Category Archives: treehouse philosophy

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Treehouse Music: 9 Songs To Get You Groovin’

In this blog, we talk a lot about building treehouses.  But what are you listening to while your building?  What you need is a playlist of treehouse music. This post is dedicated to connecting you with treehouse music — songs that have something to do with treehouses — bands called Treehouse, songs called Treehouse, and […]

Living in a Treehouse

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably wondered what living in a treehouse would be like. Well this new video interviews 3 people who have done just that. In this video, Treehouse Masters host Michael Garnier and treehouse owners Christina Sommers and Brian Little tell us what living in a treehouse is like. They cover really […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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