The Bubble House, near Cannes, was built in 1989 and designed by Antti Lovag for the French fashion designer Pierre Cardin. The futuristic design feels like a homage to the Barbapapa's housebuilding skills! Possibly the most fun you could imagine in a house design.
Hydroponic Urban Agriculture which can be run on fish waste water from intensive fish farming. This is called aquaponics. The plants clean the water for the fish, the fish water nourishes the plants as it is pumped around the system.