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

13 Ingenious Treehouses That Go Out on a Limb

Living in a treehouse is indisputably incredible. Sure, you might be roughing it a little bit, considering there's a climb and the trees are flammable (thus limiting your cooking capabilities). But the views and the experience are unmatched. From the antique to the futuristic, here are some of the most beautiful… » 5/08/13 9:00am 5/08/13 9:00am

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

Kidtropolis' Magic Indoor Treehouse Bedroom

I'm not sure who is getting the Magic Treehouse Bedroom that is currently being constructed by the craftsman at Kidtropolis, but I'm jealous. When I was a kid, I didn't have any fancy indoor treehouse to sleep in-just a cot and some newspaper. Still, I am not too bitter to recognize the artistry that goes into making… » 8/21/08 8:00pm 8/21/08 8:00pm

Living in the Treetops: Free Spirit Spheres

Tom Chudleigh set out to build boats and ended up making these sophisticated treehouse spheres that are suspended via wires from old-growth trees or any other stationary objects. He first constructs a wooden frame, and then surrounds it with laminated wood and a clear fiberglass shell. Looks like a great place to… » 4/10/06 11:53am 4/10/06 11:53am