Blanket Fort at Fortlandia

The Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center held a design competition for 10 forts to be exhibited in their arboretum from September 2018 to February 2019. Our Blanket Fort design was awarded one of the coveted Fortlandia spots. Our fort ended up in a different site than in our design proposal, tucked under a canopy with each tent narrowly missing each branch, as if the fort and tree grew together. We were thrilled that a) our design actually fit under there! and b) it felt intentionally nestled. The three tents converge on a faceted light well. The aperture allows for light to come in, as well as create stark contrast from what light the tarps let in, bringing the user's eyes up and out into

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