10 Modern Treehouses We’d Love to Have in Our Own Backyard

Does that childhood feeling of running away to live in a treehouse ever really leave us? We think not, so we scoped out 10 really cool treehouse we’d love to retreat to when we need a little calm. Read more: http://design-milk.com/10-modern-treehouses-wed-love-to-have-in-our-own-backyard/
  1. The HemLoft is a private, egg-shaped hideaway built within the trees in Whistler, Canada.
  2. RPA’s Treehouse sits on a steep ridge in Los Angeles’ Nichols Canyon and is used as an office/studio and getaway, complete with a unique butterfly roofline.
  3. The Tree Snake Houses were designed by Luís Rebelo de Andrade and Tiago Rebelo de Andrade in Portugal to resemble a snake sliding through the trees in a forest.
  4. Nozomi Nakabayashi designed this Hut on Stilts high off the ground amongst the trees to be used as a sleeping getaway or a writer’s office.
  5. Snøhetta is responsible for the jaw-dropping Treehotel, located in a forest in Northern Sweden. Their latest elevated cabin is called The 7th Room and it’s a two-bedroom space nestled amongst the trees.
  6. In Calistoga, California, O2 Treehouse designed this two-story treehouse for overnight guests and play.
  7. Takashi Kobayashi has built over 120 treehouses in Japan, including this box-like structure, which features wavy planks of recycled wood as shingles on the exterior to achieve its unique look.
  8. In a suburb of Cape Town, Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design designed this unusual, cabin-like treehouse in a clearing amongst a bunch of trees.
  9. Villa Ardilla is an artist residence on a hillside in Granada, Spain, that's a tree-surrounded retreat that ditches typical wood as its main material and instead uses corrugated metal that’s painted red and green.
  10. Perched 11 meters off the ground, this treehouse by Andreas Wenning of German firm baumraum is a getaway for the owners whose main house is on the property.