24 Jun '15, 2pm

Hanging spherical lodges keep eco-tourists comfy and dry in Laos

Inspired by structures found in nature like bird and insect nests, the spherical floating lodges are made up of a bamboo and timber frame, and basket-like base. The base fits two guests comfortably, with two separate sleeping areas with sleeping bags and a central storage plank. If the guests are sleeping together, the area can be combined to make one large bed. A basket-woven wall extends upwards for two feet for privacy and protection. A mosquito net encases in the interior of the sphere, with a closure at the lodge’s entrance.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/hanging-spherical-lodges-keep-eco-to...

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