Why build a treehouse?A treehouse is a structure that holds the magic and beauty of Nature and provides the space for our souls to soak in peace.Being in the trees allows us to connect with the natural world, an experience often missing in our modern lives.A treehouse is a safe-house from the distractions of our busy human activities.View projectsAbout Asheville, NC-based World Treehouses


To climb the hugest tree…

Asheville NC treehouse builder Adam Laufer: “This video connects you with an ancient elder tree. This tree was the centerpiece of a great issue of National Geographic that I still have on my shelf from December 2012. The video only takes a second to watch, but touches on some of the thrill and awe that I feel when I’m climbing in the trees to do my work. This tree is too ancient and majestic ever to host a treehouse, but what a life-changing experience it must be to visit, let alone to climb.” World Treehouses on Facebook Treehabilitation on Facebook Join our e-list by using the form in this page’s footer. Want to build a treehouse? Contact me at 828-458-7393 or fill out our handy form.

Treehouse site visit - Adam Laufer

“More than a generic treehouse…”

There is more to treehouses than just a house in the branches, says Adam Laufer, owner of World Treehouses in Asheville. More on his take on treehouse building: “The whole reason I’m doing this is because something magical happens in the trees, and I want to bring this to people so they’ll feel that, too. I don’t want to come across as just a contractor. I want to do something more than just build a generic treehouse. I want to provide people with a space where they feel they’re in a special sacred communion with nature. “When I think about space, I focus on how well it works for the need, but also how the space feels and how it has been created to respect and show appreciation for the trees and the forest or land it inhabits. I actually look at a project from the tree’s perspective and needs, as well as from the human client’s perspective and needs. I’m also interested in using the most sustainable and nontoxic products I can, which is part of showing respect for […]