Free Spirit Houses in British Columbia, Canada are wooden spheres that hang from trees, cliffs, or other surfaces.
Free Spirit Houses in British Columbia, Canada float above the ground.
Photo © Tom Chudleigh, courtesy of PointClickHome.com
A Free Spirit House is a tree house for grownups. Invented and manufactured by Tom Chudleigh, each house is a hand-crafted wooden sphere that is suspended from a web of rope. The house seems to hang from trees like a nut or a piece of fruit. To enter a Free Spirit House, you must climb a spiral stairway or cross a suspension bridge. The sphere sways gently in the breeze and rocks when persons inside move.
Free Spirit Houses may look odd, but their design is a practical form of bio-mimicry. Their shape and their function imitate the natural world.
This Free Spirit House on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada was featured in the Gravity-Defying Homes photo gallery by Jennifer Chowdhury at PointClickHome.com and Elle Decor.
If you want to try out a Free Spirit House, you can rent one for the night. Or, you can purchase your own Free Spirit House or Free Spirit House kit to place on your own land. Learn more at Free Spirit Spheres.