‘Cliff House’ puts architecture on the edge


By Josh Elliott
CTVNews.ca, September 10, 2014

If you’re a wealthy Australian who loves hanging out by the sea, this precariously-perched getaway home may be one for you.

The Australian architectural firm Modscape has designed a modular home called “Cliff House,” which would be built to fully hang over the foamy shores of the Tasman Sea.

The five-storey conceptual home is designed as a series of stacked, pre-fabricated levels, anchored to the cliff and linked by an elevator. Entry comes through a parking garage on the top level, where occupants can ride the elevator down to four living spaces. The home’s design includes a lounge, kitchen, spa, bathrooms, barbecue area, and multiple bedrooms in its sparsely-furnished living spaces.

“The home is visualised as a natural extension of the cliff face rather than an addition to the landscape, creating an absolute connection with the ocean,” Modscape says on its website. Read more…

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