From the melting wax house to Washington, D.C.’s giant face landscape, these are the six most unusual stories of the year.
By Chelsea Blahut, Caroline Massie
In a year filled with architectural oddities, here are 2014’s standout stories that struck us as the most unusual, fascinating, and downright peculiar.
1. Two-Story Wax House Melts in London
As part of the annual MERGE festival in London, British artist Alex Chinnek designed a life-size, two-story house made out of 8,000 wax red bricks. Built at the end of September in the middle of the city, “A Pound of Flesh for 50p” was systematically built out of terracotta sand cast in paraffin wax to melt throughout the duration of a month. By the end of this time, all that would remain would be the roof and base of the structure, wading in a pool of melted wax.
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