The UK, despite its famous or infamous image as the world’s most conservative nation, still has the knack of keeping up with the future of architecture as well as making a mess of it. Some of the most incredible /odd buildings in the UK have caught the eye of overseas developers and architects and are being used for inspiration throughout the world. Below you will see what some would call freaks of architecture, or spectacular designs.

1. Manchester Civil Justice Centre (Manchester, UK)

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2. Container City (London, UK)

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3. Gherkin Building (London, UK)

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4. Lloyd’s building (London, UK)

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5. London City Hall (London, UK)

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6. Millennim Dome (London, UK)

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7. New Office Building (London, UK)

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8. The Empress State Tower (London, UK)

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9. The Glynne Arms (West Midlands, UK)

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10. Thin House (London, UK)

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