This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a residence hanging from a cliff in New Zealand, a cement castle in the South African wilderness, a hideaway home in Brazil and a house that seems to sail out of the ground in Australia. An American desert home looks like a pile of boulders, some Japanese apartments use giant petals for protection and the light from a house near San Francisco can be seen ten miles away. There's a brand new ancient house in the mountains of Morocco, a Californian home pretends to be much bigger than it really is, while what looks like a tower in Spain turns out to be a very modern home under ground and a London residence is simply bursting with color.
This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Las Vegas residence inspired by the European Renaissance, a Japanese house which has been wrapped in glass, a home based on giant beehive shapes made of stacked stones in South Africa and a tiny New York apartment with room to spare. Mexico has a house designed around a piano while a home near Death Valley seems to hover over the desert. There's a 21st Century traditional house in Thailand and a DIY bachelor treehouse in New Zealand. A Bishop's bathing pavilion has been turned into a home in Wales, a four-bedroom family house overlooking the ocean in Chile only cost $120,000 and a 350 year old Moroccan residence has risen from a pile of rubble.
This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a residence in New York designed to keep its residents eternally young, a Japanese house that got squeezed upwards, concrete blocks have been used as a design feature in a Seattle home and France has one that has been treated like a blank canvas by its artist-owner. The owners of a Swedish home love living on the edge, there's a house in Argentina shaped like a pile of bricks and another like an urban tree house in South Africa. The rocky landscape has inspired a residence in New Zealand while some homeowners in Los Angeles have built an entire new wing just to house their art collection, the facade of an Australian house is covered with a huge picture of a Hollywood celebrity and steel cocoon meets over sized fence in a very unusual Austrian residence.
This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a residence in Florida where even the family dogs have temperature controlled quarters, a New Zealand house you can move when the going gets rough and a home in Morocco that's been restored to the way it was when President Roosevelt came to dinner. A house in Canada looks like two ships dragged up on a beach while one in Wisconsin resembles an Egyptian temple, a Japanese home is made from sun-dried soil and there's a houseboat like a Manhattan loft in the Czech Republic. A trip to the bathroom in a Mexican home could make you dizzy, a house in Thailand is entirely clad in glass louvers, a Brazilian residence has been all the way around the world and a subterranean box room in Seattle makes a comfortable condo.
This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a residence in The Hamptons with its own pyramid, a Polish house which is little more than a corridor and a home in Australia that was built to beat the bugs. A house in New York features marble floors from the Vatican, one in Switzerland has a library shaped like a ship's prow, an Indonesian home has a staircase inspired by the artist M.C. Escher and there's a house hidden under a 300 year old barn in England. A home in Germany was once a water tower, a Mexican house has a freshwater pond inside while one in Seattle fulfils a young boy's dream and a Spanish residence is hanging right off the edge of a cliff.
This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Swiss residence which could be straight out of a fairytale, a houseboat flying high in London, a home in Los Angeles which makes an exhibition of itself and an Indonesian one that's designed on the principles of Yoga. A quarter of a million pieces make up one house in California, a home in Canada is picture-perfect and there's one in Belgium inspired by the Golden Age of ocean liners. A Virginian home has a mind of its own, an Argentinian residence brings together industrial design, sand dunes and the forest while a house in England is modelled on a fossil and there's one in Arizona made literally from dirt.
This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a mega-mansion in Las Vegas, a pink Czech house with slopes instead of stairs, a private haven hidden behind a maze in Australia and a Miami penthouse that looks down on passing aircraft. You can chalk pictures on a house in Belgium, London has a towering residential tank with all-round views while a home in California is smaller than a regular bathroom. Extreme thatching crowns a house in The Netherlands, a Florida home is a fisherman's dream, there's a treasure trove of ancient beams in Canada and there's a geometrical oceanside classic in California.
This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a woodland cottage with an invisibility cloak in upstate New York, an egg-themed home in Indonesia, a Californian residence which is smaller than a regular bathroom and a bamboo house built against the clock in Belgium. London, England, has the ultimate bachelor pad, an apartment block in The Netherlands has a wavy roof and France has a beach-front home built into a bunker. A Chilean residence has a canal running through it, a house in Berkeley looks like a primitive sea-creature, the neighbors can't see past the tattoos in Australia and a Seattle house has a floating putting green.
This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a home in Canada that bridges an abyss, a Brazilian home where it's carnival time all year round, one in Texas that uses bones as a design feature and a German residence that arrives shrink-wrapped. A Japanese concept for living has inspired a home in the heart of L.A. while geometry has given a twist to an Australian house and Indonesia has one that made a young boy's dream come true. Florida has an island home where self-sufficiency and luxury living go hand in hand, a residence in Idaho has been built like a fortress to defend against the harsh desert surroundings, there's a house that rises up like a periscope in the Czech Republic and a Dutch home appears to have crash-landed in the countryside.
This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a house in California that rotates to face the sun, an Indonesian residence made from bottles and a home in Canada that seems to be on the slide. A South African home is perched in a tree to get the best view of giraffes, a house in London is a cartoon caricature of its neighbors, while a Pennsylvania residence is straight out of a fairytale and there's one in Argentina built around a tree. A house in Seattle has been designed to withstand the fiercest storms, England has a bachelor pad fit for a secret agent, there's an architectural tribute to Roman engineering in Australia and a French chateau looks entirely at home in North Carolina.
This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a farmhouse in England with a resident dragon, a home in Florida where the inside can be outside, an Australian residence inspired by a sci-fi movie and a geodesic dome home in New York. A treehouse in Canada has sixteen different levels, Morocco has a glass palace, while a forest dwelling in Oregon gets its own fan mail and the walls of a home in England can be moved around to suit the occasion. Belgium has a residence like a giant teepee, there's a mansion in Las Vegas made from bottles and Holland has a houseboat bigger than many of the homes around it.
This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Canadian home with voluptuous curves, a really skinny house in Belgium, a floating pad in the heart of London and a contemporary cosy cottage in upstate New York. An Indonesian home is made entirely from bamboo while a house in Los Angeles is covered in broken crockery and a New York residence is one big treasure hunt. England has a house within a home, a dwelling in New Zealand is pure fantasy, Norway has a high-tech haven and there's a residence in Massachusetts like an airplane about to take off.
This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a house in Woodstock where color has run riot, a Czech home that hides from its neighbors, while an Australian one is a mother's dream come true and a residence in Charleston has a magnetic attraction. A Spanish villa sports an orange and blue rubber roof, Scotland has a home hanging off the edge of a 125 foot tall cliff, a French residence is both greenhouse and cave dwelling at the same time and Germany has a house you can take with you on your journey through life. A house in Brazil looks ready to leap off a hillside, you can move the walls of an English residence at will, an Indonesian dwelling is a little slice of Paradise and upstate New York has a home that fuses urban style with rural space.
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