24 Jul '12, 11am

Climbing The Walls: The Latest Fashion Accessory in Interior Design

Climbing The Walls: The Latest Fashion Accessory in Interior Design

It's in the attic of our house, and is in fact a free-standing structure within the room, not even attached to the ceiling; It is essentially an arch, with the outward thrust restrained by the existing knee walls. The panels are nothing more than 3/4" plywood with a grid of holes drilled and T-nuts stuck in from behind. Easy, really. I think it is a lovely thing, but the rest of the family thinks it ugly and wants it gone, now that my son has moved on. They don't realize what a hot architectural fashion accessory climbing walls have become. This is a great thing; we do go on about how exercise is so important, any activity that gets you and the kids away from the couch has got to be good. The best climbers are thin, light and reedy, and girls rule; it is a terrific thing to have in the house.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/interior-design/climbing-walls-...

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