Interior design in treehouse construction: A few basic principles

Interior design in treehouse construction: A few basic principles

With a plethora of design platforms and seemingly inexhaustible number of pinboards dedicated to treehouses, there is no disputing that most of us are fascinated by them. Far from the simple makeshift structures we may have assembled as children, modern treehouses are architectural feats. From sleek organic shapes that appear to be suspended mid-air toRead More

What exactly is sustainable construction and how is Blue Forest doing its part?

What exactly is sustainable construction and how is Blue Forest doing its part?

‘Sustainable’, like ‘eco-friendly’, ‘environmentally friendly’ and ‘green’ are terms applied to processes and materials that are manufactured in ways that have a relatively low impact on the environment and pose the lowest possible amount of environmental threat through their transport, use and disposal. Fossil fuels are typically at the opposite end of this spectrum. TheyRead More

Treehouse Heroes: Julia ‘Butterfly’ Hill

Treehouse Heroes: Julia ‘Butterfly’ Hill

At Blue Forest we are committed environmentalists, and of course, given our affinity for trees, we have a special interest in forest preservation. So when we heard the tale of the woman who lived exclusively in a tree for 738 days just to stop it from being cut down, we knew we had to writeRead More

Summer’s ending, but it’s not too late to bond with trees

Summer’s ending, but it’s not too late to bond with trees

As forecasters accurately predicted, August was replete with disappointing weather. However much to our delight, the Met Office have raised hopes of an Indian Summer with an optimistic three-month outlook. News of this forthcoming weather shift is very welcome in slowing the sobering message that summer is drawing to a close. So there’s still plentyRead More

Tree Houses In Fiction – 6th September is Read A Book Day

Tree Houses In Fiction – 6th September is Read A Book Day

What do tree houses symbolise for you? Ask almost anyone and they will have a distinct childhood experience – whether they built their own, played in a friends or simply dreamt of having one. And each experience will have its own symbolic value: from that first taste of freedom to developing an appetite for adventureRead More

Treehouse Heroes: This Guy

Treehouse Heroes: This Guy

This week’s Treehouse Hero entry is a bit of a silly one, and requires no explanation. What a guy. This elevating innovator is named Ethan Schlusser and comes from Idaho, USA. Ethan says his reason for constructing such an unorthodox route to his treehouse was simply that he “got tired of climbing a ladder sixRead More