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Tree Hotel – Harads, Sweden

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Building:  Tree Hotel in Harads (The Mirrorcube)
Location: Harads, Sweden
Address: Edeforsvägen 2A, Harads, Norrbotten 960 24, Sweden
Architect: Tham & Videgard Arkitekter
Completion: 2010
Construction Contractor: Bomek AB
Lighting Consultant: Atelje Lyktan
Hotel Owner: Brittas Pensionat Tree Hotels
Size: 64 sqm

AE Interest:
lightweight aluminum structure; 4x4x4 meter tree house cube; plywood interior; 360 degree view; reflective mirrored glass exterior; ultraviolet laminate coating visible only to birds to prevent harm; access by rope bridge; space for two people; roof terrace, alludes to how man relates to nature [a]

Written by kaitlynmarshalll

September 7, 2016 at 12:46 pm

Posted in Built

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