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Pre-designed

Fast track your project

pre-designed structures

Time | Cost | Quality

We offer pre-designed platforms to expedite your dream eco-escape, on time and within budget. From architectural eco-resorts to classic tented lodges, expedition and fly camps, Tenthouse Structures recognises the need in each category for a neat range of complete pre-designed accommodation suites with optional add-ons, finishes, interiors and orientations.

Underlying modular engineering systems further enable rapid adaptation in order to configure structures and tents to specific design layouts, envelop styles, site and project demands.

By lightening up the design development phase, these systems facilitate speed to market, bringing forward revenue generation for your eco-development.

T2 | Modular

Luxury Eco-Resorts

Architectural suites, engineered with T2 technology; the ultimate in style, comfort & all-weather performance.
Designs carefully thought out for the guest user experience across multiple environments.
Free standing engineered roof systems pinned to footings or piles, comply to structural safety codes, with lowest impact.
Dual skin smart envelopes enable a climate-controlled environment for both temperate and more extreme environments.

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Classic Camps

A Timeless Romance

Step back in time under a Tenthouse Classic camp design.
The emphasis on craftmanship, natural materials and a soft flowing elegance.
Paper light, textured peak sail cloth canopies, roped tie downs, crafted timber and steel outriggers, lap fold stitched canvas walls with slubby blinds, all pinned to structural timber frames.
Heat shield ceilings and removeable quilt liners enable comfort through a range of climates.

Expedition
Camps

Discover the Adventure

Ideal for seasonal camp solutions, with simple assemble and strike capability.
Ultra-lightweight modular frame system can be pinned to decks or straight to ground.
Adjustable canopies, heat shield ceilings and removeable quilt liners enable comfort through a range of climates.
Canopies optional; tent body can be fitted under metal or thatched roofs for example.

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Fly Camps

Go Nomad

Ultra-light roving camps, elemental style.
Ideal for rapid mobilization.
Engineered tent bodies designed to pop up with the canopy.
Breathable canvas keeps tents cool in summer and limits condensation.
Adjustable canopies, and removeable quilt liners enable comfort through a range of climates.

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Tenthouse Projects

We build award-winning developments into Africa and other
remote destinations around the globe.

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Tanzania

SERENGETI:
A Turnkey Creation
Lemala Camps

Tanzania
2°26’51.92”S, 34°59’2.61”E
SERENGETI:
A Turnkey Creation

Lemala Nanyukie opened its doors on 1st October 2018 in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. As the latest edition to Lemala’s luxury collection, it has set for our client a new standard in exceptional guest experience. Serengeti, meaning ‘endless plains’ in the...

Botswana

The Magnitude of Mombo
Wilderness Safaris

Botswana
(-19.222534, 22.777873)
The Magnitude of Mombo

“An important message to express our thanks for your effort on the Mombo rebuilds. Andrew (Johnson) has been extremely complimentary of your efforts and for the support you have given him on this monster of a project. The workmanship looks great. This is greatly appreciated by...

Zimbabwe

Laid Back Luxury on Lake Kariba
African Bush Camps

Zimbabwe
(16.8167°S, 28.3500°E)
Laid Back Luxury on Lake Kariba

Signature Retrofit Elevated in a prime position over mighty Lake Kariba, Bumi Hills is well-known as the ultimate bush destination for rest and relaxation. Tenthouse Structures brought harmony to the majestic views with the introduction of their signature flexible membrane...

Kenya

Contemporary Cover in Kenya
Wilderness Collection

Kenya
(0º 14'58.38"N, 36º 48'33.95"E)
Contemporary Cover in Kenya

Sustainable Luxury With a shared vision for sustainable luxury, Tenthouse Structures was inspired by the refurbishment of the old stable at Segera Retreat. Overlooking lush botanical gardens and the vast Laikipia Plateau, Segera is well-positioned as one of the world’s most...

South Africa

Moving Mountains
Meletse Private Lodge

South Africa
(27º 32'28.32"S, 21º 24'52.75"E)
Moving Mountains

Floating fabric architecture Rising in the place of pride in the mountainous Waterberg, this private escape sits upon a rugged koppie and rules over the plains below. Emerging solidly from the red earth, the vast stone walls are at one with the sky, incorporated with the...

DRC

Mining Executive Oasis
Copper Belt Lodges

DRC
(10.7529° S, 25º 25.5255° E)
Mining Executive Oasis

Built in 2008, the iconic Kampi Ya Boma was the first development of its kind in Africa and remains one of the largest tensile-fabric hotels in the world today. Tenthouse Structures’ first large scale commission, the 57-suite executive-hotel services visiting mining...

Botswana

Pitching a Tent in DumaTau
Wilderness Safaris

Botswana
(18º 31'29.26"S, 23º 34'42.64"E)
Pitching a Tent in DumaTau

Where Tensile Engineering and Architecture Meet To understand what we achieved with the DumaTau Camp in Botswana, you must first picture the scenery around the Linyanti Swamp system with elephant corridors, abundant predators and prey among the intricate waterways. Then,...

Namibia

Creating a Desert Dream in the Hoanib Valley
Condé Nast Traveller Award 2015

Namibia
(19º 22'6.00"S, 13º 9'0.00"E)
Creating a Desert Dream in the Hoanib Valley

This remarkable desert oasis was the perfect canvas for Tenthouse Structures to create the extraordinary. The camp has been widely celebrated, achieving numerous accolades since its establishment in 2015. Nothing like a Skeleton Coast sunrise to warm the bones...

Zimbabwe

Quintessential Luxury Safari
African Bush Camps

Zimbabwe
(19°2’42.02 S, 32° 27°3’1.19 E)
Quintessential Luxury Safari

The recently re-built, award-winning Somalisa and sister-camp Somalisa Acacia represent the pinnacle of the authentic African bush experience. Selected to fulfil the vision of African Bush Camps’ charismatic conservationist CEO, Tenthouse Structures facilitated the design to...

Zimbabwe

Reinventing the Classic Bush Camp
Wilderness Safaris

Zimbabwe
(15º 49'53.44"S, 29º 8'38.11"E)
Reinventing the Classic Bush Camp

Luxury Nomadic Camping Located in a private concession in the iconic Mana Pools National Park, Little Ruckomechi provided Tenthouse Structures with the ideal canvas to showcase its market-leading capabilities. The innovative tent solution breathes new life into the...

South Africa

Phinda Perfection
& Beyond

South Africa
(27°46.657' S, 32° 20.942' E)
Phinda Perfection

Suspended in light, Tenthouse Structures’ signature shade structures extend seamlessly into the forest canopy at Phinda Rock Lodge. Elevated above an endless valley, the main guest area and intimate accommodation units boast sweeping views of lush vegetation and roaming game....

Zambia

The Pinnacle of Authentic Wilderness Architecture
African Bush Camps

Zambia
(17º 50'34.7"S, 25º 45'16.0"E)
The Pinnacle of Authentic Wilderness Architecture

Overlooking a quarter mile of prime Zambezi river frontage, Thorntree River Lodge is at the pinnacle of authentic wilderness architecture. With construction commenced in August 2016, the combination of cutting-edge design and sustainable building solutions is budding into...

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