Today we are reminiscing about our most popular blog post from 2013, "Tree houses becoming a trend in architecture?" We particularly love this post because it touches on many points that Milliken is passionate about - purposeful play, meaningful design and sustainability.
We look forward to bringing you more inspiring blog posts in the new year.
As more people are adopting a “green” outlook to life, the tendency to become closer to nature only grows. This has lead to an intriguing trend among architects and designers – tree houses!
But don’t be fooled by the name. Modern tree houses are not what you would imagine finding in a backyard. Instead, they have become an expression of the relationship between nature and humanity. From state-of-the-art, eco-friendly structures – to intricately designed buildings that are “one with nature” – these tree houses might in fact deserve a second look.
Here are a few pictures of the most unique tree houses we could find – enjoy!
Completely surrounded by nature, this house is quite literally – a tree!
This state-of-the-art “facility” was designed to include LED lights and a C02 neutral system to heat and cool the spaces.
This wooden sphere is an eco-friendly living quarters, and is suspended in the air.
What an amazing view there must be from this tree house built on wooden stilts.
Blending in perfectly with the Redwood trees, this beautiful tree house is actually a restaurant.
This wondrous tree house seems to disappear into its surroundings.
Though it might look like a normal home from the inside, this cabin is uniquely built in the trees.