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October 12, 2012

A room with a view

The treehotel

In line with a previous blog post about tree houses and bird’s nests, this is what I found by chance this week:

 

 

With its retractable staircase this is a hotel room, the ‘Bird’s Nest’, at Treehotel Harads in the north of Sweden.

 

 

It looks a bit spooky at night, I guess. Just as it should… in my dreams:

 

 

This must be an artist impression with the artificial lights on inside, or would the inside space be so open to sunshine? Looking for an answer I found an interesting architect’s sketch:

 

© Inrednin Gsgruppen

 

And there is another fascinating tree-room at the same place by Tham & Videgård Architects, not a bird’s nest but hidden from view in the most subtle way:

 

 

 © the Treehotel

 

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