Monday, 4 April 2011

Posh Outdoor Playhouses: Ultramodern Plans for Little Kids

Posh Outdoor Playhouses: Ultramodern Plans for Little Kids: [ Filed under Patios & Decks & in the Interiors category ]

Wooden treehouses, clubhouses and pillow forts are so last year, and what trendy kid would be caught using a colorful playset or ordinary playground equipment these days? For cool-hunting youngsters, the alternative is clear: build a playhouse that rivals modern (and postmodern) dwellings of size and stature.

All jesting aside, though, these are quite elite little retreats. Pilotis support one such minimalist model, complete with a tike-sized front deck, white walls and curtains and clean modernist lines. Another takes a page from the deconstructivists, odd angles and organic forms throughout.

These works were dreamed up by a dad, of course, but one with an eye toward contemporary design. David Lamolla Kristiansen wanted a comfortable-yet-cool place for his young daughter to play in the backyard, which in turned spawned this series of plans.

Surprisingly self-contained and easy to assemble, these are built to be set up in a matter of minutes (or hours at most) by even a novice at do-it-yourself projects, thus allowing kids to also join in the fun.

1 comment:

  1. Awesome! I never seen this kind of playroom. I really like the design. My kids will surely love this one.

    Outdoor Playhouses