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Sliding house

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Did you ever think that a house could be mobile? dRMM architects not only designed and developed this really unusual concept but they also constructed it in Suffolk, England!

They designed a glass house inside of a structure that slides out giving its owners an unusual extension. The whole project has 3 building forms: A 16m house, 5m garage and a 7m annexe. The garage is pulled off axis to form a courtyard between the three. Each building has different finishes: glass, red and black.

These separated buildings can be transformed by a fourth element in the group, a 20 ton mobile roof and wall that slides along the site. This element allows you to get as much light as possible in the living area or to cover it protecting you from the elements!

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