Archinect - News 2014-04-23T10:48:52-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/43725768/tentsile-the-architect-s-tent Tentsile, the Architect's Tent Alexander Walter 2012-04-03T17:44:00-04:00 >2012-04-04T19:11:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ne/nelm11krh49qyy18.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>tentsile combines the comfort and versatility of a hammock with the usable space and security of a tent. The ultra portable structure uniquely employs tension forces to provide separation from wildlife, including insects, snakes and other predators but also from sand storms, earth tremors, cold or wet ground, debris or contamination.</p></em><br /><br /><p> When architects rethink the tent, you know it better be rad. In this case, <a href="http://www.tentsile.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tentsile</a> is the offspring of London-based <a href="http://www.thegreendream.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Greendream Architecture</a>.</p> <p> Quote from the firm's website: "With over 10 years of experience of projects in conventional as well as <em>treehouse</em> architecture, our team provides a friendly and professional service for all of your architectural ambitions."</p> <p> Nice to see architects with the inner child still alive.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7x/7xiibgly2s78isr1.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ot/otr2ww74mplh0b5g.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l6/l62t86lxov33nrbw.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pl/pl205ubjb6qq75nf.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ai/aic24l6lncszdr9j.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sb/sbhohri0lfom18vh.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/af/afofwudaatrclnz7.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pm/pmzd6mloplxm5ji3.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3o/3oegqfz42q1ootrh.jpg" title=""></p> <p> All images via <a href="http://tentsile.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">tentsile.com</a>.</p>