It’s been a while since I’ve written anything about strange homes, but when I came across this article on the Popular Mechanics website, I couldn’t resist! As a marketing professional, my first thought is how would you go about marketing these homes? I’m sure it would be a blast to list a home like one of these, but would you live in them?
1. The Leaf House in Angra dos Reis, Brazil. The roof looks like a giant flower with six petals, each of which covers a different section of this open air abode. The design encourages interaction, and there are no halls within the home. A curved, indoor swimming pool works its way through the house before culminating as a small pond stocked with fish and vegetation in the backyard.
2. The Everingham Rotating House located in Taree, Australia. Built largely of glass and steel, this octagonal house can rotate a full 360 degrees, which takes 30 minutes to 2 hours. The rotation allows it to take advantage of sunshine and shade at different times of the day and year. (more…)