almke treehouse by baumraum provides gathering place for scout group almke treehouse by baumraum provides gathering place for scout group
jun 22, 2014

almke treehouse by baumraum provides gathering place for scout group

almke treehouse by baumraum provides gathering place for scout group
photo by alasdair jardine
all images courtesy of baumraum

 

 

 

in order to create a meeting place for a scout group near wolfsburg, germany, a treehouse has been designed by baumraum and constructed by the troop of enthusiastic young people on the almke camp site. the elevated structure wraps a sturdy pine, and provides a place among nature for gathering, eating, and sleeping. programs are housed in two nearly identical volumes facing one other, which are offset by a height of one meter.

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the two volumes are identical save for their window placement and program specific furnishings
photo by alasdair jardine

 

 

 

the lower building provides sleeping for eight people, while the upper serves for gathering and eating. the latter contains necessary cooking equipment, a dining table, and a wood-burning stove for cooler times of the year. the two volumes have slightly pitched and curving roofs, and are identical save for their window placement and furnishings. a sturdy wooden stair accesses the central terrace. the structure is supported by wood columns, beams, and diagonal bracing, and further stiffened by steel cables.

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the building volumes are offset by a height of one meter
photo by tim mrzyglod

baumraum scout treehouse almke designboom

the dining area serves as a primary gathering spot for the scout group
photo by tim mrzyglod

baumraum scout treehouse almke designboom

the lower volume provides sleeping for eight
photo by tim mrzyglod

baumraum scout treehouse almke designboom

the upper volume is furnished with cooking equipment
photo by tim mrzyglod

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plan view of structural layout

baumraum scout treehouse almke designboom

elevations

 

 

 

project info:

 

location: almke near wolfsburg, germany
tree type:
pine
deck height: 4 – 5 m
interior area: 19.6 sqm
terrace area: 15.4 qm
photography: alasdair jardine, tim mrzyglod

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  • Love the tree house. Very interested in tiny house designs. Travelling through America in an RV looking for an almost perfect place to home port. Have built hundreds of major water features so I have much experience in construction and design. Looking for a design that I can mold to fit me and my partner.

    Robert Heartsong says:
  • Great and magic, I would like to go back in time and space to gather with my friends in this tree house. Well done, and beautifull.

    b de bethune says:

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