Forget what you thought you knew about climate control, and meet the Shadowbox house. Designed by Olson Kundig Architects, this shape-shifting home is made to adapt to the surrounding environment. Like a kinetic sculpture, the entire structure morphs to accomodate its inhabitants, with an elongating porch, and retractable walls and roofs. The goal of the house, according to its architects, is to "purposely confuses the traditional boundaries between a built structure and its surroundings."

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