Low-Tech Outdoor Retreat Mirrors The Surrounding Forest [Pics]

Low-Tech Outdoor Retreat Mirrors The Surrounding Forest [Pics]
Design

Placed in forests around Bordeaux, the Tronc Creux is a cylindrical shelter designed for hikers and outdoor adventurers.

Emma Hutchings
  • 29 october 2013

French architects Bruit du frigo have built a series of cylindrical shelters around Bordeaux. Placed amongst the trees, the ‘Tronc Creux’ are designed for hikers and outdoor adventurers.

Low-Tech Outdoor Retreat Mirrors The Surrounding Trees [Pics]

The outdoor retreat is completely off the grid and its design resembles hollow logs to ensure the structures don’t impose on their natural surroundings. Nine people can spend a night for free in the forest inside a Tronc Creux, although there is no light or water in the unusual location. Bruit du frigo writes:

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