The New Refuge Gervasutti is Designed for Helicopter Operators

By: Jason Soy - Published: Jan 19, 2012 • References: dezeen & sweet-station
If you ever get the opportunity to visit the New Refuge Gervasutti, you can tell people you were literally hanging off the side of a mountain. This one-of-a-kind habitat rests atop of Mt. Blanc and protrudes a great portion of its structure over a beautiful snow-covered cliff. Dangerous? Not likely as its architects, the Italian company LEAPfactory, specializes in crafting modular dwellings for extreme locations.

Observant readers will notice that a series of solar panels sits atop the New Refuge Gervasutti. Though it looks like a fat cigarette on the outside, the interior of the New Refuge Gervasutti is actually quite impressive with electronic furnishings, beds, kitchen tables, drawers and a washroom. To reach this tubular habitat, you’ll need access to a helicopter. Stats for Extreme Environment Habitats Trending: Older & Mild
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