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100 Architectural Designs for Nature Lovers

From Suspended Nature Hideouts to Forest Canopy Lofts

— August 23, 2013 — Eco
These architectural designs for nature lovers are showcasing some wonderfully creative examples of how you can enjoy the beauty of the outdoors through these stylish structural designs.

People that live in congested city centers often have little to no access to greenery or fresh open air, which is why these structural designs for nature lovers are offering some helpful tips on how you can getaway and experience the great outdoors. From modern tree house structures to stunning eco-friendly retreats, these architectural designs for nature lovers will definitely have anyone feeling more in touch with their outdoor environment.

A great way to relax in a modern setting while simultaneously enjoying the surrounding nature, these architectural designs will allow vacationers to appreciate the outdoors in a very unique way.
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Transparent Botanical Abodes
Transparent Botanical Abodes
Kenneth Hobgood Architects 'Gk House' is an Ode to Flora
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Winding Woods Walkways
Winding Woods Walkways
A Path in the Forest by Tetsuo Kondo Architects Envelops You in Trees
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Winged Roof Residences
Winged Roof Residences
The Bird House by Alberto Rubio is Open, Airy and Luxurious
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Spinning Trees as Art
Spinning Trees as Art
'Joyful Trees' of Liverpool
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96
Heavenly Nature Stairways
Heavenly Nature Stairways
The Saunders Architecture Forest Stair Climbs to New Heights
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95
Camoflauging Community Centres
Camoflauging Community Centres
The SportPlaza Mercator by VenhoevenCS Blends In to Nature
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94
Hovering Rainforest Villas
Hovering Rainforest Villas
The Iporanga House by Nitsche Arquitectos Associados is Lavish
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93
Futuristic Flora Bridges
Futuristic Flora Bridges
The Urban Reforestation Project Aims to Make Kuala Lumpur Greener
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92
Contemporary Paneled Abodes
Contemporary Paneled Abodes
The 'Embrun House' By Vezzoni and Assosciates is a Majestic Marvel
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Trees to Hide Tech
Trees to Hide Tech
Stealthy Wireless Equipment Disguises Preserve Community Decorum
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90
Mountain-Mimicking Abodes
Mountain-Mimicking Abodes
The Villa SSK by Takeshi Hirobe Architects is Inspired by Nature
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89
Bali-Inspired Hilltop Abodes
Bali-Inspired Hilltop Abodes
The West Edge House by No Coffee Architects has a Panoramic View
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Forestry Inns
Forestry Inns
WISA Wooden Design Hotel is Made From Native Finnish Wood
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Scenic See-Through Dwellings
Scenic See-Through Dwellings
The Ana Paula Barros 'Loft Bauhaus' is Striking
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Forest Canopy Eateries
Forest Canopy Eateries
Koichi Takada Architects' TREE Restaurant is Like the Hometree in 'Avatar'
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Urban Jungle Architecture
Urban Jungle Architecture
The HWKN MEtreePOLIS Aims for an Organic Utopian Urban Design Strategy
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Half-Moon Homes
Half-Moon Homes
The Crescent House by Shigeru Ban Architects is Out-of-this-World Beautiful
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Hideaway Vacations in the Forest
Hideaway Vacations in the Forest
The Juvet Landscape Hotel
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Wild 70s Abodes
Wild 70s Abodes
The Johan Sundberg Bergman Werntoft House is One with Nature
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Tree Inhabited Homes
Tree Inhabited Homes
The Palm Tree House Features a Full-Size Tree Growing Up from the Basement
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Avian Apartments
Avian Apartments
'Super Kingdom' Birdhouse Exhibit
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Hip Rainforest Retreats
Hip Rainforest Retreats
Casa do Dean in Brazil is an Idyllic Jungle Paradise
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Ironic Senior Tree Houses
Ironic Senior Tree Houses
Benjamin Verdonck Builds a Child Fantasy for the Elderly
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Arboreal Abode Publications
Arboreal Abode Publications
Philip Jodidio Focuses on Fantasy Tree Houses in His New Book
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Green Museums
Green Museums
California Academy of Sciences (UPDATE)
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Transparent Treetop Cubes
Transparent Treetop Cubes
The Steam Studio is a Bizarrely Intriguing Recycled Space
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Transparent Tree Abodes
Transparent Tree Abodes
The Glass Tea Houses by Swatt Miers is a Quiet Getaway
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Treehouses on Log Stilts
Treehouses on Log Stilts
Zigloo Architecture
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Winsome Whitewashed Cottages
Winsome Whitewashed Cottages
Roaman House by Bates Masi is a Big Cabin with Character
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Folded Transparent Cottages
Folded Transparent Cottages
The Zeroplus Architects Sneeoosh Cabin Brings the Outdoors Inside
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Forest Offices
Forest Offices
Selgascano Architects Build Their Creative Space in the Woods of Madrid
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Compact Forest Abodes
Compact Forest Abodes
The 'House in Lemesos' by George Papadopoulos
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Indoor Forest Museums
Indoor Forest Museums
The Andrea Branzi Maribor Museum Takes Inspiration from the Forest
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Urban Mountainside Mansions
Urban Mountainside Mansions
The Spa House in Cape Town Fuses the City with Nature
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Foliage-Friendly Abodes
Foliage-Friendly Abodes
The Rooted Tree House Integrates Itself into Nature
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Sleek Workers Residences
Sleek Workers Residences
The Cooper Joseph Studio 'Writer's Studio' is Functional
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Rock Climbing Residences
Rock Climbing Residences
Ateliereen Viewing Tower Lets You Scale Towards the Summit
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The Ring House
The Ring House
Best Private House
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Arboreal Adult Abodes
Arboreal Adult Abodes
Crystal River Tree House by GreenLine Architects Fulfills Childhood Dreams
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Window-Loving Forest Homes
Window-Loving Forest Homes
The BR House by Marcio Kogan Lets Your Enjoy the Scenery
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Unassuming Forest Retreats
Unassuming Forest Retreats
The Outlandia Treehouse Art Studio is a Creative Space of Solace
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Cubed Camouflaged Havens
Cubed Camouflaged Havens
Malbaie V Residence by MU Architecture Blends into the Scenery
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Stunning Simplistic Retreats
Stunning Simplistic Retreats
The 'Warburg House' by Bioi in Alberta is Forest Surrounded
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Fibrous Treetop Towers
Fibrous Treetop Towers
The Agung Sedayu Center Will Thrive Amidst a Sea of Mangroves
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Boxy Integrated Mountain Havens
Boxy Integrated Mountain Havens
Ferienhaus Vitznau by Lischer Partner Blends Into its Surroundings
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Asymmetrical Log Housing
Asymmetrical Log Housing
The Remote 'Meadow Cabin' by Balance Associates Architects is Lovely
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Plant Rising Residences
Plant Rising Residences
The Isay Weinfeld 'Casa Grecia' is Closely Tied to Nature
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Surrealist Outdoor Architecture
Surrealist Outdoor Architecture
Edward James's Bizarre ‘Las Pozas' Secret Garden
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Serene Pond Abodes
Serene Pond Abodes
This Forest Pond House Accommodates Meditative Family Getaways
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Serenely Artful Valley Cabins
Serenely Artful Valley Cabins
Feldman Architects Have Designed the Ultimate Getaway Heaven
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Woodsy Cabin Dwellings
Woodsy Cabin Dwellings
The Lochmara Lodge Combines Elements of Comfort with Nature
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Railroad Homes
Railroad Homes
The Bridge House is Nestled in the Trees of Rural Austrailia
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Super Tree Houses
Super Tree Houses
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Treetop Castles
Treetop Castles
The Duke of Northumberland's Swanky Forest Mansion
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Woodland Forest Dwellings
Woodland Forest Dwellings
Fernanda Marques 'Loft 24-7' House plays with Eco-Architecture
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Rollable Houses
Rollable Houses
3DReid and Blue Forest Create School House That Can Rotate
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Modern Wood Cabin Residences
Modern Wood Cabin Residences
The Skyward House by Kazuhiko Kishimoto is Contemporary and Woodsy
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Eco Earthy Architecture
Eco Earthy Architecture
Kendle Company Uses Ancient Building Techniques for Modern Marvels
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Arboreal Restaurants
Arboreal Restaurants
Okinawa Tree House
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Contemporary Shingle-Clad Cabins
Contemporary Shingle-Clad Cabins
This Eco-Resort is Disguised in Roofing to Sink into its Setting
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Towering Ewok Treehouses
Towering Ewok Treehouses
The Finca Bellavista Housing Project Lets Residents Live in Eco Harmony
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Hovering Arboreal Architecture
Hovering Arboreal Architecture
The HP Tree House by mmp Architects is Easily Maintained
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Classy Glass Cabins
Classy Glass Cabins
The Ultra Modern Villa-K by Cell Space Architects is Tucked in the Forest
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Artistic Arboreal Abodes
Artistic Arboreal Abodes
The Banyan Drive Tree House Marries Tree Efficiency With Modern Style
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Habitable Glass Greenhouses
Habitable Glass Greenhouses
Garden Shed by Ville Hara Furnishes Around-the-Clock Nature Lovers
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Arboreal Tropical Villas
Arboreal Tropical Villas
The ‘Treehouse' by Van Der Miszewski Architects is Stunning
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Riverside Weekend Retreats
Riverside Weekend Retreats
The 'River House' by Ziger/Snead Architects Intersects Landscapes
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Indoor Forest Homes
Indoor Forest Homes
The Elok House Holds an Eco Sanctuary Inside Its Walls
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Triangular Jungle Shelters
Triangular Jungle Shelters
V-Houses by Heinz Legler Offer Stunning Views Without Damaging the Land
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Suspended Nature Hideouts
Suspended Nature Hideouts
The Cocoon was Created for Nature Lovers to Leisurely Lounge In
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Enrapturing Forest Residences
Enrapturing Forest Residences
Flowing Lake by David Vandervort Frames Modern Perspectives
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Open-Space Jungle Homes
Open-Space Jungle Homes
Be Wild yet Cozy in the MC1 House by Robles Architects
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Underground Offices
Underground Offices
Selgas Cano Architecture's Subterranean Work Space
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Idyllic Eco Chalets
Idyllic Eco Chalets
Cedar Haven is an Unbelievable Paradise Retreat
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Conch Architecture
Conch Architecture
Kotaro Ide's Seashell House Is Nestled in the Forests of Japan
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Roofed Treehouse Residences
Roofed Treehouse Residences
The Suppose Design House in Fukawa Encases Cantilevered Spaces
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Eco-Friendly Forest Communities
Eco-Friendly Forest Communities
The New Forest Homes in Oyama, Japan are Built to Tree Patterns
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Luxury Modern Tree Houses
Luxury Modern Tree Houses
The E’terra Samara Resort is a Canadian Gem
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Two-Level Treehouses
Two-Level Treehouses
The Hechtel-Eksel Tree House by Baumraum is Environmentally Conscious
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Tree-Integrated Homes
Tree-Integrated Homes
The Atypical Treehouse Incorporates a Fallen Tree into Its Design
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Earthy Green Houses
Earthy Green Houses
The Suoi Re Village Community House is at Home With the Environment
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Forest-Embracing Abodes
Forest-Embracing Abodes
Dutchess Country Residence is Made of Wood and Passable Glass
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Caged Treehouse Restaurants
Caged Treehouse Restaurants
The Yellow Treehouse Opens its Doors in New Zealand
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Hobbiton Coast Houses
Hobbiton Coast Houses
The Dune House by William Morgan Molds Nature into Modernism
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Tent-Shaped Homes
Tent-Shaped Homes
The dmvA A-Framed House is Like Camping in Comfort
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Wild Woodsy Homes
Wild Woodsy Homes
The ‘Tree House Porch’ by John Grable Architects is Divine
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Ewok Tree Houses
Ewok Tree Houses
Benoit Fray Creates Futuristic Arbol Abodes
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Suspended Spherical Campers
Suspended Spherical Campers
The Orb Shaped Tree Tent Dwelling by Luminair Remixes Tree Houses
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Tree-Hugging Houses
Tree-Hugging Houses
This Cabin by Cyren & Cyren Takes Tree Houses to New Heights in Sweden
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Eco-Friendly Portable Hotels
Eco-Friendly Portable Hotels
The In-Tenta Drop Eco Hotel Concept is Organic
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Modern Tree Houses
Modern Tree Houses
The Los Molles House is a Retreat for Grown-Ups
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DIY Portable Wooden Sanctuaries
DIY Portable Wooden Sanctuaries
The Hermit Houses Offer a Remarkable Way to Enjoy Nature
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Tiny Timber Stack Shacks
Tiny Timber Stack Shacks
The Lab Zero Yeta Log Cabin is the Perfect Forest Retreat
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Treetop Mansions
Treetop Mansions
This Huge Structure is the World's Tallest Tree House
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Treetop Suites
Treetop Suites
Lumber Lodging in a Tree House in the Hotel Hofgut Hafnerleiten
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Eco-Friendly Cozy Cottages
Eco-Friendly Cozy Cottages
Matali Crasset's 'Le Nichoir' is a Snug Abode Tucked Away in Nature
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Jungle Architecture
Jungle Architecture
The Lofted Forest Home by Rover Harvey Oshatz Inspired by Music
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Top 8 Tree Houses
Top 8 Tree Houses
Arboreal Abode Resorts & Commercial Projects
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Forest Canopy Lofts
Forest Canopy Lofts
The Ultimate Tree House Designed by Robert Harvey Oshatz
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Custom Adult Tree Houses
Custom Adult Tree Houses
Baumraum Architects
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