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If you never got to play in a treehouse as a kid, here’s your chance to frolic in one that’s being planned for New York City this summer! Called “A Sustainable TreeHouse,” the arboreal art exhibit is slated for Governors Island and will be built entirely from reclaimed materials from the streets of Brooklyn and from Build It Green! NYC, one of our favorite salvaged materials outlets. Interactive activities and games such as an FSC See-Saw, a cell phone charging station, a Scratch N’ Sniff stand, and a grey-water peddling fountain will teach visitors about sustainable energy sources while letting them have some outdoor fun at the same time. Sounds cool, right? Well the project, which is being put together by designer Benjamin Jones, needs your help on Kickstarter in order to become a reality.

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