Gallery: Cork-Clad Treehouse Grows Roots & Intermingles with the Branch...

Nestled into the branches of a hundred year old oak tree in Extremadura, Spain is private treehouse for children to play and adults to relax in. The Rooted Treehouse, designed and built by Alicante-based Urbanarbolismo, is hidden amongst the branches and leaves of the tree as a secret escape. To minimize impact on the tree, the deck and enclosed space are held up by extra stabilizers and supports that extend down to the ground like roots. The treehouse relies on natural daylighting and is covered in a heather-like material and raw cork bark.

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