malcew references tree houses in modular break out furniture malcew references tree houses in modular break out furniture
nov 15, 2013

malcew references tree houses in modular break out furniture

malcew references tree houses in modular break out furniture
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all images courtesy of malcew




referencing the structure of a typical tree house, the break out furniture by malcew provides a place for contemplation and focus. designed specifically for a co-working office space in an old warehouse in singapore, the flexible pieces offer a variety of different arrangements – with their large cushions easily taken out and spread across the room. depending on the desired task being performed, the modular ‘tree houses’ can be joined together for impromptu meetings or positioned separately to create a sense of privacy without fully being enclosed. the white oak finish further enhances their natural aesthetic, with the ‘houses’ themselves acting as space dividers, marking different neighborhoods within the high-ceiling office plan.



the flexible ‘tree house’ furniture creates a sense of privacy without fully being enclosed



the modular structures can be arranged depending on the desired task being performed



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  • What is the cost of a flexible tree house, please? Interested in acquiring some for a public school to use as reading nooks for the children.

    Thank you

    Patricia Jernigan says:

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