1. This ‘Hobbit House’ in Wales, a low-impact woodland home that took only 4 months to complete

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2. The Floating House, designed by Dymitr Malcew, it is a house for people who appreciate freedom and nature at their doorstep. You can count me in.

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3. A Missouri home built into a cave. This home took more than 4 years to build and has self-regulated cooling and heating.

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4. This tiny house cost only $11k and was built by Macy Miller to get away from mortgages and stress. I hear you Macy, I hear you.

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5. The Glass House, West Virginia. The home was created out of refurbished windows…absolutely brilliant. 

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6. Shipping container homes. The marmite of unique homes, aesthetically not for everyone but I love it. 

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7. You may have stayed in a luxury suite in your lifetime – but it’s likely you’ve never stayed in one quite like this. A hotel refurbished a vintage Boeing 727 airframe and made it into a luxury suite. In case you want to check it out, it’s Hotel Costa Verde in Costa Rica.

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8. Named ‘Hank Bought a Bus’, this bus-turned-home was an experiment of a guy called, you guessed it, Hank. 

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9. Nomad micro home. For less than $30k, you can purchase one of these self-sustaining tiny houses. 

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10. This is Izaak Walton Inn in Montana. At this property, you can stay in the actual cars that were used on the Great Northern Railway. 

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11. The Dome Home, Thailand. This home was built by one man and a few hired (and tired) hands. Built cheaply on a grove, it’s a unique dream home that doesn’t break the bank.

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12. Residence of Daisen, Japan. Rather than clearing out a forest and kicking nature in the balls, designers built a structure to naturally weave in and out of the trees.

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13. The modern hobbit hole, Switzerland. Most of the house is underground but they built in a nifty outside patio with completely astounding views. 

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14. Drina river home, Serbia. For the last 40 years, this home has been perched on a rock in the middle of this beautiful setting. Just make sure you balance that new sofa and the double bed correctly. 

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15. The stunning Fallingwater in Pennsylvania. The home was designed by the talented Frank Lloyd Wright back in 1935 and is now a National Historic Landmark, it’s easy to see why.

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16. Right here in the UK, this is the converted water tower home. The homeowners, Leigh Osborne and Graham Voce converted this water tower into this stunning home in just a just a few months. 

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17. The Greek underground home. The home is built into a hill in the desert and is completely camouflaged and energy-friendly.

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18. Grain silo homes. Made from recycled materials (decent), these homes can also be made to be super energy efficient. 

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