#80 The Pentagon
Tree: Albizia saman
Total floor area: 30m2
Height: First platform at 4m, second room at 6m
Materials: Acacia auriculiformis for most of the supporting structure, staircase, flooring planks, roof structure; bamboo ply for the walls, refurbished windows, bamboo roof overhangs, metal sheets.
Date: November 2019
The Pentagon was started during a one month Level 1 Treehouse Construction Workshop at the TreeHouse Community's base in Abri, Auroville. A lot of helping hands were involved in making it a unique treehouse of patchwork. It includes a long staircase on one single tree post, an arrival deck with in built benches, a spiral staircase to the second floor, a closed room for meetings and relaxing between work. It was built in the center of our workshop and is the main treehouse shown to intrigued visitors.