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A cosy hut on a tree, in which you can hide from everyone and feel completely safe, is perhaps the most common childhood dream. Modern architects and designers managed to fully realize their childhood dreams in reality. Nowadays, in different countries of the world you can see original houses that have been built on trees. They impress with their unusual shape and interior decoration. Among treehouses, there are unique ones from the ecological point of view, as well as those that amaze with their high-class technical equipment. Some architects managed to build houses that are completely habitable. You can spend several days inside and fully experience unity with the surrounding natural harmony.

Free Spirit Spheres, Canada

In Canada in the area of ​​Qualicum Beach there is one of the most amazing house complexes on trees, named ‘Free Spirit Spheres’. Equipped among the crowns of trees, houses really have a spherical shape. The developer of the unusual project is an inventor Tom Chadley. Surprisingly, for the construction of unusual houses inventor took into account the technology of building sailboats and canoes. The basis of each sphere is formed by a wooden frame made of cedar or pine. Unusual round houses are covered with artificial leather, which allows them to shine in the sun and completely excludes the ingress of moisture into a house.

Free Spirit Spheres, Canada Spheres were suspended to trees on heavy ropes. To get into them, you need to climb a spiral staircase equipped around a tree trunk. Each of the spherical houses is unique. Some spheres are distinguished by first-class technical equipment, including a microwave oven and even a refrigerator. An average cost of spherical houses is about 150000 USD. Curious travellers have an opportunity to rent a house for the weekend.

The average diameter of spherical houses is about 3 meters, the weight is about 250 kg. Since its opening, the original complex does not cease to attract the attention of creative natures and those who like to spend time in picturesque places. For travellers who wish to spend a few days in a cosy tree house, it is worth considering that in windy weather the spheres are swinging sensibly, people with seasickness can feel discomfort in them. Next - Alnwick Garden Treehouse

Alnwick Garden Treehouse, United Kingdom

Alnwick Garden Treehouse, United Kingdom The main attraction of the British town of Alnwick is a park with the same name, on the territory of which you can see many interesting objects. Among them, is the largest Treehouse in the world. The cost of the huge construction is 3.3 million pounds sterling. In fact, the huge house is a real complex, which includes a restaurant, a shop and even a private dining room. Complete article

Pitchford Hall, United Kingdom

Pitchford Hall, United Kingdom Another original tree house is to be found in the British village of Pitchford, on the grounds of the ancient estate of Pitchford Hall. The estate was built in the second half of the 16th century and has been rebuilt many times over the long history of its existence. At the end of the 19th century the complex of buildings was significantly expanded. The exact date of construction of a small house on a tree remains for certain unknown. It was built of wood in general for the manor style. The tree on which the building is located, in itself is an outstanding landmark. The age of sprawling linden is estimated to be about 900 years. Complete article

Mirror Cube Tree Hotel, Sweden

Mirror Cube Tree Hotel, Sweden In the Swedish city of Harads takes guests an amazing ‘Mirrorcube’ Hotel. Its unusual design was developed by specialists of Tham & Videgård Arkitekter company. The construction is fixed on the trunk of a tree and is a regular mirror cube with a side of 4 meters. The main building material for the construction of the unusual treehouse is light aluminum. The outer walls of the cube are lined with reflective glass. Complete article

House Blue Forest, Greece

House Blue Forest, Greece In Greece, there is also an amazing house built amidst the lush crowns of trees. It is located in Athens. The project of the unusual house has been developed by experts of the British company Blue Forest. The main goal of the project was a construction of a unique and high-tech house in the style of James Bond. One of the picturesque private plots has been chosen a place of construction. The house is safely considered to be synonymous with modern luxury. Complete article

4Treehouse, Canada

4Treehouse, Canada In Canada, in the immediate vicinity of Toronto is a charming 4Treehouse. It was built in a fabulously beautiful forest, not far from Lake Muskoka. The author of the original wooden house project is a student of the local design university Lukasz Kos. The design of the house, which in the night lighting very much resembles a traditional Japanese flashlight, was the diploma work of the talented student. Complete article

House in Crossville, United States

House in Crossville, United States The largest tree house in the world is located in the USA, in the city of Crossville. The project was developed under the guidance of a world-renowned landscape architect Horace Burgess. A huge ten-storey house is incredibly beautiful and is in perfect harmony with the surrounding landscape. In the construction of a unique house has been invested about 12000 US dollars, to significantly reduce the cost of implementing the project has become possible due to the indifferent attitude of local residents. Complete article

House Takashi Kobayashi, Japan

House Takashi Kobayashi, Japan Takashi Kobayashi, who has already designed more than 120 unique tree houses, is the world-renowned Japanese architect. It must be mentioned that the architect has learned the art of building a house independently. He describes his unusual work as an attempt to create a new interesting national tradition in society. Complete article

Vogelenzangpark 17bis, Belgium

Vogelenzangpark 17bis, Belgium Among the outstanding landmarks of Ghent is an original sculptural house with a complex name Vogelenzangpark 17bis, which was specially equipped for the opening of the TRACK: A Contemporary City Conversion festival. Located on a tree, the model of a small cottage is an exact copy of the building that is next to the tree. After the end of the art festival it has been decided to preserve it. Complete article

Tree House for Humans, Japan

Tree House for Humans, Japan A very interesting tree house can be seen in Japan, on the territory of the natural center of Momofuku Ando. The latter deals with the active propaganda of recreation in the open air and draws the attention of the public on the environmental protection problems. A few years ago, the original house, whose outline was reminiscent of a huge birdhouse, was built on the territory of the Nature Reserve. The construction of the house was done by specialists of the famous design bureau Nendo, their project was officially called "House for 78 birds and one person." Complete article

Costa Verde Hotel, Costa Rica

Costa Verde Hotel, Costa Rica In Costa Rica, lovers of relaxation in unusual places will have an opportunity to spend a few days in one of the most amazing hotels of the planet. Its only luxury room was opened in a refurbished Boeing 727 aircraft, the body of which was fixed on a tree and supplemented with a small wooden extension. Equipped in the plane, the presidential suite impresses with its luxurious design. One of its main features is a bathroom with Jacuzzi located in the bow of the plane. Complete article

Tea House Tetsu, Japan

Tea House Tetsu, Japan In the Japanese city of Yamanashi is an interesting museum Kiyoharu Shirakaha, surrounded by a beautiful garden. One of the most unusual 'exhibits' of this museum is situated in the garden. It is a magic tea house built on a tree. The interior of the cottage has been designed according to beautiful national traditions. Having located at the panoramic window, guests of the hotel can taste the best sorts of tea and admire a wonderful panorama of the surroundings. The construction of the house is quite original and does not contain ordinary doors of the traditional kind. To get into the house, one has to climb up a special staircase and then use the hatch in the floor. Complete article
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