When I think of my dream home, it usually involves light, airy spaces, open plan living and a sense of harmony and peace. The idea of play and whimsy within the architectural elements rarely rates a mention. Most people add these elements in the decor – but what if play, fun and childhood wonder could be imbued in the building itself?
Why go outside to climb trees?
Japanese architects Hironaka Ogawa & Associates incorporated two trees into the interior of the property in Kagawa, Japan
Slide instead of taking the stairs
Architect David Hotson designed a tublar slide that shoots through four levels of a New York penthouse
Mini Golf Anyone?
This residence in Kanagawa has a central alleyway that is lined in natural grass and can be used as a min golf course
Even wanted to sleep in the clouds?
Located in Melbourne’s Fitzroy The Cloud House is the brainchild of Melbourne Architects McBride Charles Ryan and features a red cube kitchen at its centre. Built for both function and fun the architect’s intention was to create a space that was playful where the family could gather