No longer just for Ewoks, treehouses have come a long way from the ramshackle plywood thingy your dad pieced together for you in the backyard. A number of architects are taking their inspiration from nature to create beautiful, comfortable, and contemporary dwellings in the trees.

Landliving has a great overview of some modern treehouses, from architecture student Lukasz Kos’s Ontario treehouse, to Joel Sherman’s award-winning elevated Steel Tree House in Lake Tahoe, CA, to Marcio Kogan’s tree-top canopy BR House in Brazil.

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