Kid-Friendly Treehouse in Upstate New York

written by:
photos by:
July 14, 2014
as
Tree Bien
Read Full Article
  • 
  A 17-foot-tall freestanding play structure that designer Sharon Davis designed for her family in upstate New York can only be entered by climbing taut netting and entering through a trap door. Descending requires sliding down two structural-columns-turned-fire-poles.

    A 17-foot-tall freestanding play structure that designer Sharon Davis designed for her family in upstate New York can only be entered by climbing taut netting and entering through a trap door. Descending requires sliding down two structural-columns-turned-fire-poles.

  • 
  Davis worked with contractor Ted Timmer to construct the playhouse on her family’s 30-acre property. 

    Davis worked with contractor Ted Timmer to construct the playhouse on her family’s 30-acre property. 

  • 
  John Milich fabricated the slide in the freestanding treehouse. 

    John Milich fabricated the slide in the freestanding treehouse. 

  • 
  The polycarbonate interior is bounded by an exterior band of reclaimed white-cedar siding, open to the sky. 

    The polycarbonate interior is bounded by an exterior band of reclaimed white-cedar siding, open to the sky. 

Previous Next
Slideshow loading...
@current / @total
Read Full Article

You May Also Like

Join the Discussion

Loading comments...