The house appears alive as the vines grow naturally on the brick walls

Featherston House by Robin Boyd

The Featherston House in Ivanhoe, Melbourne, designed by Robin Boyd in 1967 featured in a new Thames & Hudson book ‘Indoor Green: Living with Plants’. Written by Bree Claffey.

Plants grow within the house which contrasts the materiality

Featherston House by Robin Boyd

// The Featherston House in Ivanhoe, Melbourne, designed by Robin Boyd in 1967 featured in a new Thames & Hudson book ‘Indoor Green: Living with Plants’. Written by Bree Claffey. Photography by Lauren Bamford.

Steps up to the living area also appear floating

Featherston House by Robin Boyd. Love the wooden staircase through the centre.

Incorporation of the planted floor makes the living space feel alive

The Featherston House, designed by Robin Boyd for Grant and Mary Featherston. The Featherstons can be seen here relaxing in their unique home. The late Grant Featherston was a renowned furniture in the late Mark Strizic.

Looking towards the pool, dining area and planted ground from the bedroom

Featherston House by Robin Boyd

'Indoor Green: Living with Plants' book takes us inside the magnificent Featherston House in Ivanhoe, Melbourne, designed by Robin Boyd in

Solid brick contrasts the 'floating' appearance of the platforms

Featherston House by Robin Boyd

// The Featherston House in Ivanhoe, Melbourne, designed by Robin Boyd in 1967 featured in a new Thames & Hudson book ‘Indoor Green: Living with Plants’. Written by Bree Claffey. Photography by Lauren Bamford.

Structure of the floating platforms

Boyd Homes Group: Confirmations sent today for Featherston House meeting

House is situated within the natural landscape

Proximity to natural forestry

Greenery is crucial to the design concept

The Featherston House has a completely internal garden with a series of platforms floating over the greenery and pond.

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