EFFEKT imagines a 45meter tower over the Danish flatland

In the heart of the Danish woods would lie the man observation platform. A series of concentric spirals coiling upwards,  stacked and supported by thrusts. A unique experience in the forest canopy The Treetop Experience is a  600 meter treetop walk connected to a 45 meter tall observation tower, which creates a unique opportunity to take a walk above the treetops and experience the stunning nature of the preserved forest from another perspective.

located in the preserved forest, Gisselfeld Klosters Skove, one hour south of Copenhagen, Denmark. The tree top experience was designed by EFFETK  collective, as concept architecture imagined to exploit the natural environment without destroying it.

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The Danish forest is graced with several natural biotopes such as lakes, creeks and wetlands,  and the tower and treetop walkway is supposed to blend seamless in a continuous ramp which makes the forest accessible to all – regardless of their physical condition.

The route through the trees passes gently and sensitively through different varieties of forest, while minimizing the disturbance of the environment. The treetop walk is split into a higher and a lower walkway. The high walkway will pass through the oldest parts of the forest while the tower and the lower walkway are located in the younger areas. The high walkway also feature a series of activities for different user groups to learn and enjoy the forest qualities.

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The culminating feature of the treetop walk is the tower and observation deck located 45 meters above the ground. The geometry of the tower is shaped to enhance the visitor experience, shunning the typical cylindrical shape in favor of a curved profile with a slender waist and enlarged base and crown. This does not only increase the stability of the tower but also increase the observation deck area at the top of the tower. Furthermore it also allows for better contact to the forest canopy.

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The new Treetop Experience will be part of Camp Adventure, an existing adventure sports facility that include treetop climbing and aerial zip lines.

 

 

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