Ville Hara / Korkeasaari Lookout Tower

March 25, 2009 · Posted in Architecture Around the World 
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Photo: Jussi Tiainen, HUT photography laboratory

I just thought this tower was awesome.  It was designed by a student (I’m assuming the student’s name was “Hara”) from the Helsinki University of Technology, and built by a group of eight architecture students.  There’s an interesting lookout from the top because it sits on the edge of the Korkeasaari Zoo in Helsinki, Finland.

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Photo: Jussi Tiainen, HUT photography laboratory

The structure and all of the decking is made of wood, and the structure is fastened together with some 600 bolts.

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One Response to “Ville Hara / Korkeasaari Lookout Tower”

  1. Emily Jenkins on April 2nd, 2009 3:59 pm

    That is very cool! Especially since it’s at the zoo! Enjoy the blog a lot… keep the posts coming!

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