Everyone has a different vision of what their dream home is going to look like. Some want small and concise, while others prefer a house the size of a mansion. But designing the perfect home isn’t always easy, especially when you have a vision that is totally out of this world. Just ask the architects who designed these homes. They’re so insanely unique that they really stand out among the other homes in the neighborhood. So, here’s a look at some of the most bizarre homes around the globe. If you’re looking for inspiration on your future home’s design, this list will certainly give you some ideas.
The Cosmic Muffin in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was an air wonder turned into a touristy houseboat.
Howard Hughes converted the tail and wings of a 1930s Boeing Stratoliner into the ultimate attraction for tourists and school groups. The Cosmic Muffin now offers a historical and educational attraction to visitors all year long.
Beehive House in Syria, Iran, will have you buzzing at the unique architecture.
These beehive homes were created around 3700 BC and were common in deserts, cities and farming communities. They were made using mud, dirt, straw, and stones. And it has an oculus hole at the top, which sucks hot air out but allows light to come in.
The Hang Nga Guesthouse in Dalat, Vietnam looks like a wicked villain’s ethereal castle in a horror flick.
It was designed by Vietnamese architect Dang Viet Nga, and some say that it resembles a hollowed-out tree. It has 10 theme guest rooms, hallways, staircases and bridges inspired to give off a fairy tale motif.
The boulder-shaped Monsanto Houses in Monsanto Portugal look like they came out of the Stone Age.
Since the village of Monsanto contains tons of huge granite boulders, residents built homes around, between, and under these massive rocks. Believe it or not, people have lived this way for hundreds of years.
The Dar al Hajar in Wadi Dhar Valley in Yemen looks like a temple in the heavens fit for a sultan.
Who else would you expect to live in this five-story rock house other than an Islamic spiritual leader named Imam Yahya? It was built on the remnants of another building and is the perfect blend between a rock face and architecture.