Tentsile Flite: The lightweight ‘treehouse’ that can be carried in your backpack

Previously, we have harped about the Tentsile Vista, an incredible above-the-ground tent with 'multi-storeyed' credentials. This time around, the resourceful designers are back with another outdoor conception in the form of Tentsile Flite. Bridging the gap between a hammock and a conventional tent, the Flite is envisioned as a lightweight counterpart to earlier Tentsile products.…


Urban Treehouse: Modernist habitats perched atop preserved city trees

We have harped about expansive treehouse-like structures and even grand treehouse tents, but the aptly christened 'Urban Treehouse' takes the cake in terms of sheer design prowess. Created by the firm Baumraum, the variety of architecture combines elevated modernist blocks with a complementing setting. To that end, all of these habitats are experimentally built inside…


The Vista Tree Tent, by Tentsile, is a highly flexible and portable multi-story treehouse-cum-tent

The story behind UK-based firm, Tentsile, goes back to 2010 when architect Alex Shirley-Smith created the first portable treehouse-cum-tent  with the same name. Over the years, the company has specialized in designing some of the world's most versatile above-the-ground tents. Their latest brainchild is Vista, a highly flexible and portable treehouse, featuring a removable roof…

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