tree house bird apartment by nendo
 
tree house bird apartment by nendo
sep 11, 2012

tree house bird apartment by nendo

tree house ‘bird-apartment’ by nendo at momfuku ando centre, nagano prefecture, japan photo by masaya yoshimura

nendo has conceived a tree house ‘bird-apartment’ structure which is intended for use by one person, and / or multiple birds. developed for the momofuku ando centre – committed to promoting access to nature – in the forest of komoro city in japan’s mountainous nagano prefecture, the dwelling takes on the typical iconic house profile, divided in two. one side features 78 nest spaces for birds, while the other has an opening for one person to enter and peer into the birds’ nests from inside the tree house.

tree house bird apartment by nendo the dwelling is supported by three trees photo by masaya yoshimura

tree house bird apartment by nendo installation view photo by masaya yoshimura

tree house bird apartment by nendo one side of the structure is outfitted with an amalgam of 78 bird houses photo by daici ano

tree house bird apartment by nendo detail photo by masaya yoshimura

tree house bird apartment by nendo photo by daici ano

tree house bird apartment by nendo opposite the 78 bird nests is an opening for humans to climb through into the tree house photo by daici ano

tree house bird apartment by nendo the tree house in use photo by daici ano

tree house bird apartment by nendo interior view of the ‘tree house’ side which features peepholes for individuals to peer into the ‘bird house’ quarters photos by daici ano

tree house bird apartment by nendo the structure is divided by a wall which features multiple peep holes for humans to look through and observe activity on the birds’ side photo by daici ano

tree house bird apartment by nendo photo by masaya yoshimura

tree house bird apartment by nendo the tree house in context photo by masaya yoshimura

tree house bird apartment by nendo conceptual sketch

tree house bird apartment by nendo conceptual sketch

  • Beautiful concept, excellent execution. I guess colour should have been combination of green and wood brown combination to make it more natural. Cleaning should be consider. may be few small holes at bottom for water drain.

    Nicky
  • I like it but as a pragmitist somebody, somehow, will need to clean out all those little bird tubes when they overfill with bird turds and straw and such. believe me I know from experience

    isor
  • I wonder if the birds will have social problems like humans do when stacked into high rises ?… you know, the avian equivalent of street crime, drug problems, suicide, mental health isssues…

    Corbu
  • WwwwwwwOoooooo…!!! nice one..love it!

    edVergara
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