A Builder's Worst Nightmare: 10 Of The Weirdest Houses That Defy Logic

10 Of The Strangest Houses

Who says a home has to be conventional? We've scoured the web and found 10 novel homes that prove when it comes to home design, getting weird is an option.

You may love the design of some of these homes, find some outright hilarious, and consider others to be an abomination. That's the great thing about wacky houses, they elicit a different reaction from everyone.

So without further ado, here is our list of ten wacky houses.

1. House Of Bones
1. House Of Bones
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Casa Batlló, otherwise known as House of Bones, is a home located in Barcelona, Spain.

The home received its nickname due to the skeleton like quality of its exterior.

The house was built in 1877 but it received its unique design only after a renovation helmed by architect, Antoni Gaudí, in 1904. 

2. Turf Roof
2. Turf Roof
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Scandinavians were building green roof houses way before they were popular.

Sod roof or turf roof houses are traditional in Scandinavian countries, particularly Norway, where they have been built for hundreds of years.

Some people even date them back to prehistoric times. 

3. Pretty In Pink
3. Pretty In Pink
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A hot pink house may be on wishlists everywhere but it sure would have taken guts to turn this dream into a reality.

4. Egg House
4. Egg House
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A one of a kind.

The Egg House can be found in Moscow, on Mashkova Street to be exact.

Designed to look like a Fabergé egg, this house functions as a private residence.

It's worth millions of dollars and is a popular tourist attraction.

5. Fairy Chimney
5. Fairy Chimney
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Rock houses like this (also known as fairy chimneys) can be found in the Cappadocia, Turkey.

In this region, fairy chimneys are natural occurrences and throughout history they have been a home to different groups, including exiled Christians.

Fairy chimneys in Cappadocia are a huge tourist attraction to the point where visitors often choose to stay in fairy chimney hotels.

6. Nautical Deco
6. Nautical Deco
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Nautical deco ( also known as P&O style) is a term that refers to houses with architecture influenced by cruise ships, particulalry those that were in vogue during the 1930s. This house wasn't inspired by boats, it is a boat. It takes nautical deco to another level.

7. Home Dome
8. Home Dome
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We don't know where to start with this house but it certainly is original.

8. Boat House
8. Boat House
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No, its not a house for your boat but a boat as a house.

9. House of Stone
9. House of Stone
Wikipedia

There are stone houses and then there are stone houses. This one is made out of one big rock, and certainly looks stable.

10. Cubist Revolution
10. Cubist Revolution
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These cube houses in Rotterdam look like giant dice stuck together.

 
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