Suspended Spherical Tree Houses

From the “Cewl Architecure Dept.”:
The concept borrows heavily from sailboat construction and rigging practice. Itâ..s a marriage of tree house and sailboat technology. The wooden spheres are built much like a cedar strip canoe or kayak. The suspension points on the spheres are similar to the chain plate attachments on a sailboat. The stairways are hung from the tree much like a sailboats shrouds hang from the mast.
A suspended sphere is tethered, by 3 nearly vertical ropes, to each of 3 separate trees. This distributes the load over 3 trees and results in a stable hang. Kind of like an inverted three legged stool. There will be almost equal tension in each of the three suspension ropes. The sphere resides in the centre of the triangle formed by the 3 trees, from 5 to 100â.. off the ground. The triangle formed by 3 old trees was called a sacred grove in the druid tradition. Each grove was influenced by the type and age of the trees. Iâ found that to be my experience as well. The flavour of a grove changes considerably with the type of trees.
The sphere is accessed by a spiral stairway and short suspension bridge. The two lower back suspension points of the sphere are tied horizontally to the two back trees, to keep the suspension bridge from folding. The door faces the â..door treeâ. and the suspension bridge connects the two. A helical stairway spirals up or down from the suspension bridge to the ground or next level.
Spherical architecture has many new features. For example the walls and ceiling become â..Oneâ.. I call it uniwall construction. There are only 2 sides to a sphere: inside and outside. A sphere reflects energy waves from a source within to a spot directly opposite the geographic centre of the sphere. This can be seen from sound. If I rub my fingers together on one side of the centre and have my ears on the opposite side, the same distance away, it sounds like the sound is happening inside my head. When your head is centred in the sphere every sound you make comes back to you. From a healing point of view this is beneficial. All true healing involves getting in touch with yourself. Having every emanation reflected back to you helps.

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