French and Japanese architects have conceived the utmost architecturally extravagant building that will combine features of both France and Japan. Dubbed The White Tree House/L’Arbre Blanc, on account of its tree-inspired shape, this 17-floor tower block is going to look like a tree, with branches from countless stair-step balconies hanging in all directions and shade decks which will create an atmosphere suitable for vegetation.
This double-storey plush Parisian penthouse is located in the heart of the French capital, on the Avenue du President Kennedy, in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, near the Musée de Radio France and looking over the Eiffel Tower and the Seine River.
Set in a walled enclave, the amazing 26,500-square-foot lush estate, the priciest home listed in the Chicago area, has been listed and relisted since 2009 for between $32 and 28 million without going to ‘the highest bidder’, perhaps on account of the country’s economic crisis.
The unmarried couple – Vanessa Paradis and Johnny Depp – lived with their two children in the suburbs of Paris, a villa in the South of France and a private island in the Bahamas but when they moved to Los Angeles rumor had it that their life together had come to an end. It all came out in the open when Depp acquired a Mediterranean-style Hollywood Hills, reportedly as a parting gift to his ex.