19 Oct '16, 5am

Plain brick home gets an unexpected nest-like extension on its roof

Plain brick home gets an unexpected nest-like extension on its roof

Instead of moving to a different neighborhood when this family got too big, the owners of this house in Lille, France, added an intriguing extension to their home. The studio in charge, D'Houndt + Bajart architects , made "House extension AB" atop an existing house to look like a gigantic nest. The designers took inspiration from birds' nests, cladding the space in red wooden battens that not only look cool, but also filter out excess heat-causing daylight.

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