Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
h a l f b a k e r y
Bite me.

idea: add, search, annotate, link, view, overview, recent, by name, random

meta: news, help, about, links, report a problem

account: browse anonymously, or get an account and write.

user:
pass:
register,


                               

Treehouse Office

Turning over a new leaf.
  (+9, -1)(+9, -1)
(+9, -1)
  [vote for,
against]

Cautiously, I stepped across the gap, grasping a branch overhead to steady myself. It was a long way down. Once across, I stepped into a cool, modern office with a strong glass floor.

To my left I saw a Note Goat sidle past the water cooler before it nimbly leapt in through an open window and landed by a cluttered desk.

A pair of nesting Peregrine Falcons stared at me through the window as I walked past. They seemed totally unfazed by all of the activity inside, until I realised they were looking at mountain vistas on their side of the window film that I could see through, to observe them.

I was fifteen storeys above the ground, high in a tree, on my first day at a new workplace. Everything swayed gently in the stiff breeze, as the tree flexed and moved as nature intended.

An Office Cat brushed against my leg, purring gently.

UnaBubba, Feb 03 2013

...in Treehouse Town Treehouse_20Town
[hippo, Feb 04 2013]

my office on the right http://www.flickr.c...miehana/4524794593/
[xandram, Feb 04 2013]

[link]






       I love it, I'm bunning it, but I gotta call you on a Halfbakery technicality, since you haven't really invented anything. You painted a wonderful picture all the same.
Alterother, Feb 03 2013
  

       So, you already work in a 15 storey office tower that's been constructed in a tree?
UnaBubba, Feb 03 2013
  

       OTS Product A (business office) + OTS Product B (treehouse) does not = new invention.
Alterother, Feb 04 2013
  

       With respect, [Alter], combination of existing ideas is almost always a new invention:   

       Water bowl + Heat = Soup cauldron
Scoop + Handle = Shovel
Motor + Carriage = Motor Car
Motor car + Fortress = Tank
Motor car + Bird = Aircraft
UnaBubba, Feb 04 2013
  

       Love the office cat. Made me tear up. A beautiful work of art. LOVE+
blissmiss, Feb 04 2013
  

       I suppose this would be the CBD, [hippo].   

       Carbonaceous Business District, or summat.
UnaBubba, Feb 04 2013
  

       Yes, Treehouse Town needs places for the folks to work. It all flows together, very organically. Lovely.
blissmiss, Feb 04 2013
  

       //Carbonaceous Business District// Right next to the Arboretail District
hippo, Feb 04 2013
  

       What [Alterother] said, but I still want!! [+]
Baked by Swiss Family Robinson! Still want!
xandram, Feb 04 2013
  

       Ubie, it is a long-held HB convention that the simple combination of two things that already exist, especially without altering either of them, does not constitute a halfbaked invention. Tell me I'm wrong, anyone.   

       I didn't mean to make a big thing out of it, so I conclude here, and if it is diplomatically necessary, I concede as well.
Alterother, Feb 04 2013
  

       Anyone might not say anything...you know some things just smell like a baking croissant even if they're not.
xandram, Feb 04 2013
  

       I give half a bun for the Office, half a bun for the Treehouse. Hey that's a whole bun. [+]
sqeaketh the wheel, Feb 05 2013
  

       That's better, and much funnier, [bigs].
UnaBubba, Feb 05 2013
  
      
[annotate]
  


 

back: main index

business  computer  culture  fashion  food  halfbakery  home  other  product  public  science  sport  vehicle