Let’s look at 10 unusual houses that will take you to a Paradise of places to live. Dreams should not remain just dreams, they should be realized, and it does not matter whether you are rich or poor. Today you will be inspired by the amazing designs of luxury homes.
Of course, you will like one of the dream homes of 2020 and you will come to mind to make your paradise out of something inconspicuous. Each person is talented and creative in his own way. To understand this, let’s dive into our imaginations and dreams together.
1. The Museum of Textile
Owner: Jeff Bezos
Location: Washington DC
Architect: John Russell pope
Attraction: The garden-room
Price: $23 million for building and $12 more for the modification
The building was intended to make a home for themselves and their families, as for most owners. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has 5 homes, but the largest home in Washington, DC is considered an incredible textile Museum. The area of this house is 27 thousand square feet. This luxurious home of Jeff combines two different mansions connected by a path. “The castle” includes 11 bedrooms, 25 bathrooms, 5 living rooms, 2 elevators, a huge ballroom, 191 doors, 5 living rooms, 5 staircases, 3 kitchens, 2 libraries, 2 gyms, and a garden room.
Owner: Tom Hanks
Location: Seattle, Washington
Designed by: Vandeventer, Carlander Architects
Attraction: Little boat journey for entering into the home
Price: $3.5 million
If you wanted to get into a fairy tale, then you are here. The houseboat is a boat that has been created or converted for permanent living on board. You can live with pleasure and comfort there. The house is well equipped with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a roof terrace, a boat lift and much more. Is there anything better?
3. The project «Seahorse»
Owner: Richard Branson
Architect: Kleindienst Architects
Attraction: underwater rooms, the glassy room on the upper floor of the house
Price: $3.3 million
Floating villas combine modern innovations, a high level of comfort and spectacular views. Such a three-story house is everyone’s dream. Panoramic windows on the lower deck (underwater) – for aesthetic delight, as the view from the window opens to a private coral garden with colorful fish. On the lower level, there is a master bedroom, a guest bedroom and 2 bathrooms.
On the second floor, there is a kitchen, living room, hall, bathroom. On the top floor there is a Jacuzzi, shower and an open living area that can be converted into an open bedroom where you can sleep at night under the starry sky. Sounds like a dream? And the whole area is made of glass walls. I really want to go there.
4. Narrow House
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Owner: Etgar Keret
Purpose: To be used by different artists
Architect: Jakub Szczesny
“Skinny House” is a two-story building that is known as the narrowest. Its maximum width is 5 feet and its minimum width is 3 feet. The highlight of this house is not only in its size but also in the fact that it has everything you need: a kitchen, a bathroom, 2 Windows that never open, a dining room and a bedroom with a small bed. To get to the right room, a ladder will help, and neighboring houses help to equip with electricity. If you are interested in this type of accommodation, you can contact the owner of the hotel Keret.
5. The transparent house in Tokyo
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Owner: Sou Fujimoto
Attraction: glassy wall, the view from the house, a huge amount of daylight
Architect: Sou Fujimoto Architects
Price: $4 million
Where else can they come up with something so unusual that no one else thinks of it? In Japan, of course. The Japanese decided to do something similar, and they succeeded. In the house, however, not everything is transparent and this is the bathroom. But most of the rooms are really completely transparent. On a sunny day, all the rooms of a transparent house are literally flooded with light, to hide from prying eyes, its residents need to try. The space of the house, which is 914 square feet. The house has a modern kitchen, and bedrooms and chic recreation areas with panoramic windows. There is a car parked in the lower part of the house.
6. «The world standing on its head»
Location: Trassenheide, Germany
Architect: Polish architect Klaudiusz Golos and Sebastian Mikiciuk
Purpose: tourist attraction
Price: 220K USD
Built-in 2008 in Northern Germany, the upside-down house was the first lower house built in Germany but it wasn’t the last. To turn everything upside down in life, it is enough to visit the most insane asylum in the world. Tourists from different parts of the country come here to see the most ordinary things from an unusual perspective. The house does not leave anyone indifferent. This place was not living, and travel to see him people come from all over Germany. Not only do chairs, a sofa, and a table hang over your head, but objects on the table don’t fall in a hurry either. If such a thing fell on your head, it wouldn’t seem too bad. The topsy-turvy house aimed to give visitors a different view of everyday things.
7. A flying saucer
Location: Signal Mountain, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Owner: Curtis King
Designer: UFO house design
Cost: 250K USD
The building is built in the shape of a flying saucer and fully justifies this name, because it has a round shape, small square Windows-portholes and even itself landing strip – a light path leading to the house. Inside is a sliding ladder in the form of a ladder that can be pulled out at the touch of a button. The house is 2,000 square feet and has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Curtis King originally built this fantastic home for his son, and now rents it out every year.
8. House – Toilet
Location: Suweon, South Korea
Owner: previously, Sim Jae Duck, presently, the government.
Designer: Sim Jae Duck
Cost: $1.1 million
This is an unusual building, very similar in shape to a toilet, which is located in Korea. It has two floors, the pride of the house is three luxury toilets. Architect Sim Jae Duck is a member of the world toilet Association and Chairman of the Assembly’s Organizing Committee. He built it in 2007. The main feature of the house is not that it is the only one in the world, but a symbolic hole in the roof. After the death of Sim Jae Duck, the government turned his house into a real Museum – a toilet theme Park.
9. Plane Home
Designer: Bruce Campbell
Price: Total $30,000 to turn into home. $24,000 for renovating the inside
One day Zuyan had an idea to buy an old passenger plane Boeing 727 for $2000 and turn it into his home. He set up his new apartment outside of the city-the delivery cost him $4000. The cabin has undergone quite a serious alteration. The man put the cockpit of it in order, making a jacuzzi there. There is a bedroom, a kitchen, a bathroom and he needed $24000 to renovate.
10. The House over the waterfall
Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
Owner: Edgar J Kaufmann
Attraction: view from the house
Price: 345k USD
The name of the house is explained by the fact that it stands above a small waterfall. Soon after completion, the house gained a reputation as a benchmark and a showcase of organic architecture. The house was originally intended for holidays but eventually became a Museum. This “flying” over rocks and streams of water house is a classic of modernist architecture, one of the most famous buildings of the XX century and definitely the best work of Wright. His project was included in the top 28 places to visit before you die. For fifty years, the “Fallingwater house” is a Museum that has been visited by about two million people. The flow of tourists does not stop – many people want to see this legendary architectural masterpiece and the arena of human drama with their own eyes. This house leaves an indelible impression in the hearts of everyone.
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