When treehouses adult, this is the type of dream home that’s possible

first_imgTaringa Treehouse in Taringa, Brisbane, designed by phorm architecture + design. Picture: Christopher Frederick Jones“The treehouse presents no formal elevation back to the original house, only the ‘thin edge of the wedge’ is presented.”Best of all how the treehouse is used can change over time, given it was designed to operate on its own as a home.“Currently, the Treehouse contains a compliment of recreational programs which counterpoint the existing house, it is celebrated and enjoyed as a ‘weekender in the backyard’.” Taringa Treehouse in Taringa, Brisbane, designed by phorm architecture + design. Picture: Christopher Frederick Jones Taringa Treehouse in Taringa, Brisbane, designed by phorm architecture + design, shortlisted for the Houses Awards. Picture: Christopher Frederick JonesMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home5 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor5 hours ago“It can operate both integrated to and independent to the program of the existing house, serving one household or more. The project is pre-plumbed and wired to serve as a detached self contained dwelling, at less than 40sq m it meets the definition of a tiny house.”The design was sparked because of a “companion tree” in the backyard and the feel of children’s cubby houses. 2017 Houses Awards shortlist for House alteration and addition under 200 metres: Taringa Treehouse in Taringa, Brisbane, designed by phorm architecture + design. Picture: Christopher Frederick Jones“Designed as a set of informal spaces, walls slide open to embrace and borrow from the surrounding landscape. Movement is centrifugal, along its three sides, sling-shooting occupants from the ground into the canopy.”According to phorm architecture + design, the brief from the client was not to fill the backyard but to keep the “natural aspect and vacancy”.center_img 2017 Houses Awards shortlist for House alteration and addition under 200 metres: Taringa Treehouse in Taringa, Brisbane, designed by phorm architecture + design. Picture: Christopher Frederick JonesADULTING is hard most days, but coming home to this grown-up Brisbane treehouse will drive you up the wall – a climbing wall that is. The Taringa Treehouse designed by phorm architecture + design for a Brisbane backyard is one of 18 Queensland homes shortlisted for the Houses Awards, with the national winners set to be announced in August. The Taringa Treehouse in Brisbane, designed by phorm architecture + design, has its own climbing wall. Picture: Christopher Frederick JonesIts designers told judges that it was like having your very own weekender in the backyard, complete with climbing wall, veranda to linger on, writer’s desk and bathroom.The home in Taringa, 5km from the Brisbane CBD, is a detached residential extension that qualified as a “tiny house”.last_img

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