From Faux Floating Homes to Optical Illusion Structures

 - Oct 21, 2013
Architects are continuing to push the boundaries of what's possible when it comes to three-dimensional structures, and these illusory architectural designs are some mesmerizing examples of how the use of optical illusions can create a mind-boggling appearance.

While illusory techniques and deceptive appearances are often aspects found in magic tricks and children's toys, these unique architectural designs are taking that concept to the next level by using optical illusions in the structural design. Creating beautifully whimsical pieces of art that are initially quite deceiving to the eye, these illusory architectural designs are encouraging viewers to look more closely to examine what truly lies behind these deceptive facades.

From buildings that appear to be floating above land to psychedelic interior spaces, these illusory architectural designs are sure to have people visually consumed by the variety of optical illusions.