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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...

Casa Brutale Concept House

By: OPA »

"Casa Brutale redefines the harmonious coexistence of human and nature in a poetic homage to pure Brutalism*." I think that's just OPA's elaborate way of saying, "This badass house does not actually exist." And that's...

The World's Largest Swimming Pool

Guinness-certified as the World's Largest Swimming Pool, this 3,280-foot-long salt water stunner does not reside in Texas or Vegas. Its rippling waves do not stretch along the white sandy coastline of Japan or one of...

Cape Town Spa House

Nestled into a mountainside about 10 miles south of Cape Town, South Africa, Hout Bay's extravagant Spa House sits overlooking the calming waters of the village's surrounding bay and harbor. Its panoramic spans of windows...

Villa Vals

$1,061 - $4,300 from Villa Vals »

Dug out of a mountainside rising over 4,000 feet high, Villa Vals sits at the end of a pristine valley in the Swiss Alps village of Vals. From its massive glass facade, the architectural masterpiece tunnels inward over...

Adler Thermae Spa & Resort

$280 - $1,734 from Adler Thermae »

Italy. Tuscany. Siena. Luxury hotel. Rejuvenating spa. Salt water grotto. It just keeps getting better. A gem amidst north central Italy's Tuscan hills, the Hotel Adler Thermae Spa & Resort is a premier destination for...

Holleyweb Inflatable Bubble House

$1,950 from Amazon »

Privacy be damned! The Holleyweb inflatable Bubble House is the only tent for those who really mean it when they say they like a panoramic view. The transparent PVC tarpaulin is also a great choice for the campground...

Ecocapsule Portable House

When the item in question is a house, how do you define "portable"? For me it was always the train car-looking mobile home my grandma's cousin Ella Mae used to live in that could be dragged from city to city in Florida...