A treetop research facility in Barcelona was inspired by the work of TREE Foundation executive director Meg Lowman.

Barcelona Canopy Observatory
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As part of the Masters in Advanced Ecological Buildings and Biocities (MAEBB) program at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) in Barcelona, students and researchers designed and built the Forest Lab for Observational Research and Analysis (FLORA). The project is a research facility made from sustainably-sourced timber that allows researchers to live and work from within the forest canopy.

Read the full story — New Timber Observatory is an Immersive Forest Experience.