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Work in an Office Treehouse

Okay so maybe you never got that treehouse you always wanted as a child. And maybe you don’t have the space or the time to build one of your own anytime soon. Sounds like you need an office treehouse. Introducing Treehouse 2. These innovative office designs by Dymitr Malcew, and pictured above, are inspired by the look […]

Treehouse Art Challenges Urban Perceptions

Treehouses are being installed in the trees of downtown Edmonton, Canada. University of Alberta industrial design grads Sebastian Sauvé-Hoover, Brad Comis, and Danielle Soneff, operating as the Threshold Art and Design Collective, came up with this treehouse art idea.  They each designed treehouses based on actual houses found in the city. The treehouse art is being featured […]

Bosco Verticale Redefines Treehouse Living

  Bosco Verticale, which translates from Italian as “the vertical forest”, is a whole new concept in living with nature. Not everyone has the luxury of access to wilderness in which to commune with nature.  In increasingly populated urban centres, many are deeply hemmed in by city with the nearest natural areas being a few […]

ArborCasa built treehouse with bridge

An Imgur user named ArborCasa has posted photos of his treehouse build for a client. Quite a nice concept of bridging from the existing home deck over to a tree house platform perched in an old oak tree. Ladders and stairs are always an awkward problem for a stand alone treehouse design and this bridge […]

A Treehouse Addition

If you’ve been dreaming about building your own treehouse but haven’t yet, take heart.  The opportunity may come in an unexpected way. This story is a beautiful example of thinking outside the box.  When faced with a choice between cutting down a tree and building around it, Samad Firdosy and Sakhiba Khairulla decided to build […]

Shingled Mounds for Treehouse Inspiration

Photo credit Lyndon Douglas via designboom Radical Nature: Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009 is a show at the Barbican Art Gallery, London. The central theme is ‘designers working with nature’, and provides examples from the land art movement, environmental activism, experimental architecture and utopianism. One piece titled “I am so sorry. Goodbye” […]

Mitchell Joachim’s Fab Hab Treehouse

Mitchell has a cool site with some visionary architectural ideas. One of my favorites is the pleached tree house — a home grown from live plants that are woven and bent into shape as sapplings to form the structure. The obvious comment: “Man, that must take a long time to make.” And it’s true, the […]

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