Some places on our planet can strike the imagination with one look. Sometimes nature itself creates paintings that resemble magical desserts, but it happens that architects, inspired by the species of air meringue or cream cakes, create real masterpieces. The purpose of some buildings does not seem to match their appearance at all, but they look really appetizing.
The public lavatory in Japan
This public lavatory looks like a real cake. Its architects, Minako Nishiyama, Mika Kasahara, and Yuma Haruna, have invested in this building, called the “Melting Dream”, which has definitely washed away: Japan is full of external sweetness, and the destruction that has begun does not make people think. The creators of the project were inspired by the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in 2011.
Luyt-la-Duimun, Faroe Islands
Luyt-la-Duimun is the smallest of the Faroe Islands, but it is one that can attract attention with its incredible view. The fact is that the island itself seems to be a large cupcake, on top of which was placed a huge spoonful of whipped cream. The fault is a lenticular cloud overhanging Luytla-Duimun and enveloping the island just like an airy protein mass or a real cotton candy.
Hiller Lake, Australia
From afar, this Australian lake resembles a piece of pink chewing gum, but close by, the spectators have the illusion that this reservoir is filled with sweet strawberry syrup. However, the nature of the color of Hiller Island has not yet been studied, and numerous tourists can admire the unusual wasp only from a helicopter. The most interesting thing is that Hiller keeps its color at any air temperature, and the water in the bottle remains the same pink.
Izmailovsky Kremlin, Moscow, Russia
Russians have long been accustomed to the rather unusual look of the Izmailovsky Kremlin in Moscow, but foreigners visiting it for the first time can not get away from the feeling that in front of them a colorful decadent dessert. Bright and appetizing tops, painted walls and fences invite to taste a piece of this giant cake.
National Monument White Sands, Tularosa, New Mexico, USA
The wind-blown sands and rolling dunes look like waves of marshmallow fluff. It is the largest clean gypsum dune deposit that attracts many visitors. There is even a reserve in the National Monument, where adapted plants and animals are collected. Here you can find bleached lizard and adapted African oryx.
Gingerbread houses of Antonio Gaudi, Barcelona, Spain
Park Guell, which was created by Antonio Gaudi on behalf of Eusebi Guell, is now one of the main attractions of Barcelona. And the amazing gingerbread houses are so authentic that many visitors just can’t help touching them. In fact, it seems as if they are made of fragrant honey dough and painted with sweet white cream.
Lollipop House, Seoul, South Korea
This house from Moon Hoon architectural studio looks like a bright pink and white lollipop. Behind its cheerful facade is a three-storey structure, quiet, functional, and very comfortable for the whole family.
Gingerbread Castle, Hamburg, New Jersey, USA
This gingerbread castle was once supposed to be a small amusement park. It was designed in 1928 by Joseph Urban, an Australian architect and stage designer. By the 1980s, however, the amazing gingerbread house had fallen into disrepair, the structure had changed hands, and the amusement park had become a nightclub and haunted house. In 2018 it was acquired by Don Oriolo, who began restoration work, which is scheduled to be completed in 2019.
Harajuku Urban Club, Tokyo, Japan
Reminds a piece of mouth-watering cake a nightclub in Japan was designed by American architects Tiffany Dalen and Virginia Melnik and inspired by the shapes and colors of a variety of desserts. It looks as impressive on the inside as it does on the outside.
The rainbow mountains, Pitumarca, Peru
The peaks of the Peruvian Andes are painted quite unusually: terracotta, lavender, bright turquoise, and pink stripes create the right patterns. These iridescent peaks look like huge lollipop structures, although for some visitors they are reminiscent of a multicolored striped cake.