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. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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