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[1992] Germany - ATH - The conservation house

A fictitious project for a real setting. The design brief was; to create an visitor centre in the "Lüneburger Heide" Germany, which is a protected nature reserve and wildlife habitat, comparable to an English moor. The concept is for a wooden building in the vernacular style of the area, to which a green tower is attached, offering visitors not only a treetop perspective of the area, but a full range of sheltered views, to a number of natural habitats from burrow to ground and trees, along the way to the top


Layout of the grounds

View from the outside of the grounds

View from inside the grounds

Build-up of the construction and soil layers of the green tower


Cardboard model


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