Architectural folliness, usually referred to as Small, useless buildings or parts of structures with picturesque, fantastical and fanciful designs built for decorative purposes. Think a house with pineapple on its roof. Examples below. White text on a black background. Image of a hand icon pointing downwards. A fake beach, along with beach signage and its own postcards: Bloordale Beach (Toronto, ON, Canada). A head office building shaped like a basket: Basket building (Newark, OH, USA) White text on black background inside a white ornamental border. A small garden downtown, reserved for public art: Toronto Sculpture Garden (ON, Canada). A conservation area with over 100 unique, custom-built bird houses: Birdhouse City (Picton, ON, Canada). A fountain with 27 dog statues, 1 cat statue and a golden bone on top: Berczy Park Fountain (Toronto, ON, Canada). A big thumb in the middle of an office district: ‘La Pouce’, a sculpture by artist César (Paris - La Défense, France). A sculpture that creates unique acoustics: ‘Tilted Spheres’, a sculpture by artist Richard Serra, Pearson Airport - International Departures, Terminal 1 (Toronto, ON, Canada). Elaborate little structures filled with books, popping up in unexpected places: Free Little Libraries. A concrete ball by the water: Toronto Sundial Folly, by artists John Fung & Paul Figueiredo (ON, Canada). A temple on a hilltop in a gorgeous landscape garden: The Temple of Apollo (Stourhead, Wiltshire, UK). An iconic building that is held up by colourful sticks: Sharp Centre for Design (Toronto, ON, Canada). A fast food restaurant that looks like a giant orange: Gibeau Orange Julep (Montreal, QC, Canada). A giant apple in the landscape, by a highway: The Big Apple (Colborne, ON, Canada). Abandoned subway stations: Lower Bay/Lower Queen/Lower Osgoode (?) subway stations (Toronto, ON, Canada). Ghost signs on buildings: the ghost sign at 1042 Pape Avenue (Toronto, ON, Canada). A pyramid in  a city park: the pyramid folly at Parc Monceau (Paris, France). (c) 2021 YW | | Legal Notes