• Most Unusual Homes in the World

    By Free Online News

    PUBLISHED: May 28, 2013 3:31 pm

    The house proudly standing on the rock at the middle of river Drina, is a creation of a group of people who thought the rock to be the ideal career of a tiny residence. Bajina Basta, the town of western Serbia about 160km (99 miles) from the capital Belgrade is the place near to the river. The house was made in the year 1968 . REUTERS/Marko Djurica

    Within Eastern France, Cosswiller of Alsacian countryside near Strasbourg, this Heliodome, a bio climatic solar house; can be seen. This unique house is actually made in a weather friendly manner which becomes cool in summer, and in Fall, Winter and Spring; allows sunlight to enter. The house or rather it should be called a gigantic three-dimensional sundial is fixed on a certain angle so that it can keep the inner temperature of the house ideal, according to all the seasons. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler (FRANCE – Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY) – RTR2PLUX

    In Socuellamos, central Spain, almost forty people live in makeshift camp which is consisted of nothing but overturned wine vats. The residents are mainly members of a farming community who has adjusted to live in these barrels dumped in outskirts of Socuellamos.

    We are sure that Abuja, a place in Nigeria is proud to be the country where this house, articulately built in the shape of an airplane, though partially.

    In the year 1909, at Nanjing county within Fujian province, the Huaiyuan Lou was built. It is one of the best protected Fujian Tulous. The building is skillfully made of mud by the Hakka people who escaped from the rule of Jin ethnic. The high walls were made to protect the inhabitants from outside dangers. Because of its huge size and building techniques, this talou and the rest forty six talous has enlisted their selves into the list of World Heritage by United Nations educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). These buildings are also celebrated for their historical and cultural value.REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA – Tags: SOCIETY) – RTR3AN60

    The house in this picture is called the “Rock”. This incredible house was built thirty five years back within a rock wall at the Rockland Ranch community in Utah at Moab. Almost hundred people of fifteen families live here. The place was occupied by Mormons in late 1840’s. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart (UNITED STATES – Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) – RTR3AEYA

    This house is situated at the village of Szymbark in northern Poland. The creator of this upside down house is Daniel Czapiewski. People stand in line patiently to visit the house which stands to present the earlier period of communism and present time. REUTERS/Peter Andrews

    Benito Hernandez with his wife Santa Martha de la Cruz and family are staying in this cave like house for the past thirty years. Actually they have been living under a sun dried rock literally. The house is located at the arid desert of Coahuila, a remote corner of Texas. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril (MEXICO – Tags: SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) – RTR3CRUP

    Tiago Primo and his brother Gabriel are artists who decided to pull the attention of others by staying on a wall calling it their home. The climbing wall is an example of vertical residence in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos (BRAZIL SPORT SOCIETY) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE ALSO SEE: GM1E59F1QI101 – RTR25GTH

    Terfens, a village of western Austria has become a spot of tourist attraction as here stands the outlandish upside down house. It was made by Polish architects Irek Glowacki and Marek Rozhanski. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler (AUSTRIA – Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL) – RTR31O4K

    Living in the box is though considered bad, but Gary Chang, a Hong Kong architect has been doing so for the past three decades as there is only 32-square-metre of space inside his apartment. REUTERS/Bobby Yip (CHINA – Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY) – RTR29YLD

    Bohumil Lhota, a 73-year-old builder, has changed the whole concept of building houses. He made his house so thoughtfully along with his skill that it rotates and go up and down according to the owners choice of window viewing. The house is a treasure of the town of Jablonec nad Nisou, Prague. REUTERS/Petr Josek (CZECH REPUBLIC – Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCIETY SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY) – RTR36EA2

    Israeli writer Edgar Keret build his house in Warsaw which is considered as one of the narrowest homes of the world. The building is just 92 cm (36 inches)wide. Keret made the house in memory of his parents who died during the World War Two Holocaust. To match story POLAND-NARROW/ REUTERS/Kacper Pempel (POLAND – Tags: SOCIETY) – RTR39M9N

    Malaysia’s state of Sabah on Borneo island also possess an upside down house built for tourist attraction. It consists all modern features like computer, refrigerator, sofa sets, dining table and beds, though all of these are upside down. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL) – RTR3832O

    Hundreds of poor people live in public cemeteries in Manila. These people have turned the abandoned tombs and mausoleums into houses. There is a plan by thelocal government officials to move the residents of the place on the All Souls’ Day. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo (PHILIPPINES) – RTX9REV

    Miguel Restrepo, who is a former drug addict, lives with his wife Maria Garcia and dog Blackie inside a abandoned sewer surprisingly. Their little residence consists kitchen, a fan, tv, a chair and a bed. During rain, they cover it with manhole cover. REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera (COLOMBIA – Tags: SOCIETY POVERTY) – RTR3B7PH

    Thierry Atta gave his dream house crocodile shape by the help of artist Moussa Kalo. This crock house is located in Ivory Coast’s capital Abidjan. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon (IVORY COAST) – RTX8O6X

    This is one of the tree-houses of Le Pian Medoc, southwestern France. It is a business for France’s Natura Cabana company who gives away these tree houses in rent. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau (FRANCE ENVIRONMENT TRAVEL) – RTXEBXP

    To make this house the owner spent a huge amount of $700,000. It is a special house as it completes full rotation within 30 minutes according to the choice of the owner. This luxurious house in Sidney includes three-bedrooms. To match Reuters Life! Story AUSTRALIA-HOUSE/ REUTERS/Handout (AUSTRALIA SOCIETY) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – RTXRQ0E

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    One Response to Most Unusual Homes in the World

    1. Sartenada says:

      Great post. I think You could add to this collection:

      I visited a “UFO”.

      Happy blogging!

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