1. Dugout house, Texas, USA
Built 6.5 feet (2m) in the ground, at a glance it is hard to tell where exactly this house is located, until you make your way to the other side of the hill. While it may look like nothing spectacular from the outside, inside the house features everything you would need to live comfortably, including a small pool in the backyard.
2. Bungalow under pine trees in British Columbia, Canada
This house is unique and unusually planned. The green moss on the roof helps keep the house hidden, merging it into the landscape.
3. Houses on top of a shopping mall in Hunan, China
It may seem a little odd to have a shopping mall with houses on its roof - but when you live in a city with 4 million people, free space is limited.
4. Canyon mansion in Utah, USA
Built in 1986, the married couple who reside here dreamt to live in a serene location. Quite frankly, it cannot get more serene than this.
5. Villa Vals in Vals, Switzerland
An underground villa may seem a little unusual, but a local law forbade erecting a high building since it would spoil the landscape. For this reason, the architect decided to build a house in a cave.
6. Cliff house in Coquimbo, Chile
This house looks just like a submarine. It is spread on two levels, one of which is underground. The views are breathtaking!
7. Lake chalet in Hordaland, Norway
Walking by, this house is barely noticeable. The main goal of the project was a full integration with the landscape, and the architects did their best to achieve it.
8. Desert oasis in California, USA
This strange house resembles a heap of dead leaves from afar. But, seeing that it is located in the California desert, it merges beautifully into the landscape.
9. The Mirrorcube hotel in Lapland, Sweden
This home is barely noticeable thanks to its outer walls which are faced with glass and coated with a layer of infrared film, allowing birds to distinguish the difference between the house and the trees.
10. Penthouse in a rock in Beirut, Lebanon
The idea to build a penthouse into a rock seemed like a farfetched one. Nevertheless, the project attracted lots of potential investors once a photo of what it could look like appeared on the internet.
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