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Modscape’s Vertigo-Inducing Cliff House

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 11, 2014 01:01 AM
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by Promila Shastri last modified Sep 10, 2014

Let’s call it an…edgy…concept. Australian prefab manufacturers Modscape have conceived of a structure that resides on the edge of a cliff, high above the ocean in the coastal state of Victoria. Designed, presumably, for daredevils grown bored with living on plain old solid ground, the obviously-named Cliff House is likened by Modscape — Continue reading …




 

 

modscape-cliff-house-concept-victoria-australia-designboom-01Let’s call it an…edgy…concept. Australian prefab manufacturers Modscape have conceived of a structure that resides on the edge of a cliff, high above the ocean in the coastal state of Victoria. Designed, presumably, for daredevils grown bored with living on plain old solid ground, the obviously-named Cliff House is likened by Modscape to barnacles, an inextricable extension of the environment’s natural topography. Vertical and glass-clad (to take in those heart-stopping views, you see) Cliff House will, in theory, be anchored to the cliff by steel pins driven directly into the rock.

“The design is a theoretical response to clients who have approached us to explore design options for extreme parcels of coastal land in Australia,” says Modscape of the 3 bedroom, 4-story vertical edifice, which can be accessed via an elevator that descends down through the cliff-top car port to each floor below, brave occupants in tow. Considering the continent’s vast geographic possibilities, we can well imagine a few less stomach-churning options for coastal homes, but, well, here’s to off-the wall ideas.modscape-cliff-house-concept-victoria-australia-designboom-03modscape-cliff-house-concept-victoria-australia-designboom-02-818x459modscape-cliff-house-concept-victoria-australia-designboom-04Images: Designboom

 


 

 

 
 
 

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