Dec 1, 2012
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The world’s Best & beautiful tree houses

A new book by Taschen, Tree Houses. Fairy Tale Castles in the Air, has compiled some spectacular images of some of the world’s great tree houses. Here are some of the highlights.

Tree houses, treehouses, or tree forts, are platforms or buildings constructed around, next to or among the trunk or branches of one or more mature trees while above ground level. Tree houses can be used for recreation, work space, habitation, observation or as temporary retreats.

Treehouse name: Teahouse Tetsu

Where: Kiyoharu Shirakaba Museum, Nakamaru, Hokuto City, Yamanashi (Japan)

The world’s Best & beautiful tree houses

Treehouse name: 4tree house

Where: Walker’s Point, Lake Muskoka Ontario (Canada)

Picture: Lukasz Kos

The world’s Best & beautiful tree houses

Treehouse name: Lake-Nest Tree House

Where: New York (USA)

The world’s Best & beautiful tree houses

Treehouse name: Ufo Tree Hotel

Where: Harads (Sweden)

The world’s Best & beautiful tree houses

Where: In the southwest of Irian Jaya (Indonesia)

The world’s Best & beautiful tree houses

Treehouse name: Hapuku Lodge

Where: Kaikoura (New Zealand)

The world’s Best & beautiful tree houses

Treehouse details: Mirrorcube Tree Hotel, designed by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

Where: Harads (Sweden)

The world’s Best & beautiful tree houses

Treehouse name: Free Spirit Spheres

Where: Qualicum Bay, British Columbia (Canada)

The world’s Best & beautiful tree houses

Treehouse name: Casa na Árvore, Lake House

Where: Araras, São Paulo (Brazil)

The world’s Best & beautiful tree houses

Where: Inkaterra, Canopy Tree House, near Puerto Maldonado, Tambopata (Peru)

The world’s Best & beautiful tree houses

Treehouse name: Bialsky Tree House

Where: Bridgehampton, New York (USA)

The world’s Best & beautiful tree houses

Cocoon Tree house

a contemporary take on the traditional tree house, ‘cocoon tree‘ is a 120kg spherical structure intended as a retreat,
suspended above the ground. its T6 aluminium structure – comprised of 12 elongated rods for the top,
and 12 shorter rods for the lower part – is covered in either korea tarpualin (basic version) or ferrari high quality tarpaulin (deluxe version).
a 2.4 meter wide circular bed made from a high density foam mattress is inset, outfitted with specially tailored linens.
the easy to assemble design can be accessed via security nets.

The world’s Best & beautiful tree houses

Luxury Cocoon tree bed

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