Lakeside Pagoda Retreat | Jakarta, IND
Nestled amidst a verdant curtain of mature trees and cradled between two lakes, this 1115 m2 site remains concealed from view by the road.
Gentle breeze graces the surroundings, further enhancing the location’s unique identity. The vision for this project was to craft an exclusive entertainment retreat, enabling the owner to fully immerse themselves in the tropical surroundings and be revitalized by the nearby water bodies. The ambiance of water ripples, the interplay of light on its surface, the surrounding humidity, and the warmth provide the perfect canvas for seamlessly blending nature with living spaces, reimagining the fusion of gardens and interiors.
To embrace the landscape and the surrounding blue lake, the design departs from conventional home planning. The first level accommodates private bedrooms, while the second level is reserved for entertainment and public spaces. Encased within a floating pagoda, the entertainment areas offer breathtaking views of an expansive pool and a reflective pond, enhancing the feeling of serene seclusion and privacy while framing the landscape. This design choice extends the potential for visual depth and distance, maximizing the elevated panoramic views. A grand spiral staircase in the entrance foyer naturally guides visitors to the floating
On the ground floor, a straight pathway corridor gradually unveils an ever-shifting lakeside panorama. As visitors progress along this path, they encounter secluded bedrooms at each end, complemented by a koi pond and a tranquil indoor Zen garden. In homage to water’s pivotal role within the residence, a skylight pierces through the swimming pool above, illuminating the outdoor gathering area. The sunlight creates a mesmerizing theatrical play of light, its brilliance and motion constantly transformed by the fluid, sinuous patterns of refracted rays dancing through the water. Guests are free to explore this setting, discovering and savouring spots that resonate with their comfort and preference.