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Vayne's Condemn says:

If they collide with terrain after being knocked back, they are dealt the same amount of physical damage again and are stunned for 1.5 seconds.

Similarly, Poppy's Heroic Charge says:

... if they collide with terrain, her target will take a high amount of magic damage and be stunned for 1.5 seconds.

So if the enemy hits a turret, inhibitor, or nexus, does it count as terrain and cause these abilities to stun the target?

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Yes. Turrets count as terrain for the purpose of champion abilities.

The wikia confirms this:

Towers count as terrain. Any abilities that interacts with terrain will trigger the effect, namely Poppy's Heroic Charge's and Vayne's Condemn's stuns.

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I was looking under the skills themselves... :/ – user9983 Mar 24 '12 at 0:24
What about inhibitors and nexuses?...nexi? they all sound weird... – user9983 Mar 24 '12 at 0:29
@OrigamiRobot same deal. – Raven Dreamer Mar 24 '12 at 0:30
For the record, this also includes destroyed buildings. The base is still there and counts as impassable terrain. – RHINO_Mk.II Mar 24 '12 at 2:36

Yes, they count as terrain. They even count when destroyed. So do things like trundle's pillar. It can be very powerful for trundle to cause a pillar to appear behind the target, then for vayne to shoot him.

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Do you have a source for that? I haven't ever seen that particular interaction. – Rapida Feb 5 '13 at 23:21
other then from my personnal experience no – Peter Jessen Feb 6 '13 at 16:29
It was my understanding the terrain from trundle, annivia, and jarvan IV were all fake "minions" which is why a lot of skills go through them. It would surprise me if you can stun into them. – Rapida Feb 6 '13 at 19:05

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