Architecture has been called a plastic art, but don’t let the term fool you. Rather than images of soft, malleable polyurethane, today we bring you architecture on point—sharp buildings that span the gamut from impossible knife-edges to bristling spikes. These unusual forms capture the imagination and catch the eye. But beware, in this case, looks can kill.
These buildings will having you thinking twice before you mess with architecture.
Photo: Duccio Malagamba
Pavilion 21 MINI Opera Space
Designed by Coop Himmelb(l)au
Festival Hall of the Triolier
Designed by Delugan Meissl Associated Architects
Designed by David Hertz Architects, Studio of Environmental Architecture
Photo: Koichi Torimura
On the Corner
Higashiomi-shi Higashi Okino, Japan
Designed by EASTERN Design Office, Anna Nakamura
Designed by Davide Macullo Architects
Denver Art Museum
Denver, United States
Designed by Studio Daniel Libeskind
Oficina Vidre Negre
Designed by Damilano Studio Architects
Designed by Todd Architects
Designed by Yasui Hideo Atelier
The Sovereign Pop Venue
Designed by de Architekten Cie.