With the right budget, the creativity to dream and an architect that will run with your project, almost anything is possible when it comes to creating a truly unique home. Here are our five favourite unique homes from around the world:
If you say you have nothing to hide, try spending a few nights in this see-through house located in Tokyo, Japan. Built by Sou Fujimoto Architects, this 914 square-foot transparent house was inspired by our ancient predecessors who inhabited trees. While so-called “House NA” offers plenty of daylight, expect no privacy here.
Once owned by television legend Dick Clark, this one-of-a-kind residence in Malibu was designed to look just like the home of Fred and Wilma from the classic 60′s cartoon – The Flintstones. The single story home has one bedroom, two bathrooms, a fireplace and several large glass windows offering views of city lights and sunsets as well as Serrano Valley, the Boney Mountains, the Channel Islands and the Pacific Ocean.
Located in Southern Rio De Janeiro, this low-tech, eco efficient project was inspired by Brazil’s Indian architecture and has been designed to counteract the hot, humid climate. With a leaf shaped roof designed to keep the house cool, and a tribal mask as a front door, this is one pretty cool home!
This 2,510 square foot single family residence, located in Phinney Ridge in Seattle takes contemporary to a new level. With bamboo floors in the bedrooms and a transparent staircase leading through the house, it’s safe to say, this isn’t your average three bedroom house!
Henry Ford, founder or Ford Motor Company, changed the world of automobiles and ensured that they were not only reserved for the elite, but the working man as well. Bringing mass production into the automotive industry, Ford built a transport ship called the Benson Ford in 1924 to carry coal and iron across the Great American Lakes. Fast forward to 1981 and the ship was sold to Frank J. Sullivan who decommissioned the ship and turned it into a four story on the bay of Lake Erie.
While we may not be able to help with a unique exterior, we can help you with the inside of your home. We offer up to 4 years free credit, 0% APR representative on all sofa, carpet or dining purchases over £250, meaning you can spruce up your home with affordable monthly payments.