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nov 26, 2008

yellow treehouse cafe

the yellow treehouse café is located in the wilderness of new zealand and designed by pacific environments architects. the unusual structure sits 10 m off the ground with nothing to support it except one redwood tree. the café is 10m wide and 20m high with a split level floor. the structure is made from sustainably forested timbre trusses and laminated pin fins, which give the café its conch-like form. visitors have to enter the café via a 60m-treetop walkway. the café is a marketing promotion for yellowpages and is set to be complete by mid-decemeber.

http://www.pacificenvironments.co.nz http://www.yellowtreehouse.co.nz

 

 

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  • We’re designing coffee houses for Bennington College right now, this is a very innovative and inspirational project, Bravo.

    hlyon says:
  • WOW, this looks great, how do I get one? On second thought, I am sure I couldn’t afford it. People with fantstic ideas are all around us, but some are simply better than others.
    http://paradiseseries.embarqspace.com/

    Dr Paradise says:
  • where the hell is the Yellow tree house in NZ?

    Bella says:
  • Why is it such a secret as to the exact location of this fantastic building. I’m sure some of us ordinary NZers would love to have a look even if we can’t afford to dine there.

    What a fantastic piece of architecture. … WOW!!!

    RedRiding Hood says:
  • I finally found the location—jsut south of the Honey Centre in Warkworth—however cant for the life of me find a ph # yet they advertise as being booked out !!!!!!!

    Hungry says:
  • Great project

    Check that project too: It also seeks to develops new methods to collaborate with nature and wild system. It is called the last wildernesss

    http://jonas-braoude.blogspot.fr/p/the-last-wilderness_30.html

    braoude says:

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