JK Rowling to Build Whimsical Backyard Treehouses

Design News 09.05.12

Despite neighbor complaints, JK Rowling has been granted permission to continue building 40-foot treehouses in her Edinburgh garden. The two Harry Potter-esque structures will be connected by a rope bridge, and will also feature trap doors and secret tunnels.

In other news, your body is a roadmap and vacation in a medieval/modern marvel. See the headlines after the jump.

JK Rowling wins permission to build magical treehouses in garden | The Telegraph
Your Body Is a Wondermap | The Atlantic Cities
A 16th-Century Ruin Becomes A Modernist Lair, For $300 A Night | Co.Design

(Image: via The Telegraph)

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