Treehouses

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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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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Green Talks: Nicole Freedman with Boston’s Bike Sharing Program!

Green Talks: Nicole Freedman with Boston’s Bike Sharing Program!

Our Third Green Talk with Boston's Bike Sharing Program!

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Green Talks: Gavin Newsom!

Green Talks: Gavin Newsom!

Our Final Green Talk with Gavin Newsom!

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Green Talks: Tom Hicks of USGBC!

Green Talks: Tom Hicks of USGBC!

Our Next Green Talk with Tom Hicks of USGBC!

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Open House New York

Open House New York

About openhousenewyork: openhousenewyork hosts year-round educational programs celebrating New York City’s built-environment, culminating in America’s largest architecture and design event, the Annual

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NYC: Exhibition Opening: Safari 7 Reading Room at Studio-X

NYC: Exhibition Opening: Safari 7 Reading Room at Studio-X

Germs, oysters, dogs, chickens, worms and humans are some of the species that populate the length of the MTA's 7 train -- affectionately known as the "International Express" to its riders in Manhattan and

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Mobile Treehouse: Log Cabin on Wheels Sells for $12K on eBay

Mobile Treehouse: Log Cabin on Wheels Sells for $12K on eBay

Online auctions are an easy way to browse for a dream residence without the use of your four-wheel gas guzzler, but the recent sale of a particular mobile home is far from your ordinary listing. A lucky

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Design Jazz: Improvisations on the Urban Street Reception

Design Jazz: Improvisations on the Urban Street Reception

PRATT MANHATTAN GALLERY PRESENTS THEORETICAL AND INNOVATIVE EXHIBITION ON URBAN STREET DESIGN Exhibition to Document Young Designers Working to Develop Street Furniture for Bronx Community-Led

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ANIMAL WALL: Deluxe Apartments For Birds and Bats

ANIMAL WALL: Deluxe Apartments For Birds and Bats

You don’t often hear about a wall being an object of desire, but that is exactly what Gitta Gschwendtner’s Animal Wall is for residents of all species in Cardiff Bay, UK. This 50-meter wall includes

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THE AGE OF STUPID – US Film Premiere

THE AGE OF STUPID – US Film Premiere

http://www.ageofstupid.net/ http://www.ncm.com/Fathom/OriginalPrograms/AgeofStupid.aspx

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COPENHAGEN DESIGN WEEK

COPENHAGEN DESIGN WEEK

http://www.copenhagendesignweek.dk/

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Baumraum’s Froschköenig Treehouse

Baumraum’s Froschköenig Treehouse

Sitting atop thin steel stilts, the Froschköenig Treehouse conjures up ideas of a space pod just landed among a canopy of trees. Designed by well-known treehouse designer and manufacturer, Baumraum, the

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Prefabricated Shelters Offer a Jungle Eco-Retreat

Prefabricated Shelters Offer a Jungle Eco-Retreat

Sitting among the canopy of a jungle forest near Yelapa, Mexico, these V-Houses by Heinz Legler are quite possibly an eco-adventurer's paradise. The treehouse-like structures are lofted 16 feet above the

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The BLDGBlog Book Launch & Presentation by Author Geoff Manaugh

The BLDGBlog Book Launch & Presentation by Author Geoff Manaugh

Almost five million readers have visited the BLDGBLOG Web site since it's launch back in 2004 for stories about the past, present news, and perdictions for the future of how humans will shape their

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World’s First Tower Made of Hundreds of Living Trees

World’s First Tower Made of Hundreds of Living Trees

Treehouses are nothing new to enterprising kids, but a group of architects at the University of Stuttgart in Germany have brought a new twist to the idea: the first tower made entirely out of living

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EXHIBTION OPENING: Maya Lin at PaceWildenstein Gallery

EXHIBTION OPENING: Maya Lin at PaceWildenstein Gallery

Maya Lin: Three Ways of Looking at the Earth A selection of large-scale installations from Systematic Landscapes will go on view at PaceWildenstein’s 22nd Street location in early September. NEW

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SF: West Coast Green

SF: West Coast Green

West Coast Green is the largest conference on green innovation for the built environment. On October 1st-3rd at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco 14,000 thought leaders and forward thinkers will

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SF: Architecture and the City

SF: Architecture and the City

The American Institute of Architects, San Francisco chapter (AIA San Francisco) and Center for Architecture + Design announce the sixth annual Architecture and the City festival, which takes place

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NYC: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

NYC: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week - New York - Spring 2010 Collection

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100% Design London

100% Design London

The contemporary interior design competition in London, UK.  September 24-27.

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Living Growing Root Bridges Are 100% Natural Architecture

Living Growing Root Bridges Are 100% Natural Architecture

In the forests of Meghalaya, India, the War-Khasis people have discovered a patient way of crossing the many rivers of their wet region. By guiding the roots of an abundant species of rubber tree, they

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