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Rotterdam's Cube Houses Look Like They're About to Topple Over!

Located in the center of Rotterdam, these tilted cube-shaped houses form a village within the Dutch city, a modern concept designed to represent an urban forest. Completed in 1984 by the late architect Piet Blom, around 40 traditional houses were tilted at 45 degrees to rest on a hexagon-shaped pylon, transforming the idea of structural design by playing with angles and conventionality.

Chimney House / Marcio Kogan

Built by Marcio Kogan in Sao Paulo, Brazil with date Images by Reinaldo Coser + Gabriel Arantes. A wooden patio with trees, formed by the volumetry of the house and a concrete wall, articulates the entire program o...