Simple DIY Freestanding Treehouse
Seeing how simple the frame is for this freestanding backyard treehouse might just inspire you to build your own. Slovenian designer Ravnikar Potokar set this two-story getaway into a cluster of trees and installed a large glass window for taking in the landscape.
Floating Rectangles and UFOs at Tree Hotel
Sweden’s Treehotel offers a variety of stunning treehouse options, from a floating rectilinear structure to a mirrored cube and even a pod that looks like a UFO. Each room is entirely unique, set into the small village of Harads overlooking the Lule River valley.
Wheelchair-Accessible Tree House
It may not be elevated into the treetops, but this residence by 6a architects manages to capture the same feel for a woman who has become more reliant on her wheelchair. Made of reclaimed wood, the home gently flows from a half-story in height down to ground level.
Casa En El Arbol
A sprawling tree cradles ‘Casa en el Arbol,’ a rustic modern tree house by Urbanarbolismo located in Extremadura, Spain.
Boxy Treehouse Tower
Here’s an unusual take on the iconic tree house: a tower of stacked volumes that reaches nearly as high into the sky as the pines that surround it. The boxy modern observation tower is located in the Netherlands and features a climbable facade as well as six levels of lookout points.