Steve and Jeri Wakefield had nine years ago the idea of building a treehouses for kids, in the backyard of his home in Dallas. Architect and family friend James Curving was hired to develop a toy house with multi-level decks and stairs. To adapt the house to the growth of their grandchildren, Wakefield interesting improvements were added, such as a climbing wall, a rope ladder, a suspension bridge and a zip line. A series of steel poles that Curving painted the color of the bark, while a giant walnut tree grows through the house.
Grandchildren of Wakefield were in preschool when Curving built the treehouses for kids. “Some children had difficulty climbing stairs, so I created a ladder with four breaks,” said the architect. “That way, even young children can feel safe in your way to the top.”The main floor layout is similar to a home for adults with full kitchen, fireplace, seating, storage and sleeping spaces.
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Three months were needed to build the initial structure of the treehouses for kids, 100 square meters, with air conditioning and Curving and Jeri, an artist who works with found objects wiring, had a lot of ideas, which were put into practice in this delightful treehouse.