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57 Warped Architectural Structures

From Delightfully Warped Dwellings to Seashell Abodes

— November 30, 2013 — Art & Design
While simple geometric homes and buildings are often the most contemporary and modern, these warped architectural structures are offering much more abstract and visually compelling designs that on-lookers will surely appreciate.

Distorted images and warped shapes are often associated with things that have not been properly built or structured, but these visually askew designs are showcasing that intentionally lopsided and twisted buildings can have a wonderfully mesmerizing exterior impact. By incorporating structural designs that feature warped exterior appearances, bent frames, twirling shapes and even abstract alien references, these architectural structures are able to showcase that art can truly take any form.

From fertile-figured rooms to slithering slope stations, these warped architectural structures are showcasing that intentional distortion and lopsided features can make for a beautifully engaging piece of artwork.
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Warped Balcony Apartments
Warped Balcony Apartments
Tony Owen Partners Designs a Wave-Like Condo in Sydney
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Dhow-Inspired Architecture
Dhow-Inspired Architecture
The Qatar 2022 World Cup Stadium by Zaha Hadid is All Sweeping Lines
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Digitally Elevated Distorted Structures
Digitally Elevated Distorted Structures
This Building Was Digitally Warped in Many Positions
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Curvaceous Cultural Venues
Curvaceous Cultural Venues
The Changsha Meixihu International Centre Boasts a Futuristic Aesthetic
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Fabulous Fish Scale Additions
Fabulous Fish Scale Additions
Studio Extension Fuses Traditional Brick with Technicolor Tectonics
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51
Fertile-Figured Homes
Fertile-Figured Homes
The Pregnant House Embraces Those Who Live Within
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Curvaceous Canopied Retreats
Curvaceous Canopied Retreats
The Palais Thermal Spa is Breezy and Breathtaking
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Human-Crafted Bee Hives
Human-Crafted Bee Hives
The Elevator B is a Tower Bent on Saving the Bees
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Ephemeral Nature-Focused Structures
Ephemeral Nature-Focused Structures
This Unique Structure Design Changes With its Shadows
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Tentacle Public Restrooms
Tentacle Public Restrooms
The Kumotota Toilets by Studio Pacific Architecture are Modern & Iconic
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Jagged Rockitecture
Jagged Rockitecture
The Liiva House Features Some Sharp Design Ideas
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Lofty Fear-Inducing Paintings
Lofty Fear-Inducing Paintings
Fabio Giampietro's 'Vertigo' Convinces You That You're Falling
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Sushi-Inspired Dwellings
Sushi-Inspired Dwellings
The California Roll House Makes Desert Living a Snap
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Scaly Stair Sunshades
Scaly Stair Sunshades
AA/ETH Pavilion Explores the Limits of Lumber and the Effect of the Elements
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Massive Triangular Arenas
Massive Triangular Arenas
The Jingzhou Sports Center is an Epic Structure
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UFO Architecture
UFO Architecture
The Centro Niemeye was Designed by 103-Year-Old Architect
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Whale-Inspired Pavilions
Whale-Inspired Pavilions
The Blue Planet Aquarium Pays Tribute to Underwater Life
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Curved Aluminum Installations
Curved Aluminum Installations
Blaze by McChesney Architects Reveals a Gold Metal Structure
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Barbapapa-Shaped Buildings
Barbapapa-Shaped Buildings
Design for the London Aquatic Centre by Make Architects
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Golden Curved Mall Entrances
Golden Curved Mall Entrances
Sweden’s Emporia Shopping Centre Features a Breathtaking Design
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Medusa Cocktail Lounges
Medusa Cocktail Lounges
The Eco-Wine Cube has Tendrils that Amass Natural Energy
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Triple Pathway Bridges
Triple Pathway Bridges
Progettospore Design Offers a Twisted Pedestrian Pathway in Italy
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Slithering Slope Stations
Slithering Slope Stations
'Express Rail Link West Kowloon Terminus' by Aedas is Glorious
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Inverted Mountain Ceilings
Inverted Mountain Ceilings
'If Dogs Run Free' Bar Houses a Space for Artistic Expression
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Curvy Shop Redesigns
Curvy Shop Redesigns
Hostede Optiek by Alexander Nowotny Makes Shopping Adventurous
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Curvaceous Canopies
Curvaceous Canopies
The Enignum Canopy Bed Promises Blissful Sleep
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Delightful Macaroni Montessoris
Delightful Macaroni Montessoris
The Tellus Nursery School Embraces a Creative Education
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Distorted Geometric Buildings
Distorted Geometric Buildings
Lil/Euralille Youth Centre by JDS Architects is an Urban Catalyst
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Race Car-Resembling Constructions
Race Car-Resembling Constructions
The Oasis Exhibition Centre Motors with Architectural Novelty
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Warped-Wooden Rooms
Warped-Wooden Rooms
The Bendy Wooden Room Illustrates Enhanced Wooden Architecture
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Giant Loop Overpasses
Giant Loop Overpasses
The Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge is Twisted
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Inset Landscape Structures
Inset Landscape Structures
The Seoul Memorial Park by HAEAHN Features Fluid Elements
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Curvy Minimalist Furnishings
Curvy Minimalist Furnishings
The Harry Seat by Stockholm's Massproductions Design Company
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Warped Hexagon Facades
Warped Hexagon Facades
Exterior of the Pushkinsky Cinema Features an Open Air Lattice Pattern
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Curvy Aluminum Schools
Curvy Aluminum Schools
Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas Create the 'Lycée Georges Frêche'
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Imaginative Sketchbook Spaces
Imaginative Sketchbook Spaces
The Brainstorming Room Offers Walls and Floors as Blank Pages
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Water-Purifying Skyscrapers
Water-Purifying Skyscrapers
The Jakarta Skyscraper Cleans up Flooded Slums
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Library-Resembling Cafes
Library-Resembling Cafes
The Starbucks Espresso Journey by Nendo is a Pop-Up Marvel
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Red Winding Walkways
Red Winding Walkways
West 8 Architects' Twist Bridge Inspires Imagination in a Functional Way
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Dynamic Warped Architecture
Dynamic Warped Architecture
The Emporia's Unusual Architecture Gives Way to an Unexpected Twist
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Weather Distorted Facades
Weather Distorted Facades
The Brisbane Airport Kinetic Parking Garage Transforms with Wind
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Bio-Glamour Architecture
Bio-Glamour Architecture
Architect Ephraim-Henry Pavie Creates an Aesthetically Eco-Friendly Home
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Warped Sculptured Apartment Walls
Warped Sculptured Apartment Walls
This Sculptural Wall is Inside a Micro-Apartment
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Mod Musculature Mansions
Mod Musculature Mansions
The Bundle House is a Formal Experiment in Manipulating a Flat Site
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Sun-Blistering Buildings
Sun-Blistering Buildings
The Bloom Pavilion Reacts to Solar Exposure Like a Living Thing
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Monolithic Pine Cone Structures
Monolithic Pine Cone Structures
The Spanish Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo 2010
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Alarmingly Angled Abodes
Alarmingly Angled Abodes
House Folded by ALPHAville Architects is a Supremely Slanted Structure
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Distorted Donut Architecture
Distorted Donut Architecture
09FDIP by Spaceworkers Explores Open Thresholds
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Eco Winery Designs
Eco Winery Designs
Michael Jantzen Releases the Solar Vineyard Winery Blueprints
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Upscaling Luxury Homes
Upscaling Luxury Homes
Casa Son Vida Receives Designer Interior and TLC from Architects
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Seashell Abodes
Seashell Abodes
The Conch Shell House is Eco-Friendly and Creative
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Digitally Distorted Architecture
Digitally Distorted Architecture
A Wayward World of Surreal Structures by Philip Dujardin
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Walkable Rollercoasters
Walkable Rollercoasters
'Tiger & Turtle -- Magic Mountain' is Interactive
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Time Warp Architecture
Time Warp Architecture
The Hend Almatrouk Pushkinsky Cinema Harkens to the Site's History
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Enchanting Fluid Architecture
Enchanting Fluid Architecture
Get Swept Away by the Beauty of the Dagmara Obluska SWING House
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Delightfully Warped Dwellings
Delightfully Warped Dwellings
Flight of Birds House is a Caricature of Contemporary Architecture
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