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I love the design of this tree house created by architectural firm Farrow for an eco resort in the middle of a protected Canadian forest. A floating ship—it is suspended from the tree, not nailed to it—that can fly to space at any given time. Inside it is beautiful too.
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…
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…
This isn't just a treehouse. This is an actual man's home, in Portland, Oregon.
My childhood self just passed out from excitement. This thing is 11 stories and 90 feet tall, and it's growing ever-larger. Seriously, I want to live here so badly.
Here are six reasons why I think that the amazing Takasugi-an Teahouse is, nevertheless, somewhere I'd never be caught dead, despite my love of tea:
This camouflage treehouse is actually a two level modern abode with a deck, livingroom, kitchen and sleeping quarters. [Designboom]
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.
British design firm Sybarite aims to develop a modular treehouse concept that the company says could encourage a more organic approach to country living. The plan is to pre-fabricate modules of the house, quickly assembling a dwelling with up to five bedrooms.
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…
Every year, the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book includes a handful of outrageously expensive items, including a couple that sound like mis-placed April Fool's Day gags.