Mushroom House (Cincinnati, Ohio) So disparate in materials and shapes this hodgepodge house looks like its been welded and glued together. But this is no hobo-construction, it was designed by the professor of architecture and interior design at the University of Cincinnati, Terry Brown, and was recently on the market for an estimated $400K.
it’s a statue. Rod Mickleburgh in his article (May ‘08) wrote: “It was too hot for New York City; too hot for Stanford University. But a controversial, imposing sculpture by renowned international artist Dennis Oppenheim finally found a public home in laid-back Vancouver.” It was too hot for Vancouver as well…:) The project has been removed from the city, and is now in Calgary, Alberta.
Ten Weird, Wacky, and Wonderful Houses Ever Built When looking for a new home, most people are searching for the traditional, everyday house: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large kitchen, and plenty of outdoor space. The words: strange, weird, or wacky are not normally part of the equation. Yet, there are those truly creative individuals who embrace the unconventional and make their homes as unique as they are. Let’s take a look at some of these very unusual homes.
Absurdly Cramped and Crowded Houses: OK, so some of us can’t even afford a condo per say but don’t dismay – there is certainly a strange and small house somewhere with which you can make your mark. Whether you want to live on a bus, in the skinniest house in the world, a tiny cabin on wheels or an airlifted box is a question only you can answer.