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Publisher Comments:

There has always been romance and magic in the idea of living in the treetops. Here's a book to satisfy even the most vivid imagination.

However appealing the fantasy, the reality of designing and building a treehouse is a daunting challenge. Once accomplished, however; the rewards are a source of endless pleasure. Treehouses features the stories of more than 20 not-so-ordinary people who turned their dreams into real treehouses. This is a collection of the pinnacles of treehouse construction selected from all over the globe, from frigid Scandinavia to the tropics of Hawaii, with plenty of stops in between.

This is more than a wish book. You'll learn how to:

  • Re-create a wilderness spirit in your own backyard
  • Build your treehouse in the way that is best for the tree and the forest
  • Make building your treehouse as much fun as living in it
This little book is practical, bold, and inspiring. With an introduction and practical "Make It" section by acclaimed author and architect David Pearson, Treehouses gives you both the information and motivation to build your own treetop home.

Book News Annotation:

From elegant "treesorts" to arboreal protest camps, 22 eco-friendly treehouses are featured in builder/owner/guest accounts with color photos. The founder of the Ecological Design Association (UK) includes building tips, resources, and treehouse poetry.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

David Pearson DIP ARCH (Hons), MCRP and RIBA, is the author of The New Natural House Book, The Natural House Catalog, and Earth to Spirit. He is director of architectural consultancy at Gaia Environments and founder of the Ecological Design Association in the United Kingdom.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781890132859
Subtitle:
An Anthology of Poetry
Editor:
Pearson, David
Editor:
Pearson, David
Author:
Clifford, Susan
Author:
King, Angela
Publisher:
Chelsea Green
Location:
White River Junction, VT
Subject:
General
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Dwellings
Subject:
Tree houses
Subject:
Construction - General
Subject:
General Poetry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
House That Jack Built
Series Volume:
RN-425
Publication Date:
20010801
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
220
Dimensions:
8.16x8.08x.55 in. .92 lbs.

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