Cocoon Tree is a spherical aluminium structure that weighs only 130 pounds. Rigged up with ropes and secured by nets, the structure has 12 locking points for both the suspension and for lateral stability.
Wotten sourced the stump from a fallen burled Sitka Spruce, one of the largest conifer species in the world that can grow up to 300 feet in height. The enormous stump was hollowed out to create a one-room
Spherical eco-lodges that hang from the trees could allow eco-tourists to observe and immerse themselves in the flora and fauna in the Nam Et-Phou Louey Biodiversity Conservation Area in northern Laos.
The term 'glamping' has come into relative prominence in recent times to describe the phenomenon of glamorous camping—encountering nature in comfort, sleeping in stylishly designed structures. And while
London-based Tate Harmer teamed up with Gensler and artists Natalie Jeremijenko and Shuster + Morseley to design and build a temporary pod-like office space meant to encourage people into the park near
This cozy prefab Hut on Stilts is a great micro-home for those looking to escape the bustling city life and spent time in a peaceful natural setting. The tiny building elevated from the ground, sitting on
The story of Raven loft started with the idea to live simply, sustainably, and low-cost. Geoff de Ruiter, owner of Raven Loft, bought a half acre forested plot of land for $35,000 through a court ordered
From her Tiny House on the Prairie in Boise, Idaho, minimalist designer and dressmaker Kristie Wolfe dreamt up her mini vacation home in Hawaii. The funds she saved by downsizing enabled her to build a
When Luciano Pia undertook to design a five-storey, 63 unit residential apartment building in Turin, he sought to break from the homogenous urban development that was consuming the area. What resulted was
The suspension-style cabin, called Dom'Up, is a lightweight tree shelter that leaves no trace or impact on itss surrounding environment. Brainchild of Dutch arboriculturist Druno de Grunne and architect
The studio is a masterpiece in warm ochre. Built from locally-sourced hoop pine, the studio is not the first cylinder Pritchard has designed. He admits to using the circular form in other projects, as he
Peter Bahouth, former Greenpeace executive director and current executive director of the U.S. Climate Action Network designed and built the Secluded Intown Treehouse after six months of design and six
Long time friends Tom Hare, a celebrated willow sculptor, and Zoe Lathbury have always talked about the dying Cherry tree at the back of Zoe's garden and its potential for one of Tom's fabulous designs.
After completing his gorgeous 30 foot high treehouse, Ethan Schussler scoffed at the idea of having to climb up and down a giant ladder all day. Rather than abandoned his tree top escape, the designer put