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6 Modern Cantilevered Homes

Cantilevering is a frequent and defining feature of modernist architecture, perhaps most famously exemplified by Frank Lloyd Wright's 1935 masterpiece, Fallingwater. The following examples of homes with cantilevered design are selected as much for their power to stimulate the eye and mind as they are for their problem-solving functionality. Now that's modern.

In Central America, Spanish colonial architecture prevails. But the creeping tide of modernism—represented here by the home of architect José Roberto Paredes—is signaling that change is afoot. Grand interior cantilevering (by way of a soaring loft) is visible externally in this modern abode.

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