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Taschen's "100 Contemporary Houses" Shows World's Most Experimental Homes (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 03/09/2012 8:21 am Updated: 03/09/2012 8:21 am

What's that? You were excited that your house had a walk-in closet? Well, perhaps it's time to get really envious, because "100 Contemporary Houses" captures the most eye-catching avant-garde abodes across the world. Which poses the question: Can one inhabit a work of art?

From an adult tree house to a beach-side labyrinth, the homes are definitely going to take up some space on your Pinterest boards. This book contains 100 houses made in the past decade that prove home is where the art is.


This Taschen gem features homes designed by all kinds of starchitects, including John Pawson, Richard Meier, Shigeru Ban, Tadao Ando, Zaha Hadid, Herzog and de Meuron, Daniel Libeskind, Alvaro Siza, UNStudio, and Peter Zumthor.

Check out a slideshow of the homes below, and let us know what your dream home would look like in the comments section.

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