If your notion of camping involves putting up a tent in some wooded, remote area, it’s time to update your ideas about roughing it. Instead, import.export Architecture wants you to look up—way up. They have created a 5-level platform that lets you take your camping experience to a whole new level... or five. The portable structure is a way for urban adventurers to find shelter and meet other like-minded campers, right in the heart of the city.
Low-budget accommodations aren’t always easy to find, especially in some of the world’s bigger cities. Camping is a great alternative to pricey hotels or limited youth hostels, but most camp sites are far away from the cultural center of it all. That’s where Urban Camping comes in—each platform gives you five levels of mid-city camping options and the whole thing can be moved wherever it’s needed.
Urban camping isn’t without precedent; people have been camping out for the latest Star Wars movie or Apple release for years. Only now, there’s a way to combine the best of both urban and rural camping in on gorgeous structure. According to IEA, they were inspired to build the project after considering the renewed interest in travel, which is often limited by costly accommodations.