano island or a Death Star sounds a lot more intimidating than a suburban McMansion or a single-bedroom flat in downtown Seattle. And even though you probably won’t find these types of villain lairs in real life, the Evil Buildings subreddit has some pretty close runner-ups.

The subreddit is entirely dedicated to the most sinister-looking buildings out there, and with over 900k members, it’s never short of new content. Check out some eerie buildings that could double as evil villain lair in the gallery below, and if you want more, make sure to read our earlier article here!

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30 Times Architects Impressed Everyone Around The World (New Pics)

One of the most prominent features of architecture is the aesthetics of a building. An architect has to keep various things in consideration before creating a building, including the shapes, sizes, alignments, and patterns as well as the cultures and contexts in which they are being made.

Some architects have mastered the skill of creating magnificent establishments through sheer talent and hard work. We have collected 30 finest examples constructed by the best architects all around the world. Scroll below to dive into the beauty of these artistic structures.

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20 Long Lost Buildings Shared In The ‘Lost Architecture’ Online Group

There have been numerous architectural marvels constructed throughout history and, sadly, not all of them stood the test of time. And even though it’s no longer possible to visit them in person, there’s still a place on the internet where you can still see some of them captured on film – the Lost Architecture subreddit.

The users of this subreddit are sharing pictures of unique and interesting buildings that have been lost to time, and they’re both fascinating and heartbreaking to see. From historical monuments to whole towns – check out the long-lost pieces of architecture shared by the users of this online community in the gallery below!

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This Plant-Covered Hotel Will Reinvent The Historic District Of São Paulo

The guys at Paris-based architecture firm Ateliers Jean Nouvel have teamed up with the developer Alexandre Allard to come up with this amazing plant-covered luxury hotel design that is set to revive the historic district in São Paulo, Brazil.

A 550,000 square-metre complex of historic buildings is being regenerated in the city’s centre and includes the former Filomena Matarazzo maternity hospital: “The hospital in the middle of the grounds is a sort of mini-town, very well organised around patios, and surrounding this little gem is a chaotic metropolis,” said Nouvel.

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