The construction industry is always looking toward the future. Businesses and contractors are searching for ways to set themselves apart from the competition. Many strive to be the leader in innovative design and construction. And, of course, the industry as a whole has been looking for the best ways to build sustainably for now and the future. The residential market has been a place of experiment for the next unique design. A recent article highlights some of the strange, innovative housing designs currently in the works. Although all these houses look different, they do share a common thread: sustainability and energy efficiency. Take a look at photos of these unique houses. If you work in the residential construction industry you just might be building a house similar (or even more futuristic) than these one day.