Moving and setting into a new house is one of the greatest experience a person could have. Throughout history, people have gone through the great ordeal to make a different house. So that their house stand out from the crowd. Some people are forced due to some restriction to make a small or alienated house while others do it just because they want their house to be unique.
Below is the list of some of the strangest houses in the world.
10. Transparent house (Japan)
The transparent house is located in Tokyo Japan. The idea of the transparent house is based on the lifestyle of our ancestors as they lived on trees. The house was designed by Japanese architecture Sou Fujimoto. The house is built on the design of branches of the tree and the walls are made up of glasses. In a way that it mimics the tree living lifestyle with a lot of sunlight but no privacy while at the same time it offers shelter overhead.
9. Dick Clark’s Flintstones Inspired Home, USA
The Flintstones house is Located in Malibu California. It is inspired by 60s cartoon’s family Flintstones. The house is worth 3.5 million at this point. The house has one bedroom, two bathrooms, and one fireplace. The house also has several large glass windows. The whole property is 20 acres.
8. Old Water Tower Turned Into Modern Home, Belgium
The Tower is located in Belgian village Steenokkerzeel. The 30-meter tower was first constructed between 1938 and 1941. The house was completely renovated and turned into a single family home. The exterior of the tower has been restored into the original form. While the interior is equipped with advanced domotics system, which lets, you control the intensity and color of light along with the temperature of rooms and volume of music.
7. World’s Slimmest House, Poland
World slimmest House is located in Warsaw Poland. The house is located between two buildings and measures only 92 to 122 centimeter in width. At the narrowest point, the house is 72 centimeters wide and 122 centimeters wide at its widest point. The house was specifically designed for traveling writers and is designed by the architect named Jakub Szczes. The house has become a center of interest for the tourist.
6. World’s smallest one square Meter House, Germany
The smallest one square meter house is portable and can be taken anywhere. The house was created by German architecture Van Bo Le-Mentzel. It is wooden structure, which only uses one square meter of surface. Due to its flipping mechanism, it can be used both vertically and horizontally. The weight of house is only 40 kg and has wheels so that it could be transferred from one place to another.
5. Church Converted Into Modern Family Home, Holland
The church converted into a home is located in Utrecht, Holland. Some people might not feel comfortable living in a house, which was previously a church because there are so many things a person is not able to do in a church. Then again, hundreds of empty churches spread throughout Holland. Over one-third of the churches has been demolished. Reusing church might preserve these historical sites.
4. Slide House, Japan
The sliding house is located in Tokyo. The house is three story and a person could take the slide from the third floor to the ground floor. The Stairs wraps one side of the house while slide another end of the corridor which forms a circle around the center house. The house let you reach from one location of the house to another through sliding and fun.
3. Skateboard House, USA
The Skateboard house is designed for skaters so that they could skate anywhere and anytime both indoor and outdoor. The house was designed by Pro skater and former champion Pierre Andre Senizergues. The house is located in Malibu California. At this stage, the house is prototype and company aim is to produce more houses like this for the skaters in future on demand.
2. Stone House, Portugal
The Stone House is located in Fafe. The house is sandwiched between two rocks and has been featured in Portuguese film “Moon”. It is located in the majestic Portuguese countryside. Although the house is quite unusual it has traditional components, such windows, door etc.
1. Giant Seashell House, Mexico
The Giant seas shell house is located in Mexico City, Mexico. The Give exact depiction of what it would be like to live in a seashell. The house was built back in 2006. The house is inspired by Antoni Gaudí and Frank Lloyd Wright architecture (as it can be seen with the use of the spiral staircase). The house strange appearance makes it blend into the surroundings.