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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

Oshatz Architects, Wilkinson Residence, Portland, Oregon, music, organic shape, wood, rusty, Architecture, Daylighting, Green Materials

With a top floor surrounded by treetops, The Wilkinson Residence evokes the feeling of being in a tree house [5]. It’s curvy exterior is covered with different wood tiles and some metal parts that get rustier [6] 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.

Oshatz Architects, Wilkinson Residence, Portland, Oregon, music, organic shape, wood, rusty, Architecture, Daylighting, Green Materials

With curved walls that resemble a camera lens, Oshatz Architects’ house is one of a kind. Because of its particular geometry and curved [7] walls, most of the furniture had to be made to measure. [8] But although its architecture seems capricious, the idea is to carefully control the acoustics of the space and leaving music to flow inside it.

+ Oshatz Architects [3]

Via Ignant [9]

Photos by Cameron Neilson [10]


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[2]  : http://inhabitat.com/oshatz-architects-wooden-wilkinson-residence-towers-amidst-the-treetops/oshatz-architects-organic-wilkinson-residence-2/?extend=1

[3] Oshatz Architects: http://www.oshatz.com/

[4] Portland: http://inhabitat.com/portland-gets-americas-first-ev-quick-charge-station/

[5] tree house: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tree_house

[6] get rustier: http://inhabitat.com/dazzling-recycled-tomato-tin-house-found-deep-in-patagonia%E2%80%99s-forests/

[7] curved: http://inhabitat.com/organic-japanese-shell-residence-wraps-around-a-centenarian-fir-tree/

[8] made to measure.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Made_to_measure

[9] Ignant: http://www.ignant.de/2013/02/18/wilkinson-residence/#more-56236

[10] Cameron Neilson: http://theseenphoto.com/

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