With an impressive modern architecture and featuring a swimming pool suspended 36 feet above the ground, Treetops Residence was designed by Australian studio Artas Architects & Planners and constructed by D Pearce Constructions. The building is located in Brisbane, Australia and is surrounded by a lush green landscape which ensures a high level of privacy. Here is more from the project developers: “The house’s centerpiece is a sky pool with living areas wrapped around its striking boldness creating a place of tranquility, where water, space and sky come together. The house cleverly and effortlessly fuses between separate, living and entertaining areas, parents retreat, office, children’s and guest areas.
The entry floor contains a three-car garage with off street parking for three visitor’s cars. From the garage you enter the lower foyer featuring marble floors, striking stainless steel and glass handrails around timber stairs. The wine cellar and media room are also accessed from this foyer. The laundry is discretely positioned on this floor, as is a full bathroom. The guest area contains two bedrooms, one a master bedroom with walk in robe, ensuite and large elevated deck. The main floor is entered by a striking and private entry featuring terrazzo, stainless steel and natural stone”. What are your thoughts regarding the architecture and interior design of this modern home?
The best architects can create designs which will give clients and the public things they didn’t even realise they wanted, and this is especially important when architects are given the difficult brief of creating structures in much-loved, iconic areas.
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