The Enchanted Nest Tree House Modules Concept

View all 5 Photos

 A modular tree house concept inspired by French castles.

A finalist in the 2020 edition of the Young Architects Competition that had a “Tree House Module” theme, Enchanted Nest provides a whimsy take on tree houses. Studio Shanil created the concept for tourism company Dartagnans, which uses crowdfunding to preserve French cultural heritage with renovation and castle preservation projects, among others. Inspired by medieval castles, the Enchanting Nest project features wooden volumes arranged in tower-like formations. Oriented in different directions, each module provides access to different views. The stacked nests also feature tiers that introduce guests to different parts of the landscape. While the lower level may open to river or meadow views, the upper nest frames the treetops. At the top, a terrace can provide panoramic views of the surroundings.

The Enchanting Nest concept aims to bring the tree houses to the estates of different French castles. And the goal? To promote tourism to the area which will lead to raising funds for crucial restoration projects. The modular tree houses come in various configurations, but the studio proposed two main main models for the competition. Model 1 and Model 2 both comprise a bathroom, living room with a kitchen, a bedroom, and a rooftop terrace. The second version is larger and also includes a sauna. Made from solid wood, the modules also boast generous glazing to immerse guests into the beauty of the French countryside. Images© Studio Shanil.

    string(5) "admin"
Tags:

Featured Products Explore new arrivals at the Gessato Shop

More for you

  • Black h

    A contemporary retreat built on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. There are all kinds of…

  • Casa Bautista

    A sustainable, high-end retreat nestled in a protected jungle in Mexico. Opened in 2021, Casa…

  • The Ayla Golf Club

    A golf and wellness retreat designed with a wavy concrete shell inspired by the surrounding…

  • Maidla Nature Villa

    A wooden cabin nestled among birch trees in a wetland. Part of the Maidla Nature…

  • The Olive Houses

    A secluded off-grid retreat build within or around rock formations in Mallorca. Completed and owned…

  • The Nolla Cabin

    A compact, zero waste cabin designed to provide an eco-friendly getaway in the middle of…

  • The Pan Treetop Cabins

    Black metal, wood, and glass cabins built in the Norwegian wilderness. Located in Finnskogen, two…

Take me there

  • Casa Morelli

    A modern retreat built within a restored 16th-century farmhouse in Tuscany. Located in Radda, in…

  • Kalesma Mykonos

    A high-end, modern hotel inspired by traditional architecture from Mykonos, Greece. Located on Mykonos, in…

  • Villa Icaria

    A relaxing retreat built among pine and oak trees on the banks of the Tagus…

loader