11 Houses With Incredible Cantilevers


© Cécile Septet

© Cécile Septet

Cantilevers, structures that protrude from a building without the need for supports, are highly popular not only for their dramatic aesthetic effect, but also for the demonstration of technical mastery involved in their development. But we rarely see cantilevers in housing. For this reason, in this installment of our Photos of the Week, we have made a selection of 11 houses that seem to defy the physical laws of construction. Keep reading to see photos of renowned photographers such as Cécile Septet, Ema Peter, and Juan Solano.

Edmund Sumner

Balancing Barn / MVRDV


© Edmund Sumner

© Edmund Sumner

Ivan Hunter

Russet Residence / Splyce Design


© Ivan Hunter

© Ivan Hunter

45g Photography

House in Yatsugatake / Kidosaki Architects Studio


© 45g Photography

© 45g Photography

Adrien Williams

The “Blanche” Chalet / ACDF Architecture


© Adrien Williams

© Adrien Williams

Ema Peter

Syncline House / Omar Gandhi Architect


© Ema Peter

© Ema Peter

Juan Solano

A House Forever / Longhi Architects


© Juan Solano

© Juan Solano

Joon Hwan Yoon

Guest House Rivendell / IDMM Architects


© Joon Hwan Yoon

© Joon Hwan Yoon

Sergio Pirrone

Caterpillar House / Sebastián Irarrázaval


© Sergio Pirrone

© Sergio Pirrone

Martin Gardner

The Quest / Strom Architects


© Martin Gardner

© Martin Gardner

Satoshi Asawaka

Fly Out House / Tatsuyuki Takagi Architects Associates


© Satoshi Asawaka

© Satoshi Asawaka

Cécile Septet

House In Sèvres / Colboc Franzen & Associés


© Cécile Septet

© Cécile Septet

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