This structure is very study. The top could be removed and used as a raised bed in a garden. It was originally used (with a cover that we don't have now) as a hutch for a small animal, though it's probably not safe or humane for that purpose....We rescued and adopted the animal that was kept here, and moved him indoors - but despite medical care, he soon died, possibly from outdoor exposure to cold and pests in this structure). In any case, it's too big to be in our house! It could be used for extra lumber, part of a kids tree fort, or for storing garden, paint or other supplies off the basement floor. Even maybe indoors as a place to keep a new litter of animals safe and isolated?