Inspiration, Squared: 25 Cool Cubic Homes & Box Houses


Contrary to the common creative aphorism, thinking outside the box is not always harder (or better) when it comes to architecture.

Beyond Modernism as a style, there are practical reasons why rectilinear forms prevail, from the shape of building plots to the pragmatics of human living, material and structural simplicity.

With that in mind, here is a series of squared domiciles that range from wood and concrete to metal and glass, span from small to large, underground to cantilevered, but all have one vital thing in common: they work with straight-angled forms in unique, creative and compelling ways. Click the thumbnail images above to learn & see more!

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