Tree Houses

Posted by dormouse (7th Jun 2004, 18:02) -

I thought that elven tree houses in LoTR were fantasy. But no, there are actually people growing houses, chairs, and tables. It's even got a name - 'pleaching'. Tree torture or harmony with nature? ;) See some pictures...

And there are lots more:

( - extensive site by someone who grows and sells them, with lots of further links.

( - history of the Tree Circus

( - another modern 'artist's page

somewhat terrifying essay on how to grow a tree house

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 Shuri ( 14th Jun 2004, 15:44, Rank: Soup Dragon )  reply

I get the feeling that fixing leaks is going to be a common problem in them houses..

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