Dom’Up Takes Camping in the Trees to New Heights

By Bridget Borgobello, Gizmag – Dutch arboriculturist Bruno de Grunne and architect Nicolas d’Ursel from Trees and People have invented a new suspension style cabin called Dom’Up. This innovative treehouse draws inspiration from tree camping and traditional treehouse structures. The end result is a tree shelter that’s reported easy to install and leaves no trace or impact on its surrounding environment and trees. Dom’Up features a lightweight 16 sq m (172 sq ft) octagonal platform which is suspended between two trees, utilizing Trees and People’s No Trace arboreal fixing system. “The idea is to use the inner space of the forest, between the trees, rather than the inner space of a single tree which is full of branches and obstacles,” de Grunne tells Gizmag. “Using our hanging system, we can distribute the weight of the structure with greater support, while having a lower impact on the trees. In fact, a...

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