After ‘growing tired of her whining,’ a man creates a rotating house for his wife.


The one-of-a-kind home, which can spin one full circle in 24 hours at its slowest speed – and in 22 seconds at its fastest, took 72-year-old Vokin Kusic more than six years to finish

A man who built his wife a rotating house said he did it after he got tired of her ‘complaining’.

Self-taught innovator, Vokin Kusic, said his wife wanted a home with a more diverse view so he built her a home where she could watch the sunrise in one moment and passers-by in the next.

The 72-year-old told Reuters: “I’ve got tired of her complaints and the frequent refurbishing of our family house and I said: I’ll build you a rotating house so you can spin it as you wish.”

The unique home is situated in a fertile plain in northern Bosnia near the town of Srbac.

It spins around a seven-metre axis designed by Kusic, with the view of cornfields and farmland changing to forests and the river.

Mr Kusic said: “The house can make a full circle for 24 hours when it’s at the slowest speed, while at the fastest spinning it can make a full circle in 22 seconds.”

However, his wife did not wish to comment on their new family home.

The inventor explained that he drew inspiration from Serbian-American inventors, Nikola Tesla and Mihajlo Pupin, but coming from a poor family without the possibility of a good education had forced him to look for ways to make things by himself.

“This is not an innovation, it only requires will and knowledge, and I had enough time and knowledge,” he said, adding that he had built the house completely by himself.

The project took six years to finish, except time off for a hospital stay due to a heart condition. The house is more resistant to earthquake damage than stationed houses, he said.

“I asked doctors to try to prolong (my life) for at least a year because I have this project in my head, and … nobody will know how to complete it.”

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