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Outlandia Treehouse Art Studio Set in the Lush Scottish Highlands

Outlandia Treehouse Art Studio Set in the Lush Scottish Highlands

The tree house is reachable via a quarter-mile boardwalk, which was built by students of Lochaber College’s Environmental Conservation group. Outlandia has a small artist studio, connected to a larger

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Victor: Serene Meditation and Tea Hut by Jeffery Poss

Victor: Serene Meditation and Tea Hut by Jeffery Poss

In our busy world, people go to great lengths for serenity. What could be more relaxing than sipping tea in your own private tea house on a tranquil pond? Architect Jeffery Poss’ private Victor

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Crystal Treehouse: A Rustic Loft Perched Above an Icy Colorado River

Crystal Treehouse: A Rustic Loft Perched Above an Icy Colorado River

We typically think of treehouses as tree-friendly structures, so the fact that many of them are constructed out of wood that was obtained by bulldozing entire forests doesn't make much sense. That's why

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Spuce Treehouse is a Wintry Backyard Playground for Kids

Spuce Treehouse is a Wintry Backyard Playground for Kids

It's not a good idea to show this awesome treehouse to your kids unless you're willing to endure them constantly begging you to make one just like it for them. Designed by Robert Potokar with the help of

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Old Garage Transformed into a Cool Co-op Office In Central Madrid

Old Garage Transformed into a Cool Co-op Office In Central Madrid

The former garage situated between the two main train stations in Madrid fell into disrepair and was basically untouched since the 1940's. Officials of The Hub and ch + qs architects saw that it was still

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Old Fishing Warehouses Transformed into Rooftop Penthouses In Holland

Old Fishing Warehouses Transformed into Rooftop Penthouses In Holland

The coast of Holland once played host to a large fishing industry. As such, a number of large warehouses lined the waterfront to accept the fish. But when the fishing industry downsized, many of these old

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Help Bring a Sustainable TreeHouse to Governors Island, NYC This Summer

Help Bring a Sustainable TreeHouse to Governors Island, NYC This Summer

If you never got to play in a treehouse as a kid, here’s your chance to frolic in one that’s being planned for New York City this summer! Called “A Sustainable TreeHouse,” the

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First Full Bamboo School in Philippines Stands Up to Tough Stormwinds

First Full Bamboo School in Philippines Stands Up to Tough Stormwinds

At the moment, the bamboo school is a prototype at the Nato High School in the Bicol Peninsula around the southeastern part of Luzon. Currently, the structure consists of 2 classrooms and a set of

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VIDEO: Grow a Treehouse with Terreform

VIDEO: Grow a Treehouse with Terreform

We love treehouses here at Inhabitat and are enamored with eco-architect Mitchell Joachim's visionary ideas about how to grow living treehouses from ficus molded around frame structures. We've covered

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ECO EWOK TREEHOUSES: Finca Bellavista Rainforest Village

ECO EWOK TREEHOUSES: Finca Bellavista Rainforest Village

If you been dreaming of picking up roots, living on the edge, or literally going out on a limb in terms of eco-lifestyle possibilities, then Finca Bellavista: A Sustainable Rainforest Community might be

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Micro LA Tree House Creates a Contemporary Dream Retreat

Micro LA Tree House Creates a Contemporary Dream Retreat

The sculptural form of this LA treehouse is a perfect fit for its occupants as the design was inspired by the owner's art collection. Given as a surprise gift from a husband to his wife, the space is a

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Renaud Morel’s KABAN is a Tree House Retreat for Adults

Renaud Morel’s KABAN is a Tree House Retreat for Adults

Working with design company Dans mon Arbre, Morel designed Kaban at the Kapellerput Country Estate. The project echoes the relationship between architecture and nature with a design that is in unison with

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Prince Charles to Become Slumlord Millionaire of Eco Community in India

Prince Charles to Become Slumlord Millionaire of Eco Community in India

The Prince of Wales is taking time out of his royal activities to work on a new pet project - an 'eco-utopia' in the slums of India. Prince Charles and his charity, The Prince’s Foundation for the Built

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Inhabitat Editors’ Top Stories of 2011 – Vote for your Favorite!

Inhabitat Editors’ Top Stories of 2011 – Vote for your Favorite!

New Year's Eve is coming up quick - and as the hours tick down to the ball drop, the Inhabitat editors have reflected upon the past year and picked out our favorite green design stories from 2011! It's

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Cantilevered Contemplation Platform Is a Meditative Treehouse

Cantilevered Contemplation Platform Is a Meditative Treehouse

Hidden in the hills of Portland, Oregon, artist Devan Anthony recently completed construction of this modern treehouse that he calls a 'Cantilevered Contemplation Platform.' Sited on a steep hillside

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Recycled Suitcases Used To Furnish Shanghai’s URBN Hotel

Recycled Suitcases Used To Furnish Shanghai’s URBN Hotel

The boutique hotel was designed by A00 Architecture and is set within a renovated warehouse in the heart of Shanghai. Set back from the street and surrounded by a high wall and gate, the hotel features a

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Baumraum’s World of Living Tree House Sits on Spider’s Legs

Baumraum’s World of Living Tree House Sits on Spider’s Legs

Located in Rheinau Baden-Linx, Germany (right near the French border), World of Living is a rather unusual type of establishment. It was conceived to show off WeberHaus' homes, but in a fun, interactive

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Greenbuild 2010 Kicks Off Next Week in Chicago!

Greenbuild 2010 Kicks Off Next Week in Chicago!

Attention green building aficionados! If you can’t make it to Chicago for the Greenbuild conference next week, don’t panic -- we've got you covered! We'll be walking the expo hall, hitting the

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Tree Adventure is a High Flying Walkway with a Giant Bird Nest

Tree Adventure is a High Flying Walkway with a Giant Bird Nest

Photos by Paul Warchol When designing the high-flying exhibit, Metcalfe balanced perceived danger, actual safety, beautiful materials and real trees to make for a playful and exhilarating

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UPDATE: Amazing Treehotel Opens in Sweden!

UPDATE: Amazing Treehotel Opens in Sweden!

The idea behind the hotel is to provide a place where visitors can get away from the stress of their busy lives and come live in harmony with nature. Located inside a boreal forest, four of the six

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6 Eco Offices That Beat Your Cubicle Any Day

6 Eco Offices That Beat Your Cubicle Any Day

VIBRANT BELGIAN ECO OFFICE IS GREEN OUTSIDE AND IN This colorful workplace is so creative that you might never guess that it's home to Infrax, a Belgian utility provider. And it isn't just green on

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Boxy Wooden Treehouse Tower Now Open in Netherlands!

Boxy Wooden Treehouse Tower Now Open in Netherlands!

Standing at 25 meters high, the wooden tower is supported by a steel skeleton with staircases going up between and across the cubes. Only two of the six cubes are accessible, with the third one being the

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Gorgeous Mirror-Walled Treehouse Hotel Now Officially Open!

Gorgeous Mirror-Walled Treehouse Hotel Now Officially Open!

If you've been there and done that, here's something that you definitely haven't checked out yet -- this gorgeous mirror-walled treehouse hotel just opened in Sweden, and is now accepting reservations! So

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Stunning Swedish Treehotel Opens This Weekend!

Stunning Swedish Treehotel Opens This Weekend!

A lofty project in terms of both architecture and altitude, the Treehotel opens this Saturday, July 17th. So far, the hotel consists of four rooms, each located in a separate building suspended in the

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Hang Nga “Crazy House” is a Creepy Fairy Tale Treehouse in Vietnam

Hang Nga “Crazy House” is a Creepy Fairy Tale Treehouse in Vietnam

We’ve seen some cool treehouses here at Inhabitat, but never as zany as this creepy hotel in Dalat, Vietnam. Unlike regular treehouses, which sit upon the branches of trees, the Hang Nga Guesthouse

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In Vitro Habitat: a House Made of Meat!

In Vitro Habitat: a House Made of Meat!

We've waxed lyrical about botanical walls, green roofs and living treehouses on Inhabitat for years - is the next logical step a home made from animal tissue? Mitchell Joachim from Terreform thinks

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World’s Tallest Treehouse Was Commissioned by the Almighty

World’s Tallest Treehouse Was Commissioned by the Almighty

At a staggering 10 stories high, this treehouse -- or more like tree cathedral -- is the world's tallest. The builder, Horace Burgess, claims that when God told him to build it he vowed that he would

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