Category Archives: design

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 […]

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 […]

Inspiring Treehouse Design Ideas

Are you looking for inspiring treehouse design ideas?  That’s where Tammy Everts comes in.  Her husband John and friend Stefan built their place in a fortnight.  At a demure 180 square feet, it has served as weekend host to a family of two adults, two children…and a dog! In this awesome apartment therapy article, Tammy […]

Modern Ewok Coffee Table Book

A coffee table book for those who strive for a sleek, clean looking treehouse dwelling.

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 […]

A John Lennon Celebrity Tree House?

Was this John Lennon’s celebrity tree house getaway? I stumbled upon this intriguing possibility while taking a tree house quiz. The first question asks which public figure was not known to have an adult tree house: John Lennon, Winston Churchill, or Elton John. I didn’t know any of them had tree houses, so being a […]

Treehouse Zip Lines

Ever fantasized about being on a mountain or up a tree and having a magical zip line that would zoom you through space?  That dream isn’t far from reality.  Wanna build an Ewok treehouse village, whisking from tree to tree?  Then zip lines are the way to go! 3 zip line resources to get you […]

Pass-through Tree Architecture

An example of architectural design that includes the tree within the structure — very applicable to treehouse design. Almost all single tree, and many multi-tree treehouse designs have to deal with the issue of accommodating the tree trunk passing through the structure itself. This is a hard problem because it is not possible to seal […]

The John Malkovich Treehouse

Did you know that John Malkovich had a treehouse? Here’s the scoop:  The year was 1993.  The place, near Malkovich’s Provence, France house.  A group of local residents was lobbying for a treehouse in a nearby park.   Malkovich contributed money to the project.  For those of you familiar with government reactions to treehouses, it will […]

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