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Tree Houses

Posted by dormouse (7th Jun 2004, 18:02) - http://www.newscientist.com

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:

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

(www.bonfantegardens.com) - history of the Tree Circus

(www.danladd.com) - another modern 'artist's page

somewhat terrifying essay on how to grow a tree house


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read biography for - Shuri

 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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