This 26-story apartment complex took "urban jungle" quite literally. A villa, surrounded by imitation rocks, was built on its rooftop in Beijing.
The residents who designed this mansion in Abuja, Nigeria love to travel, and renovated their home's roof to look like an airplane.
This upside-down home in Krasnoyarsk, Russia has a sports car glued to its driveway.
In the Chinese province of Dongguan, these two houses were built on top of a factory building in 2013. As Reuters notes, the construction process was likely illegal.
This whimsical home in Margate, England looks like it's melting away. Designed by English artist Alex Chinneck, it serves as a piece of public art (and no one lives inside).
A US nonprofit built 70 of these dome homes for a community in Sumberharjo, an Indonesian village, in 2007. After a 6.4-magnitude earthquake destroyed many people's homes, they settled into the domes, which feature steel-reinforced concrete that's resilient in the face of tornadoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes.
Some homes are built in the most unlikely of places, like this shack built on a boulder in the Drina River near the western Serbian town of Bajina Basta. A group of young men constructed the wooden shelter in 1986 as a place to hang out.
One of the world's skinniest homes is in Warsaw, Poland. Designed by Israeli writer Etgar Keret, it measures 36 inches at its narrowest point.
Keret says he built it as an homage to his parents' family who died in the Holocaust. It serves as his second home.
Gonzalo Duran and Cheri Pann, a couple living in Venice, California, decided to adorn their house's walls, floors, and ceiling with funky souvenirs, colorful tiles. and smashed pottery shards.
Called the Mosaic Tile House, it's comprised of hundreds of thousands of objects, which the couple applied by hand.
Some homes take their inspiration from strange places. This home, built by sanitation activists in Suwon, South Korea, was designed to look like a toilet.