treehouse design

Up a Tree
When we think about tree houses, most of us we probably think of the ramshackle platforms built by kids and suspended precariously up in backyard oaks or sycamores.  (Those of us who are a bit older might also think about the amazing makeshift domicile in the movie "Swiss Family Robinson" or the wonderful "ride" of the same name at Disneyland.)   Not long ago, however, my daughter guided me to a trio of publications that cover tree houses from an entirely different perspective.  In reading them, I was enlightened to the fact that, first of all, tree houses