As kids we all loved treehouses. They were the exciting little escape into a fantasy world where we could play high above the ground and plot our adventures. As adults some of that adventurous spirit still lies within us but now it’s mixed with a dream of a luxurious home and a peaceful getaway.
A long 150 foot curtainwall surrounds the house and gives it its distinct façade while large glass walls open the living area towards the view outside. With changing seasons one sees the varying sights and sounds of the landscape become a part of the interior giving it a beautiful and diverse backdrop.
On first look you would be forgiven for believing that this gorgeous home is set in a calm and tranquil suburb far off from a big city and its constant rush. But set on a leafy and secluded lot in the offers a serene oasis that allows its residents to escape the rigors sights and sounds of the urban jungle that surrounds them.
Beyond the passive solar design principles a lovely garden and green landscape around the residence add to its sustainable style. Despite a modest street façade the house opens up towards the rear and brings the outdoors inside.
Crafted by Studio Guilherme Torres the modern home is located on the highest point of a condominium project and its innovative design makes most of the view on offer even while ensuring complete privacy. With wood and concrete shaping both the exterior and the interior of the home the architects relied on simplicity of materials smart ergonomics and modern minimalism to fashion a spacious and cheerful interior.