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Yellow Tree House Restaurant – Auckland, New Zealand

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Building: Yellow Treehouse Restaurant (The Redwoods Treehouse)
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Architect: Pacific Environments Architects Ltd. (PEL)
Engineers: Holmes Consulting
Project Managers: The Building Intelligence Group
Building Contractors: NZ Strong and Citywide Construction Ltd
Year: 2008-2009

AE Interest: Elevated treetop walkway, built 10 meters high in a redwood tree, chrysalis shape as reflection of natural surroundings, vertical timber fins for natural cooling and lighting, secured to trunk with steel saddles, had to account for fire safety.


Written by Holly Ashford

September 10, 2014 at 3:14 pm

Posted in Built

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