Cantilever construction allows for overhanging structures with no external bracing. Modern architects have used cantilevers in inventive and beautiful ways.

Amazing Cantilevered Home in the Mountains
Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.
10 Gravity-Defying Cantilevered Homes
Ranging from the dramatic to the understated and modest, these 10 homes use suspension to thrilling effect.
An Epic Cantilevered Neutra House Hits the Market For $1.55M
Enjoy incredible views and the drama and glamour of a Richard Neutra design in this updated midcentury residence now on the...
An Updated Farmhouse in Lithuania Cantilevers Over a Parkland Setting
Referencing the farmhouse vernacular, Valley Villa features asymmetrical gables and sustainable, Kebony wood cladding.
A Cantilevered “Boathouse” by Harry Gesner Is Up for Grabs at $920K
Built by Norwegian craftsmen in the ’50s, these quirky, boat-shaped residences in Los Angeles are rarely on the market.
Take a Modern British Holiday in a Gleaming Cantilevered Barn
Balancing Barn, a cantilevered rental house in England that sleeps eight guests, offers countryside views of both the ground and...
A 1901 Craftsman in Seattle Gets a Svelte Cantilevered Addition
Blending old with new, a major remodel of this early 20th-century home includes a new rear designed by Best Practice Architecture.
A Little Cabin Cantilevered Over a Rocky Ledge in the Mountains
When nature laid down a boulder of a design challenge in the Massachusetts mountains, an architect’s solution elevated the...
An Oxford Edwardian With a Cantilevered Glass Addition Lists for £4M
Once the residence of Charles Darwin’s great granddaughter, the 1912 structure has a mullet-style design with a surprising rear...
How Can Higher Education Build a Better Architect?
In the 2010s, design/build programs were the cutting edge of architectural education.
Can Co-Living Survive in a Socially Distanced Future?
Over the past decade, soaring rents and urban loneliness have been driving people to live closer together.
This Idyllic Swedish Summerhouse Can Only Be Reached by Boat
Helicoptered to the site in prefab pieces, a holiday retreat springs up on a remote and roadless island.
DublDom Prefab Homes Can Be Built in One Day
With five designs ranging from a modern cabin to a five-bedroom dwelling, Russian prefab company DublDom now accepts pre-orders...
7 Tiny Homes You Can Buy on Amazon
Now you can add a tiny home or cabin kit to your cart.
5 Houseplants You Can’t Kill
Bring the outdoors indoors to reduce stress, boost your mood, and improve productivity.
This Awesome Shipping Container Home Can Be Yours For $125K
This portable dwelling, made of two shipping containers, is ready for its next move.
You Can Buy This Tiny House for $39K on Amazon
The latest dwelling from NOMAD Micro Homes is as well-designed as it is affordable.
10 Tiny Homes You Can Build
With a small budget, an open mind, and perhaps a little help from your friends, there's nothing stopping you from building your...
You Can Do It All in 450 Square Feet
“A strategy of extreme density was required,” says Michael Chen of Normal Projects, who along with partner Kari Anderson handled...
This Is How You Can Live Large in a Small Space
With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than its 576 square feet.