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September 23 2010

Fraser completes treehouse observatory
Malcolm Fraser Architects has completed an “off-grid” treehouse observatory and fieldstation in a copse of Norwegian Spruce and Larch, Glen Nevis

Named Outlandia the unusual commission stemmed from the febrile imagination of London Fieldworks who desired a flexible meeting space for creative collaboration and research.

Project architect Niall Jacobson was inspired by wildlife hides, bothies, forest outlaws and Japanese poetry when fashioning the lofty den, a project described in a circle poem by Alec Finlay as “… a hill of spruce cleared to make a hut of larch on a…”

Outlandia forms part of the Great Glen Artists Airshow, which sports installations of specially commissioned artwork.

2 Comments

Robin Hood
#1 Posted by Robin Hood on 23 Sep 2010 at 12:40 PM
It's a joy. Small but perfectly formed.

http://www.londonfieldworks.com/projects/outlandia/index.php

Next stage

http://traceywarr.wordpress.com/2010/08/11/going-to-outlandia/
Lizanne Macdonald
#2 Posted by Lizanne Macdonald on 7 Oct 2010 at 17:11 PM
came across it today was wondering what it was there for.

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