A Roof of Hot Air Makes a Picnic Pavilion the Perfect Autumn Hideaway


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From Dutch designers Overtreders W comes "Het dak dat opgaat in rook," or the "roof that goes up in smoke." It's a fitting name, since this innovative picnic pavilion consists not only of the usual tables and chairs, but also of an inflatable roof, filled with hot air heated by a wooden stove in the center of the pavilion and kept in place by wooded stilts.

The pavilion, which includes a bar, can seat up to forty people, and at night the roof lights up. It's the ideal autumn spot, when the wooden stove can be used to keep warm, roast chestnuts and make s'mores. Too bad it's winter already!

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Tags: Architecture | Buildings | Green Roofs

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