Pete Nelson seeks out arboreal structures in the world, highlighting how each has been swayed by different artistic movements while also appreciating the treehouses as artworks featuring an unparalleled blending of function and form.
Pete tackles the first ever climb-in movie theater. Concessions are served to seating pods through a pulley system, and loungers elevate into the trees to give perfect views of the big screen. Pete travels to build a treehouse for monkeys at the Los Angeles Zoo.
Pete spreads the tree house bug to a longtime friend and show producer who's hanging up his TV hat to open a treehouse B and B. The classic A-Frame structure will have all the amenities and a waterfall that pours from the wraparound deck to the pond below.
Pete builds a treehouse in Pennsylvania that focuses on the children of Marines. Included: cargo netting off the deck provides a way to enter and more nets inside form a bridge to access a private loft space.
The crew travels to an alpaca farm to build a lodge in the trees inspired by National Parks. They create a structure to take in the mountain views with a 50 ft long cable bridge entrance and a deck devoted entirely to hammock lounging.
A look back at builds from the past is always a joy for Pete Nelson and the carpenters of NT&S. Pete and a few crew members gather around the campfire to poke fun at one another about the shenanigans they shared when building high up in the trees.
Pete makes a tree house touchdown in Pittsburgh for Antonio Brown, wide receiver for the Steelers. Pete is building a luxury skybox with a two-story window wall that overlooks a custom basketball court and football field.
Pete journeys to Kauai to build a sky-wave treehouse for a couple who ditched the mainland for a laid-back lifestyle; and transforms a bohemian tree house for two former professional surfers into a masterpiece with a crow's nest 60 feet off the ground.