First it was just an idea:

For 410 Boston Avenue, it was the sloped site and the many beautiful trees around it that sparked our initial inspiration. These features provided an opportunity to create elevated living spaces between the surrounding trees that offer both amazing views and privacy; like being in the treetops. We aimed to bring nature into the life of the home by framing views just so, inviting breezes and sunlight inside, laying out rooms that flow to the outside, and by placing outdoor living spaces that allow for a seamless connection between inside and out. The solar orientation of the site allowed for the creation of a home with great exposure to morning and daytime sun, while the lush trees filter the sunlight gently in the warm months. We wanted to create a tranquil retreat in the heart of the neighborhood community.