Do not adjust your screen. You're not hallucinating. These not-photoshopped houses have just had one too many.
This upside down house was built by Polish architects Irek Glowacki and Marek Rozanski. Yup, the inside's upside down too.
Rotterdam and Helmond, Netherlands
Called "Kubuswoningen" (Cube Houses) these homes look totally insane but are actually brilliant: balanced on a hexagonal-shaped pylon the roof of each house is tilted at 45-degrees and connected to its neighbor. The result is high-density housing that's fun to look at.
Ganghwa Island, Korea
This Korean cafe is so cute, it wants to hug itself.
“Walking into the slanted washroom has got to be one of the most bizarre experiences ever,” said the blogger who captured these shots. And right next door you'll find this mixed-up domicile...
This curious house was built (and inhabited) by former clothing designer, 51-year-old Jeon Yong-sun. "There's really not that much difference between designing clothes and designing houses," Jeon told CNNGo. Maybe that's why the floor is where the ceiling should be.
Built by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, this twisted 54 story residential building features 147 apartments, a relax/lounge/spa, wine cellar, and around-the-clock concierge service 365 days a year. It's called "Turning Torso" and definitely reminds me of my cat when she stretches.
The Leaning House is positioned on a hilly site close to Chungpyong Lake. The designing architects decided to tilt it as a way to maximize exposure to southern sunlight.
Prague, Czech Republic
Co-designer Frank Gehry originally named the house Fred and Ginger (after the famous dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers) because the house resembles a pair of dancers.
This off-kilter pub was built on top of land being mined for coal. When the mine owner extracted to much, causing the ground to sink, the building got permanently crunk. “The sloping floor creates an eerie illusory sensation, making drinkers feel drunk after only a pint or two,” notes the photographer who snapped this pic.
Krzywy Domek means Crazy House in Polish, which is quite appropriate for a building that looks like it got stuck in a fun house mirror.
You might be interested that it’s this building (called Capital Gate), not the Leaning Tower of Pisa, that holds the Guinness record for world's "furthest leaning man-made tower."
Another mind-bending Frank Gehry masterpiece, this building houses the Business School at Sydney's University of Technology. The architect said he was inspired by the way that artists use folds to explore color, form and shadow. The curved forms continue inside the school, where the brick walls are finished in plasterboard.
According to Wikipedia, there is a secret passage in the basement, probably used for delivering produce from the market to the kitchens of Windsor Castle.
Also, it looks this way because it was built using green wood, which does not like to stay put as it ages.
Margate in Kent, UK
Created by British artist and designer Alex Chinneck, this sloppy building tricks the viewer into thinking the facade of a four-story house has slid down, exposing the upper floor to the elements.
Remember how Dorothy’s house killed the witch? Well this little guy had bigger plans: kill a museum.
San Diego, Californa
This house (technically a sculpture) can be found dangling off the side of Jacobs Hall at the University of California San Diego. It was the 18th addition to the school's Stuart Collection.
This 25-ft tall, aluminum framed, red glass shingled “church” lives in a park in Calgary, Alberta. American sculptor Dennis Oppenheim says that “turning the church upside down makes it more aggressive, but not blasphemous.” Not everyone agreed.