Architecture That Uses Meshes and Nets for Escape, Play and Rest

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Architects use meshes and nets as a way to brighten up homes, hostels, and even office spaces. Functioning as a hammock, mesh establish a connection between floor levels. This playful feature often creates unexpected places for leisure, escape, and rest. Below, we've selected 17 projects that feature nets and meshes.

OB Kindergarten and Nursery / HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro

© Studio Bauhaus, Ryuji Inoue © Studio Bauhaus, Ryuji Inoue

Jerry House / onion + Arisara Chaktranon & Siriyot Chaiamnuay

© Wison Tungthunya © Wison Tungthunya

The Green Studio / Fraher Architects

© Jack Hobhouse © Jack Hobhouse

Sleep and Play / Ruetemple

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KLOEM Hostel / IF (Integrated Field)

© PanoramicStudio © PanoramicStudio

Devani Home / RNDSQR

© Jamie Anholt © Jamie Anholt

Saigon House / a21studio

© Quang Tran © Quang Tran

Townhouse B14 / XTH-berlin

© Anja Büchner © Anja Büchner

Public Art Installations from Numen / For Use Design Collective

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Tower House / Austin Maynard Architects

©  Peter Bennetts © Peter Bennetts

House in Sukumo / Container Design

©  Eiji Tomita © Eiji Tomita

Brazil Pavilion – Milan Expo 2015 / Studio Arthur Casas + Atelier Marko Brajovic

© Filippo Poli © Filippo Poli

Uniplaces Headquarters / Paralelo Zero

© Francisco Nogueira © Francisco Nogueira

Yamashina House / ALTS Design Office

© Fuji-Shokai / Masahiko Nishida © Fuji-Shokai / Masahiko Nishida

Woods of Net / Tezuka Architects

© Abel Erazo © Abel Erazo

Apartment in Poznan / Cuns Studio

© Hanna Długosz © Hanna Długosz

Baan Moom / Integrated Field

© Wison Tungthunya & IF © Wison Tungthunya & IF