Woodsman’s Treehouse West Dorset

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Woodsman’s Treehouse in West Dorset

Residential Retreat in South West England design by Brownlie Ernst and Marks, UK

17 Sep 2017

Architects: Brownlie Ernst and Marks Limited

Location: Dorset, Southern England, UK

Woodsman’s Treehouse in Dorset

building of Woodsman’s Treehouse West Dorset

Crafty Camping & Woodland Workshop

Woodsman’s Treehouse is a two-person residential retreat at Crafty Camping & Woodland Workshop, a rural campus offering green woodworking courses and accommodation in a woodland.

Woodsman’s Treehouse in West Dorset, England

It was self-built by a team of skilled furniture makers and green wood craftsmen.

Woodsman’s Treehouse in Dorset, England Woodsman’s Treehouse Dorset, England

The playful construction, arranged around an aged oak, is in harmony with its surroundings.

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The modest elevated house is arranged around a cylindrical living space concealed within an octagonal drum externally clad in alternating stripes of Douglas fir and cedar which are weathering to form a chevron pattern.

Woodsman’s Treehouse West Dorset interior

The secondary rooms, plugged around its perimeter, are clad in different timber species and cuts.

interior of Woodsman’s Treehouse West Dorset

The treehouse is approached across a sloping site via a boardwalk and entered through a burnt oak entrance door.

West Dorset Woodsman’s Treehouse

TWoodsman’s Treehouse in West Dorset – Building Information

Location: West Dorset
Architect: Brownlie Ernst and Marks Limited
Client: Guy Mallinson Woodland Workshop and Crafty Camping
Structural Engineer: Ecos Maclean
Joinery Company/Wood Supplier: Guy Mallinson Woodland Workshop
Wood Species: English Douglas Fir, Cedar, Sweet Chestnut, Oak and Larch

plan of Woodsman’s Treehouse West Dorset

Woodsman’s Treehouse in Dorset images / information received from Wood Awards

Woodsman’s Treehouse in Dorset on Wood Awards 2017 Shortlist

Location: West Dorset, England, UK

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