The penthouse opens on to a further 400 square meters of outdoor space with a garden heated swimming pool and entertainment areas across four terraces. The 297.3 meter Eureka Tower in Melbourne’s Southbank precinct was the world’s tallest residential tower at the time of its completion in 2006. The building has since been surpassed in height by two developments in Dubai but the Eureka is still an astonishing achievement of high-rise construction dominating the city’s skyline.
This led to the creation of a very unique house that uses uniquely crafted wooden blinds that sync with the rest of the home and shut out the outside world when needed. (OR rather when the prying eyes are not needed) Solar-water heating cross-ventilation rainwater harvesting features and natural lighting make up the array of green features that help the building stay sustainable. On the inside the three-floor house are covered in a fine balance of wood and concrete to offer perfect ambiance.
California is renowned not just across the US but all over the globe as a frontrunner when it comes to eco-friendly innovations and green features and the Seadrift Residence is no different as it employs solar energy thanks to the photovoltaic roof smart heating technologies that reduce energy consumption efficient lighting fixtures without compromising on aesthetics and an innovative water management system.
Of course the pool and the back garden steal plenty of attention as they provide you a with a soothing fresh water dip in case you are bored with all the ocean views or need a change from the setting as you return from the nearest beach. This is all about living it up in an eco-friendly style.
The curved wall was used to create a covered exit to the rooftop terrace where the family living here can enjoy fresh air and views of the surroundings. On the inside the wall also acts as a defining feature helping the architects design a spectacular display of wooden beams and details contrasting with the white walls. The tall graceful curved beams achieve their length by being joined by unusual mirrored dovetails secured with wooden pegs.
This designed by Tommie Wilhelmsen is housed in one such spot as it offers privacy along with the view of the sea thanks to its secluded location. Located on the the cabin is laced extensively with floor-to-ceiling windows in its top floor to offer those who reside inside the perfect view of the blue waters as they wake up each morning.
Builders Sean O’Brien and Paul Cubelic spent six years developing eight living units in a Sydney apartment block before offering them for sale. This awesome top floor penthouse which attracted a $5100000 price tag was one of them. Situated in landscaped gardens at Sydney’s McMahons Point the apartment boasts three bedrooms each opening on to the terraces that provide amazing views of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House.