Top 25 Strangest Houses around the World
There is no doubt about the fact that construction engineering has advanced in lots of regard over the years. Different types of houses have been constructed in recent times. While some are normal, others are very strange. Pouted online magazine focuses, in this post, on the strangest houses in the world.
1 Boeing 727-200
This is probably one of the strangest houses you will ever see. It can be found in Hillsboro, Oregon, and owned by Bruce Campbell. In the year 1999, Bruce decided to have it built based on his unrivaled passion for aviation.
2 Langtry house
This is a luxury home that everyone is dreaming of owning one day. It is an underground home that has been valued at around £4.5 million. Don’t worry, you won’t lack anything as all the needed modern facilities are complete ranging from a swimming pool, gym to the cinema room.
3 Star trek house
This house has been built in Lancashire. Based on the pictures below, one thing is certain. This is the fact that it is fully computerized. Tony Alleyne used to be the original owner of this house which was eventually given to his divorced wife due to court order.
4 Upside Down House
The strangest houses in the world are known for their uniqueness. It is the reason why this house which is built in Germany deserves to be on this list. You can see how it has been designed from the roof to its base.
This treehouse can be found in Florida. It is a typical example of how engineering can combine with nature to produce something very special and unique.
6 River house
This is one of the strangest houses in the world that most people are yet to discover. It was built in 1968 by some men who decided to take shelter while they are in the river. It can be found in Serbian, a few miles from Belgrade.
7 Toilet-shaped house
Having an aerial of this house has got lots of people guessing since was built in Seoul, South Korea in 2007. This lavatory-shaped house is the first of its kind in the world. There are lots of water closet spaces.
8 Airplane house
This airplane house is looking much better than the one presented above. Miziara village in Lebanon is where it can be found. You will find lots of structures that look like ancient Egyptian ruins and Greek temples.
9 Solar house
Ever since this house has been built in France in 2011, it has been making lots of headlines. You can see that its design is quite strange as compared to conventional buildings.
10 Dome house
These houses can be found in Indonesia. They have been built in 2007 to provide shelter for those who lost their homes due to an earthquake that occurred in one of the villages (Sumberharjo).
11 Crocodile house
Seeing this house at night can get you scared. It can be found in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Thierry Atta the owner, was a renowned artist. He died after building it in 2008.
12 Mobile house
This is a makeshift dwelling carried around by Liu Lingchao. According to him, whenever he plans to go anywhere around Liuzhou in China, this dwelling is always with him. It is a portable room containing bed sheets and plastic bags.
13 Rock house
This house has one notable feature which is how the roof has been constructed with the rock. The body is made with bricks. It has been existing for more than 3 decades and is presently occupied by the Hernandez family in Mexico. It remains a mystery how engineers were able to build it back then.
14 Ball-shaped house
This house or building has been existing since 2006 in Japan. It has been a complete reflection of how far engineering has advanced over the years. The most amazing part is that it has been built to resist earthquakes.
15 Ancient house
This house truly reflects the Chinese cultural values as a society. It has been designed with millions of ancient bowls, vases, dishes, and porcelain flakes. If you are passionate about history, this is one building to check out.
16 Hằng Nga Guesthouse
Dang Viet Nga happens to be the brain and the architect behind this house construction. It has a striking appearance that makes tourists come from various parts of the world to find out more about its features. It is one of the strangest houses in Vietnam.
17 Monsanto House
Monsanto is a village in Portugal which is known to have lots of granite boulders. You can see how houses have been built under them. Walls and floors are being formed by boulders. You can see that doors have also been fitted into them.
18 Dar al Hajar
This is also known as the rocky house in Yemen. It was built by Imam Yahya, a popular spiritual leader during the 30s. According to construction experts, this building is truly Yemeni architecture at its very best.
19 Eliphante Art House
It is amazing to find out that the construction of this house started decades ago in Arizona, the USA. It was built with materials like rocks and driftwood and majorly seen as a handmade as well as sculptural home.
20 Transparent House
This is a really strange building indeed which is why it has caught the attention of Japanese tourists in recent times. It may be lagging in terms of privacy but has managed to stand out.
21 Socuellamos house
This house can be found in France. Old wine vats are what they have been made with. It is a really weird house that has attracted lots of attention.
22 Church home
This house can be found in Washington. It was a church that got converted into a home that people can be living in.
This house is in Germany and has been a reflection of true beauty. J.Mayer, the architect deserves lots of credit for making this project become a reality.
24 Floating Home
There are indeed different homes floating in the center of rivers. However, this one is different given that it is a luxury house. You can see how it has been constructed carefully and expertly from top to bottom.
25 Flintstone Cave house
This house was built in California and has been attracting lots of attention since then. It may have a retro design but there is no doubt that it has some modern features. This is a rare building indeed.