Microsoft employees may soon be working on Word in the woods.
The meeting spaces include two enclosed areas along with an elevated area named the Crow's Nest, which the company said will let employees sign onto work from the great outdoors.
Why the fuss to create these spots? According to a YouTube video showing off the workspace, it's to embrace a philosophy of nature improving "creativity, focus and happiness."
Yet the tree houses do omit AV systems and climate control -- so any PowerPoint presentations will have to stick to more traditional offices on the Redmond, Washington-based campus.
Tech companies seem to be vying with each for the wildest new office concepts for their employees, with Microsoft's tree house just the latest. Apple's " " opened this year; Amazon has proposed a for its offices; and Facebook plans to expand its existing campus in Menlo Park, California to include .