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

Do Treehouses Damage Trees?

Do Treehouses Damage Trees?

Today, we’re going to be asking if building treehouses damages trees, and if so, what methods we can employ to minimise this damage. The short answer is yes, a certain amount of damage to the tree is inevitable when building a treehouse. However, as living organisms, trees have ways of protecting themselves and recovering fromRead More

Blue Forest’s Quiet Mark Treehouse by John Lewis among the central features at The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Blue Forest’s Quiet Mark Treehouse by John Lewis among the central features at The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

We could say that our Quiet Treehouse is back with a bang, except that it’s kind of the opposite. Designed to showcase how “quiet technology” can be used to create a refuge from the racket of modern life, the Quiet Mark Treehouse and garden by John Lewis announces itself silently. The Quiet Treehouse is among the centralRead More

Trees in fiction and the treehouses they inspire

Trees in fiction and the treehouses they inspire

From mythology and religion in the times of norse gods and tapestries, we have had a continued fascination with trees. As they dominated our daily lives we made homes amongst them and treehouses in them. They are the stuff of fiction and wild imaginations and for a lucky few they become tangible play and leisureRead More

Treehouse Hero – Joel “I guess I just wanted to build something cool” Allen

Treehouse Hero – Joel “I guess I just wanted to build something cool” Allen

What drives a man to abandon his career to learn carpentry, spend months of his life building an enigmatic wooden orb, only to live in it for a week and then relinquish any pretence of ownership to it? We’re not sure, but we’re glad he did it.   The Man: Today’s treehouse hero is JoelRead More

Treehouse Heroes: Korowai People

Treehouse Heroes: Korowai People

This week’s treehouse inspiration: We look at the Korowai Tribe’s authentic treehouses. If any of you haven’t watched BBC’s Human Planet series then we strongly recommend that you spend the next bank holiday investing some time in this extraordinary series. One of the episodes features a tribe in New Guinea known as the Korowai; aRead More