Best of Inhabitots: Top 7 Eco-Friendly Playhouses for Kids


Photo credit: Manuel Villa

Part child's playhouse, part home-within-a-home getaway for harried parents, Manuel Villa's Habitable Polyhedron is like an escape pod from outer space.

A sustainably constructed prefab modernist shed just for the kiddos? Yes, please!

Fans of architect Ryan Grey Smith's Modern Shed will go gaga for this pint-size version for their Mini-Mes.

This cardboard playhouse by Kidsonroof can be anything your child's imagination can muster. Plus, it comes with a band of adorable critter friends!

Made with FSC-certified wood, this playhouse is like a psychedelic Hobbit-hole for the young 'uns.

The award-winning Trad Play Fort has another sneakier purpose: To corral the preponderance of gear that comes with having children.

Straight from a fairy tale, the Dreaming Spires Willow Playhouse both modern princesses and jousting knights (or modern knights and jousting princesses.)

Inhabitots is a website dedicated to green design for kids and babies. Written by a team of intrepid, design-conscious parents, we review eco-friendly, healthy, and sustainable toys, furniture, clothing, and gear. Follow us on Twitter @inhabitots and on Facebook.

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