When Architects Stray: Unconventional Beauty in ‘Ugly Belgian Houses

In a world saturated with meticulously curated aesthetics and picture-perfect homes, there’s an Instagram account that stands out for its unapologetic celebration of the unconventional. ‘Ugly Belgian Houses’ boldly declares, “Better to be ugly than to be boring” in its bio, setting the tone for an account that delights in showcasing the peculiar and the extraordinary.

This intriguing Instagram page has gained a massive following by challenging traditional notions of architectural beauty, proving that uniqueness and character can be found in the most unexpected places. Check out some of its hilarious posts in the gallery below.

You Had One Job

Total Eclipse Of The House

Bombastic Side Eye

When You Try To Take A Picture Of An Introvert

Think Outside The Parallelogram

Alles Kan. Koffie Kan. Water Kan. Maar Balkon Niet

So Is This Where Blackboxrevelation Lives?

When Your Contractor Watches A How To Video Halfway Through

In Belgium We Don’t Build Our Dreams. We Build Our Nightmares


One Of Moses’ Less Famous Miracles

That’s Me In The Corner, Choosing My Transmission

When Your House Is Low On Storage Space You Can Always Delete Windows


The House Has Left The Building

What Kind Of Shape Do You Like: Circle, Rectangle, Triangle, Trapezium, .. Yes!

Slugly Belgian Houses

When You Are A Home Alone And Scared

They Call It House Arrest

The Ugly Belgian Houses Virus Is Spreading

I Think They Blocked Me

When You Send The Architect Back To The Drawing Board, But He Sends The Drawing Board Back

In Belgium We Use The Metricsytem And Also Sometimes The Tetricsystem

Never Fool Around With Superglue

Some People Have Gingerbread Houses, I Have A Pizza Hut

You Can Say What You Want, But The Facade Is A Huge Plus

When You Accidentally Break A Formula In Excel

Ready For Take-Off

When Your House Runs Out Of Battery

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