Treehouses can be some of the most whimsical, take-your-breath away structures that allow one to get lost for hours. Whether it’s creating, reading, sharing a good conversation, writing or just staring at the stars– there’s a use for a treehouse in everyone’s life.
The 16 that we’ve found to share with you come in all shapes and sizes. From restaurants to solitary retreats, mirrored facades and giant orbs; there’s surely something in here that’s appealing on all levels. A treehouse isn’t always confined by the standard constraints of 2×4′s and open windows. In 2012, there are so many new and profound ideas on how to get our lives up into the air and breathe a little better, and dream a little bigger. Check out our favorites below.