Name: Tamsin Corcoran-Brennan
Location: Tana River Delta, Kenya
Size: Several hundred square feet
Years lived in: Two years
When your property sits high atop windswept sand dunes, overlooking a lazy river and deserted beach, why block the view with walls? This open-fronted "dune cottage" — built from driftwood and cooled by Indian Ocean breezes — is as wild and unique as the surrounding landscape.