Awesome but Illegal Egg-Shaped Tree House (26 pics)

Posted in       25 Apr 2012       18691       14 GALLERY VIEW



Joel Allan, a computer technician and carpenter from Canada secretly built this incredible tree house on a state land near the development of multi-million homes.

 

It took years to plan the house, create its computer model and to get the necessary materials, many of which Allan got for free from the local junkyard.

The HemLoft, as his owner calls it, was deliberately made in the shape of an egg in order not to contradict with the surroundings. The cozy secluded place is located in a reasonable distance from the road, but out of sight and earshot of people nearby. However, as long as the HemLoft is built on a state land, its future is presently unclear.


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Im a Garage 10 year s ago
A damn fine job, master carpenter !!
       
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itsme 10 year s ago
uhhhh it's illegal
       
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Orlando 10 year s ago
Fucking awesome!!!!
       
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mm 10 year s ago
He's not really trying to hide it. Those lights will be seen miles away. I hope he can keep it. That's amazing treehouse :)
       
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Noe 10 year s ago
No bed??
       
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carpenter bob 10 year s ago
was never meant to be hidden. clever way to advertise yourself. kudos
       
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seefar 10 year s ago
Very nice job, would like to see more pics of the inside...but beautiful.
       
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malik 10 year s ago
Why is that illegal ? Please someone explain ?
       
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orendadude 10 year s ago
Well, in Canada it is called "crown" land which means it is the property of the Canadian government and it's people. In order to do anything, be it mining, forestry or living, requires the permission and zoning from the government. By law, he would be "squatting.
       
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Tomorrow 10 year s ago
because the guy had an ibook and is a hipster so he built an ironic house.
       
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Chekus 10 year s ago
The entrance steps seem a bit dangerous! U better don't step out drunk...
       
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oddbal 10 year s ago
F'n hippies
       
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Forbidden 10 year s ago
I live in Vancouver so I want to get out to whistler and see this beautiful thing.
http://devilintheflesh.net
       
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Concerned 10 year s ago
Is that a MacBook I see in a treehouse?!!
Isn't mother nature good enough? Do you even get a signal out there? WTF do you need a laptop for in the great outdoors?
       
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