unique architecture of house

Some of the unique architecture of house around the world.

1) The Basket Building:

Located in Newark, Ohio the Basket Building is the home office of The Longaberger Basket Company. Founder Dave Longaberger decided he wanted the corporate home office in a giant basket. More Details

2) The Football House:

Located in Blantyre, Malawi the Football House was built by Dutch Architect Jan Sonkie as his residence. More Details
3)The Bubble House:

Located in Tourettes-sur-Loup, France, and was designed by the Hungarian architect Antti Lovag. At 35 years old, it has already been listed by the French ministry of culture as an historic monument. More Details

4) Crazy House:

Located in Dalat, Vietnam the Crazy House, formerly known as Hang Nga Villa, was designed by architect Dr. Dang Viet Nga. Photo by Alasidir. More Details

5) Dancing House:

Office building located in Prague, Czech Republic and designed by architects Vlado Milunić and Frank Gehry. Because the building somewhat resembles a pair of dancers it was orginially named Fred and Ginger, after Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Later it was nicknamed the Dancing House.

6) Bart Prince House:

Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico this was created by architect Bart Prince.

7) The Cave:

Located in Armington, Illinois the home was one of the first underground homes in country. More Details

8) McBride’s Dome House - Hawthorn:

Located in Hawthorn, Australia by architects McBride Charles Ryan based off of Roy Grounds 1959 Spaceship Design. More Details

9) Robot Ranch Dome House:

Located in Ferris, Texas and designed by Al Schwarz the Robot Ranch contains 7 interconnected monolithic domes providing 4,144 sq ft of living space. More Details

10) The Kettle House:

Located in Galveston, Texas made of steel in the 1950’s.

11) Dar Al Hajar:

Located in Yemen, the Dar Al Hajar and built by Imam Yahya as a summer residence in the 1930s. More Details

12) The Pod House:

Located in Rochester, New York the Pod House (also know as the Mushroom House) design was inspired by the plant Queen Anne’s Lace. More Details

13) Airplane House:

Located in Abuja, Nijeria this home belongs to Said and Liza Jammal. Liza requested in the early years of their marriage to have a home constructed in the shape of airplane. Almost 20 years later, the construction of the home began. More Details

14) Gangster’s Wood House:

Located in Arkhangelsk, Russia, it is believed to be the world’s tallest wooden house, soaring 13 floors to reach 144ft - about half the size of the tower of Big Ben…. and built by a ganster. More Details

15: The Piano House:

Built in Aun Hui Province, China to draw intrest to a redeveloped area. The violin holds the escalator into the building. More Details

16) Forest Spiral - Hundertwasser Building:

Located in Darmstadt and built by Friedensreich Hundertwasser, the famous Austrian architect and painter. The Hundertwasser house "Waldspirale" with 105 apartments, wraps around a landscaped courtyard with a running stream. More Details

17) The Toilet House:

This toilet house was built in South Korea by Sim Jae-duck, chairman of the organizing committee of the Inaugural General Assimbly of the World Toilet Association. This house is 4,508 square foot concrete and glass structure being constructed on the site of Sim’s former home in his native city of Suweon. The two storey house features 2 bedrooms, 2 guestrooms, and 3 deluxe lavatories. The cost: $1.6 million dollars to construct. It symbolizes Sim’s ongoing effort to to assist developing countries without toilets as well as promote clean and sanitary bathrooms worldwide. Although Sim’s intentions are to reside in the property, prior to Sim moving in it will be available to rent at $50,000 per night. More Details

18) Some more unusual house, I don’t know the exact location and more about it, I found on internet. So if anyone knows than comment me I will update it.





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5 comments:

blogtutorial said...

Wow,nice post!

aAkaR said...

very nice and amazing houses.. :)

Flo said...

Wow, those are fascinating!!! I lose things in my 1,000 sq ft house. Some of those houses I'd never find anything in :)

Karen, author of "My Funny Dad, Harry" said...

How unusual! I really like the picnic basket building! What a neat idea for a Basket Company.

Anonymous said...

wow they are amazing houses. I just wonder how they thought of those idea's. Holy shit.
Good job.

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