Top 15 World’s Weirdest Houses to Check Out in 2023
It’s always pleasing and fascinating to look at architecture around the globe. Various architects and designers have been constructing buildings and private residences in all shapes and sizes.
Some people like to live in luxurious modern mansions and villas, while some prefer to live in the strangest houses In the world. These buildings look completely strange, unusual, and extraordinary simultaneously.
Here are fifteen world’s weirdest homes on the planet:
1. Hang Nga Guesthouse – Dalat, Vietnam
The Hang Nga Guesthouse, also known as the “Dalat Crazy House,” is designed by Vietnamese architect Dang Viet Nga. It resembles a massive true, featuring ten themed guest rooms, bridges, and hallways.
2. Dar al Hajar – Wadi Dhahr Valley, Yemen
This summer home was inspired by Yemeni architecture is constructed by Imam Yahya (an Islamic spiritual leader) in the 1930s. This is a 5-floor building with a cool water system in earthware jars. You can also check out about Islamic architecture and its key elements.
3. Icelandic Turf Houses – Iceland
This unique cliff house was built by the Xiyi people near the natural spring. This huge cliff home has over 110 rooms. Stone steps and ladders were used to connect each level.
5. Dumpster Home – New York City
A designer from California named Gregory Kloehn transformed an old dumpster into a beautiful home. He is living inside this house and has all the essential living house requirements.
6. The Toilet House – Suwon, South Korea
This toilet-shaped building is one of the world’s weirdest houses. It belongs to the Mayor of Suwon, Sim Jae-Duk. It has a rooftop balcony and other luxury constructions.
7. Egg House – Beijing, China
Chinese architect Dai Haifei made this egg-shaped house because he was facing trouble with the increasing real estate prices. The total cost to construct this house is around $964.
8. Shark Attack Home – Headington, Oxford
This is the home of BBC radio DJ Bill Heine who asked an artist to place a 7.5-meter Great Whale onto the roof of his residence. The shark is made of fiberglass and appears to be crashing into the roof.
9. Gue(ho)st House – Delme, France
This horrific all-white facade is a renovated prison house designed by architects Berdaguer and Pejus.
10. The Bubble House – Cannes, France
Located in France, this is a “Maison Gaudet” bubble house. Constructed by Antti Lovag, an anti-conformist architect, in 1975.
11. Krzywy Domek – Sopot, Poland
This is an unusual irregularly-shaped building designed by Szotyńscy & Zaleski. It was built in 2004, and its designs were inspired by fairytale illustrations of Jan Marcin Szancerand Per Dahlberg.
12. Twisted House – Indianapolis, Indiana
This building is entirely made of cedar wood. The most notable things about this sculpture are its roof which digs into the forest floor, and uniquely shaped glass windows.
13. Kubuswoningen – Rotterdam, Holland
This is one of the large-scale housing projects designed by Piet Blom. The concept behind this design was to construct a village where every home is shaped like a tree.
14. Flat-pack House – Ostend, Belgium
Located in Ostend, this house seems to be a bit different from ordinary residences around the world, which is why it comes in the list of the world’s weirdest houses.
15. Haines Shoe House – Pennsylvania, USA
Haines Shoe House is an architectural phenomenon that was built in 1949. It is built like a shoe, and visitors can even tour this place. There is a Tea Room situated on the shoe’s heel.
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