More Unique Homes Around the World

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Dennis Nottingham
November 03, 2020
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In this article we are bringing you more unique homes from around the world. If you haven't seen our first unique home article, click here

  1. Brooklyn, New York: Brooklyn Clocktower Penthouse ($2.3M) 

Compass

This massive Clocktower penthouse gives you a timeless view! Located in Brooklyn, New York the home sizes up at 1,260 square feet with just one bed and one bath. The custom kitchen is a chef’s dream, containing abundant storage space, a Viking conventional stove, stone countertops and a Sub-Zero refrigerator. This once ticking clock tower was first constructed in 1892 for a local newspaper company. In the 80s it was reconstructed into a luxury residential spot, rented out by A-list celebrities of the time. In 2020, it has been remodeled into a unique home by architect Michael Davis who first laid eyes on the tower at the early age of 19. He was captivated by the beauty of the building and the views it gave to the city below.

Compass

Compass

Compass

  1. Lubbock, Texas: The Steel House ($35K)

Glasstire (Christina Ress)

This unique home will capture the eyes of anyone who passes it. The Steel House located in Lubbock, Texas has been crafted mainly from blackened steel. It’s interior contains stunning high ceilings that have been beautifully arched, an elegant interior feature in contrast to the home’s industrial inspired exterior. The home also has a beautiful view of a nearby recreational lake. Architect Robert Bruno began crafting the home in 1997, continuing the process for years as he created Texas’ most striking home. Bruno unfortunately passed away after battling colon cancer, leaving his masterpiece unfinished. Nonetheless his craft has been seen from all around the world and has made a profound impact in the architectural world.

Glasstire (Christina Ress)

Glasstire (Christina Ress)

  1. Ludwigsburg, Germany: Dupli Casa (unlisted)

David Franck

German architect J. Mayer is known for his unique and thought-provoking home designs. This home in Ludwigsburg, Germany lives up to his reputation throughout the architectural world.  This home has an abstract design that has been coated stark white. It’s shape was inspired by the imprint that was left in the earth. The home’s style models an almost modern futuristic design that has captured the eyes of many around the world. The area reaches 6900 meters squared and was first built in 1984. The home contains four bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and has three levels. The skin of the villa blends seamlessly with the grounds, connecting the home with the beauty of nature.

David Franck

David Franck

  1. USA, Pennsylvania: Fallingwater ($155K)

Robert P Ruschak

This stunning home was crafted in 1935 by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The home effortlessly captures the beauty of nature, blending in seamlessly with the greenery around it. Wright’s creation is located in Laurel Highlands, southwestern Pennsylvania. It is engulfed in 5,100 acres of land known as the Bear Run Nature Reserve. The home was built from native sandstone and above a gorgeous roaring waterfall. The initial cost for constructing Fallingwater was 35,000. The final product, in addition to the guest house, was 155,000. This was the equivalent to roughly 2.8 million in 2019. In 1963, Fallingwater was donated to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. Today, the house serves as a museum for travelers around the world.

Robert P Ruschak

Robert P Ruschak

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