You've seen what happens when people create sofas shaped like cats, build hotels shaped like like dogs, and construct houses shaped like cars. All marvelous, of course, so do check out today's Flavorwire roundup of 12 awful buildings designed to look like other things. On it: China's Piano House, masterminded a few years ago by Hefei University of Technology architecture students to house plans for the new Shannan district in Huainan City and bring notoriety to the region. Somewhere in Alabama, guitar-shaped landscaping is weeping for its long-lost sibling.
· Literal Architecture: 12 Awful Buildings Designed to Look Like Other Things [Flavorwire]