Strange Beauty

I am always fascinated by the relationship between nature and architecture.  There is something magical about shapes, colors and textures that we find in the Great Outdoors. Architecture is a wonderful way to interpret these natural findings in modern ways.  It’s always amazing when the end result strikes that delicate balance between tension and harmony with its surroundings – strange enough to be slightly jarring, yet somehow still feels like an extension of its environment.

Here are some bizarre and fascinating buildings.  Enjoy!

An abandoned 4-story igloo motel in Alaska.


A Frank Gehry building that sits on the campus of MIT in Boston, Mass.


Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo, Japan.


Stone house in Fafe, Portugal.


Ryugyong Hotel in North Korea


The Lotus Temple in Delhi, India


Great Mosque of Djenne in Mali.


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