VitraHaus by Herzog & de Meuron. the theme of the archetypal house and the theme of stacked volumes. In Weil am Rhein, it was especially appropriate to return to the idea of the ur-house, since the primary purpose of the five-storey building is to present furnishings and objects for the home. Stacked into a total of five stories and breathtakingly cantilevered up to 49 feet in some places, the twelve houses, whose floor slabs intersect the underlying gables.
Vitra Haus - Vitra's stacked houses furniture showroom in Weil am Rhein, Germany; 12 houses are stacked upon one another like sticks, starting with a base of five houses, with the remaining seven layered in intersecting paths above; designed by Herzog de Mueron