Man Quits Lucrative NYC Job, Builds Treehouse Of His “Childhood Dreams” – Design You Trust

Man Quits Lucrative NYC Job, Builds Treehouse Of His “Childhood Dreams”

1

In 2011, Foster Huntington did something that many people only dream about. He quit his day job, bought a Volkswagen van, and escaped the urban jungle of New York City. Afterwards, he wandered the country and published multiple photo books, including one that’s aptly-titled Home Is Where You Park It. Huntington also introduced the popular hashtag #vanlife, and he inspired countless people with his beautifully-captured adventures.

h/t: neatorama, mymodernmet, nytimes, huffingtonpost

2

Three years of nomadic travels later, the 27-year-old decided to settle down. He and a group of friends got together and built a treehouse in western Washington near the Oregon border. Huntington’s home in the trees, which he has dubbed “The Cinder Cone” due to it being situated on a dead volcano, took a year to build. He filmed and photographed the construction and plans to publish the photos in a book; an interesting video documenting the process is below.

3

“I could’ve bought a house. But this is so much better. For me, it’s realizing a childhood dream.”, Foster told NY Times.

4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17


If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Embrace Spring With Pictures Of Japan's Cherry Blossoms
Stunning Photographs Of A Glacier In The Karakoram Region Of Pakistan
Fantastic Landscapes of Tuscany, Italy
Incredible Pictures Of A Girl Who Spent The First 10 Years Of Her Life Growing Up In The African Bush
Fiji's Awesome Floating Bar And Pizzeria
Lost City Shicheng Found Underwater in China
Camera Enthusiast Builds a Coffee Shop Shaped Like an Enormous Rolleiflex Camera
Russian Blogger Went On A Trip Around The Apartment During The quarantine - Repeating Photos From Real Travels
An African-Inspired Treehouse Has Sprouted Up In London
Light Up Your Dreams with Sturlesidesign’s Abstract Night Lights
The 5 Most Delightfully Cheesy Dinosaur Parks
This Beach With Sand That Looks Like Popcorn Should Be On Your Bucket List
These Architects Wanted To Work Outside, So They Made A Mobile Office In A Caravan
Stewardess Skill Training In China
It’s Mysterious Circles in Japan: Drone Captures Circles of Trees
Oymyakon, the Coldest Village on Earth
Amazing Scenery of "Rotten Sea"
50 Of The World's Best Breakfasts
The Mudmen Of The Western Highlands - The Terrifying Tribe From A Remote Part Of Papua New Guinea
Swiss Village Has Been Projecting World Flags Onto One Of Their Tallest Mountains In Solidarity Of Pandemic
1990s Teenagers and Their Bedrooms Walls - Your Memories and Photographs of Being a Teenager
This Hotel Room Lets You Sleep Under The Stars In The Swiss Alps
Toilets Around the World
This Resort Is Offering You The Chance To Sleep Under The Stars And Over The Ocean For $400 A Night On A Net