Casa da Praia do Felix: Brazilian Tree House

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This is the tree house of all of our dreams. Resting lightly above the ground on twelve posts, the two-story home enjoys spectacular views and a separate studio doubles as a guest house or exercise room, with its own roof deck. The structures of posts and beams and steel tension rods allow for virtually unlimited expanses of glass. Continue reading

La Cabane du Perche: living up in the branches

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La Cabane du Perche is gently embraced by two centennial oaks in Normandy’s dense forest of Perche Natural Park. This beautiful tree house is suspended 4 meters above the ground with most of its height resting on two composed wood pillars. Wood assumes the composition of this small cabin: the construction, material and visual form of the building constitutes a natural unit. Continue reading

Hechtel-Eksel Treehouse: sustainability in the making

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This beautiful treehouse in Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium, has been built for grownups to gather and share thoughts and ideas on sustainable practices. It’s actually an inspirational Eco-friendly building for all type of uses and programs… and when it comes to sustainability in the making, what better way to do this then in the form of a tree house. Continue reading

Tree Houses. Fairy Tale Castles in the Air.

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We just received a copy of Philip Jodidio’s new book: Tree Houses. Fairy Tale Castles in the Air. A hardcover edition, published by Taschen, containing 300 pages, depicting 50 of the best treehouses from around the world.
Our first impression was big and beautiful. Continue reading

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The HemLoft: an egg-shaped treehouse

Are you familiar with the natural habitat of tree squirrels? This curious animal lives mostly among trees, collecting food and hiding inside tree trunks. The basis for their survival resides in the forest…The same starting point for the HemLoft by Joel Allen – a singular tree house located in the woods near Whistler in Canada’s British Columbia. The precise location of the house is a secret though because it’s built on government property without any kind of legal permission. Continue reading

Tree House Bird Apartment: Watching the Birds

If you’re an avid bird watcher you will surely love this beautiful project. A brilliant nature-architecture concept was implemented at the Momfuku Ando Centre, in Japan. 78 small bird nesting boxes, in their classical appearance (as we all remember them from childhood), are put together to form a joyful mosaic facade! And that’s not all – the nests occupy only one part of the structure, whereas the rest is a modern tree house for humans – How marvelous! Continue reading

Cocoon tree: nesting in a… tree

Have you ever dreamed of nesting in a… tree? With this question begins Cocoon tree. com its presentation of its amazing treehouse design. And however by reading this paragraph here you’ll properly familiarize yourself with the basic features, I strongly encourage you to visit the company’s site – after of course your happy stay here with me and us today – simply cause it’s marvelously built. Its photographs which are a pure dream, will easily manage to convince you to take the step and go ahead with floating yourself somewhere between trees, above a lake, in your backyard or perhaps in places far far away. Continue reading

Tom’s Treehouse: with a little help from my friends

Can you imagine living inside a sanctuary? In Elkhorn, Wisconsin there´s a place called Camp Wandawega, where a tree literally lives inside a house! For an instant people can be mistaken by the reversed concept of this unique treehouse design

An old elm tree was victim of a fatal disease that killed all the branches. Yet, the strength of the trunk and some lower limbs weren’t affected, so this house is like a living temple…a place to devote nature at its most vulnerable state. Continue reading

Aqua Wellness resort: A treehouse hotel

Nowadays, it seems there are more and more luxury treehouse hotels popping up across the globe. Take for example the Aqua Wellness Resort – a stylish hotel with private, secluded villas nestled among the treetops on a private white sandy beach along Nicaragua’s Pacific coast. Hmm, I sure like the sound of that… Continue reading

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Treehouse: between alder and oak

Could this be a nature lover’s dream come true? The concept of the tree house has always been on everyone´s childhood memories, as a kind of sacred place for joy and everlasting happiness. Baumraum has turned this shared passion into a reality: the Treehouse. Continue reading