How To Build a Tree House In 9 Steps

Getting your own tree house can be a rewarding experience that brings so much joy to the entire family. Not only does it provide a playhouse for your kids, but it will also make a great hang-out spot for everyone. However, building a treehouse is more than just carpentry. The building process tends to be […]

Paarman Tree House

Cape Town, South Africa – Malan Vorster Architecture and Design Project Year:  2016 Area:  117.0 m2 Photographers:  Adam Letch, Mickey Hoyle Tree houses are places associated with fun and adventure, and of times spent outdoors. It is the ultimate hideout spot. Wanting an “adult hideaway place”, the homeowner added the Paarman Tree House into his […]

Tree House in East London

Taking the garden to the home in East London

East London  United Kingdom – 6a Architects Built area:      57 sqm Year:      2013 Photographs:      Courtesy of 6a Architects The challenge – a mother confined to a wheelchair and increasingly, to a single room in a heritage listed home with major restrictions on renovations and additions. The solution was to […]

The Redmond Treehouse

The Redmond Treehouse - Redmond, Washington

Redmond, Washington – Steve Rondel Most kids dream of having a tree house for a hideaway or just a place to play in. Some parents indulge their kids and build one for them. One dad took to the task on a higher level – literally – three storeys high in fact, with what is now […]

A Treehouse for the Mind, Body and Spirit

Atlanta Georgia – Peter Bahouth Photography: Jane Field-Lewis Tucked away in the middle of an Atlanta backyard, is this three-room treehouse strung together with wooden bridges.  Owner Peter Bahouth and builder Nick Hobbs created this eclectic space from an assortment of salvaged and recycled materials. Peter is an environmentalist whose love of nature and memories of […]

ecoPerch – would you like it here or there?

Anywhere – Blue Forest Size:  48m2 (516 sq. ft.) This home brings to mind the Dr. Seuss book, Green Eggs and Ham.  “Would you like them in a tree?  Try them, try, them, you will see. You may like them in a tree!” This home can be ‘perched’ just about anywhere – in a tree, on […]

Takasugi-an, “A Tea House Built Too High”

Takasugi-an, “A Tea House Built Too High”

Nagano Prefecture, Japan – Terunobu Fujimori Photography: Edmund Sumner Teahouses are an essential component of Japanese culture.  They are very quiet. restful places typically designed and built by the owners to increase intimacy with the space. Takasugi was designed and constructed by architect Terunobu Fujimori on a family plot in Chino, Nagano Prefecture. The tree-bound tea house sits atop […]

The Hemloft

The Hemloft

Whistler British Columbia – Joel Allen Gone forever now, but what an interesting story this is! Built on public land, this home lead the owner (borrower of public space?) to a new beginning. Built from materials sourced free on Craigslist, it’s proof of human resourcefulness. “Like so many wonderful accomplishments, the HemLoft sprang from broken […]

Camp Treehouse

Camp Treehouse - Camp Wandawega

Elkhorn, Wisconsin – Camp Wandawega There is a lovely story behind this unique house. When the property was first purchased by a couple, her father hung a swing in the branches of this tree to “christen” it. Shortly after this, her father passed away, and the tree contracted a disease. Rather than cut it down […]

BlueForest Treehouses

Anywhere  –  BlueForest Treehouses Ltd What is it about treehouses that make them so alluring? Blue Forest (UK) Ltd is an award winning company that specialises in design and construction of luxury treehouses.  They turn fantasies – for adults and children, into reality. We hope you enjoy these examples.  More can be found on Blue […]