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New Pinterest board filled with architecture that moves, including a building that flaps its wings like a giant insect and a house with rotating bedrooms.

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Prefab buildings by Ten Fold Engineering build themselves in eight minutes Prefab Buildings, Prefabricated Houses, Prefab Homes, Folding House, Dream Jar, Bungalow Extensions, Design Innovation, Modular Structure, Steel House

Prefab buildings by Ten Fold Engineering build themselves in eight minutes

Our latest Facebook movie features a series of modular structures designed by Ten Fold Engineering, which can be transported anywhere on a lorry and self-dep...

Completed in 2018 in Islington, United Kingdom. Images by Peter Landers. Black Box is a small first floor rear extension to a mid-terrace Victorian-era house in Islington. Our client, a couple, wanted a space that could. Brick Extension, Rear Extension, Large Windows, Wooden Shutters, Victorian Terrace, Victorian Era, Recycled Brick, London House, Lugares

Large mechanical shutters cover windows of Black Box extension by MATA Architects

MATA Architects has added a timber-clad extension to a house in north London, with windows concealed behind large shutters opened using mechanical winches.

This captioned movie shows how the roof of The Shed, currently under construction in New York's Hudson Yards, will move back and forth. Backyard Ducks, Backyard Farmer, Backyard Birds, Backyard Bbq, Backyard Beekeeping, Backyard Poultry, Chickens Backyard, Eco Deco, New York Architecture

Movie shows The Shed's moving roof in action

This captioned movie shows how the roof of The Shed, currently under construction in New York's Hudson Yards, will move back and forth.

Completed in 2017 in Eastbourne, United Kingdom. Images by Nick Kane, Francesco Russo. The idea for the ‘Spy Glass’ was to build a structure that has all the nostalgia of an original beach hut with a new physical form that would pay. Studio 57, Bubble House, Beachfront Property, British Seaside, Cabin Tent, Bullen, Higher Design, Seaside Towns, Amazing Architecture

Rotating beach hut can catch the sun's rays all day

Jak Studio has built a beach hut in the British seaside town of Eastbourne that can rotate to follow the sun.

Architect Roberto Rossi has completed a house in northern Italy that can rotate 360 degrees. Balanced on a central pillar, the octagonal house can be mechanically rotated in Prefabricated Houses, Prefab Homes, Architecture Portfolio, Amazing Architecture, Ancient Buildings, Round House, House Built, Northern Italy, Quebec

Fully rotating house built in Italian countryside

Architect Roberto Rossi has completed a house in northern Italy that can rotate 360 degrees

UK architects David Ben-Grünberg and Daniel Woolfson have updated their shape-shifting D*Haus to create a residence with a rotating roof for a site in Devon, England Kinetic Architecture, Architecture Photo, Residential Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Decor Interior Design, Interior Design Living Room, Room Interior, Devon House, Ireland Homes

The D*Haus Company to build Devon house with a swivelling top

Architects David Ben-Grünberg and Daniel Woolfson are making their shape-shifting D*Haus a reality – they've won permission for house with a rotating roof

This impressive astronomy tower is the work Anmahian Winton Architects. Located on top of remote mountain in New Hampshire, this private observatory abandoned t Magazine Architecture, Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Contemporary Architecture, New Hampshire, Architecture Model Making, Astronomical Observatory, Building Foundation, Dark Landscape

Anmahian Winton's zinc-clad observatory enables stargazing from a New Hampshire mountain

The top of this faceted private observatory in central New Hampshire by Anmahian Winton Architects rotates to provide different views of the night sky.

Caspar Schols built his mother a transforming garden shed in Eindhoven despite having zero architectural training. Eindhoven, Douglas Wood, Indoor Garden, Home And Garden, Eugenia Loli, Sliding Wall, Inside Garden, House Plant Care, House Plants

10 buildings that move or change shape

Over the last few months we've been publishing short movies about shape-shifting architecture on our Facebook page. Here are ten of the best including projec...

Thomas Randall-Page has revealed visuals of a rolling bridge for Cody Dock in east London that can be manually rotated to allow boats to pass beneath it. Kinetic Architecture, Bridge Structure, Architectural Association, Architectural Models, Steel Bridge, Se Lever, Community Space, Bridge Design, Pedestrian Bridge

Cody Dock Rolling Bridge set to revive former industrial site in east London

Thomas Randall-Page has revealed visuals of a rolling bridge for Cody Dock in east London that can be manually rotated to allow boats to pass beneath it.

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Flat-pack MADI houses can be unfolded in six hours

This captioned movie shows workers unfolding a flat-pack MADI home – a modular, earthquake-resistant house that the manufacturer claims can be constructed wi...

KWK promes, the architecture firm led by robert konieczny, has designed 'quadrant house' with a moving terrace that responds to the path of the sun. Luz Natural, Pasto Natural, Houses In Poland, Tower House, Gable Roof, Minimal Home, Forest House, Flat Roof, Simple House

Moving terrace follows the sun at Robert Konieczny's Quadrant House

This house in Poland by architect Robert Konieczny has an moving outdoor living space that pivots and docks with rooms on either side of the garden.

This house in Poland by architect Robert Konieczny has an moving outdoor living space that pivots and docks with rooms on either side of the garden. Houses In Poland, Wooden Patios, Internal Courtyard, House On The Rock, Flat Roof, Patio Roof, Pergola Plans, Diy Pergola, Architect Design

Moving terrace follows the sun at Robert Konieczny's Quadrant House

This house in Poland by architect Robert Konieczny has an moving outdoor living space that pivots and docks with rooms on either side of the garden.

At the touch of a button, the chunky marble walls that surround this house in India divide up into spinning and sliding panels, revealing a more lightweight glass facade behind. House Slide, Glass Pavilion, Sliding Panels, Glass Facades, Indian Homes, Marble Wall, Moving House, Facade Design, Dezeen

Spinning walls animate the facade of Indian house by Matharoo

Designed by architects office Matharoo Associates, the facade of this Indian house slides and spins to transform it into a glass pavilion.

Designed by architects office Matharoo Associates, the facade of this Indian house slides and spins to transform it into a glass pavilion. Facade Design, Wall Design, House Slide, Glass Pavilion, Indian Homes, Moving House, Dezeen, Spinning, Interior Architecture

Spinning walls animate the facade of Indian house by Matharoo

Designed by architects office Matharoo Associates, the facade of this Indian house slides and spins to transform it into a glass pavilion.

ReActor House by architectural artists Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley can rotate and tilt on a single concrete column. Reactor, Concrete Column, Casas Containers, Philip Johnson, House On Stilts, House Built, Glass House, Home Art, Pole Barn Homes

Rotating and tilting ReActor house accommodates two artists for five days

A pair of artists built and lived in this house balanced on a pole in upstate New York, which spun around and inclined as they moved around

Garden House designed and built by Caspar Schols - Timber and glass walls slide along runners to reveal or enclose this gabled garden shed in Eindhoven, Inside Garden, Home And Garden, Shed Design, House Design, Garden Design, House Slide, Movable Walls, Sliding Wall, Micro House

Sliding walls move to create various layouts inside Garden House by Caspar Schols

Layered timber and glass walls move along runners to reveal or enclose this garden shed in Eindhoven, designed by Caspar Schols for his mother.