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The Coorparoo House in Brisbane Designed Around the Surrounding Eucalyptus Trees

06.21.18 | By
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Alexandra Buchanan Architecture designed the Coorparoo House for a family with growing children looking for a balance of separation and togetherness. Located in Brisbane, the home is situated on a sloped site surrounded by Eucalyptus trees with an elevated deck on the front enclosed with vertical wooden slats.

The home comprises stepped floor levels that surround a courtyard with sliding glass walls that connect the indoors with the outdoors.

There are three separate bedroom zones giving each family member the right amount of privacy.

Horizontal windows frame views of the green surroundings while allowing daylight to fill the interior.

Photography by Jessie Prince, courtesy of BowerBird.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.