People who know and work with Pete Nelson describe him as a tree whisperer but for his part, Nelson lets the trees do the talking. This world-renowned treehouse builder and his team of craftsmen -- including his son Charlie -- create incredible homes and businesses in nature's canopy using a combination of science and art. The team works to help clients realize their aspirations by creating both sky-high, multi-bedroom treehouses with elaborate kitchens and bathrooms as well as simpler, more peaceful one-room escapes.
Pete builds a treehouse for clients passionate for competition and survivalist games. Set in a grove of 10 hackberry trees, Pete designs a camouflage structure with a luxurious interior that could pamper any hardened champion.
Pete connects with old friends in Canton, North Carolina, to build them a Zen sanctuary in the trees. Battling a record nine-day build window, the team stays calm in constructing a retreat 15-feet high with a picture-perfect view of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Pete Nelson and his team put forth superhero efforts to build a treehouse for the For-Mar Nature Preserve just outside of Flint, Michigan. This five-platform "nature headquarters" aims to be a beacon of positivity in a community still reeling from the 2014 water crisis.
Pete Nelson sets his eyes on the gargantuan Sitka spruce of his dreams on the coast of Oregon. Together with his team, Pete takes this treehouse escape and turns it into a full-time, live-in treehouse.
Pete and the crew channel famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright for a triple-decker treehouse on the shores of Lake Barkley in Kentucky. With more square footage than any treehouse in NTS history, the high-design "treehome" will offer a bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and more!
In Texas Hill Country, Pete and the gang build a rustic double-decker hideout, set among six live oak trees and featuring a saloon-style lower level with a glass floor.
Pete treks to New York's Catskill Mountains to build a glass house in the sky. Piecing materials together like a puzzle, Pete uses his clients' collection of 50 vintage windows to construct an elegant treehouse encased in walls of glass.