These are examples of buildings that have large areas projecting horizontally into space and are supported or anchored on only one end (cantilevers).
MVRDV’s Balancing Barn holiday home with a 15 meter cantilever (above, bottom left)
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.
5: our fifth most-clicked story about a cantilevered building is this Spanish house by Javier Peña of Xpiral.
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.
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.
10: at number ten is Ron Arad’s apartment block for 154 Ha-Yarkon Street in Tel Aviv.
More stories about cantilevered builldings here.