Hobbit Abode

During a rainy spring, characterized by nearly daily heavy showers or thunderstorms, the Hobbit family was eventually tired of permanently getting their rear ends wet in their muddy earthen hut. Following much pondering, Papa Hobbit finally developed a bold idea on a sunny day in May: “What about setting up our new camp under the…

At ground level

The special feature of this tree house is that it may be easily accessed via a horizontal bridge. This is because the garden, which slopes steeply towards the small group of nut and cherry trees, is terraced. The platform has dimensions of 350 x 600 centimetres, starting at a height of about 2.5 meters following…

Nut tree house

Originally, the nut tree seemed to be too branched to offer sufficient space for a treehouse, as, following a rather radical pruning in the past, the tree branches at a height of about three and a half metres into approximately 10 smaller trunks having the diameter of a thigh, each of these being densely foliated…

Land ahoy!

A Vienna-based film production company asked me whether I would be able to carpenter a boat as a treehouse into a tree, for an image film on behalf of sustainability. In this video, the client, the company Willhaben, wants to draw attention to the fact that recycling will reduce CO 2 . As the day…

Pötzblitz

This tree house was built in an outer district of Vienna in a wrist flick. It is carried by three mainly young spruces, which is why it is mounted on a more or less lower platform at a height of only two and a half metres. At the system of rods and levers of the…

Treehouse Krumbach

Winter 2018/19 posed a new challenge for us: a platform on an impressive twin lime tree, some 7 metres above the forest floor of an outlying garden in the foothills of the Alps. In order to manufacture the substructure, we had once again to rely on climbing using ropes, as the majority of the attachment…

Villa Villekulla

This treehouse had been intended as a surprise for the two youngest family members. For this reason, we only had a short period of two weeks to work our magic and transplant the semi-barrel-shaped hut, which had been prefabricated in our workshop, into the small group of trees consisting of two pines and one spruce…