31 Mar '18, 3am

Camp out in the trees! Who is in?

Camp out in the trees! Who is in?

Treehouses are great, but tree tents have much to offer too. These temporary arboreal structures are more lightweight, portable and present less of an impact on the trees themselves. Coming out of rural Dorset, England is the Roomoon tree tent, a spherical haven that is hoisted into the trees with the help of a chain. Seen over at Inhabitat and handcrafted by design and technology graduate Rufus Martin of the Hanging Tent Company , who developed it as part of his final project at Bryanston School , the Roomoon has since become Martin's full-time business. © Hanging Tent Company © Hanging Tent Company The Roomoon's strong and durable stainless steel frame is held rigid with push pins, and can collapse into an car-sized package for easy transport to wherever you need to camp. The handmade canvas cover protects the inhabitants, but has zippered openings that allow the Roomoon...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/roo...

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