Tree Houses by Architects

Tree Houses by Architects

Book - 2004
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Tree houses are no longer just for children. With the growing excitement surrounding tree house architecture, adults around the world are building their own treetop hideaways -- savoring the childhood memories, feelings of nostalgia, and images of fantasy that are evoked by these almost dreamlike constructions. TreeHouses: Living a Dream brings together the most innovative ideas of today's architects and designers, providing readers with a comprehensive exploration of the unique construction methods that allow these amazing structures to adapt to their changing environments.

From Nebraska and Georgia to France and Germany, this book features a variety of projects that include playrooms, weekend retreats, home offices, dining rooms, and more. Each case study includes interior and exterior photography, as well as detailed site and floor plans accompanied by concise, informative text. With more than 350 full-color illustrations, TreeHouses: Living a Dream is sure to help every reader make a reality out of their tree house fantasy.

Publisher: New York : Harper Design International, 2004.
ISBN: 9780060572860
0060572868
Branch Call Number: 728.9 TREE HO
Characteristics: 173 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Trulove, James Grayson

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Yuletide
Apr 10, 2015

A coffee table book that is pretty to look at but not the best if you really want a tree house. Plus it might inflate your children's expectations!

rod368 Oct 01, 2011

The majority of the houses in this book are not actually treehouses. Most are simply set intimately amongst trees.

In addition, the houses tend to look much the same -- mainly rectilinear modernist designs, which I note is also the style the author (who is an architect) works in.

If you are looking for information on treehouses proper, this is not your book. But some of the houses are beautiful, if you like the style.

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