Connor is a bright and positive boy who has struggled with Kidney issues since he was 5 years old. After a routine physical, when he was beginning elementary school, doctors determined that he would be needing Kidney dialysis three times a week. After years of this ongoing treatment, Connor’s parents received the life-changing call, regarding a […]
Located just south of Zihuatanejo, Mexico, this ArtisTree treehouse resides at an eco-luxe resort called Playa Viva. Inspired by the intense beauty of the Pacific Ocean and the challenge of using sustainably-sourced materials, this ArtisTree creation was built entirely with powered hand-tools. The treehouse boasts a total of 700 sq./ft, split between two levels that […]
Named after two local species of trees, Willow & Juniper break outside the box of conventional architecture. Using biomimicry, the design of this pair of treehouses was inspired by the shape of a leaf. As do the leaves of a Texas Ash tree, Willow & Juniper highlight the subtle beauty of Nature’s design. These treehouses […]
In this treehouse, we employed our love of family and created a treehouse designed just for that! With multiple bedrooms, and space to stretch out, this treehouse supports contentment for kids and parents alike. The Nest has an emphasis on ‘up-cycling’, and biomimicry. With features such as round rooms, green roofs, pallet walls, and a […]
The expansive canopy of cypress trees and our love for circular structures inspired this magnificent treehouse, The “Lofthaven”. It serves as a romantic getaway for outdoorsy couples. In addition to the 350sq./ft. treehouse, on the edge of the ravine hosts a 700sq/ft bathhouse, and kitchenette. ArtisTree created a one-of-a-kind waterfall bathtub using Texas-native rock and wood.
This contemporary octagonal treehouse-located in Austin, Texas-serves as an outdoor workspace, a place to drink morning coffee, and a place to enjoy the sunset over the valley. Residing at the top of an old-growth American elm, this sky-deck also includes an 8×6 ft tree hammock.
Overlooking the Guadalupe River in Hunt, Texas, this treehouse serves as an observation deck, outdoor classroom, and sleeping platform for Camp La Junta. Residing 20 feet up in two old-growth bald cypress trees, the Camp La Junta treehouse is composed of FSC Douglas fir and western red cedar.
Life is a journey…and so is building a treehouse. We love the process of creation and want to share it with you. For more information on construction techniques and “how to treehouse,” send us your questions.
Ohana, in Hawaiian, means family. With this identity at its core, the house was designed around an outdoor living space to bring everyone closer together while they enjoy the continually comfortable Hawaiian weather. Dwelling at Ohana House is an elegant way to become immersed in nature and bring people together. With inspiration from Japanese minimialism, this […]
This tiny house is part of a regenerative, off-grid community compound. It sits at the base of Mauna Loa volcano, which is not only still very active but is also known to be the largest volcano in the world. This 450 square foot solar-powered tiny home is situated on the 1990 Kalapana lava flow and […]
This eco-adventure canopy tour, located in Austin, Texas, is the birthplace of ArtisTree and continues to be a collaboration between ArtisTree and Cypress Valley. In 2005, with the aim of blending adventure with ecology education, the 88-acre bison ranch became the first zipline tour in the continental U.S. As Cypress Valley pioneered the process of […]
Will Beilharz, the founder of ArtisTree, was mentored by his father while constructing this 19-sided house that was based on Buckminster Fuller’s book Synergetics. During the 5 years, it took for David and Will to build their family home, Will and his family of six lived off-grid in a yurt. Learning to live in rhythm […]
Originally an organic farm greenhouse used for seed sprouting in Austin, Texas, this project was inspired by upcycling and passive solar methods. Designed and built by ArtisTree in 2015, this 1br/1ba apartment merges native materials with recycled materials to produce a funky and warm abode.
Combining our knowledge of small spaces and light-weight design, we refurbished this beautiful piece of history. We used all of the original body panels combined with a modern, eco-lux interior design to create a one-of-a-kind Airstream. A few highlights are the recycled sho-sugi-ban floors, custom black walnut cabinets, custom ArtisTree headboard, and recycled glass tile […]
This one-of-a-kind chair and lounge area was created in guise of a Japanese meditation room. Using 100% recycled materials, minus color stain, ArtisTree blended the world of outdoor seating with that of art installations. The Zen Tree Lounge can be hung from practically any tree. If you are interested in renting or buying your own […]
We find ways to suspend our constructions…no matter how near to the ground they dwell. This patio was built with a welded steel frame, craft-milled cypress decking, and a carbonized-wood bar top. It serves as an extra workspace, meeting area, and after-hours stage for Onion Creek Productions in Austin, Texas.
A little over two years ago, Austin, Texas experienced five uncontrolled wildfires. Many people lost their homes and some lost everything. These chandeliers are made from the charred remains of what once was a grove of live oak trees. ArtisTree’s “Living Chandeliers” highlight the chaotic, and sometimes destructive, essence of mother nature. At Ray’s on […]
ArtisTree teamed up with Ben Newman Studios at this high-tech Finnish design company to create an innovative and intriguing workspace. Bringing in the best of nature, we created a chandelier that is inspired by fireflies drifting through tall Texas grasses at dusk. This one-of-a-kind workspace in the heart of Austin, Texas was created by using […]
This Bay Area Treehouse in Mill Valley, California was created by the collaborative efforts of ArtisTree and the talented owner, Dustin Feider, and other skilled friends at O2 Treehouse.
ArtisTree teamed up with their local friend Dustin Feider, Owner of O2 Treehouse, to build this creative and playful treehouse in Los Gatos, California.