Dezeen’s top ten: cantilevers


Following the popularity of our story about MVRDV's Balancing Barn holiday home with a 15 meter cantilever (above, bottom left) we've compiled our most-read stories about cantilevered buildings for this month's top ten.


1: in first place is this mountain-top viewing platform above an Austrian glacier by Astearchitecture.


2: this museum overlooking Mexico City by Rojkind Arquitectos and BIG is in second place.

3: Herzog & de Meuron's Vitra House comes in third.

4: Zaha Hadid's MAXXI National Museum of the XXI Century Arts in Rome is fourth most-popular.

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

5: our fifth most-clicked story about a cantilevered building is this Spanish house by Javier Peña of Xpiral.

Balancing Barn by MVRDV and Mole Architects

6: MVRDV and Mole Architects' Balancing Barn holiday home is sixth most-popular.

7: the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec by OMA is in seventh place.

Mountains and dzn_Opening House by Eastern Desighn Office

8: next up is this studio over a Japanese house by EASTERN Design Office.


9: this art museum designed by Coop Himmelb(l)au to perch above the city of Calabria in Italy is in ninth place.

154 Ha-Yarkon Street by Ron Arad

10: at number ten is Ron Arad's apartment block for 154 Ha-Yarkon Street in Tel Aviv.

More stories about cantilevered builldings here.

See also:

Dezeen's top ten: primitive designs
Dezeen’s top ten: jewellery
Dezeen’s top ten: food
Dezeen’s top ten: shoes
Dezeen’s top ten: churches
Dezeen’s review of 2009
Dezeen’s top ten: Dubai projects
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Dezeen’s top ten: shops
Dezeen’s top ten: schools
Dezeen’s top ten: pavilions
Dezeen’s top ten: hotels
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Dezeen’s 2008 review
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Dezeen’s top ten: Japanese projects
Dezeen’s top ten: student projects
Dezeen’s top ten: interiors
Dezeen’s top ten: stories with most comments
Dezeen’s top ten: Milan 2008
Dezeen’s top ten: houses
Dezeen’s top ten: skyscrapers
Top ten Dezeen stories from December 2007
Most popular stories during our first twelve months

Posted on Sunday October 31st 2010 at 7:07 pm by . Copyright policy | Comments policy

  • hmm

    Holmenkollen skijump in Oslo should definetly be on that list!

  • marcelo M

    I think that the Jean Nouvel’s Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, MN must be part of the list!!!!

    Great website, keep the good jwork

  • Louie

    I thought the ground-stabbing pre-fab house would make the list :(

  • msp

    Herzog and de Meuron's Walker Art Center in Minneapolis (to go along with Nouvel's Guthrie Theater across town)… I expected to see at least on of these on the list.

  • jmc-luv

    Pretty good selections but ….where is Gormley's Studio by Chipperfield???

  • Charles Mackintosh

    The cantilevered press block on the Royal Mile, part of the Scottish Parliament should be on here too!

  • Juan Manuel

    Ponce House – Mathias Klotz

  • Stella Corona

    Can't I leave her? Yes you can.

  • fisherarch

    I believe that the Emerald Art Glass House, in Pittsburgh, is the world’s longest cantilevered home:…