New Refuge Gervasutti by LEAPfactory

Stunning. Just wow.

Climbers in the Alps can now spend their nights sleeping in a tube that cantilevers over the edge of a mountain. New Refuge Gervasutti, the survival unit was designed by Italian architects LEAPfactory, who specialise in modular accommodation for extreme environments. The tube was prefabricated off-site and airlifted to the site by helicopters. A red pattern decorates the structure’s exterior to make it visible to climbers and mountaineers, who will often be approaching from a distance.

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Via dezeen.

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2 Comments to “New Refuge Gervasutti by LEAPfactory”

  1. This is TOTALLY amazing! and the view breathtaking!!!!!!!! Thanks for sharing!

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