5 Unusual houses around the world

Skateboard House, USA

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This project by Pierre Andre Senizergues, a former World champion and Pro Skater and the founder of Etnies, is a private residence designed to be built in Malibu, California.

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The church house in Utrecht, Holland

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Zecc Architecten repurposed and converted an abandoned church into a bright and stylish family home with lots of personality.

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The Keret House, Poland

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Jakub Szczęsny is the designer of this house, located between the gap of two buildings, measuring only 1 meter in width. The Kereta house is one of the slimmest houses in the world and one of the most peculiar.

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The stone house, Portugal

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Located on a hill called Sierra de Fafe in Portugal. Its real name is Casa do Penedo, although everyone knows it as the stone house.

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Slide house, Japan

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This unusual three-story family house is quipped with a slide that connects all three floors. The Japanese firm LEVEL Architects designed this home in Japan and it is a childhood dream come true for the family.

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Transparent House, Japan

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This peculiar house designed by Sou Fujimoto Architects is located in Japan. It offers plenty of daylight, which sure saves a lot on energy but no privacy whatsoever.

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Images by Iwan Baan