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About The Most Bizarre Houses in the World

Since the primary society, the houses designs were a reflection of the status in the society, marking to the social position and responding to the physical and the psychological wants of the man. However, the discreet people bower changed beyond cognition as time went on and under the inspiration and influence of science and of the technology development. Evolution has led to modifications not only in personal elements of design or decoration, the home as a whole changed, in obedience to unchecked human desire to diversify and to arrange life.

Everyone has its own lifestyle and builds the house according to his needs and preferences. Some houses amaze by their size, others by their beauty, modesty and yet others by the finesse with which they are built. But there are some houses that have very strange shapes. They leave us stunned and make us believe that everything is possible.


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The Kvivik Igloo

Kvivik is a village from the Faroe Islands on the coast of Denmark. A pair of identical igloos was built there. Each structure has about 91 square meters and a kitchen, a living room with double bed and a loft. Both igloos are very friendly with the nature. It has a lush green roof and they are so near to the mountains and the ocean. Tourists enjoy these two constructions as they can be rented at least for tw...

The One Log House

Would you believe that a tree trunk may become a house for you? So, there is a house carved into a huge, over 2,000 years old, tree of 42 tons. The tree is of the same family as the sequoia trees are. It was “built" by the carpenter Art Schmock in 1946. He exhibited this home at various fairs and festivals log across the country to promote the beautiful old trees in Northern California and his labor source. The house, ...

The Upside-Down House

It represents a memorial to the horrors of communism and crimes against the humanity. The house was built at the initiative of Daniel Czapiewski, a Polish businessman who deals with the construction of wooden houses. The construction lasted 114 days, 5 times more than usual, because the workers felt confused and disoriented in the strange house. The house is a tourist attraction, but people who visit complain of symptoms similar to sea sickness. ...

The Dancing House

Initially it was called "Fred and Ginger" after the legendary dancing couple Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. The building was designed by the Czech architect Vlado Milunić-Croatian, in collaboration with the Canadian architect Frank Gehry. The construction was started in 1992 and completed in 1996, when it became known as "The Dancing House". It is one of the most controversial buildings in Prague and one of t...

The Nautilus House

The Nautilus House in Mexico City was built in 2006 by the architect Javier Sensonian from the Arquitectura Organica. Sensonian used bio-architecture and built whales, snakes and other animals shaped houses. Nautilus was built especially for a family that wanted a house closer to nature....

The Steel House

If you look at least once at this 110 tones steel house, you will not forget it. The designer Robert Bruno wanted this building to be a cross between the machine and the animal. The house is unique and it is located in Texas, near Lubbock. Even if it is not very comfortable for living, it is more interesting than our rooms with four walls....

The Toilet-shaped House

The first toilet-shaped house was built at a distance of 40 km from Seoul, the South Korea's capital. The owner, Sim Jae-Duck, invested $ 1.6 million in it. What should not surprise you is that he is the president of the World toilet Association. The Toilet-shaped House covers an area of 4508 square meters and it has four luxury bathrooms, each with water conservation devices and elegant fittings. There is a more special toilet...

The Fallingwater House

The Fallingwater House is one of the most iconic and famous private houses of the twentieth century. The building was designed by the American architect Frank Wright in 1934. The construction was completed in October 1937. Today, the Fallingwater is considered one of the best buildings in the history of the American architecture. The construction of the towers is situated above the waterfall,...

The Stone House

The Stone House is located in Fafe mountains in northern Portugal. Dating from 1974, it was originally a holiday home of an engineer from Guimarães. The builder was inspired by the space between four blocks of stone, which he joined by walls. The interior is very spacious and it is decorated in rustic style, although the outside doesn’t show it. ...

The Shoe House

This American house is situated in the county York, Pennsylvania. This shoe isn’t used for a walk, people live in it. They live with all the amenities, because there are three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen and a living room on the five levels in this building. There is an American Flag on the front porch of the house.   The house was built in 1948 and it was by far the most bizarre publicit...

The Pickle Barrel House

The Pickle Barrel House is a two-level cabin, carved out in two barrels. The home design is taken from the comic book "Tiny Uiniz". The unusual home adorns the south shore of the Superior Lake, Michigan. There is a living room on the first floor of the big barrel and a bedroom on the second floor. The little barrel is the kitchen. There is a pantry in the hallway, which links the tw...

The Mushroom House

Undoubtedly, The Mushroom House is one of the most original architectural structures. It is located in Hyde Park, Ohio, USA. The idea to create such an unusual and fabulous building came up to an architecture and interior design professor of the University of Cincinnati. The Mushroom House was built by the students of that University. The wood was the main material that was used in the construction. The frame str...

The Bubble House

It is not a tourist attraction, but it is the dream house of the famous Italian fashion designer Pierre Cardin. It is situated on the French Riviera, near Cannes. Known as the "Palais Bulles", the bubble house in Théoule-sur-Mer was originally designed by the Finnish architect Antti Lovag for a French industrialist. Its futuristic design with arched windows was designed to exploi...

The Cube Houses

Who goes through Rotterdam without visiting the cube houses, known by the locals as "Kubuswoningen", loses a lot! This residential complex was designed by the Dutch architect Piet Blom in 1984, at the request of the municipality of Rotterdam. It was an architectural experiment. The main goal was to create a bridge over one of the circulated city arteries. The architect designed it as a stylized forest c...

The Oakland House

Rubinstein's family house is located on a hill, in the north of Oakland. The magnificent views of the Bridge "Golden Gate" in San Francisco from there approves the use of large windows along the entire front facade. At the same time the southern orientation required to protect the premises from the hot sun. That’s why large overhangs and terraces were designed. As there the two boys in the fa...

The Quarry House

The Quarry House, known as "La Pedrera", is the last Gaudi completed work. It is a strange building with two court yards and six light wells. The building has a complex curvilinear plan. Originally Gaudi intended to give curvilinear outlines to all internal partitions, but he renounced it later, giving them a polygonal shape, contrasting with the undulating surface of the facade. Th...

The Cactus House

The "green" technologies are wide used now in the buildings construction and design. This is the desire to approximate the persons living in the city and the nature. A magnificent 19 floors construction was built in Rotterdam. It represents an unusual cactus, which consists of plate lobes, located on each other. Each rounded lobe ends with a landscaped terrace or balcony. The "...

The Teapot Dome

The American architect Jack Ainsworth designed in 1922 in Zillah, Washington, a sketch of a teapot shaped house. The sketch came immediately after the Teapot Dome scandal. Following this scandal, the U.S. official, Albert Fall, was jailed for taking bribes from oil companies who wanted the access to the government-owned oil fields. The circular building has ...

The Eliphante Art House

This unusual house is an excellent example of organic architecture creative art. It has a space of 3 hectares of natural landscape in Arizona. It was constructed by Michael Kahn and Leda Levant, who are husband and wife. The building has five separate handmade areas, linked by a common theme. The main living areas are located in The Eliphante and are connected with the area of meditation, the ar...

The Kaufmann Desert House

The Kaufmann House in Palm Springs, built by Richard Neutra, is one of the most famous works of the architect. It is also one of the most influential and the most important example of 20th century art and architecture of North and South America.   Edgar J. Kaufmann, the owner of the Fallwater House i...


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