• Taking the Fun Out Of the Treehouse

    by  • November 20, 2007 • Architecture, Fun • 2 Comments

    Terreform, TeREForm, Michael Sorkin, Mitchell Joachim, Postopolis, Future-forward green design, green architecture, living tree house, growing treehouse, living architecture, fab tree hab, Omni Bub, shoe car, sheep car, sustainable designThis short video sums up a fascinating project:

    Inhabitat » VIDEO: Grow A Treehouse with TeReForm

    This idea expands on the notion of architecture that you can grow.

    Everything about it is very cool. But what strikes me is that in an effort to make the concept seem real, and a rational architectural step, they just never talk about it being cool. They’ve taken the idea of a treehouse and sterilized it of the notion of play and fun.

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    2 Responses to Taking the Fun Out Of the Treehouse

    1. November 21, 2007 at 10:53 pm

      That’s funny… I first heard about this project in a magazine (probably something like Ranger Rick) that my nine-year-old received as a gift. That write-up was almost completely about how cool this concept was!

    2. November 21, 2007 at 11:55 pm

      Well, I’m glad Ranger Rick gets it. Perhaps I’ll have to include that in my regular literature reviews:)

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