Located on a lot of and surrounded by plenty of greenery the project aims to create a quiet serene natural oasis that drowns out the noise and the pollution of the big city around it. The innovative ‘treehouse’ is actually built on a column crafted using galvanized steel and its design ensures that the existing greenery is left largely undisturbed while providing the owners with a comfortable residence. With a cantilevered design the house enjoys a perfect vantage point to take in the sights and sounds around it and its wooden interior offers wonderful insulation.
An alfresco area next to the kitchen a large BBQ space and even an outdoor dining area encourage the family members to spend as much time under the sun and shade as indoors. The extensive use of concrete also minimizes maintenance and offers top-notch insulation turning the Wolseley Residence into an ingenious exquisite home.
The all-white kitchen with its marble countertops features a gorgeous central island at the heart of this ‘social space’ which creates plenty of opportunity for interaction between family members. A large wooden deck pergola and outdoor dining add to the open-air lifestyle.
Perfect for architecture buffs this glassy Lower East Side penthouse features wall-to-wall floor-to-ceiling windows that let some of NYC’s most famous buildings right in. The efficient yet airy layout features two bedrooms and your own loft apartment with views of the Freedom Tower and the Chrysler building.
Bringing the charm of forest life and an exotic treehouse to big cities we do hope we see more designs such as the Urban Treehouse which push the envelope of what is possible in the world of sustainable architecture.
But it is the new glass and timber ‘box-shaped addition’ in the rear that truly transforms this old structure and gives it a sparkling new lease on life. This contemporary pavilion contains the new living area kitchen and dining room and opens up towards the gorgeous garden outside.
Surrounded by lush green hills beautiful valleys and a captivating landscape that takes you away from the big city rush is indeed the perfect way to spend a relaxed weekend. It is no wonder then that this unused old mill in overlooking the distant was picked as the perfect spot for a gorgeous holiday home.