Pile Up: Hans Zwimpfer’s Stacking Houses
Over the weekend, The New York Times’ real estate magazine Key featured the L-shaped stackable home designs of Swiss architect Hans Zwimpfer. The concept, named Pile Up attempts to merge the “comforts of suburban living, with the convenience and ecological benefits of urban density”…
posted originally from: AT:New York
Each home is an L-shaped unit with flexible floor plans, made possible because the exterior walls of each “L” are the only load-bearing walls. The L-shape also allows every unit to have a second floor or double-height room, making the most of spaciousness and natural light.
Pics: Julian Faulhaber, Zwimpfer Partners