currents: california -- treehouse; deconstructivism miniaturized - polycarbonate wall panels
In Los Angeles, even a tree house may have been designed by an architect.
This example, in the yard of a house in a village Canyon, is a gift entrusted by an artist to her son, one of whom is recovering from a serious illness.
A tree house made of galvanized steel pipes, with sides of canvas and mahogany and translucent polycarbonate wall panels for masking, evokes the exciting work of deconstructionist architects.
However, Greg Crawford, a designer from the Pasadena CMG Architects, said the tree house is a place where imagination is free to play.
CMG also rebuilt 5,500-square-
House of the same style.
But when neighbors complain about the appearance of the house, no one complains about the tree house becoming very avant-garde
The avant-garde architecture turned into a charming stupidity.
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A version of this article was printed on page F00003 of the National edition on January 20, 2000, with the title: current: California--TREEHOUSE;