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.
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...
Have You Ever Wanted to Stay in a Norwegian Sea Cabin?
Adventure calls on this Norwegian island that hosts cantilevered glass cabins and endless possibilities for the explorer at heart.
A Home Inspired by the Stars Soars Off the Ground
This new retreat cantilevers over the Canadian forest for river views.
A Peaceful Plaza Basks Beneath This Giant, Futuristic Oculus
A verdant plaza below a cantilevered structure serves as a natural acoustic insulator.
A Wing-Roofed Home in Georgia Perches Among the Trees
Cantilevered volumes of glass lift the residents of this modern Atlanta home high into an urban forest.
How to Make a DIY Cardboard Chair
Guerilla Furniture Design is a do-it-yourself bible by designer and carpenter Will Holman.
Rapson Rockers: A Classic is Reborn
What has been dubbed the "Rapson Revival" began with the reintroduction of Ralph Rapson’s mid-century modern Rapid Rocker.
A Plea from New Orleans
I recently received an email from filmmaker Evan Mather, alerting me to his most recent—and urgent—project, which I thought I'd...
This Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Escaping to This Lakeside Retreat Would Be Like Living in a Tree House
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
TKR by Atelier Salt
TKR is a minimal home located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Atelier Salt.
Photo of the Week: Pitch Perfect in Portland
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
A City Home Grows Without Gobbling Up its Garden
An 1885 house in Montreal dips a little into its backyard for spare space.
Twin Houses on Tiny Lots Stretch Outward for Space
Linked by a modern version of a white picket fence, two near-identical houses in Los Angeles add space by extending beyond their...
Philadelphia's "Gallery in a Garden"
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
FAHOUSE by Jean Verville
FAHOUSE is a minimal residence located in Quebec, Canada, designed by Jean Verville.
The One-of-a-Kind Home of the Late Architect John Black Lee Drops to $750K
For those on the market for a unique dwelling that was designed and inhabited by an iconic midcentury architect, feast your eyes...
Folding Roof House by Ashida Architect & Associates
Folding Roof House by Ashida Architect &...
A Tiny Live/Work Addition Crowns a Historic London House
A modern topper for a brick mews house takes its cues from a fast-changing London district.