Dans les arbres
I just spotted this crazy hanging treehouse, which looks like a cross between those uber 60′s hanging bubble chairs and an Ewok dwelling! Designed by Tom Chudleigh the Free Spirit Sphere is an eco-friendly living quarter that was created to co-exist unobtrusively with its forest environment. I wish these had been around back in the treehouse days of my youth. Too bad these things cost between 100 – 250K. FREE-SPIRIT ECO TREEHOUSE
New Zealand’s Whimsical Yellow Treehouse Restaurant The Yellow Treehouse Restaurant by New Zealand based Pacific Environments Architects Ltd. (PEL) is a stunning architectural feat perched high above a redwood forest. Appearing for all the world like an enormous chrysalis grafted onto a 40-meter-high redwood tree, the project is constructed of plantation poplar slats, redwood balustrading milled at the site, and it makes extensive use of natural lighting throughout.
Home Rotational forces can be used to unfold an umbrella without any solid elements. The umbrella is made of a double membrane similar to a paraglider building a cavity. This cavity is connected to the ambient through air inlets near the axis.
AGENCE D'ARCHITECTURE GILLES EBERSOLT SARL
para ver en espanol', vaya aqui Check out the new website/beta version here This is the internet home of the tropical treehouse in the lush hills of Rincon, Puerto Rico The Bamboo Treehouse
Birding Tower Located in neighboring Perry County is Perry Lakes Park, where the Rural Studio has completed four projects since 2001. The latest addition is a 100-foot-tall birding tower that offers an unparalleled view of the park's bird habitat. Four thesis students worked with the Alabama Forestry Commission to select a decommissioned fire tower, then purchased it from the state for $25. “The catch was,” says team member Natalie Butts, “we had to remove it.”
4TREEHOUSE by Lukasz Kos What is it about tree houses that we love so much? Their playfulness, the escapism they offer, and the platforms they provide into nature all come to mind. We have written about the 4Treehouse by Lukasz Kos before, but when we saw it again in this month’s Dwell, the gorgeous glowing image stopped us in our tracks.
Styx Valley Protest Shelter Interview with The Financial Times (London) You have a reputation for subversive and innovative projects – can you share your views on the future of treehouse design? Is there anyone that does not have a soft spot for treehouses?