10 Of the Most Unusual Homes in the World !

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Moving into and setting up your new home is definitely one of the most exciting things – especially for those who never find enough outlets for their ideas and designs. Throughout history, people have gone from caves to huts to castles to blocks of flats – and nowadays, seems like you can find an example of just anything. Some people are forced to get creative because of some physical restrictions – like small or unusual space – while others do so just because.

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If you feel like you could use some inspiration to design your future home – or just like checking out the weird ideas some people have – this post is just for you! Would you choose to live in a former church, or a renovated water tower? Or how about a completely transparent house, or one that is a spitting image of the Flintstones’ cave? Check out our selection of world’s weirdest houses and share your thoughts in the comments!

1. Transparent House, Japan

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Inspired by our ancient predecessors, who inhabited trees, this completely transparent “House NA” in Japan offers you a lot of day light, but not much privacy.

2. Skateboard House, USA

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The Skateboard House allows you to skate on all the surfaces, both in and outdoors, and was planned to be built in Malibu.

3. World’s Slimmest House, Poland

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The Keret House, inserted between two existing buildings, measures only from 92 to 152 centimeters in width!

4. Old Water Tower Turned Into Modern Home, Belgium

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A 100-feet high water tower in Belgium used to serve as a Nazi hideout during the war, but was later transformed into a living space.

5. Dick Clark’s Flintstones Inspired Home, USA

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This single storey house in Malibu was inspired by the Flintstones family from the classic 60’s cartoon. Television legend Dick Clark have listed it for $3.5 million.

6. World’s Smallest 1sq Meter House, Germany

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7. Slide House, Japan

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This three-story Slide house in Japan has a regular staircase on one side of the house, and a slide on the other, which allows you to slide all the down to the first floor.

8. Stone House,Portugal

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Although it looks like a massive rock, this house in Portugal actually has a door, a chimney and a window, and has become a huge tourist attraction.

9. Church Converted Into Modern Family Home, Holland

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Zecc Architecten repurposed and converted two abandoned churches located in Utrecht, Netherlands into stylish family residences.

10. Giant Seashell House, Mexico

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Inspired by the work of Gaudi and Frank Lloyd Wright, a young family with two kids in Mexico City had a seashell-shaped house built for them.

 

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