This is a guest post from Antonina of OpenBuildings & sister site! Below you will see thematic selections of inspirational architecture & design, which might help you start your very own design project and get matched with design professionals.

Cantilevers are a clever way around restricted footprints and building on steep terrains. They also come in extremely handy whenever a good panorama needs to be captured. The resulting buildings are both visually and spatially exciting – almost surreal structures of excitingly frail equilibrium.

Correia / Ragazzi: Casa no Geres

10 Inspired Cantilever Homesimage: Correia / Ragazzi

Jackson Clements Burrows Architects: Tree House

10 Inspired Cantilever Homesimage: John Gollings

Jakob Bader Architecture: House V

10 Inspired Cantilever Homesimage: Kai Arndt

G.Natkevicius & Partners: Utriuose

10 Inspired Cantilever Homesimage: R.Urbakavičiaus

MVRDV: Balancing Barn

10 Inspired Cantilever Homesimage: Edmund Sumner

Cadaval & Solà-Morales : TDA House

10 Inspired Cantilever Homesimage: Santiago Garcés

A.L.X.: On the Cherry Blossom House

10 Inspired Cantilever Homesimage: Kouichi Torimura

Xpiral: Torreaguera Atresados House

10 Inspired Cantilever Homesimage: David Frutos

Vertice Architects: The Casa PLaya Las Lomas

10 Inspired Cantilever Homesimage: Vertice Architects

Jackson Clements Burrows Architects: Cape Schanck House

10 Inspired Cantilever Homesimage: Jackson Clements Burrows Architects