fir: the foliage of firs typically leaves little room for a house. if there are severale tree close together they can be used for walkways or raised structures for school or sports.

maple: excellent, even for very large houses. the trunks often branch out just a few metres off the ground so that even quite heavy structures can be built in a single tree.

beech: a mature tree lends itself perfectly to the construction of a house. it is important to pay attention to the distribution of the branches of leaves as they can often shield away much of the available sunlight.

walnut: very sturdy and strong, often with branches forking out about one third up its height, providing an excellent base for a largish house.

pine: the trunk almost always branches out at the top, excellent for supporting structure at considerable heights.

plane tree: very sturdy and usually large enough to accomodate a fully-serviced, multy-storey house.

what kind of tree?

this is the question we are asked most often.

so far, our answer has always been the same: any type of tree can be home to a tree house.

we use a dendrostata, to choose which tree is best suited for the type  of house required after our first, all important inspection.

although each tree conditions the degin of the house, it is rare that a house cannot be built.

we consider the health of the tree: trunk, roots and foliage. we study its stability and health and  general condition using visual analysis (VTA - visual tree assessment), so we can determine in advance if the tree is suitable to become “home” to a house.

the dendrostatic analysis is completed with a resistograph that determines the strength and the load-bearing capacity of the wood.


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