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The Mirrorcube Suspended Hotel by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

The Mirrorcube Hotel by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter nightime panorama

Designed and delivered by renown Scandinavian architects Bolle Tham & Martin Videgård, The Mirrorcube was inspired by a film -“The tree lover” by Jonas Selberg Augustsen. After the inspiration came a question:

Why not create a hotel that gives people a chance to experience nature amongst the tree-tops, while also providing a uniquely designed housing experience?”

That is what led the architects to the creation of Treehotel, Harads. The Mirrorcube is the main creation of Treehotel, a perfect combination between design, sustainability, art and efficiency.
A special experience is offered, a chance to connect with nature without disturbing it and, at the same time, responding to all of the comfort necessities.
Well camouflaged, it remains invisible wherever it is mounted, reflecting through the mirror facades the surrounding environment.To avoid birds “crashes” into the invisible glass, an infrared film highly visible to them has been installed in it.
Although appearing to float and defying the laws of gravity, the cube is anchored in its host-tree around which is installed.For additional stability,wires were anchored in the ground.The way into the cube is lead trough a rope-bridge that manages to complete the modern edgy design. The interior is in a huge contrast with the cold exterior made of mirror glass:worm wood creates a fresh and light atmosphere.The lighting is natural and enabled by many windows form which you can admire the beautiful landscape.
The centerpiece of the room is the living tree that carries the weight of the room and its inhabitants.
Furniture, textiles and lighting are all custom made
for the Mirrorcube or carefully selected by the architects to make the room complete and user friendly.

Homesthetics Conclusion:

The level of transparency and reflectiveness allows this particular design to perfectly integrate into the chosen environment.By mimesis it becomes one with the canopy of trees, offering its guests an unique natural experience.
Photo courtesy to Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

 

Homesthetics Conclusion: The level of transparency and reflectiveness allows this particular design to perfectly integrate into the chosen environment.By mimesis it becomes one with the canopy of trees, offering its guests an unique natural experience. Photo courtesy to Tham & Videgård Arkitekter interior modern design minimalsit design shape furniture

Homesthetics Conclusion: The level of transparency and reflectiveness allows this particular design to perfectly integrate into the chosen environment.By mimesis it becomes one with the canopy of trees, offering its guests an unique natural experience. Photo courtesy to Tham & Videgård Arkitekter interior modern design minimalsit design shape furniture wooden latter climbing to hotel

The Mirrorcube Hotel by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter outside day rendering reflecting surface

The Mirrorcube Hotel by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter reflection of the nature in the glass surface

The Mirrorcube Hotel by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter interior white simple design modern

The Mirrorcube Hotel by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter reflecting nature creation

The Mirrorcube Hotel by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter invisible shape reflecting nature

The Mirrorcube Hotel by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter unseen shape invisible

Elli Winter

Elli Winter

Elli and her experience in arts and crafts are the backbone of the home improvement content on the website. Elli is responsible for keeping the content up to date as Head of Updates and ensuring that facts and recommendations are valid and trustworthy.

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