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Treehouses (House That Jack Built)by David Pearson
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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:
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.
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