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Published on November 29th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


Urban Treehouse

I’m not going to lie, I was a huge fan of the movie Swiss Family Robinson as a kid, and certainly dreamt about living in such a place as they lived. When I went to Disney World, I think I was most excited by the Swiss Family Robinson home. The house below certainly isn’t the same, but the fact that it was inspired by the Swiss Robinson Treehouse and is super cool and efficient has me smiling. Check it out:

The Urban Treehouse (via Green Living Ideas)

Nine years ago Daniel LiCalzi, Product Designer and Co-founder of sustainable design studio Design Since, wanted an apartment near his university. He answered an ad for a 271-sq-ft Brooklyn apartment with an eat-in breakfast nook. The term “nook” turned out to be an exaggeration. The apartment…

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