Plant Your Own House: Structures Made From Trees

Trees are the most fundamental shelters for humans and fauna alike. Vitruvius said it; Marc-Antoine Laugier drew it: Trunks equal supporting columns, the crown of leaves is the roof. Most architects have paid homage to the tree by imitating their structure, often even in stone. But why not skip a step and simplify… » 7/23/13 7:58pm 7/23/13 7:58pm

Awesome Grandparents Created Ridiculously Awesome Tree House Mansion…

It's nice to be a grandparent because you can enjoy spending time with your grandkids without worrying about the minutia of parenting. Plus, it's your second go around with little rascals so you get to have fun with it. Like Steve and Jeri Wakefield, two grandparents who are having so much fun at being awesome… » 4/17/13 9:00pm 4/17/13 9:00pm

10 Amazing Treehouses That Make Us Never Wanna Come Down

I never had a treehouse even though we had this fig tree that would've been perfect, so Design Blog's absolutely fantastical treehouses make me both resent my childhood and wish I was Peter Pan. » 12/24/08 10:00am 12/24/08 10:00am

Epic Treehouse Comes With Electricity, Cable and a Fire Horn Intruder…

Forget about that treehouse bedroom » 8/22/08 7:10pm 8/22/08 7:10pm I wrote about yesterday, the new mark to beat comes from superdad Steve Norris who spent 15 months building his kids a treehouse so epic it became in Canada. Suspended in a tree 13 feet up, the fort features electricity, cable TV, an intercom system, a makeshift urinal, smoke…