Israeli writer, Edgar Keret, is the first tenant of the narrowest house in the world. Built by Polish architect, Yakubos, the house occupies a thin strip of 1.2 meters located between two buildings in Warsaw, Poland. The house has two levels and all the basic amenities but in these cramped quarters, lodgers need to be sure that they don’t suffer from claustrophobia!
We are not so sure about this “Hello Kitty” themed restaurant in Beijing, China although it’s probably a hit with young (and old) girls alike. What do you think?
These awesome, ‘man caves’ are every man’s dream hide-away.
SuttonBeresCuller is an American art group who have been working together for over a decade. This mobile installation is a flat trailer bed with grass, a park bench and live plants and it tours the city inviting people to engage with the scene. The aptly named, “Trailer Park”, was first conceived in 2003 and the idea was revived for the Kentucky Center of the Performing Arts Festival in 2012.
The Domus Civita is a house located on the top of the Etruscan tombs and caves in Italy. Originally built in XIV century, the owners have attempted to preserve all the natural beams, stone walls and floors while transforming this natural cave into a comfortable living space. The house has been fully restored, maintaining all historical value, and now boasts a heated pool and wine cellar.
Now you may forget the inconvenience of sleeping with your head on the desk, covering your face with a newspaper while dozing off, and many other napping experiences associated with discomfort. Ostrich Pillow was specially designed for those who love to nap with comfort in noisy places like airports or park benches.
This amazing residence is built on a low seaside bluff in West Vancouver, British Columbia. The home with a total area of 320 sq. m (3,430 sq. ft.) has three bedrooms, a master suite with spa-like en-suite, multi-leveled patio, outdoor terrace with a fireplace, a private veranda, seven fireplaces and a two-story media room. The floor-to-ceiling glass walls offer a stunning view of the ocean. The price tag of the place is $5,498,000.
Belgian design studio Bham turned this decommissioned water tower that soars about 30 m (98 ft.) above the flat countryside near Brussels into a living house. Now the building with a total area of 400 sq. m (4300 sq. ft.) is a six-level two-bedroom private residence with modern furniture, sleek kitchen, and garage for two cars.
Opus Hong Kong is the luxurious residential property built on the hillside with a magnificent view of the city. The tower has 12 residential units, two apartments with double-level gardens and private swimming pools and 10 custom apartments each occupying an entire floor. One of these has been recently sold for mind-boggling $61 million.