Treehouses

Treetop Party: Help Artist Benjamin Jones Paint His TreeHouse This Weekend in NYC!

Treetop Party: Help Artist Benjamin Jones Paint His TreeHouse This Weekend in NYC!

Like owning a pony, playing in a treehouse is one of those childhood dreams that many urbanites just never get to fulfill - but if you're going to be in NYC this weekend, you can cross one of those of

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360° Fly-in is a Panoramic Bird Feeder for the Avifauna Enthusiast

360° Fly-in is a Panoramic Bird Feeder for the Avifauna Enthusiast

360° Fly-in is a cleverly crafted bird feeder made from organic materials, and does no harm to trees on which it is installed. Created by Mexican design consultancy NOS -- best known for their

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Dan Phillips Builds Enchanting and Affordable Houses from Recycled Materials

Dan Phillips Builds Enchanting and Affordable Houses from Recycled Materials

When Dan Phillips was a child, he saw his parents suffer through the Great Depression years and he quickly learned to value what he had. When he was 14 years old he built a bicycle completely out of scrap

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Twiggy Bird Nest Suite is One of 5 Awesome Rooms at The Swedish Tree Hotel

Twiggy Bird Nest Suite is One of 5 Awesome Rooms at The Swedish Tree Hotel

What's not to love about this awesome Tree Hotel? Designed by the Swedish group Inrednin Gsgruppen, it currently comprises five funky treehouse rooms with an additional 20 on the way. One of the rooms,

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Delta Escape is a Serene Treehouse Fortress on Argentina’s Tigre River

Delta Escape is a Serene Treehouse Fortress on Argentina’s Tigre River

A vertical rectangular structure, built by an artisan from Buenos Aires, the building is constructed from both concrete and bricks, and the interior is encased in wood. Each door and window slides open

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The Nest: A Wild Wooden Treehouse That Sways 23 Ft Off the Ground

The Nest: A Wild Wooden Treehouse That Sways 23 Ft Off the Ground

One of the coolest features of the Nest is that Romero suspended it from an airplane cable 23 feet off the ground. Unlike more traditional treehouses that are anchored to their base tree, the Nest sways

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Incredible Yellow Treehouse Restaurant Rises Above New Zealand

Incredible Yellow Treehouse Restaurant Rises Above New Zealand

Located on the edge of a redwood forest with views over open meadows and streams, the treehouse restaurant is a magical integration of nature and function. Access to the pod is gained via a long low angle

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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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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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Japanese Space Agency to Use Fishing Nets to Scoop Up Space Junk

Japanese Space Agency to Use Fishing Nets to Scoop Up Space Junk

In a fascinating use of time-tested technology to address uniquely modern problems, Japanese space agency JAXA is teaming up with Japanese fishing net maker Nitto Seimo to haul in some of the 100,000-plus

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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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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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Lofty Hooch Bamboo Treehouse Holds Record for Smallest Building Foundation

Lofty Hooch Bamboo Treehouse Holds Record for Smallest Building Foundation

Building an entire home on long, thin stilts is a feat within itself, but how about balancing it on a single point? Well that's exactly what Jo Scheer does with every bamboo treehouse he lovingly builds.

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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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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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How to Foster Workplace Productivity With Food & Fitness

How to Foster Workplace Productivity With Food & Fitness

The idea that happier employees are more productive employees is by no means new, but one employer is taking his devotion to keeping his team happy, healthy and productive to new levels of cushyness.

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baumraum’s Tiny, Precariously Perched Tree House in New York

baumraum’s Tiny, Precariously Perched Tree House in New York

Called the Cliff Treehouse, the home is situated atop a pile of rocks - which doesn't sound like an ideal foundation! But rest assured because baumraum knows a thing or two about extreme treehouses. While

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Industrial Designers Society of America: “There is No ‘Away’”

Industrial Designers Society of America: “There is No ‘Away’”

This mini-poster by the Industrial Designers Society of America gets straight to the point: Don't throw anything away. There is no "away." Thanks for the reminder, IDSA, that one person's trash is another

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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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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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Warsaw Library Sprouts a House on a Tree

Warsaw Library Sprouts a House on a Tree

Designboom points us to this quirky House on a Tree art installation, which recently sprung up at the University of Warsaw Library. Designed by the Warsaw Art-curator Collective konarska-konarski the

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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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Elevated Living’s Hooked Up Eco-Friendly Tree Houses

Elevated Living’s Hooked Up Eco-Friendly Tree Houses

These aren't your granddaddy's treehouses! Elevated Living takes, well, elevated living (as their name implies) to the next level with their souped up green tree homes which feature outdoor living spaces,

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Architectural Buckypaper Paves Way for Buildings of the Future

Architectural Buckypaper Paves Way for Buildings of the Future

Photo Credit: Carbon Nano Tubes by Anastasios John Hart Nanotechnology is generally pursued by scientists and those involved with high-tech gadgetry, weapons, and medical devices, but that doesn't mean

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SF: Golden Gate National Park Endangered Species Big Year Kick-off Celebration

SF: Golden Gate National Park Endangered Species Big Year Kick-off Celebration

The Golden Gate National Parks Endangered Species Big Year is a race against time to observe each of the 36 endangered and threatened species found within the Golden Gate National Parks, while taking 36

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World’s Tallest Treehouse Built From Reclaimed Wood

World’s Tallest Treehouse Built From Reclaimed Wood

When God told Horace Burgess to build a treehouse, he promised that Burgess would never run out of materials. So far he hasn't. Using tons of reclaimed wood, Burgess has built a 10 story treehouse in

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NYC: ECOUTERRE LAUNCH PARTY: October 29 at KAIGHT!

NYC: ECOUTERRE LAUNCH PARTY: October 29 at KAIGHT!

In celebration of our recent launch of Ecouterre and we are having a party, and want YOU to join us! Join us for organic cocktails, vegan cookies and snacks while you look through the sustainable styles

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