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Giant timber periscope tower offers lakeside views to everyone even those with disabilities

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 09, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Jul 08, 2016

Commissioned by the City of Seinäjoki, the Periscope Tower was created in collaboration with SWECO Seinäjoki and constructed by students of the local vocational school SEDU. The observation tower is built entirely of wood and comprises three prefabricated modules stacked together vertically and topped with a roof. The large-scale periscope forms the inner core and is constructed with cross-laminated timber. Stairs made from larch circle around the periscope to reach the raised viewing platform....






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