What is it about tree houses that we love so much? Their playfulness? Escapism they offer? Or the platforms they provide into nature? When I was a kid, the most exciting thing I can imganine is to live at a treehouse in forest. However, treehouse isn’t only associated with one’s childhood. In these days, more and more adults are seeking the peace and playfulness a treehouse can provide. Hence, we can find more and more interesting and amazing treehouse built around the world. Take a look at the 11 amazing treehouses we collected around the world and let us know which one is your favorite.
Most of us live in the crowded city life and dream about exotic uncivilized life. The Lion Sands Game Reserve, located at the Sabie Sand Reserve in South Africa might be the prefect escape, where you can observe amazing wildlife like lions, hippos, and giraffes in their natural habitat, all while staying in comfortable treehouse with spectacular view.
Located about 4 hours northwest of Toronto, Canada, eco-friendly resort E’terra Samara will soon add a series of 12 environmentally-friendly tree-house villas that will provide visitors with extreme luxury in the form of a futuristic design. Developed by Farrow Partnership Architects, the concept is designed to minimize its footprint on this UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve and have people interact with wild nature and live in it without disturbing.
The structure is designed to be suspended from the tree’s trunk, rather than following the common practice of nailing to the tree, thereby hugging the tree rather than piercing its flesh. For the treehouse itself, it will provide a nested bedroom area, a furnished living space, a composting toilet, and an eco-friendly shower, all sheltered from various weather conditions by a PTFE fiberglass-coated non-toxic fabric roof.
Try to find some special place for your summer vacation? How about this awesome Tree House? This giant “bird nest“, is one of five existing tree hotel designed by Swedish group Inrednin Gsgruppen (See the invisible tree house of this series here). It is supported by the tree in which it is perched and covered in twigs.