I love creative living arrangements. It’s fun to imagine living in something different than most of us do. While our big change each year is a a couple of weeks camping, some people choose to live in creative home styles year-around.
Here’s an awesome collection of unusual homes from around the world that people actually live in.
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Twilight “Vampire” house
The kid in me loves the idea of living in a large tree house. It looks like fun and no doubt my kids would love it.
I included yurt even though it’s not unusual in the sense that many people in Mongolia have lived in yurts for centuries. However, the yurt is becoming a new type of home for people in other parts of the world. They’re inexpensive, durable and spacious.
With an underground house you never have to get an air conditioner. I like that… but I think the lack of windows would get to me.
Tiny houses are all the rage as people embrace minimalist living. They’re relatively inexpensive and look like a cool concept… but as someone with a 3,000 sq. ft. house, I know I couldn’t do it.
Shipping container house
The shipping container house is an effort to use recycled materials to build a home. It’s definitely smart and as you can see, they can look very, very cool.
I live in Vancouver which has plenty of floating homes including downtown Vancouver, in Richmond and Victoria. They’re very cool.
Upside down house
Concrete Stilt House
Houses on a Bridge
Tiny Island House
While living on an island isn’t unusual, I think the example below surely is given that the island is not much bigger than the house itself. I’d worry about 3 foot waves in that house.