Collection by Olivia Martin

Structured Fun: Modern Playhouses We Love


From a prefab tree house to a converted dairy, these six structures serve one purpose and one purpose only: as places to play.

Davis worked with contractor Ted Timmer to construct the playhouse on her family’s 30-acre property.
Josie’s tepee playhouse stands on a platform, where she and her friends erect sets for their theatrical productions.
Laminate floors by Dream Home, an Abbyson Living sofa, a desk, and a sleeping loft outfit the interior.
The Case Study–like structure is framed in timber and clad in alternating modules of stained plywood and colorful,...
Danish furniture and product designer Nina Tolstrup, who works under the name Studiomama, conceived a huge,...
With ingenuity and plenty of elbow grease, architect John Tong turned an old Toronto dairy into the ultimate family...