Gallery: Puzzling Escher-Inspired Rotterdam House Renovation

 
Ceilings that look like floors, staircases that lead to nowhere, and impossible angles and paths that both ascend and descend at the same time are all hallmarks of famed artist MC Escher's architectural drawings - but who knew you could see them in real life? You can if you check out Studio Rolf.fr's intriguing Rotterdam townhouse renovation. All of the surfaces in the house blend together in a way that makes it difficult to discern which way is up and which way is down! Rolf had help of Zecc Architects in this crazy renovation, and the result is what they're calling the "Black Pearl".

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