“If your favorite childhood memories are of hiding in lofty playhouses conspiring with your friends (or you still aspire to do so), Philip Jodidio’s photo-heavy coffee table book will turbocharge your longing for a space among the trees.”
“A dizzying array of fantastical architectural feats, a bible to alternative living.”
Tree Houses. Fairy Tale Castles in the Air
Out on a Limb
The sky’s the limit with 50 ingenious tree houses around the worldThe idea of climbing a tree for shelter, or just to see the earth from another perspective, is as old as humanity. In this neat TASCHEN edition, take a tour of some of our finest arboreal adventures with 50 of the most beautiful, inventive, and enchanting tree houses around the world.
From romantic to contemporary, from famed architects to little-known craftsmen, you’ll scale the heights to visit all manner of treetop structures, from a teahouse, restaurant, hotel, and children’s playhouse to simple perches from which to contemplate life, enjoy the view, and discover that tree houses take as many forms as the imagination can offer. With an abundance of gorgeous photographs and illustrations, this is an ode to alternative living, where playful imagination meets eco-sensitive finesse.
Fairy-Tale Castles in the Air
Multilingual Edition: English, French, German