tree tents by luminair
 
tree tents by luminair
nov 26, 2012

tree tents by luminair

‘tree tents’ by luminairall images courtesy of luminair

 

 

the culmination of three years worth of research, these ‘tree tents’ by luminair are coming to forests near you. bringing awareness to the timber harvest and lifecycle, these suspended capsules bring comfortable and low impact retreats up in the canopies. the living spaces are contained by a sustainable structural frame enclosed with high density cotton canvas fabric. a combination of green ash wood and strong, lightweight hybrid aluminum sub-frame components are easily transported and assembled. steam-bent into a spherical shape, the form spreads loads across the structure to absorb movements of inhabitants. its 100% waterproof exterior is insulated with sheep wool, making the shelters perfect for year-round use and semi-permanent camps. it comes in olive green, red and natural.

 

spanning three meters in diameter, the interior room comfortably accommodates 2 adults. kits include side benches which extend into beds. a bio-fuel stove for heating and cooking can also warm the water  stored inside the under-floor tank. 

 

 

tree tents by luminairspherical tent suspended amidst tree trunks

 

 

tree tents by luminairladder leads into front door

 

 

tree tents by luminairside window

 

 

tree tents by luminairdoor entry

 

 

tree tents by luminairfabric door rolled up

 

 

tree tents by luminairbedroom

 

 

tree tents by luminairbed beneath side window

 

 

tree tents by luminairlight detail

 

 

tree tents by luminairbio-fuel stove and bed

 

 

tree tents by luminairview of bio-fuel stove and bed from other bed

 

 

tree tents by luminairother window

 

 

tree tents by luminairupward view of skylight

 

 

tree tents by luminaircreation of tent prototype

 

 

tree tents by luminairgreen ash framework

 

 

tree tents by luminairinstallation

 

 

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  • Como mola! yo quiero unaaaaaa

    Cesar Martin
  • WoW it should be great art never see before

    Radoxist Studio
  • like people mentioned before, it’s not really a tent
    that thing must weigh like a ton with the heavy metal parts and wooden floor
    doesn’t really look all that portable either.

    with a lightweight collapsable frame I’d buy one in a heartbeat
    would probably never be as practical as a regular tent but the cool factor would make up for that if it would fit in the trunk of my car

    zwenkwiel
  • Looks very Comfortable…

    Ferit
  • Wow… I haven’t seen it before. Can’t imagine this.

    Azhan
  • Amazing stuff I have ever seen. What is the weight of this object and how to carry it in a long journey.

    Sumit Kumar
  • Okay, way cool, but how do you get in and out, for the inevitable call of nature?

    kstarbuck
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