You must see the Unusual Architecture of the Round Houses in Netherlands

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People always want to express their creativity and make things that are different from the standard. Take this Dutch architect, for example. Dries Kreijkamp’s project, Bolwoningen (literally meaning “ball houses”), was inspired by George Orwell’s 1984 – and it was built in 1984.

From above, the houses look like a bunch of golf balls waiting for the game to begin. The houses were built directly on the lawn, in a neighborhood that’s more of a park – with no streets to connect the houses. Even the cars are parked outside of the hood, on its border with the rest of the city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch.

Here are some pictures of this unusual neighborhood. Maybe you will get an idea for an unusual house of your own.

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The UMA-guide presents: – – Bolwoningen Housing – – "The Bolwoningen housing in Maaspoort, a district of the Dutch city Hertogenbosch were designed in the 1970s as an experimental building. The mastermind behind these livable capsules is Dries Kreij Camp, a famous architect during that time. The houses shaped like golf balls are his attempt at a new social environment that truly stands apart. The Bolwoningen also have some unusual floor plans – the toilets and bathrooms are placed in the middle of the ball while the living room is located upstairs and the bedrooms downstairs. The capsule has a diameter of 5.5 meters, with a front side shaped like an airplane floor and has six round windows. The advantages with this type of structure are that they need no type of foundation, are low maintenance and low energy. They are lightweight, can be easily put together or transported." #architecture #guide #umaguide #u_m_a #holland #housing #experimental #travel #like4likes #inspiration #like4likes #instagrammers #instapic #picoftheday #instagood #instalike #capsule #future #retro #cool #netherlands #view #ball #art #travel #travellers #bolwoningen

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