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Posted on 7/03/2011 12:30:00 PM

22 Most Incredible Tree Houses Ever Built

Designed by Luskaz Kos the 4Treehouse is suspended 20 feet above the forest floor with steel cables in Lake Muskoka, Ontario, Canada.

The Driftwood Egg Treehouse
Built by famous treehouse designer Takashi Kobayash of driftwood gathered from a nearby beach for a Nescafé television commercial, this lovely structure is nestled on Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido.

02 Treehouse
Designed by Dustin Feider, the O2 Treehouse is made completely of recycled materials and is suspended rather than bolted to the trees to minimize environmental impact.

Alnwick Garden
A view of Alnwick Garden.

Hang Nga's Tree House
Known to Vietnamese locals as "The Crazy House," it's owned by the daughter of the ex-president of Vietnam, who studied architecture in Moscow.

Finca Bellavista
Another view of Finca Bellavista, a community in Costa Rica of 24 structures all hanging from trees.

Baumraum Treehouse
A stunning treehouse from german firm Baumraum.

Temple of the Blue Moon
Peter Nelson designs magical treehouse through his company Treehouse Workshop, Inc, including this one in Fall City, Washington.

Banyan Treehouse
Built by Rockefeller Partners Architects, this structure functions as an art studio/guesthouse in the Nichol's Canyon area of Los Angeles, CA.

Redwoods Treehouse Restaurant
This restaurant near Auckland, new Zealand was built by Pacific Environment Architects, Ltd. as part of a marketing campaign for the Yellow Pages.

Alnwick Garden
This gigantic house at Alnwick Garden has trees growing up and through the structure.

Too High Tea House
Designed by Terunobu Fujimori, this tea house sits in Chino, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, atop three chestnut trees.

Blum House
A modern gem built by Dustin Feider of O2 Sustainability.

Kadir's Treehouse
Kadir's Treehouse is a hostel on southern Turkey's Mediterranean coast.

Firesphere House
Another of Roderick Romero's stunning treetop creations, this one built on eucalyptus trees in Brentwood, CA.

Greenwich Village Treehouse
After a long legal battle, artist Melinda Hackett's baskyard treehouse in New York City was granted landmark status and allowed to stand.

Beach Rock Tree House
Takashi Kobayash's Okinawa treehouse can be visited at Japan's Beach Rock Resort.

Pat and Laurie's Treehouse
An amazing creation of Peter Nelson's Treehouse Workshop, Inc., this structure in Western Washington includes a span installed by Sahale Bridge Builders of Seattle.

Finca Bellavista
The Finca Bellavista community in Costa Rica is home to 24 structures all hanging from trees.

Horace Cathedral
Horace Burgess of Crossville, Tenn has been working on his creation for 20 years using reclaimed barn wood.

Free Spirit Spheres
Built on vision and engineering, these handcrafted spheres are suspended like pendants from a web of rope. They occupy a truly unique place in the world on the west coast of Vancouver island, while providing a habitat for the un-tamed spirit that exists in us all.

Lantern House
Designed by Roderick Romero, this treehouse is Santa Monica, CA was built of 99 percent salvaged lumber — including the stained glass, which he recovered from an old movie set.


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anney on Jul 3, 2011, 10:02:00 PM  

One of my dreams is to have a treehouse!

Anonymous on Mar 11, 2012, 6:41:00 AM  

you will probably never in your life own a treehouse .. sorry!