Sometimes you have to wonder if architects secretly want to take over the world. Maybe it's the planes of black-tinted glass, the jutting angles, or the sweeping archways that differentiate a "headquarters" and a "compound" but sometimes you look at a building and it just plain gives you the WILLIES. Over on reddit's r/evilbuildings they are dedicated to archiving and collecting each and every nefarious shelter mankind was twisted enough to erect, this is but a mere sampling of their findings.

1. France's Polygone Riviera 

Big frère is watching you.

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2. MahaNakhon Tower in Bangkok

The corruption is spreading.

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3. Art Nouveau House in Brussels, Belgium

Parties here are BYOB: Bring Your Own Blood.

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4. The University of Toronto's Robarts Library

Didn't the Power Rangers pilot one of these in 2002?

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5. The Tommorow Square Building in Shanghai

You may fire the laser when ready, Overlord Gorlox!

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6. Saint Petersburg's infamous "Fort Plauge" 

This was actually a government germ warfare facility, that's spooky.

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7. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Centre

The eye of Sauron got a makeover for the digital age.

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8. This Swedish ISP's office in a granite atomic bomb shelter

Now THAT'S what protecting your data looks like.

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9. The Max Planck Research Institute for Experimental Medicine in Berlin, Germany

When you're a medical facility but you have to engage in navel warfare at 7.

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10. Philadelphia City Hall 

You know Ben Franklin's ghost is throwing crazy parties in there.

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11. Italian Fire Station, or Hydra Headquarters?

Style, Sex, Safety.

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12. The Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor in Barcelona

Pictured: Jesus of Nazareth telling a bunch of Demons to chill the fuck out.

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13. Reiyukai Shakaden Temple, Tokyo

Who knew that the Galactic Empire was into new-age Bhuddism?

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14. Al Tijaria Tower in Kuwait City

This will come in handy when we have to sacrifice a giant virgin to a volcano.

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15. Velasca Tower, Venice

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, but real.

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