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These 80 Builders Made Mistakes That Will Leave You BAFFLED. Ridiculously Hilarious.

NOVEMBER 8, 2013  —  By Sara Heddleston  
Sara Heddleston

Sara Heddleston

Sara has been working and writing online for so many years, she's unsure if she is still in corporeal form. She considers herself a jack of all trades, but would prefer it if you would stop calling her "Jack."

No, these aren't pictures from inside of a funhouse. These are real-life building disasters that somehow made it from architect to contractor without anyone noticing. (That is, until someone tried to use a set of stairs that led literally nowhere.) Check out all 80 - how did anyone let this happen?!

1. Privacy is overrated.

Privacy is overrated.

2. Wheelchairs can go up steps, right?

Wheelchairs can go up steps, right?

3. Also, wheelchairs probably have rockets attached to them.

Also, wheelchairs probably have rockets attached to them.

4. Obviously they hope they'd be living like the Jetsons by now.

Obviously they hope they'd be living like the Jetsons by now.

5. Chimneys belong in front of windows. That's just a fact.

Chimneys belong in front of windows. That's just a fact.

6. "Where the Stairs End," the lesser known Shel Silverstein book.

"Where the Stairs End," the lesser known Shel Silverstein book.

7. Who needs stairs when you can just fall?

Who needs stairs when you can just fall?

8. Someone obviously didn't think the aerial view through...

Someone obviously didn't think the aerial view through...

9. Further proof that high schools are from hell.

Further proof that high schools are from hell.

10. Almost, man. Almost.

Almost, man. Almost.

11. Don't buy a level, he said. It'll be fine, he said.

Don't buy a level, he said. It'll be fine, he said.

12. The only way out of the prison is a little... tricky... to use.

The only way out of the prison is a little... tricky... to use.

13. Ahh, I knew we forgot something.

Ahh, I knew we forgot something.

14. To be fair, no one would be able to see your PIN from this angle.

To be fair, no one would be able to see your PIN from this angle.

15. Silly man, this ATM is for hobbits only.

Silly man, this ATM is for hobbits only.

16. It's so easy to confuse doors and windows.

It's so easy to confuse doors and windows.

17. Mother Nature: 1 Architects: 0

Mother Nature: 1 Architects: 0

18. Wait, Mother Nature: 2 Architects: 0

Wait, Mother Nature: 2 Architects: 0

19. Looks like someone was an MC Escher fan.

Looks like someone was an MC Escher fan.

20. Eh, close enough.

Eh, close enough.

21. Someone obviously didn't understand this staircase wasn't being built at Hogwarts.

Someone obviously didn't understand this staircase wasn't being built at Hogwarts.

22. ... this isn't what a half-bath is.

... this isn't what a half-bath is.

23. Come, children. Play on the "ow my knees" slide.

Come, children. Play on the "ow my knees" slide.

24. Bricks are the new windows.

Bricks are the new windows.

25. ... no idea.

... no idea.

26. I hope they drive a compact. Or a motorcycle. Or walk.

I hope they drive a compact. Or a motorcycle. Or walk.

27. No, that's not dangerous at all.

No, that's not dangerous at all.

28. If you want to go in here, you just have to want it bad enough.

If you want to go in here, you just have to want it bad enough.

29. This mistake is a whole lot of NOPE.

This mistake is a whole lot of NOPE.

30. Don't worry, this kind of mistake happens to everyone.

Don't worry, this kind of mistake happens to everyone.

31. So close, yet so far.

So close, yet so far.

32. "I'm sorry you can't get down, but at least you passed the test!"

"I'm sorry you can't get down, but at least you passed the test!"

33. This is annoying, but it'll probably help with your saving.

This is annoying, but it'll probably help with your saving.

34. "CRAP!"

"CRAP!"

35. Confusing is the new cool.

Confusing is the new cool.

36. "Crap!"

"Crap!"

37. "The room may not have a view, but this balcony is nice. I think."

"The room may not have a view, but this balcony is nice. I think."

38. It's a climber-upper.

It's a climber-upper.

39. "Crap."

"Crap."

40. "See, honey? I had no choice but to spend our kid's college fund on a motorcycle."

"See, honey? I had no choice but to spend our kid's college fund on a motorcycle."

41. A tiny bush can only hide so much failure.

A tiny bush can only hide so much failure.

42. This school must not teach history.

This school must not teach history.

43. At least everything in there is safe, right?

At least everything in there is safe, right?

44. Sure, it's a fail, but at least it prepares the kid for life in the real world.

Sure, it's a fail, but at least it prepares the kid for life in the real world.

45. Everybody plays.

Everybody plays.

Hmm, maybe architecture school ISN'T that hard...

46. I'll pretend that tree just grew straight through that house.

47. I hope there is never a fire at this place.

(That can't be up to code.)

48. Perfect for Stretch Armstrong.

49. Just move the clock!

50. Those 3 stairs are going to be tough to get around.

51. The handicap bathroom? Oh, it's up the stairs.

52. Box them in!

53. Everyone can see you.

54. Maybe they put in the door later.

55. A footrail.

56. Poor choice.

57. Make sure you line it up right.

58. How do I get out of here?!

59. I hope you're ready to do some stunts.

60. How do you allow this?

61. The best seat in the house.

62. Don't turn that fan on!

63. This is just cruel.

64. Just split your car in half.

65. Not handicap accessible. I see how it is.

Not handicap accessible. I see how it is.

66. I don't even have a witty thing to say about that. Just baffled.

I don't even have a witty thing to say about that. Just baffled.

67. Just jump it. Duh.

Just jump it. Duh.

68. An insecure fence

An insecure fence

69. An over-excited sink

An over-excited sink

70. The confused floor tile

The confused floor tile

71. A floor tile without a goal

A floor tile without a goal

72. The branded house

The branded house

73. The driveway cars can't use

The driveway cars can't use

74. A set of BFF urinals

A set of BFF urinals

75. The urinal where you clean as you pee

The urinal where you clean as you pee

76. The value light

The value light

77. A door handle's lament

A door handle's lament

78. An ill-fated shelf

An ill-fated shelf

79. The door that wishes it were a window

The door that wishes it were a window

80. The toilet paper holder of death

The toilet paper holder of death
 

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