The most incredible home
We are accustomed to the fact that the word "house" in the mind of the images pop up a comfortable two-storey buildings, surrounded by a garden and a fence, or a cozy apartment in a high-rise building overlooking the city. But believe me, this house can be not always!
Designers, architects, and just a free home personalities often seems the place is absolutely not intended for habitation. Initially, it was the building of former factories and lofts, but when lofts become mainstream, fantasy people began to take on the most incredible incarnation. Now it can be containers, mills and even just lying beside giant boulders.
We found 10 of the most incredible examples of the original vision of the living space.
Poteet Architects Architectural bureau converted to house an ordinary shipping container. Big iron box used for transportation of goods, equipped with air conditioning, bathroom, panoramic windows and furnish. The owners use the space as a guest house, as well as an office and space for recreation.
hangar for aircraft
37 hangars for airplanes in the town of Santa Pola in California transformed into housing, which can only be purchased by those who have a pilot's license. The complex is actually located on the territory of the airport, so the owners of the apartments, can not live without the sky, can park their plane in the house. Despite the high level of noise and the smell of fuel in recent years in the United States such complexes are very popular. The most famous owner of the hangar house with access to the runways is John Travolta, who keeps in his apartment three aircraft, including the Boeing 707.
The wine barrel
Hotel Hotel de Vrouwe van Stavoren, located in a town called Stavoren in the Netherlands, offers feel like Diogenes and live in a wooden barrel. The rooms have been redone two wine barrels with a capacity of 14,500 liters.
On the north of Portugal near the town of Fafe house is reminiscent of most houses what some dwarves from a fairy tale. The property is a three huge boulder, united by stone walls and covered with a tiled roof. The unique building was erected in 1973. Due to the fact that the surrounding buildings are constantly hovers many tourists are now in the house nobody lives.
His own house architect Adam Kalkin collected from several shipping containers. In the implementation of this bold ideas are most attracted to Adam durability and low cost: each of the containers cost architect in 1000 dollars.
California designer Gregory Kloen turned into living space garbage can. Inside, it features a bedroom place, kitchen, toilets, and a rooftop set a bowl of water for six gallons. The construction was done for architectural exhibitions.
Antique fire truck one Walter Mikltueyt remade into a mini-hotel. Car 1954 release parked in the Scottish Cairngorm National Park, and is staffed by a minimum set of furniture and kitchen utensils. The cost of an overnight stay in the truck will cost £ 130 for two.
Trash theme was close and Stephen Roberts, who transformed into a dwelling formerly a garbage truck. In the mobile home he equipped living room, kitchen, work space and a bathroom with shower.
In 1973, the architect Ricardo Bofill bought an abandoned cement factory in Barcelona and remade it in his own residence. The area of "ruins" was so great that the place was enough to make the apartment office, showroom and workshop, and around a garden.
A decommissioned aircraft to dump the airport in San Jose, designers moved into the jungle of Costa Rica and made it a mini-hotel. Boeing 1965 issue raised on a specially constructed platform, located 50 meters from the ground. On board the plane was located two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a dining area and a spacious terrace, equipped with a wing.