A different way to build a house #27 – The Sliding House

A Sliding House is a house where different parts of the house slide into new positions, as shown here:

Photos here: The Wicked Sliding House by dRMM Architects

The idea, according to this page is:

Alex de Rijke, director at DRMM, said: “This is an autonomous structure; steel, timber, insulation and unstained larch spanning hidden tracks, recessed into a concrete raft on piles. The mobile roof and walls form an insulating structure that passes over the annexe, house and glasshouse, creating combinations of enclosure, open-air living and framing of views according to position.”

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