TREE-HOUSES!!! What do you think about it? Is it only just backyard structures built for kids to play in? I don't think that. No a days tree-houses are constructed for different functions and in different forms, treehouses have the potential to be achitectural masterpieces, much like castles. They remind us that our natural habitat was once amongst the trees. Bellow I gave awesome tree-houses that really bring this notion to life. These magnificent structures will not only leave you speechless at how amazing they can look but will also make you wish that you had these beauties in your backyard when you were little.
Mirror Cube Designed by Tham & Vinegard architects, the cube is covered in mirrors which reflect its surroundings. Sweden’s ‘invisible’ hotel room contains a large bed, bathroom, lounge and rooftop terrace to soak in the view.
The Sustainability Tree house This Sustainability Treehouse is located at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia and it serves as a camp adventure site. Design architect, Mithun created this tree house to provide visitors with the opportunity to explore and understand the site and ecosystem on the different levels of the structure.
Roost Tree-house It is designed to copy the natural curves found in nature. The purpose was to build a tree house that could blend in with the surrounding forest. The tree house is built using sustainable materials. The design by Antony Gibbon looks like it came straight from Lothlorien (The Eleves’ forest home) in Lord of the Rings.
Yellow Tree-house Restaurant Built on a 40 meter high redwood tree, this tree-house is found in the north of Auckland, New Zealand. Shaped like a cocoon around the tree, the restaurant as well as its path, is illuminated by warm-colored lights at night.
4Tree House This tree house concept gives it the appearance of floating among the fir trees in Lake Muskoka, Ontario, Canada. It is constructed on the base of four existing trees, which resembles stilts. There are three levels in total with varying transparency, letting natural light in and out as much as possible.
Tea House Tetsu Located in Hokuto, Japan, the tree-house is surrounded by purple and pink cherry blossom trees. It is built especially for enjoying the cherry blossoms in full bloom and it’s also serves as a tea house.
Horace Burgess’s Treehouse. Located in Crossville, Tennesse, the tree-house is 97 feet tall and it uses 6 trees as its base. It took over 14 years to build this massive tree-house!
Wilkinson Residence Found in Portland, Oregon, this tree-house is built on a flag lot. The building was built to enhance the natural landscape as well as the flow of music.
Banyan Treehouse. This luxurious tree house which is made out of wood and glass is the perfect getaway from the busy life. It overlooks downtown Los Angeles and is built on the base of a large pine tree.
The Cocoon Built by students from London’s Architectural Association, it is a giant wooden cocoon suspended between the trees. It was visualized to be a quite getaway where dwellers can sit and watch the sun set.
Baumraum Treehouse Designed by Baumraum, this tree-house can be found in Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium. It helps to close the gap between the economy and ecology. It is equipped with state-of-the-art eco facilities.