The best architectural frenzy from around the world

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

Categories: Design and Architecture

People always want something to stand out, to be different from others. Even if only by building the most unusual house. In this article, we've compiled images from some of the most unusual homes around the world, including those built from very unusual materials such as wood or ice.

(Total 17 photos)

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

1. A woman from Bulgaria next to her house in Sokuellamos in central Spain. About 40 people live in this makeshift camp in the hot and dusty region of Castilla-La Mancha. At night they sleep in 20 tipping vats the size of a car.

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

2. People line up to visit an upside-down house built at the Center for Education and Promotion of the Region in the village of Zrzyumbark in northern Poland. The Upside Down House was created by Daniel Zhapievskiy and symbolized the upside down world of the social bloc countries after the fall of the Iron Curtain.

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

3. A house built on a rock in the middle of the Drina River near the Serbian town of Baina Basta, about 160 km from the capital Belgrade. The house was built in 1968 by a group of young people who decided that a rock on the river was the perfect place for such a tiny home.

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

4. Octagonal house with three bedrooms, built on a rotating platform near Wingham, about 250 km northeast of Sydney. A house that costs about $700,000 can complete a rotation on its axis in about 30 minutes.

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

5. Airplane-shaped house in Abuja, Nigeria.

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

6. General view of the tree house in Le Pian Medoc, in the southwest of France. The house is rented for various celebrations and picnics.

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

7. Residents of a cemetery in Manila climb into their houses, built on top of a columbarium - storage urns with ashes after cremation. Many poor city dwellers build their homes in public cemeteries and also convert abandoned graves and mausoleums into housing.

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

8. Tourists pose in front of an upside down house in Tamparuli in Malaysia on the island of Borneo. The house was built as a tourist attraction. It has all the necessary appliances and household items, such as a computer, refrigerator, sofas, dining table and beds - but everything is turned upside down.

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

9. Bohumil Lota, a 73-year-old builder, is turning his house around the axis, which he built in Velka Hamri, near the town of Jablonec, 100 km northeast of Prague. Lota was obsessed with the idea of a concept home and began building his unique home in 1981. Construction was completed by 2002. This unusual house can move up and down and rotate around its axis, which allows its inhabitants to adjust the views from the windows.

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

10. Bogumil Lota aptly demonstrates his house, which can rotate around its axis.

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

11. A woman stands in a bathroom in the upside-down house, which was built by Polish architects Irek Glovansky and Marek Rozhansky, in the western Austrian village of Terfens. The project is intended to serve as a new tourist center.

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

12. Hong Kong architect Gary Chang lies in a hammock in his 32-meter apartment in Hong Kong. After three decades of living in the same apartment, Chang came up with an innovative response to the increasingly crowded lives of many urban dwellers - the concept of "internal transformation" of the premises.

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

13. Brazilian artist Tiago Primo (Tiago Primo - above) and his brother Gabriel on the wall of a house in Rio de Janeiro. A strange vertical apartment in downtown Rio de Janeiro, built on a rock climbing wall by Brazilian artists, has attracted the attention of thousands of tourists.

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

14. Benito Hernandez stands outside his home near San Jose de Las Piedras in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila. For more than 30 years, Hernandez, his wife Santa Marta de la Cruz Villarreal and their family have lived in this unusual brick house, which has a huge 40-meter boulder-rock instead of a roof. The residence is located near the city of San Jose de Piedras in the arid desert of Coahuila, about 80 km from the Texas border.

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

15. 62-year-old Miguel Restrepo and his wife Maria Garcia in their house, located in the sewers of Medellin, the capital of Colombia. The former drug addict has been living in an abandoned sewer manhole with his wife and dog Blackie for 22 years. The total area of their dwelling, equipped with a kitchen, a fan, a TV, chairs and a bed, is 6 square meters.

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

16. Huaiyang Lu, one of the most protected houses-fortresses of Fujian Tulou built in 1909, in Nanjing, Fujian Province. Earth buildings, which are built with closed walls to protect against external danger, began to be built from the 11th century. In 2008, 46 such buildings of Fujian Tulou were inscribed on the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

The best architectural frenzy from around the world

17. Girls jump on a trampoline near houses built into the rock at the Rockland Ranch in Moab, Utah. In the town, which the locals call "The Rock", there are about 100 people, about 15 families. Here live the families of Mormon plurals who have settled in this place since the middle of the 19th century.

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