Oftentimes – too often, it seems – we clear trees to make way for buildings. These structures turn that expectation on its head; every entry in this collection has been built to accommodate a tree or trees, in surprising and creative ways.
When you're tired of city life — or just tired of life on the ground — there's nothing more wonderful than scampering up a tree to your bedroom. A few lucky people among us actually get to do it. Here are the places they go: the most beautiful and bizarre tree houses in the world.
JK Rowling's children probably get a little bit more of the Hogwarts magic than your average child does, and it looks like Rowling's latest property improvement project will bring them even more Harry Potter whimsy. Rowling has filed for permission to build a pair of fantasy treehouse towers in her back garden.