A house-basket in the USA.
Despite the frivolous appearance, this building performs administrative functions. This is how the company Longaberger, which produces wicker products and baskets, represents its headquarters. The house is an exact copy of the real product offered by the firm. Construction was carried out for two years and cost $ 30 million. The area of the house itself was 180 thousand square meters.
House-toilet in South Korea.
This two-story building is designed to allow a person to resolve their difficulties. So says the literal translation from the Korean name of the house Haewoojae. Its area is 419 square meters. The architect claims that he himself was born in the bathroom, and he intends to transfer the funds he received to poor countries to improve sanitation. House-shoe in India.
Indian architects, without thinking twice, decided to combine the design of the house with the shoes. So there was born an unusual house-boot. House shoe in Pennsylvania.
This house owes its appearance to the successful business of its owner. Mahlon N. Heins is the owner of a giant shoe empire, creating such an unusual building, he noted his own successes in the manufacture and sale of shoes. House saxophone in California.
In architecture and construction, as already noted, there are also musical directions. So, the house in California is made in the form of a saxophone. When smoke comes from the pipes of this house, it looks very beautiful.
Despite the fact that the house rests on a tiny stem, you do not have to worry about its stability. After all, the project was created by Professor of Architecture and Interior Design of the University of Cincinnati Terry Brown. Not so long ago the dwelling was put up for auction, where it was sold for 400 thousand dollars. A house grand piano with a violin.
Creativity is also inherent in Chinese architects who invented such a house. Such a musical structure is located in Hainan. The entrance to the building is located in a huge violin, it also houses an escalator for entering the main piano building. The material of the house is a transparent and black glass. In the building itself there is an exhibition complex, which shows the plan of the city, its districts and streets.
It is located in Bangkok (Thailand) and has an unusual shape of an elephant. This decision was realized thanks to the architect’s love for the elephants, so that the building was not lost among other modern buildings, and it was decided to give it such an original form. The house has towers in the form of long legs, the eye plays the role of the eye, and the balcony is made in the form of a tusk.
A saxophone house in California.
In architecture and construction, as already noted, there are also musical directions. So, the house in California is made in the form of a saxophone. When smoke comes from the pipes of this house, it looks very beautiful. House-cactus in Holland.
Recently, it has become fashionable to use any green technologies in the design of the building and its construction. This is a desire to maximally bring the person living in the city to the roots, to nature. So in Rotterdam appeared 19-storey house-cactus, consisting of arranged on each other plate-petals. Each of them ends with a loggia or a landscaped balcony. Since the petals alternate irregularly, this allows the maximum number of natural light to penetrate the house. The house is painted white in a non-random way – this allows it to heat up less in hot weather. In such a dwelling there are 98 apartments with high comfort. Such an unusual project aimed to maximize the internal space in each apartment and make it the most illuminated. The protruding parts are large terraces, where you can fully engage in gardening, as these places will be illuminated by the sun from different angles, which is what plants need.
House “free in spirit”
in British Columbia, Canada. The creators of this house argue that these wooden spheres can be hung on a tree or a bridge or a cliff. For access to the house it is proposed to use a spiral staircase or a pendant bridge. The house in the static position is held by the rope system, so the foundation is unnecessary. But no one interferes with removing the anchor and swinging his house.