10 Beautiful Buildings Shaped Like Triangles

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There’s a lot to be said for the triangle this year. Everything from album covers and logos to hipster essentials and GIF fanatics have embraced the three-sided shape. Dare we proclaim the triangle the design trend of the year (maybe the decade)? In honor of the simple symbol, we thought we’d take a look at some of the biggest and most beautiful triangle triumphs around the world. From the sculptural beach houses of the architect of happiness Andrew Geller to stunning, modern-day examples of the classic A-frame, click through to check out buildings inspired by the most emblematic geometry in the world.

Allandale House by William O’Brien Jr. – Mountain West, United States

Photo credit: William O’Brien Jr.

Elizabeth Reese House by Andrew Geller – Sagaponack, New York

Photo credit: The Andrew Geller Architectural Archive

Photo credit: A/N Blog courtesy of Jake Gorst

Photo credit: The Andrew Geller Architectural Archive

Pearlroth House by Andrew Geller – Westhampton Beach, New York

Photo credit: The Andrew Geller Architectural Archive

Photo credit: Process/ Vision

Levitas House by Andrew Geller – Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

Photo credit: Somewhere I Would Like to Live

Photo credit: Lauren Houssin

The Ryugyong Hotel by Baikdoosan Architects & Engineers – Pyongyang, North Korea

Photo credit: APPARATUS OF

Photo credit: Ryugyong-Hotel

Waiuku Church by Jasmax – Waiuku, New Zealand

Photo credit: archdaily

Photo credit: archdaily

A-Frame by Stanmar, Inc. – Mad River, Vermont

Photo credit: Poppy Gall Design Studio

A-Frame by dmvA – Brecht, Germany

Photo credit: decoist

Photo credit: decoist

Photo credit: decoist

Swamp Huts by Moskow Linn Architects – Newton, Massachusetts

Photo credit: Design Launches

Photo credit: Design Launches

Cabin – Rural Iceland