Architectural follies from around the world
• The architectural follies from around the world
People always want what stand out, be different from others. Even though building a most unusual house. In this article, we picked images of the most unusual houses around the world, including those constructed from very unusual materials, such as trees or ice.
Woman from Bulgaria near his home in Sokuellamos in central Spain. About 40 people live in this makeshift camp in a hot and dusty region of Castilla-La Mancha. At night they sleep in 20-tilted tanks - the size of a car.
People are standing in line to visit the inverted house, built in the center of education and promotion of the region in the village Zzhumbark in northern Poland. Upside down house created by Daniel Zhapievskim and symbolized the upside down world sotsbloka countries after the fall of the Iron Curtain ..
The house was built on a rock in the middle of the Drina River near the Serbian town of Bajina Basta, about 160 km from the capital of Belgrade. The house was built in 1968 by a group of young people who have decided that the rock on the river - an ideal place for such a miniature housing.
The octagonal house with three bedrooms, built near Vinghamom on a rotating platform, about 250 km north-east of Sydney. The house, which is worth about 700 thousand dollars, can complete a full rotation around its axis in about 30 minutes.
The house in the form of aircraft in Abuja, Nigeria.
A general view of the house on a tree in Le Pian Medoc, in the south-west of France. The house is rented for a variety of celebrations and picnics.
cemetery in Manila residents get into their homes, built on top of the columbarium - storage boxes containing the ashes after cremation. Many poor urban residents make their homes in public cemeteries, and are converted to housing abandoned tombs and mausoleums.
Tourists pose in front of the house upside down in Tamparuli in Malaysia on Borneo island. The house was built as a tourist attraction. There are all necessary appliances and household items, such as computers, refrigerators, sofas, dining table and bed - but it all turned upside down "on its head".
Bohumil Lot, 73-year-old construction worker, turns around the axis of the house, which he built in Velke Hamry, near the town of Jablonec nad Nisou, 100 km north-east of Prague. Lot was obsessed with conceptual home and began to build a unique house in 1981. Construction was completed in 2002. This unusual house can move up and down and rotate around its axis, which allows its occupants to adjust the views from the windows.
Lot Bohumil Useful demonstrates his house, which can rotate around its axis.
A woman is standing in a bathroom in the house "upside-down", which was built by Polish architects Irek and Marek Glovanskim Rozhanskii, in the western Austrian village of Terfens. The project is intended to serve as a new tourist destination.
The Hong Kong architect Gary Chang is in the hammock in its 32-meter apartment in Hong Kong. After three decades of living in one apartment, Chang came up with an innovative answer to the increasingly crowding the lives of many urban dwellers - the concept of "inner transformation" of the room.
The Brazilian artist Thiago Primo (Tiago Primo - top) and his brother Gabriel at the wall of the house in Rio de Janeiro. Vertical strange apartment in the central area of Rio de Janeiro, built on a rock-climbing wall for Brazilian artists attracted the attention of thousands of tourists.
Benito Hernandez stands outside his home near San Jose de Las Piedras in the northern state of Coahuila in Mexico. For over 30 years, Hernandez and his wife Santa Marta de la Cruz Villarreal and their family lived in such an unusual brick house, which instead of the roof - a huge 40-meter boulder-rock. Residence is located near the town of San Jose de Piedras in the arid desert of Coahuila, about 80 km from the border with Texas.
62-year-old Miguel Restrepo and his wife Maria Garcia in their house located in a sewer in Medellin, Colombia's capital. A former drug addict for 22 years lives in an abandoned sewer hatch with his wife and dog Blackie. The total area of their home, equipped kitchen, fan, TV, chairs and a bed, is 6 square meters.
Huaiyan Lu, one of the most protected walled houses Fujian Tulou built in 1909, in Nanjing, Fujian Province. Excavation of the building, which are created with closed walls for protection from external dangers, were built from the 11th century. In 2008, 46 such buildings Fujian Tulou were made to the United Nations list of World Heritage United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Girls jumping on a trampoline near the houses built into the rock at the ranch Rockland in Moab, Utah. The town that locals call "The Rock", about 100 people live, about 15 families. Here families live mnozhentsev-Mormons who settled in this place from the middle of the XIX century.