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This home and its driveway were built to look like a single ribbon

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It’s dubbed the “By The Way House”

On an isolated swath of land in Poland, this home is wrapped in its own white concrete driveway, which extends down towards the pier and towards the road above. The home itself is wrapped three times, with the driveway peeling up from the ground to meet t
The driveway peels up from the ground and wraps the home in a concrete ribbon.
Photo by Jarosàaw Syrek via Designboom

We’ve seen driveways built into homes. But how about a home built out of a driveway?

The “By The Way House” was built by Polish architect Robert Konieczny of KWK Promes, with the driveway “wrapping” the home and making up the roof and walls to create an unbroken ribbon.

Photo by Jarosàaw Syrek via Designboom

Occupying an isolated part of central Poland and overlooking a river, the winding driveway that extends from both sides of the home is tasked with navigating the hilly terrain to reach the road above and the pier below.

Photo by Juliusz Sokoàowski via Designboom
Photo by Olo Studio via Designboom

On one side of the home, the driveway peels up from the ground and meets the floor of the home, while dropping down on the other side. The walls of the home not made up by the concrete ribbon are lined with large glass windows, which offer sweeping views of the river below.

Photo by Jarosàaw Syrek via Designboom

Via: Designboom