Book preview: 'New Treehouses of the World'
Treehouse guy Pete Nelson is back with his fifth book. New designs include spheres that sway in the wind and a treetop plexiglass structure meant for communicating with outerspace.
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New Treehouses of the World Free Spirit Spheres( Pete Nelson )
Pete Nelson is a treehouse guy. His company the Tree House Workshop not only builds them, but he also travels the world finding inspiring homes in the treetops to write about and photograph. In May, his fifth book on the subject, "New Treehouses of the World," hits the stores. Here's a sneak preview.
Free Spirit Spheres: Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
The treehouse here was originally conceived as a spherical houseboat. It is 10.5 feet in diameter and is suspended by nylon ropes attached to three trees.
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