Cubic

Houses

Rotterdam,

the

Netherlands

The

Cubic

Houses

in

the

Netherlands

were

designed

and

built

in

the

1970s.

There

are

38

houses

attached

to

each

other,

with

a

large

“super

cube”

at

each

end.

Each

cubic

house

sits

at

an

angle

on

a

pole.

It

has

concrete

floors

and

pillars

with

a

wooden

frame.

The

building

is

well-insulated,

with

double-glazed

windows

for

extra

protection

against

the

weather.

Some

of

the

Cubic

Houses

contain

hostel

rooms

for

tourists.