We all want our home to be different and unique than our neighbors. In fact, we want our architecture to come up with new designs and layouts. Since ancient time, people have gone from caves to huts to castles to blocks of flats. Now, you can use a search engine to look out for designs for your home. However, there are few houses that stand out from the houses all over the world. Evidently, these houses are the examples of creative mind and mind-blowing architectural designs. Here are the list of top 10 weirdest houses in the world. After seeing them, you will want to salute those architectural geniuses.
Upside Down House in Trassenheide, Germany
This house was built as a tourist attraction by Polish architects Klaudiusz Golos and Sebastian Mikiciuk as a part of the ‘World Upside Down Project.’ Everything about this house, including the furnishings are upside down. When asked about the inspiration behind creating an upside-down house, the creators answered that they wanted to do something different.
Keret House in Warsaw, Poland
This house is the slimmest house in the world. Accordingly, it is just 152 centimeters wide. The resident of this place is its designer, Jakub Szczesny, who perfectly fitted his house in between two commercial buildings. In fact, he wanted to make sure no urban spaces go unused.
The Hobbit House, Wales
Have you watched The Hobbit trilogy? If yes, this house will surely impress you as it comes straight out of Hobbiton. As you have guessed, the creator of this home was a photographer who evidently was a huge LOTR fan. This house was built using only natural materials and cost only $5200.
Egg House. Beijing, China
Chinese architect Dai Haifei was troubled by the rising real estate prices in China’s capital. Therefore, he built himself an egg-shaped house on a sidewalk. Moreover, it serves his basic requirements and is totally powered by solar energy. And it’s cheap too. It only cost him $964 to build the house.
Transparent House, Japan
Can you live in a house that is completely transparent? Well, there is no privacy, but you can enjoy pretty good sunlight. Built by Sou Fujimoto Architects, this house inspiration is our ancestors who lived in trees.
Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California
This house may look like a normal castle. However, as in the title, this house is full of mystery. This tricky architecture has doors and stairs that lead to nowhere and some windows that overlook the rooms. Also, one of its doors opens to nothing which means you miss, and you fall off the yard. In fact, the story behind this house is after her husband Willian Wirt Winchester’s death, Sarah Winchester got the construction of this home started. It is said so that Sarah was told by a medium that the construction of the house should never stop or else she’ll die.
Gue(ho)st House in Delme, France
This house is not only one of its kind, but it is also very bizarre. Would you live in the house that was once an old prison, a funeral house, and a school? French artists Christopher Berdaguer and Marie Pejus were the architects of this house. Also, the white color is not from the usual paint, polystyrene on mellow resin is the secret for it.
Skateboard House, Malibu, California
Are you a skateboard fanatic? If yes, this house is for you. The entire house is designed like one big skateboarding rink. Pierre Andre Senizergues, a former pro-skating world champion, is the designer of this house.
Slide House, Japan
Japanese Studio Level Architects has designed an unusual three-story family house quipped with a slide that connects all three floors. This fun house is wrapped with staircases and a corridor on one side, and the slide on the other side, which together form a circular route around the central area of the house.
Giant Seashell House, Mexico
Nautilus House, the Giant Seashell House, in Mexico City, is an amazing shell-shaped house. Architect Javier Senosiain of Arquitectura Organica designed this house. He designed the house for a young family with two children. They were tired of living in a conventional home and wanted to change to one integrated to nature.
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