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Tree House / Robert Potokar + Janez Brežnik

  • 01:00 - 14 February, 2011
Tree House / Robert Potokar + Janez Brežnik
Tree House / Robert Potokar + Janez Brežnik

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Trnovo, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Architects

    Robert Potokar and Janez Brežnik of Robert Potokar Architecture Office
  • Construction

    Tesarstvo Kregar
  • Area

    3.5 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010

From the architect. The Tree House, designed by Robert Potokar of Robert Potokar Architecture Office and co-designer Janez Brežnik, is a wooden play structure that is elevated without requiring nearby trees to support its weight. The concept, originally designed in February 2008 as since been realized three times.

The freestanding, self-supporting house-by-a-tree is a playhouse designed with contemporary design principles, deviating from precedents that model real houses or garden sheds. Instead, the design was guided by the goal of creating interesting and different spatial experiences for children that inspire new forms of polay.

The house is made of spruce spruce plywood, protected on the exterior by a colourless nano-varnish. The roof is covered in a roofing cardboard that shields against most kinds of unfavourable weather conditions.

The furnishings are minimal and simply constructed from dowel pins that allowed children to participate in the making of their playhouse. The tree features a permanent and retractable bench, and scattered operable openings at different heights in the walls. The house also features a plexi-glass wall at one end that makes the house visually accessible.

Cite: "Tree House / Robert Potokar + Janez Brežnik" 14 Feb 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/111156/tree-house-robert-potokar-and-janez-breznik/>
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gordon · January 03, 2013

Let the kids build their own treehouse
Totally pretentious write up.

Rolling Huts

samuel tissier · June 30, 2011

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bruna cortinovis · February 24, 2011

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xromeroa · February 20, 2011

RT @micelula: Una casita en el árbol: Tree House / Robert Potokar and Janez Brežnik | ArchDaily http://t.co/0xjyA9C vía @archdaily

Javier Romero · February 20, 2011

RT @micelula: Una casita en el árbol: Tree House / Robert Potokar and Janez Brežnik | ArchDaily http://t.co/0xjyA9C vía @archdaily

Joana Brandao · February 19, 2011

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marioska · February 18, 2011

RT @micelula: Una casita en el árbol: Tree House / Robert Potokar and Janez Brežnik | ArchDaily http://t.co/0xjyA9C vía @archdaily

Haresh Ahir · February 17, 2011

it is a relay good kids place

MICELULACREATIVA · February 17, 2011

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eli b'sheart · February 17, 2011

What a fantastic place to meditate. Tree House / Robert Potokar and Janez Brežnik | ArchDaily http://t.co/IkyxogM via @archdaily

Gabe Ruane · February 17, 2011

Good morning #treehouse #architecture http://is.gd/Apb7Qi @plethoraapp

carlos torres · February 16, 2011

perfect for a child
congrats my friend

elliot b. · February 16, 2011

"the goal of creating interesting and different spatial experiences for children that inspire new forms of play."

How utterly pretentious a statement.

It's a plain wooden crate, fa'chris'sake!!!!

Nicholas Patten · February 16, 2011

Tree House. http://bit.ly/dNqQlq

BuildGreenWithWood · February 16, 2011

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KOMIYAMA Lab. A.P.U. · February 15, 2011

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Architektourist · February 15, 2011

Schönes, kleines Baumhaus für Kinder http://ow.ly/3WGhZ

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dutilleul · February 15, 2011

I would love it, and I'm all grown up :)

Cameron Conwell · February 15, 2011

anyone else thinking Star Wars AT-ST?

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