10 Dangerous Works of Architecture

Adrenaline junkies, adventure enthusiasts, and radical architecture lovers: we have a house for you. Earlier this week, we spotted a cantilevered cliff-side home on Co.Design (featured below). For more extreme architectural thrills, we searched for other “dangerous” abodes that break the laws of physics and get our blood pumping.


This residence hangs off the side of a cliff, above crashing ocean waves. Need we say more? Well, ok. “The home is visualized as a natural extension of the cliff face rather than an addition to the landscape, creating an absolute connection with the ocean,” writes Australian architecture firm Modscape. The home is made of five modules that are anchored to the cliff using engineered steel pins. Residents enter the home through the rooftop car port at the top and use a staircase or elevator to enter the living space.