This treehouse is delicately hidden by a facade made up of mirrors. At first glance, it seems as if the hotel is just part of the trees. Upon closer look, you can see that the mirror glass is reflecting its surroundings, protecting the 4x4x4 meters of the cubed hotel rooms.
This dugout house is a perfect example of the "pit house." This sunken home is built in a space dug underneath the earth so that it will retain "thermal comfort" in addition to still letting light come through. This home offers plenty of privacy for those looking to live in this mole-like manner!
As a result of not being allowed to build high buildings, the architect of Villa Vlas dug deep for ideas and built this house in a cave. The villa (which is available to rent) is tucked next to the Therme Vals. It's perfect for a weekend of skiing!
25 luxury villas sit atop a Chinese shopping mall. The living spaces were illegally built in 2009. Covering a space the size of three football fields, these homes are now inhabited by migrant workers, some of who originally built the houses. Talk about coming full circle!
This Norwegian hunting lodge is sits on a mountainside so remote, it is only accessible by foot or horseback. The lodge was built to "integrate" into its landscape. Because of this, the terrain dictated what materials were used in constructing the abode, and the results were stunning!
This lodge, located in Parthenon, Arkansas, was carved into a living cave. While the word "cave" would imply "prehistoric," the 6,000 sq. ft. lodge has every modern amenity. The lodge has been renovated to maintain the features of the cave, so the rock walls and natural waterfalls remain in tact in this habitat.
Nestled on a cliff overlooking the Agean Sea, this house is something out of a Bond movie. The house has been proposed for construction in Greece and would feature a glass bottomed pool casting ripples of light onto the walls. The construction of the house is estimated to be one half to one million Euros. How epic would the view be!
This cliff house has two levels. One is above ground, one is below. Because of the house's unique construction, it has a "disappearing" aspect to it. Want to stay in this unique home? You're in luck, because it's listed on AirBnb!
This house might be constructed from concrete, steel, copper and glass, but it looks like fallen leaves. Located in Joshua Tree, the Kendrick Bangs Kellogg designed home was built in the early 2000s. Stunning!
The Bolton Eco House was commissioned by English soccer player Gary Neville. However, Neville was forced to shut down the construction of his home after a feud with his neighbors. The $11.35 million estate was purchased in 2007, and would have provided zero carbon living quarters for Neville.
This futuristic house is nestled neatly on the Greek island of Tinos. While the house is private, it still offers some pretty stunning views of the Aegean Sea, which can be enjoyed from the rooftop Infinity pool. The house really lives up to its "invisible oasis" description!
This mansion is built straight into the side of Montezuma Canyon. While it may seem remote, the house is 20 minutes from the next town. The entire property is 12 acres and comes with a vineyard, orchard and three car garage. Additionally, the mansion is equipped with solar panels, which makes it eco-friendly.
While many try to remove moss from their homes, green moss was encouraged to grow around this Canadian home. As a result, the home has become camouflaged by the moss. In fact, everything from the color of the house to its construction has been designed so the house "visually recedes into the forrest."
A water reservoir in Sidmouth was converted into this charming five-bedroom house. Walls of glass allow light to come flooding into the abode. The house is up for sale, and is going for $1.3 million if anyone's in the market for a secret getaway!
On the outside, the Vivos Europa One Elite Shelter is all German-prison camp chic. On the inside, however, it's luxury all the way. The secret bunker for millionaires is the world's largest private shelter. It's constructed underneath a mountain in Rothenstein and can withstand nearly any nearly any doomsday scenario.