recently completed by austrian studio propeller z, 'plak' is a single family residence in the western outskirts of vienna, austria. 
the narrow and steep site was conducive to a linear footprint, allowing five levels to be stacked vertically, placing the main 
living spaces at a higher elevation. unobstructed views of the encompassing city are offered over the existing neighboring structures 
due to the higher vantage point. another advantage to the configuration is the minimal disturbance to the land below maintains
garden spaces. 

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