Treehouse Design and Build Resources

People relate to treehouses. There seems to be a primal instinct that draws us to a perch high in a tree.  There are so many things that tree houses represent — shelter, protection, harmony, communion with nature, freedom, & adventure.

I have, and continue to compile all sorts of articles and information on treehouses that I hope you will find useful, whether you are interested in building one yourself, as I did, or simply dreaming about being in one.

The Pros and Cons of A Hanging Treehouse

Grandfather's hanging treehouse

I came across the not-so-popular idea of a hanging treehouse from an article I came across in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Phil Marco of Henderson Nevada built this hanging treehouse for his grandchildren over the spring and early summer. Phil recounts how when he consulted with a Lowe’s staff member, he was told the idea […]

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Rise of the Treehouse Haters

treehouse haters destroy children's dreams

What could be more innocent that children playing in a treehouse in their own backyard? This dreamy scene reminds us of simpler times when the human world didn’t seem to weigh so heavily on our shoulders. When a day felt like a giddy carnival ride into eternity and the worst atrocity imaginable was being called […]

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