This Portland House Perches on a Pedestal Among the Trees

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Over in Portland, Ore., the well-treed land of indie bliss and Pacific Northwest architectural gems, sits this contemporary "treehouse" for grownups, a swoopy residence ensconced in the forest canopy. To compensate for the plot's steep pitch, architect Robert Harvey Oshatz built the glass-and-rust-clad home atop a shingled foundation, making it all kind of look like a prop from Will Smith's Wild Wild West steamrolled Snow White's cottage. The interiors, below.

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From the inside, the house's most notable features—its curving roof, glass walls, and large, round windows—make the Wilkinson Residence decidedly not a proper treehouse. Though, to be frank, who even knows what being a treehouse means nowadays, when 20-ton mansions and four-story playhouses boast the title?

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Looking for more forest-embedded houses in the Pacific Northwest? How about one that looks like it emerged fromGame of Thrones?

· This Home Is Like A Refined Treehouse For Adults [Architizer]
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