Posts Tagged ‘arboretum’

They’re not Just for Ewoks Anymore

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

I thought my obsession with treehouses was bad — I’ve been fantasizing about treehouses since I first saw Swiss Family Robinson as a kid — but the design mavens at Inhabitat have really been bitten by the bug. This roundup of their favorite treehouse finds over the past few years ranges from a glowing Japanese lantern-like structure nestled among fir trees on Lake Muskoka, Ontario to two Buckminster Fuller-inspired geodesic domes linked by a canopy walk.

As I said the other day, every arboretum and botanical garden needs at least one of these awesome arboreal aeries. 

What Every Arboretum Needs

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Some of the most spectacular treehouses you’ve ever seen, constructed around the world by a company called Baumraum.