A play on architectural traditions in the region, with a further nod to temples and ziggurats and a clever almost Dadaist use of stairs, Sunset House in Agadez, Nigeria, by a Swiss architect whose name I can't track down.
This modern home on New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island boasts a covered terrace to encourage outdoor living in the locale’s temperate climate. The gabion walls are filled with local stone. Photo by: Patrick Reynolds
The first house you'll see is an unusual underground home known as the Aloni house was built in Greece by Deca Architecture. This house surrounded by beautiful landscape is 240 square meters. Its walls are made of earth, and its roof is green.