Shelter of Nostalgia by Thai designer Worapong Manupipatpong “I want to bring back the memory of when we experienced space with our small bodies, but with large imagination and borderless freedom,” he explains. These tree house-like cabins are built up around the column of a building rather than over the branches of a tree. The three wooden playhouses overlap one another as they stack up around the column and ladders connect each floor to the one above.
The Tea House by Archi-Union. The Tea House, located in the backyard of Archi-Union’s J-office, is constructed from the salvaged parts of the original warehouse’s collapsed roof. The design tries to embody harmony by integrating enclosure and openness, delightful space and logical construction and other complicated relations.
The Yellow Tree House by Pacific Environment Architects is built around a redwood tree 40 meters high and 1.7 meters in diameter at its base. Located north of Auckland in New Zealand, the tree house restaurant is made of plantation poplar slats and was built as a marketing promotion for New Zealand Yellow Pages.