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The builder says the 2,000-sq.-ft. open-concept home outperforms traditional construction.

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A home recently listed by Engel & Völkers Halifax is made from 612,000 recycled PET bottles, says builder JD Composites.

The undulating façade is made of sand-coloured limestone.

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When the residential building La Pedrera was constructed on a prominent corner of Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona, it was immediately ridiculed by critics. Today it attracts thousands of people a year.

The red room in Victor Hugo’s house

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If he hadn’t found work as a successful author, Victor Hugo might have carved out a career for himself as an interior designer.

An exterior view of the Neolithic longhouse.

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The typical Neolithic homes were made from organic materials, so they didn’t survive over the centuries – and as a result no one knows for certain what they looked like.

The interior of one of the homes in Zalissya.

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Zalissya is located just south of the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant and within the 30-km exclusion zone. I am curious to see where people once lived and what has become of their homes.

Palafitos in Castro, the capital of the island of Chiloe in Chile.

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Chile's palafitos – houses built on stilts along the waterfront – are an eye-catching sight, whether at high tide when the colourful wooden houses are reflected in the water, or at low tide.

The home has 253 sq. ft. of living space.

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A home in Oshawa, Ont. that offers just 253 square feet of space has recently been listed for $200,000.

The Mercer Williams house, a popular tourist attraction in Savannah, Georgia, belonged to the central character in the book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.

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The Mercer Williams house, a popular tourist attraction in Savannah, Georgia, belonged to the central character in the book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.

The beautiful Myrtles Plantation in Louisiana is one of the most haunted homes in the U.S. (Photo: Amanda Deville)

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Ghosts don’t wait for Halloween to make an appearance at the Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana. This Creole-style home built in 1796 is often cited as one of America’s most haunted houses.

Quirky homes

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The world is full of quirky homes, something the average traveler eventually discovers. Some houses are perched on towering rocks in the middle of rivers, others border the sides of steep cliffs, while some are so tiny that you’re forced to hunch over when you go inside.