Suzanne Dege’s “Hobbit Treehouse.” Originally built by the legendary natural builder, SunRay Kelley. Located on Orcas Island in Washington State. The three circular pods are all connected by hallways, decks, and bridges – evoking a certain charm reminiscent of the Ewok Village in Star Wars or an elven treehouse. The treehouse is now for rent for guests and visitors.


Urnatur, Sweden. “The wood hermitage is a place for relaxation and reflection. Here in the forest you can enjoy the luxury of simplicity, living in unique hand-crafted cottages, or in a tree house, without electricity. Sit down by the fireplace and savour the moment. The soft light of the kerosene lamp and the scent of boiled coffee readily guide you to intimate conversations, far from everyday pressures.”


Japan’s Largest Treehouse Was Built Around a 300-year Old Tree

A professional Japanese tree house designer for 15 years Takashi Kobayashi has built over 120 tree houses in Japan and globally. When he was approached by Risonare resort in Atami to construct a tree house for them, he knew the most vital point was to find the ideal tree. Named after the 300-year old camphor tree it was built around, the structure is titled after the tree in Japanese: Kusukusu

Completed in March of 2014, Kobayashi  partnered with Hiroshi Nakamura of NAP Architects to use 3D data, engineering and technology to produce the visually stunning and stable construction. 

To protect the tree, the tree house never touches the natural beauty. There is no harm done. 


Defy Gravity by Camping in the Air with Suspended Treehouse Tents and Hammocks Designed by Tentsile

Tentsile has updated their tent systems with a new small hammock for three, which could be placed on a multi-tiered treehouse. Among the new collection there is also a 2-layer tree tent, and a large communal tent, which holds six people in the air.

Its designers Alex Shirley-Smith and Kirk Kirche have rose the company into success with their innovative and fun camping strategy with the world’s most versatile tents. The benefits of using a Tentsile product lies in its eco-friendly effort. No ecological footprint will be left behind. It is constructed from an adjustable frame of 2.5ton webbing straps, a micro insect mesh roof, and a UV resistant, PU-coated and waterproof polyester fabric fly. These features make the tents unaffected by weather, typography, water, insects and other dangerous predators. 


The Cinder Cone Treehouses. A structure of two treehouses, a skating bowl, and a wood-fired soaking tub. The construction took about 12 months in total and costed around $170,000. One treehouse acts as a workshop and the other is for living. There is electricity and even Wi-Fi! Located in Skamania, Washington. 

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