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Oshatz Architects’ Wooden Wilkinson Residence Towers Amidst the Treetops
Posted By Ana Lisa On May 10, 2013 @ 5:49 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,Daylighting,gallery | No Comments
With a top floor surrounded by treetops, The Wilkinson Residence evokes the feeling of being in a tree house . It’s curvy exterior is covered with different wood tiles and some metal parts that get rustier  blending the home with the natural surroundings. Its spacious open plan interiors are filled with natural light thanks to plenty of windows that frame trees and wildlife.
With curved walls that resemble a camera lens, Oshatz Architects’ house is one of a kind. Because of its particular geometry and curved  walls, most of the furniture had to be made to measure.  But although its architecture seems capricious, the idea is to carefully control the acoustics of the space and leaving music to flow inside it.
Via Ignant 
Photos by Cameron Neilson 
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URLs in this post:
 Oshatz Architects: http://www.oshatz.com/
 Portland: http://inhabitat.com/portland-gets-americas-first-ev-quick-charge-station/
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 tree house: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tree_house
 get rustier: http://inhabitat.com/dazzling-recycled-tomato-tin-house-found-deep-in-patagonia%E2%80%99s-forests/
 curved: http://inhabitat.com/organic-japanese-shell-residence-wraps-around-a-centenarian-fir-tree/
 made to measure.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Made_to_measure
 Ignant: http://www.ignant.de/2013/02/18/wilkinson-residence/#more-56236
 Cameron Neilson: http://theseenphoto.com/
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