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Innovative Sustainable Tree House Design The Toronto based firm Farrow Partnership Architects designed and built a unique, modern tree house, which is made from sustainable materials, and doesn’t harm the tree in any way, or restrict its growth. The latter is made possible by the architect’s novel approach of hanging the tree house from the trunk instead of nailing it to the tree. The tree house has a curvy design, which was inspired by sailboat construction techniques. A Tourist's Global Guide to Tipping I have a dear friend that I met shortly after he had moved to the US from Spain. Having just come back from a semester in Spain myself, I was a little obsessed with the country and its inhabitants. We instantly became friends. One time–not too long after meeting–we went to grab some drinks downtown.
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