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Italian-Spanish illustrator Federico Babina created an awesome series of stylized illustrations depicting iconic buildings reimagined as the animals he thinks they resemble. It’s called the ARCHIZOO and makes the view consider these famous structures in a whole new, wonderfully playful way. New York’s Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is a snail. The Eiffel Tower is a giraffe, London’s famous “Gherkin” is seal, and the Sydney Opera House is, quite appropriately, a crocodile. Each delightful illustration also features the name of the architect or architecture studio that designed it.

Prints of each ARCHIZOO building animal are available via Babina’s online shop.

Visit Federico Babina’s website to check out more of his eye-catching artwork.

[via Architizer]