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The Most Unusual Houses in The World

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HOUSE ON A ROCK

This one of a kind house is built on top of a rock on the Drina River near the Serbian town of Bajina Basta, about 160 km from Belgrade. Its doorsteps end with a river.The house was build in 1968 by a group of adventurous men who decided that the rock was an ideal place for a tiny shelter. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE BUS HOUSE

The Brandy bus is a quaint guesthouse in Karen, Nairobi, Kenya. It is an old double-decker school bus that has been transformed into a functional house. It can accommodate up to six people. It has two queen-sized beds upstairs and two sofa beds downstairs. A bathroom with a hot running shower and a toilet. It also has a fully-fitted kitchen. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE CROCODILE HOUSE

The unusually looking crocodile house is in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The owner was an apprentice for a designer who decided to design this odd looking house for his student. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


TREE HOTEL

A Hotel in the remote village of Harads in Northern Sweden is trying to elevate the tree house into a world class accommodation all in an effort to market the village as a tourist destination. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE TOILET HOUSE

This museum of toilets is aptly called "Haewoojae" which translates to " a place for satisfying one's anxiety" which is how restrooms are referred to in Korean temples. It is shaped like a toilet sit and is located in Suwon city in South Korea. South Korean sanitation activists marked the start of a global toilet association by lifting the lid on the world's first lavatory-shaped house. It even has a a giant gold pile of poop near the entrance. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE AIRPLANE HOUSE

Miziara village in Lebanon prides itself on building some of the most unusual houses. Some resemble old ancient Greek temples and some look like Egyptian ruins. This one, built in 2015 was constructed in the shape of an Airbus A380. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE JUNGLE HOUSE

A Chinese pensioner spent five years growing a multi-level jungle on the rooftop of his house. The impressive jungle has five levels and is equipped with high-tech features including a remote control watering system. However, the owner from Dongcheng District in Beijing was reported by concerned neighbours for building "illegal extensions". View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE TRAIN HOUSE

A couple acquired a World War 2 train car and transformed it into a tiny artistic and functional house. Dan and Annabel from Fort Collins, Colorado, kept much of the original history of the train car intact. The only major modification was cutting a hole in the roof to create a stepped-up roof which allows light into the house. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE HELIODOME

This bioclimatic solar house is in Cosswiller, France. The house is designed as a giant, three-dimensional sundial that is set on a fixed angle in relationship to the Sun's movement. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE DOME VILLAGE

The more than seventy dome houses were build by Domes For The World, a United States company, for villagers who lost their houses to an earthquake in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE PORTABLE ROOM

Liu Lingchuan, who was working in Shenzhen, decided to walk back to his home town of Rongen. He build himself a 1.5 meter wide, 2 meter room that he could carry. He used bamboo, plastic bags and bed sheets to make a portable house that weighed about 60 kg. He walked about 20 km everyday carrying his house. He later became a traveling salesman taking his house wherever he went. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE SOCCER BALL HOUSE

Kimidori Housing designed this odd looking house that is reputedly disaster resistant. The 32-sided sphere house in Gifu, Japan can float in water and has the structural strength to resist earthquakes. It is priced at less than $ 15,000. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE EGG HOUSE

Dai Haifei from Beijing lived in an egg-shaped mobile house for two months. The house cost $ 1000 to build. It was made of bamboo strips and a mattress covered by a layer of heat preservation and water resistant material. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


ROOFTOP HOUSES

These houses were built on the rooftop of a factory building in Dongguan, China. They were, however, declared illegal because their actual size was not in line with the original design that was submitted to the local authorities. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


TINY HOUSE

A model tiny house being towed near Boulder, Colorado. The tiny house concept started some years ago. People around the world began building small but smart living spaces. These tiny houses range from 1000 squire feet to as less than 100 squire feet. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE CAR HOUSE

The car-shaped house was the brainchild of architect Manfred Voglreiter. He designed and built it in the town of Langwied in Austria's Salzburg province. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE FLOATING HOUSE

Designed and built by Mos Architects, the house is built on a floating steel frame on Canada's Lake Huron. It is completely surrounded by water. Access is gained from the mainland by a small side entrance. The exterior is made of Cedar planks to protect this awesome houses against Canada's unpredictable climate. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


FLYING-SAUCER HOUSE

Known as the Futuro house or the Futuro pod, this round prefabricated house was designed by Matti Suuronen and resembles an alien flying saucer. It is made of fibreglass and reinforced polyester plastic and measures 13 feet in height and 26 feet in diameter. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE BUBBLE PALACE

Le palais Bulles or the bubble palace sits atop a hillside in Theoule-sur-Mar near Cannes in the French Riviera overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The mansion is composed of rounded rooms with rotating floors and was designed by Antti Lovag. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


VILLA VALS

This adorable holiday home is nestled inside the alpine slopes of the Vals in Switzerland. It is 1770 squire feet and is surrounded by lush meadows and mountains. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


CASA DO PENEDO

This unique house in Northern Portugal was build way back in the 70s. Also known as the "House of Stone", Casa do Penedo is made out of four boulders. It has a fireplace and a swimming pool carved into the stone. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE MINISTER'S HOUSE

Landscaper Horace Burgess constructed arguably the biggest treehouse in the world. The house in Crossville, Tennessee spans across seven trees, is 100 feet tall and covers almost 10,000 squire feet. It has a winding staircase, a basketball loop, a bell tower and secret passageways. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE SOLVAY HUT

The 67 year-old Solvay hut is the highest mountain hut in the world. It sits at 13,133 feet up the side of the Matterhorn in Switzerland. It is used as a stop-over for hikers and is equipped with 10 beds and a radio telephone. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE TRANSPARENT HOUSE

Sou Fujimoto Architects designed and built this 914 squire feet very unusual house in Tokyo. It offers plenty of daylight but on the downsize, doesn't offer much private. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


KERET HOUSE

This house in Chlodna Zelazen street in Wola district of Warsaw, Poland holds the record for the world's narrowest house. Tacked between two existing buildings, the house measures 92 to 152 centimeters in width and has a total area of 14.5 squire feet. The two floor marvel was build by Jakub Szczęsny in 2012 and contains a mini kitchen, bathroom, living area and bedroom. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


OLD WATER TOWER HOUSE

A 100 feet high water tower in Belgium that served as a Nazi hideout during the second World War was later transformed into a modern day single family house. The Chateau d` Eau is in Steenokkerzeel, Belgium. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


THE SEASHELL HOUSE

A young family in Mexico City had a house built for them that is completely out of this world. The house built in 2006, resembles a giant seashell. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


DJUREN TREEHOUSE

This treehouse constructed from separate pods and accessed via an outside staircase is a true masterpiece. It wraps around two oak trees. The exterior is clad in oak to blend into the sorroundings and the roof is made of zinc sheeting. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


DESERT HOUSE

It is one of the houses built in the most of unusual places. Nestled among the rocky terrain of Joshua Tree National Park in California,the house is made of concrete slabs and subtly blends into its surroundings. It was finished in the early 2000s complete with a spiky iron element fence that look like fish bone. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


DOME HOUSE

The Hjertefolgers family built their dome home in Sandhørnoya in Norway's arctic region and designed it to thrive in the harsh and rugged conditions. A glass dome protects the main wooden house from the elements. The house has it's own water recycling system, solar power and vegetable gardens. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


VOLCANO HOUSE

This amazing house sits atop a 150-foot tall Cinder cone of an extinct volcano in California's Mojave desert. The saucer-shaped house measures 2500 squire feet and has two bedrooms. It is surrounded by a 5 feet wide, 2 feet deep moat. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


BEEHIVE HOUSES

The beehive houses stand out in Harran, Turkey. This architectural tradition is said to be at least 3,000 years old. The houses are entirely made of mud or clay bricks and are designed to fence of the searing heat. The beehive shapes of these unusual abodes allows them to withstand earthquakes, wind storms and seasonal heavy rains. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

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