Category Archives: politics

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 […]

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 […]

Rise of the Treehouse Haters

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Activist Treehouse On The Endangered List

  On Wednesday, an Australian court ordered the removal of the Little Red Toolangi activist treehouse. The touchstone treehouse serves as a forest community centre for resistance to VicForests’ clearcutting practices. It’s ironic that the courts are so adamant that this treehouse come down when VicForests clearcutting, which exterminates homes for species like the Leadbeater’s […]

DIY Treehouse Designs From Tiny Houses

Looking for great do-it-yourself treehouse designs?  Well you’re in luck because I found a goldmine of a video for anyone interested in exploring some amazing ideas for building your own treehouse! DIY Treehouse Ideas Galore In August, I reported on Derek Diedricksen’s tiny writer’s retreat. Well this video goes above and beyond that great story: […]

Ready for Treehouse School?

Yestermorrow — A Treehouse School for the Rest of Us   Have you always dreamed of building your own treehouse, but don’t know a hammer from a plank?  Or maybe you have some skills but need inspiration, motivation, or a brush-up on your knowledge? If this sounds like you, it might be time to enroll […]

One More Thing About That Luxury Treehouse…

On Monday I blogged about a Canadian luxury treehouse and was all smiles about the whole thing.  But that’s not the whole truth and it’s been niggling at me ever since. I wanted to be positive about the project because it’s too easy to focus on the downsides.  Towards the end of that article I […]

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