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Meco Tiny House / Madeiguincho

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  • Architects: Madeiguincho
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  24
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2022

Adraga Tiny House / Madeiguincho

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  • Architects: Madeiguincho
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  18
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2021

Cassiopeia Treehouse / Madeiguincho

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  • Architects: Madeiguincho
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  20
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers :  Binderholz, Diagonal Madeiras, Hafele, Krinner, Robert McNeel & Associates, +1

Timber Takes the Heat: What Every Architect Should Know About Wood Construction and Fire Protection

Since immemorial time, humans have constructed their shelter and homes using wood. Gradually these structures grew more complex, but wood has continued to play a fundamental role in architecture and construction. Today, especially due to growing concerns about climate change and carbon emissions, wood has been regaining significance as an important building material for the future, if used consciously and sustainably. Wood’s structural performance capabilities make it appropriate for a broad range of applications—from the light-duty repetitive framing common in low and mid-rise structures to the larger and heavier, often hybrid systems, used to build arenas, offices, universities and other buildings where long spans and tall walls are required.

Tips for Building a Tree House

It is difficult to find someone who has never dreamed of building or having a tree house to call their own. The idea of a refuge, a space fully integrated with nature and with a privileged view, pleases almost all ages. There are examples of tree houses of all scales and complexities, from small elevated platforms to highly complex structures, including electrical and hydraulic installations. Some sites specializing in the topic (yes, that exists!), offer valuable tips for building these dreams. In general, they subscribe to the motto: "Choose your tree, make your project, but be ready to adapt it!"

TreeHouse for Grandchildren / Madeiguincho

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  • Architects: Madeiguincho
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  15
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers :  AutoDesk, Binderholz, Carmo, Madeiguincho

Tree House / Madeiguincho

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  • Architects: Madeiguincho
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  25
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers :  AutoDesk, Lunawood, Rothoblaas, VELUX Commercial, Binderholz, +6