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Photo: Thanin Viriyaki Photography
Homes Gone Wild
The Weird Homes Tour, a Texas- and Oregon-based project that began in 2014 as a way to “reject cookie cutter design and architecture and embrace the wonderfulness of weird,” invites the public to explore some of the country's most singular dwellings.
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The Giraffe House in Austin (above), is a labor of love that contains at least 600 of the long-necked creatures (their owner, Autumn, has long since lost count). Autumn was a zoo volunteer in middle school, and she’s now a zoo aficionado: she’s met every giraffe in her home state of Texas. Her Giraffe House collection includes giraffe figurines, giraffe housewares and even giraffe clothing.