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Jumpstart Your Day: 6 Unique Homes from All Over the World

Striking hues, out-of-this-world materials, and quirky concepts complete these spaces


To make our home a cut above the rest, we make sure to add in personalized details: like unique hues and one-of-a-kind furniture. Others take things to a whole new level by designing homes that really standout. While we're familiar with tree houses and hobbit houses from films, these six homes will surely leave you in awe.

Source: Diply. Main photos from: Crazy House and A1 Architects.

Glass House

This home in the woods was created using repurposed pieces that the owners salvaged. We can only imagine how refreshing it feels to wake up to generous sunlight every morning!

Photo from Nick Olson.

Mosaic Tile House

Owned by artists, this home pay utmost attention to colors and small details. Imagine adding the tiles piece by piece! What a labor of love.

Photo from Mosaic Tile House.

Narrowest House

The Keret House in 4.99 feet at its widest and just 3.02 feet at its narrowest. The compact space is well-utilized and modern.

Photo from Centrala.

Snail House

Found in Bulgaria, this home is reminiscent of the snail with vibrant colors that will surely catch anyone's attention.

Photo from Panoramio | Sandart.

Crazy House

Formerly known as "Hang Nga Villa," this house was a project of a Vietnamese architect who wanted to bring people closer to nature and be more friendly with it. Click here to learn more.

Photo from Crazy House.

Hat Tea House

Warm and cozy even from the outside, this house resembles a hat. The tea house has an inner space that's meant for three people with a dimension of 1.8m x 1.8m. Click here to learn more.

Photo from A1 Architects.


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