The Telegraph has published a series of photographs of 'Quirky Properties Around The World'. Here are a few to whet your appetite.
in Haikou, Hainan Island was built in 2007 and covers an area of just 20 square metres.
The narrowest end of the building is 0.4 metres wide, while the widest is 3 metres.
The local government reportedly appropriated most of the land the property is built on
from its owner, leaving him with just the 20 square metres,
so he built the skinny building on his remaining land as a form of protest.
made out of a large boulder whose overhang has been bricked in
There are more at the link. Interesting, amusing, and definitely different dwellings!