10 Wacky Houses
Who says a home has to be conventional? We’ve scoured the web and found 10 novel homes that prove when it comes to home design, getting weird is an option.
You may love the design of some of these homes, find some outright hilarious, and consider others to be an abomination. That’s the great thing about wacky houses, they elicit a different reaction from everyone.
So without further ado, here is our list of ten wacky houses.
10 Wacky Houses
1. House Of Bones
Casa Batlló otherwise known as, House of Bones, is a home located in Barcelona, Spain. The home received its nickname due to the skeleton like quality of its exterior. The house was built in 1877 but it received its unique design only after a renovation helmed by architect, Antoni Gaudí, in 1904.
Casa Batlló received its nickname due to the skeleton like quality of its exterior
2. Turf Roof
Scandinavians were building green roof houses way before they were popular. Sod roof or turf roof houses are traditional in Scandinavian countries, particularly Norway, where they have been built for hundreds of years. Some people even date them back to prehistoric times.
Green roof houses are a part of Scandinavian heritage
3. Pretty In Pink
A hot pink house may be on wishlists everywhere but it sure would have taken guts to turn this dream into a reality.
Is there such a thing as too much pink?
4. Egg House
A one of a kind. The Egg House can be found in Moscow, on Mashkova Street to be exact. Designed to look like a Fabergé egg, this house functions as a private residence. It’s worth millions of dollars and is a popular tourist attraction.
This house was designed to look like a Fabergé egg
5. Fairy Chimney
Rock houses like this (also known as fairy chimneys) can be found in the Cappadocia, Turkey. In this region, fairy chimneys are natural occurences and throughout history they have been a home to different groups, including exiled Christians. Fairy chimneys in Cappadocia are a huge tourist attraction to the point where visitors often choose to stay in fairy chimney hotels.
Fairy chimneys are natural rock formations can be made into dwellings
6. Nautical Deco
Nautical deco ( also known as P&O style) is a term that refers to houses with architecture influenced by cruise ships, particulalry those that were in vogue during the 1930s. This house wasn’t inspired by boats, it is a boat. It takes nautical deco to another level.
This house wasn’t inspired by boats, it is a boat
7. Riverboat On Land
This house is actually a converted riverboat. Talk about upcycling.
This house was once a riverboat. Can you tell?
8. Old Meets New
This house looks both old and new. Its brown and stone exterior gives an ancient vibe but the actual shape of the house is clearly modern. Would you live here?
The brown and stone exterior of this house gives an ancient vibe but the actual shape of the house is clearly modern
9. Beach house
This property looks like it is a cross between a boat shed and a beach hut. The design looks like it was inspired by historic naval vessels.
The design of this propery looks like it was inspired by historic naval vessels
10. Living In A Log
There are log cabins and then there is this house which looks like it was made out of a giant tree log. The level of detailing is incredible.
This house actually looks like it was made out of a giant tree log
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