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Last edited 26 Oct 2017
In January 2017, Snøhetta completed their addition to the renowned Treehotel in the pine forest of Northern Sweden.
Hovering 10 m above ground within the tree canopy, the 7th Room, provides guests with views of the Lapland treetops and Lule River.
The cabin is supported on 12 columns, and is based on traditional Nordic architecture, with a wooden façade clad with pine boards. A staircase allows access from the ground, with a small lift for luggage.
Each room features generous windows, and open-able rooflights allow occupants to look up at the night sky from their beds.
The 55-square meter space includes two bedrooms, a lounge area, bathroom, and a terrace capable of accommodating up to five guests.
Varying floor heights create an efficient and playful interior. The space is laid out on two levels with a 30 cm difference in height between them. The lounge area is located on the lower level, while the bedrooms are on the upper level with the beds embedded into the floor.
With its unusual design and unique location, Snøhetta say that the 7th room is ‘a celebration of the Nordic cabin and the pine tree forest.’
All images © Johan Jansson
Content and images courtesy of Snøhetta.
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