These spellbinding tree houses will bring your childhood dreams to life.
Few dwellings capture the imagination like tree houses—and when they’re designed by talented architects, the effect is positively enchanting. These 16 tree houses pack in fantastical features ranging from bicycle-powered elevators to metal slides and built-in hammocks perfect for stargazing.
The 4TREEHOUSE is a two-ton, 410-square-foot tree house suspended 20 feet off the ground from steel airline cables anchored to four tree trunks. Toronto–based architect Lukasz Kos says, “This was really a parameter-driven project. That is, I had to let the trees decide how the house would be.”
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