spasm design architects places a four-ton rock on the tip of a cantilever in this private residence in  maharashtra, india. the residence is located in an open field that faces the farmlands, the nearby reservoir and the highlands.

cantilever carries four-ton balancing rock in this indian residence

 

 

the modernist dwelling boasts floor-to-wall windows throughout that offer unobstructed views of the surrounding area. large openings leading to a terracotta terrace blur the boundaries between interior and exterior while a selection of natural materials allows the residence to blend in further. the six-meter cantilever hangs over the pool and carries a rock that embodies what the architects describe as an emotion of liberation.

 

cantilever carries four-ton balancing rock in this indian residence

cantilever carries four-ton balancing rock in this indian residence

cantilever carries four-ton balancing rock in this indian residence

cantilever carries four-ton balancing rock in this indian residence

cantilever carries four-ton balancing rock in this indian residence

cantilever carries four-ton balancing rock in this indian residence

cantilever carries four-ton balancing rock in this indian residence

 

cantilever carries four-ton balancing rock in this indian residence

 

cantilever carries four-ton balancing rock in this indian residence

 

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edited by: sofia lekka angelopoulou | designboom

  • Ok, we understood that it has the capability of carrying 4 ton rock but why does the designer put a rock on the cantilever.”a rock that embodies what the architects describe as an emotion of liberation.” This looks more like I put the rock there because I can. The building can get famous by this…

    Enis says:
  • To sort of celebrate the Geology of the place …..

    Spasm says:
  • Enis, I think its the freedom of designer. Designer can get famous is Other side which we can say for every design, its really depends on person. Architecture can defined in many ways not only functionally. Appreciate this work good work from spasm design.

    Jinu says:

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