Gallery: 6 High-Flying Treehouses for the True Escapist

Like an enormous chrysalis, the Yellow Treehouse Restaurant in New Zealand is a gorgeous network of poplar and redwood slats, high above a redwood tree. A project of the Yellowpages (yes the phone book), the slatted sphere lets in 360 degrees of natural light
 
Like an enormous chrysalis, the Yellow Treehouse Restaurant in New Zealand is a gorgeous network of poplar and redwood slats, high above a redwood tree. A project of the Yellowpages (yes the phone book), the slatted sphere lets in 360 degrees of natural light into the interior of the café. Eighteen diners can enjoy the café at once, enjoying a birdseye view of a nearby stream while noshing. Soon, the space hopes to host private events and functions.

+ Yellow Treehouse Restaurant

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4 Comments

  1. natalie09 August 11, 2012 at 4:36 am

    you can see the interior. just click on the name of the tree house below, it will send you to more pictures.

  2. angeloak August 11, 2011 at 11:44 am

    Do tree houses hurt trees? According to TreeTopBuilders, “Yes. Let’s just get that out of the way. You can’t walk within twice the radius or drip line of a tree without compressing the soil where its roots are trying to absorb nutrients from the air pockets that used to be there before you compressed it. Digging holes or using pin foundations (for posts to support the treehouse from the ground) cuts some of the small absorbing roots, even when no big roots are cut. Drilling holes into trees to install tree house fasteners hurts trees. Treehouses are not natural and I have never seen a tree house that did not at least temporarily cause the tre e some amount of stress.” http://www.treetopbuilders.net/faqs.html

  3. woodbadge237 July 13, 2011 at 6:31 am

    Would love to see the interiors of the wonderful creations as well as some of the other designs you show

  4. ssocolick July 11, 2011 at 10:46 am

    I would have loved to see the insides…

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