Standing on a pointed roof and supported by steel beams in the attic, the
house has an upside-down kitchen, bathroom, living room and bedroom.
This bizarre upside-down house was created on the grounds of a zoo in
Gettorf, Germany. The roof is reinforced with steel girders, reports the
Local carpenter Gerhard Mordhorst and his colleagues Gesellse Splettstober
and Manfred Kolax put the unusual building together.
"It was a challenge for us," Mr Mordhorst said. "You had to constantly think
of the mirror image."
They described the job as the "craziest" one they had been asked to do and
found the bathroom the trickiest to put together because of bulky items like
In total they screwed 50 separate pieces into the floor-ceiling, including
beds, tables, a microwave and pictures. The heaviest piece of furniture was
a 100lb wardrobe with mirror.
The men spent months to perfect every little detail and even took to needle
and thread to keep the bed linen in place.
The 'crazy' house was thought up by Hamburg investor Dirk Oster. He will
open it to the public at the end of March.