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The Crazy House

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Dang Viet Nga
 
location Dalat
function hotel, monument, sculpture
contributed by dirkverwoerd

Hang Nga guesthouse, popularly known as the Crazy House is an unconventional building designed and constructed by Vietnamese architect Dang Viet Nga in D Lat, Vietnam. Described as a fairy tale house, the building's overall design resembles a giant tree, incorporating sculptured design elements representing natural forms such as animals, mushrooms, spider webs and caves. Its architecture, comprising complex, organic, non-rectilinear shapes, has been described as expressionist. Nga has acknowledged the inspiration of Catalan architect Antoni Gaud in the building's design, and visitors have variously drawn parallels between it and the works of artists such as Salvador Dal and Walt Disney. Since its opening in 1990, the building has gained recognition for its unique architecture, being highlighted in numerous guidebooks and listed as one of the worlds ten most bizarre buildings in the Chinese People's Daily. The work is in progress since 1990.

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The Crazy House
Address
Huynh Thuc Khang 3
Vietnam
http://www.crazyhouse.vn
Project is public!
Opening hours 09.00-16.00
This project is part of 2 guides Vietnam by agentapple
Vietnam by Hestervhaalen
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Floor area/size 1600 m2
ArchitectDang Viet Nga
Client Dang Viet Nga
 
Project ID 10793
Latitude/Longitude 11°56'05N 108°25'51E
Contributed by dirkverwoerd
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