Archinect - News 2014-04-24T07:21:15-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/27483488/the-top-10-pieces-of-folly-architecture The Top 10 Pieces Of Folly Architecture Alexander Walter 2011-11-14T20:58:04-05:00 >2011-11-15T00:40:43-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cb/cb6e2198f27a0e1c80d95731187bfd96.jpg" width="514" height="374" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Folly architecture, from the French word for 'foolish,' is eccentric and extravagant architecture with an appearance that far overshadows its purpose. Often, its appearance is its sole purpose. The architectural marvels below take many forms, made all around the world from the 19th century to the 90's. There are underground tunnels, an upside down church and a giant banana.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>