Refuge in the Alps Looks Like a Giant Telescope

December 16, 2011 · Print This Article

[ By Steph in Art & Design & Geography & Travel. ]

After a enlarged day of climbing mountains in the Alps, looking out by snow-covered boulders and valleys shrouded in fog, wouldn’t it be amazing to spend a night in

this cozy cantilevered getaway? The prefabricated tube juts out by a cliff, resembling a giant telescope from which occupants can continue to gaze at their incomparable surroundings.

‘New Refuge Gervasutti’ was designed by Italian architects LEAPfactory, who specialize in modular survival structures that can resist extreme conditions […]

[Source] Steph


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