<div class="container">
    <div class="item">One</div>
    <div class="item">Two</div>
    <div class="item">Three has much more content than all of the others.</div>
    <div class="item">Four</div>
    <div class="item">Five</div>    
.container {
  display: grid;
  grid-template-columns: [container-start] 1fr [mark] 1fr 1fr 1fr [container-end];
  grid-auto-rows: minmax(100px, auto);
  grid-gap: 20px;
  grid-auto-flow: dense;

.container :nth-child(1) {
  grid-column: container-start / container-end;

.container :nth-child(even) {
  grid-column: auto / span 2;

.item {
    padding: 10px;
    border: 5px solid rgb(17, 105, 121);
    background-color: rgba(17, 105, 121,.1);
    border-radius: 5px;

* { box-sizing: border-box; }

body {
    font: 1.1em/1.3 Tahoma, Verdana, Segoe, sans-serif;
    background-color: #fff;
    color: #333;
    max-width: 960px;
    margin: 1em auto;

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