These Are The Most Interesting Homes On The Planet

    70  dome houses were built for villagers who lost their houses to an earthquake in  Indonesia’s ancient city of Yogyakarta. The monolithic domes can withstand  earthquakes and winds up to 190 mph.

         

These homes in Rockland Ranch, Utah are built inside the blasted cavern of the cliff. There are approximately 100 people living in this tiny town, which was originally founded 35 years ago as a safe-haven for fundamentalist Mormons.

         

    Architect Gary Chang has made his 105-square-foot apartment in Hong Kong into an  innovative “domestic transformer.” The walls move and storage spaces unfold to  create 24 individualized rooms.

           

    This  Bulgarian woman lives in a car-sized wine vat in central Spain. There are about  40 people living in this makeshift camp who came to pick grapes during the  six-week annual harvest.

         

    This house is a Bio-climatic solar house in Eastern France. The house is designed as a  three-dimensional sundial that keeps the temperature cool during summer months,  and warms the living space in the winter, fall, and spring.

         

73-year-old builder Bohumil Lhota created a turning house in a small village  north of Prague, Czech Republic. He started building it in 1981, and finished in  2002. His home rotates so he can have the best view at all times, and can also  move up and down.

         

Thought to be the world’s skinniest home averaging five-feet wide, the Keret  Home was built by Edgar Keret in Warsaw between two existing buildings. Keret  said the project is a memorial to his parents’ family who died in the Holocaust.

         

These treehouses on the Nine Ladies site in Stanton Lees, Derbyshire in  Northern England were inhabited by protestors for over four years who were  trying to prevent the land from being quarried for gritstone (they were ultimately successful).

         

This home in Nigeria was partially designed in the shape of an airplane.  It’s in the city of Abuja, and was created by a couple to display their love for  traveling. There’s a kitchen and computer room in the “plane” part of the house.

         

This three-bedroom, octagonal home was built on a rotating platform in  Australia. The house cost $700,000 to construct, and makes a full rotation every  30 minutes.

         

This house sits on a rock in Serbia’s river Drina. A group of young men  decided that the rock was the ideal place to build a shelter in 1968, and it has  withstood severe storms and floods for over 50 years.

         

Liu Lingchao built a makeshift dwelling to house himself as he walked back  to his hometown in China. He has been walking for five years with the 132 pound  structure made from plastic bags, bed sheets, and bamboo, and is now less than  20 miles away from his goal.

         

This three-bedroom home was made from four shipping containers in Sydney. It  was priced at $130,000, and has two bathrooms, timber floors, a kitchen, laundry  room, and can be pulled apart and transported if need be.

         

Chris and Malissa Tack gave up their high-tech lives in 2011 and condensed  their world into a “tiny house” in the town of Snohomish, Washington. Their new  home is only 140-square-feet.

Here, Venito Hernandez stands outside his sun-dried brick home. The house is  in Mexico’s Northern state of Coahuila, and is 131 feet in diameter with a huge  boulder used as the roof.

         

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