Category Archives: innovative

A Wheelchair Accessible Treehouse

Mount Airy, Connecticut has a special gem when it comes to the world of treehouses. Nestled in its nearly 1500 acres of forest, walking and bridle trails, lies Ohio’s only public wheelchair accessible treehouse. If you can get to Mount Airy, you can visit this wheelchair accessible treehouse even if you don’t feel you have […]

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 […]

Fire Tower Treehouse Designs

If you’re a true treehouse lover, you crave the thrill of sitting in a perch high in the sky, soaring above the earth. But what if you don’t have an appropriate tree to build in? Fear not, you can still have the lofty treehouse experience by finding or building a fire tower treehouse, if you […]

Is Your Treehouse Illegal?

Is your treehouse illegal? It’s a question that, sadly, is an important one to ask before you start building. If you’ve been reading our articles over the years, you’ll know that all too often something as innocent as building a treehouse can send you straight into the middle of a legal nightmare. Take this recent […]

The Pros and Cons of A 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 […]

Plant-e Electricity Re-defines Green!

  We spend a lot of time blogging about treehouses, which is fun and awesome.  This time, though, I want to take a moment to talk about the power of nature, which gives us trees to build houses in. I came across this very interesting article on page 9 of the February edition of The New Agora […]

Tentsile: Treehouses for Non-Builders

Do you want a treehouse but don’t want to have to build one?  A lack of time, energy, confidence or skills, are among the biggest barriers to making your own treehouse.  And that’s okay — treehouse building isn’t for everyone. But it doesn’t have to limit you from living the dream.  There are lots of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tinyhouselistings.com – Treehouse Ideas Galore

  Always looking for new treehouse ideas?  As summer transitions into fall and our days of treehouse living and building get harder, I’m super excited to share a new find with you! Someone I know facebooked a blog post from this awesome website called Tinyhouselistings.com. My post was going to be about the article I […]

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