treehouses by takashi kobayashi, japan
 
treehouses by takashi kobayashi, japan
mar 28, 2013

treehouses by takashi kobayashi, japan

treehouses by takashi kobayashi, japanall images courtesy of treehouse people

 

 

 

takashi kobayashi is a self-taught designer that has brought treehouse vernacular to the japanese landscape. the carpenter and architect of 120 houses throughout japan, his prolificness is borne of a deep-seated investment in the creation of a new architectural tradition in his country added to the hefty, overall aim of each project- to erode the boundary between man and nature. using reclaimed wood, the designer and his collective treehouse people have developed methods since the first building in 1993 for the arboreal structures balanced on living boughs and limbs that avoid stunting the growth of the tree.

 

treehouses by takashi kobayashi, japan‘tree house in kagoshima’ by takashi kobayashi / tree house peopleimage © treehouse people

treehouses by takashi kobayashi, japan‘tree house in higashi izu’ by takashi kobayashi / tree house peopleimage © treehouse people

 

 

 

  • I think they’re great. I’d live in one.

    beble
  • Still.. Minibus aside, it’s still cool. Some things – like that VW age well.

    And you have to give it to him for his version of ‘pilings’.

    Jim

    jimCan
  • looks like someone found an old copy of the Whole Earth Catalog – where’s the VW minibus?

    dbkii

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