For curiosities and architectural oddities, the aptly names Curiosity Inc. delivers with some unique modern residential designs, like C-2 House in Yamanashi, Japan. This cool house design is characteristic for its contemporary facade which comes to a peak – literally and figuratively – with a unique shape. The home’s exterior carries a retro quality, clad in dark-stained cedar shakes and bright-white slabs, while interiors are cleanly contemporary with a minimalist feel that follows the sharp angles of a distinctive roofline. The home’s unconventional entrance welcomes you into an open hallway that leads through the house and out the opposite end. Floor-to-ceiling windows bring you back to nature, revealing a splendid view of earth and trees.