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The Most Unusual Houses in the World of Architecture


The world of architecture offers interesting, unusual and unique houses, some of them are old, some are ultra modern and some are houses of dreams. Architecture, like the beauty, depends on the way you are experiencing. See these unusual houses of which unusual appearance you will be completely delighted.

Beer Can House, Houston, Texas, USA

This house, built of empty beer cans is a work of John Milkovisch. His huge project started in 1968 with a complete renovation of the yard area. Once finished the yard, over the next 18 years, completely covered the house with more than 50,000 cans of beer.

 Cob House, Vancouver, Canada

It is made of clay, sand, straw and water. In the construction of this building were used simple techniques and unusual is that it has all the amenities that exist in modern homes.

The Dome of a Home, Florida, USA

Besides the pleasant look of this white house, built as an experimental hurricane resistant home, she hides inside three floors which has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, large balconies, lift and underground pool.  The owners, Mark and Valerie Sigler stayed in it during the season for hurricanes in 2004-2005. In 2008, the house was sold for a 1.25 million dollars. Today, it can be rented for 5,600 dollars a week.

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Mindy House in Barcelona, Spain

In 1900, the famous architect Gaudi designed the entire project as a garden city, but today it is a public park. According to its original style, Gaudi created a beautiful building centered on primary natural beauty. The forms and appearance of this unusual house reminiscent of a fairy tale. Today, the house is a gallery within a beautiful park.

Mushroom House, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

The mushroom house is strange and unusual house built by a professor of architecture and design, Terry Brown.  In the 1989, he bought the house, and then from 1992 to 2006, with the help of his students, created this unusual building. As materials were used wood, metal, shells and colored glass.

Notilus House in Mexico City, Mexico

This amazing house inspired by the sea is located in Mexico. Built by Arquitectura Organica in 2006. Its appearance is in the form of a shell, and a rare interior.

Pickle Barrel House, Michigan, USA

The original house in the form of a barrel was built in 1926. The house was designed by Teenie Weenies animated characters who lived in similar buildings like this. In the 1936, the house was relocated, and is composed of two barrels. The bigger barrel was used for living room and bedroom, while the smaller served as a small kitchen. The entire building is surrounded by a beautiful garden.

Stone House in Guimaraes, Portugal

This realistic stone house is reminiscent of the animated family house Flintstones. Its construction was made in 1974. The prehistoric-looking house fits perfectly into the natural surroundings. It consists of traditional components such as external doors, roof tiles and pool. The stone House attracts thousands of visitors.

Strawberry House in Tokyo, Japan

This house was built in 1984 in the form of strawberry. Most visited by children who empathize with its interesting interior.

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