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The Hive House

There's something moderately unsettling about Studio 512's Hive House. Not excessively unsettling, but enough that I can't look at it without feeling like I'm in one of my dreams where I have to take an exam for a math...

Shiftpod Recreation & Survival Shelters

$699 - $1,699 from Advanced Shelter Systems »

Think of Shiftpods as tents on Dark-Out super composite fabric. It's the steroids of the outdoor shelter world. Shiftpods are quick-pitch geodesic domes made with synthetic down thermal insulation and ultra-reflective...

Hobbit-Hole Vacation Rental

$400 from Airbnb »

In a hole in the ground there lived...a host with an enterprising spirit and keen eye for design. This Hobbit-Hole Cottage, a vacation rental in the Columbia River Gorge region of Washington state, is one of the finest...

BrewDog DogHouse - Crowdfunded Craft Beer Hotel

$162 - $234 from BrewDog »

BrewDog's DogHouse hotel and brewery will sleep and souse up its first guests in Columbus, OH on August 27, 2018. Calling themselves the "world's first crowdfunded craft beer hotel*" BrewDog decided to plant some of its...

Conker Living Pods

$27k from Conker »

At $27,000, a Conker living pod isn't very realistic for most of us to buy as a backyard escape. Maybe an office, if the alternative is putting an addition on your house, but even then...I can always work at the Starbucks...

Le Koroc Tiny House Boat

$61k from Daigno »

When the tiny home fad caught up with Quebec-based boat builders Daigno, I'll bet it didn't take them too long to conclude that the only thing more adorable and romantically minimalist than a tiny house is a tiny house...

Build-Your-Own Casket Kit

$599 from Amazon »

Made of fresh Wisconsin pine, a sustainable resource that may also help drown out the smell of rotting flesh if you finish building your own casket, but don't quite get around to digging your own grave before you need...

Truck Surf Hotel

All aboard the surfmobile! The Truck Surf Hotel, as sweet in purpose as it is in design, takes passengers on weeklong trips interspersed with riding the roads of Portugal or Morocco, and the waves of the Atlantic Ocean...

Tequila Barrel Hotel on Jalisco Agave Farm

This tequila sunrise doesn't come in a glass, it comes in a barrel. And then a glass, once you leave your tequila barrel hotel room nestled amidst the agave fields of Casa Cofradia, and hit up the working farm's tour...

ICON Homes - 3D Printed Housing in 24 Hours

You're looking at a 650-square-foot cement house that was built by a 3D printer. In less than 24 hours. For around only $10,000. And ICON, the construction tech firm behind the Vulcan 3D printer that made it happen, says...

Joshua Tree Residence - Shipping Container Home

Architect James Whitaker either turned a dozen plus shipping containers into an Everlasting Gobstobber, or his design for a house to be built in Joshua Tree is a big ol' tumor. Get a load of...what's that, Arnold?It's...

The Nugget Micro Home

This cute little Nugget might be bigger than your kid, but...not by much. Modern Tiny Living's first micro home checks in at a mere 102 square feet and 4,500 pounds and...OK, fine. That's a lot bigger than your kid...

Honomobo Shipping Container Homes

$21,875 - $179,725 from Honomobo »

Plat of land, plop down a Honomobo. It's what I keep telling my girlfriend when we talk about trading in her condo for a house. See, like the Simpsons, we live in Springfield, and home prices are ludicrous right now...

Hex House Flat Pack Shelter

If I were Architects for Society I might consider renaming the Hex House something that sounds a little less like the witchcraft or evil forces that many who have had their homes destroyed by disaster believe caused said...

The Rock Restaurant Zanzibar

Well, The Rock restaurant proves Zanzibar has at least one thing going for it besides its say-a-licious name. Zanzibar, Zanzibar. Have a Zanzibari dinner in Zanzibar. I think I'll rename my girlfriend's cat Zanzibar...

Underhill Home - Luxury Hobbit-Hole

$917k from rightmove »

Now that the British Pound has taken its first real hit in recent memory, you might start thinking about buying up some real estate in England. This 4-bedroom, 4,000-square-foot home called Underhill is a steal at $917,000...

The UFO Cabin

$580 - $680 from Treehotel »

You've got 10 days to get to Sweden if you want to watch The X-Files 2016 premiere in this UFO Cabin. You might want to bring a flatscreen and a satellite too, since this Treehotel accommodation is all about disconnecting...

Montana Magica Lodge

$255 from Huilo-Huilo »

Hobbiton meets Harry Potter meets sustainable tourism. Montana Magica is a fantastical mossy lodge situated in a rainforest on the Chilean side of Patagonia, just under the Andes Mountains. It is one of several rental...

Lucy in the Sky Micro Hotels

Lucy in the Sky is a collection of 3 highly stylized cherries on top of existing industrial installations in the harbor district of the Netherlands' Deventer. The standout pieces of architecture have been serving as "micro...

ESCAPE Traveler

$65,400 - $72,800 from ESCAPE Traveler »

The ESCAPE Traveler definitely looks bigger on the inside. But I think that's more due to the trickery of those wide angle lenses the real estate industry loves using to take photos than a true touch of Whovian magic...

Mirror Houses

Mirror Houses might be the perfect vacation rental for you and the Wicked Queen...or, uh, your girlfriend... Set amidst the rolling green hills and dramatic mountain backdrop of South Tyrol, this pair of architectural...

Cocoon Tree

Cocoon Trees could be tents. Or they could just be hangouts. Time outs. Nap outs. Whatever, and wherever they are the spherical structures will definitely stand out...

The Dune House

$3,700 - $5,650 from Living Architecture »

At the end of the movie Snatch a busted up Dennis Farina is at the airport flying from Britain back home to America. One of the customs ladies asks him, "Anything to declare?" He says, "Yeah. Don't go to England." I've...

Monastero Santa Rosa Hotel

$437 - $3,061 from Monastero Santa Rosa »

A fifteen-mile span of coastline approximately 175 miles southeast of Rome calls itself the Amalfi Coast. Within that pocket of Italian paradiso, just 10 minutes from the town of Amalfi, lies a step beyond paradiso: the...