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Swiss Family Robinson Goes Frank Lloyd Wright

Designed by Vancouver architect Tom Chud, this ultimate tree house comes with a double bed, a counter, table, bench seats and storage lockers. It’s made of laminated wood coated in fiberglass and finished like a “fine yacht,” suspended by four attachment points at the top and bottom and accesed via a circular stairway and a short suspension bridge.

If you were wondering what to get me for my birthday — well, not this. The poodles are big fans of modern architecture, but a lifetime in single-story homes has left them a bit stair challenged. And that suspension bridge is nothing short of an invitation to disaster.

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Sorry for the light posting today, it’s a travel day. But I’ll be back at it tomorrow!

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Jane Hamsher

Jane Hamsher

Jane is the founder of Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect. She’s the author of the best selling book Killer Instinct and has produced such films Natural Born Killers and Permanent Midnight. She lives in Washington DC.
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