Woodnest Treehouses in Norway by Architects Helen&Hard

woodnest treehouses

Completed this year, Woodnest in Norway is a family run business offering two stunning treehouses in which you can get away from the concrete jungle. The timber structures, by architects Helen&Hard, are nicely designed, wood-clad treehouses nestled in the woods of Odda, Norway that look out over the magnificent Hardanger fjord. Read more

Like a Tree House For Jesus, A Chapel On Stilts.

Residencial Capela Joá

The Residencial Capela Joá by Bernardes Arquitetura appears like a religious tree house. Built on stilts and suspended above the affluent Joá neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, the chapel’s rectangular glass structure emanates a mystical orange glow from between the branches of its tropical surroundings. Read more

It’s a Treehouse. It’s a Brewery. It’s The Treehouse Brewing Company.

Brewery in a treehouse

The other night I was watching Treehouse Masters on Animal Planet and caught an episode where Pete Nelson and his crew from Nelson Treehouse and Supply were constructing a 200 foot treehouse that would function as a brewery tasting site for the craft-beer loving folks who own The Mohican Cabins and The Grand Barn, a popular wedding venue in Ohio. Read more

The Wilkinson Tree House Residence By Robert Harvey Oshatz

The Wilkinson Tree House Residence

Located on a flag lot, a steep sloping grade provided the opportunity to bring the main level of the house into the tree canopy to evoke the feeling of being in a tree house. Read more

Stickwork. A New Book Featuring The Amazing Work Of Patrick Dougherty.

Sometimes It’s really nice to pick up an old fashioned book and be made aware of something compelling that may not have been posted on Facebook or Twitter or recently posted on numerous popular blogs. Such is the case when I opened up Princeton Architectural Press’ recently published Stickwork, featuring the amazing twig, branch and tree-like sculptural installations of artist Patrick Dougherty. Read more

The Treehotel In Northern Sweden Opens With 6 Tree Houses By Various Architects.

Treehotel in Northern Sweden

The Treehotel, run by Britta and Kent Lindvall, is a cooperative concept between well-known designers and architects. The result is a unique collection of hotel rooms (6 completed and open for booking as of this month) perched up in the pine trees of Northern Sweden. The concept “live in a treehut” is given a new dimension, created in harmony with nature and ecological values and is built on the philosophy to find another way to experience the value of a forest rather than cut the trees for industrial use. Read more

More Amazing Arboreal Architecture. Baumraum Tree Houses Part II.

Baumraum Tree Houses
above: Baumraum’s King Of Frogs treehouse at night

When it comes to tree houses in which even the most urban dweller would feel at home, no one tops Baumraum of Germany. Read more

Imagine A "No Girls Allowed" Sign On These: Baumraum Treehouses of Germany

Baumraum Treehouses of Germany

Baumraum, based in Germany, designs and builds treehouses. But not the types of tree houses I grew up with. The are actual arborial dwelling spaces that are nicer than many homes! Various sizes, styles and venues, they build all over the world. Small, large, split level…you name it. And every single one is a sight to behold. Read more