15 Modern Homes With Cantilevered and Overhanging Volumes

15 Modern Homes With Cantilevered and Overhanging Volumes

These 15 modern homes with cantilevered and overhanging volumes each have a unique physicality and definition of form. At times appearing to defy gravity, they have been imagined in a manner that respects the surrounding area and offers a heightened sense of living to their residents.

Fly Out House

Fly Out House in Toyohashi, Japan, by architect Tatsuyuki Takag, is a cleverly constructed timber-framed home raised on a cantilevered concrete slab.

>Photo via Freshome.

 10 X 10

Located in a Santiago suburb at the foothills of the Andes, 10 X 10 is a remarkable family home designed by Max Núñez Arquitectos. A severe concrete facade conceals a calm, well-proportioned and judicious interior.

10 X 10

>Photo © Erieta Attali via ArchDaily.

>Residence Roy-Lawrence

Canadian studio Chevalier Morales Architectes reinterpreted the familiar Swiss chalet to design Residence Roy-Lawrence, a top-heavy cantilevered timber house. The structure melds perfectly with the mountainous terrain of eastern Quebec.

Residence Roy-Lawrence

>Photo courtesy of Chevalier Morales Architectes via ArchDaily.

Russet Residence

The Russet Residence in West Vancouver, British Columbia, was designed by Canadian studio Splyce Design. Nestled into the hillside, a meticulous dining space juts out fifteen feet, framing both the forest canopy and ocean beyond.

Russet Residence

>Photo © Splyce Design.

The Quest

Currently under construction, The Quest is a stunning midcentury-esque single-story dwelling designed by Ström Architects for two retired clients. Sited in Swanage, UK, the cantilevered home is a nod…

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