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A Sustainable Wonderland on Governors Island in NYC. Little Kid fun for Big Kids, and vice versa. Read more

New York, NY Art
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A Sustainable Wonderland on Governors Island in NYC. Little Kid fun for Big Kids, and vice versa.

New York, NY Art
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`A Sustainable TreeHouse is an exhibit/art piece on Governors Island in the New York Harbor that is slated for the summer 2011 season. The project will be an exercise in sustainable design. The tree house and surrounding playground activities will be created entirely from reclaimed and sustainable materials. Sustainable energy sources, such as wind and solar energy will be used to power the interactive activities surrounding the tree house. The TreeHouse is one part playground, one part classroom. While encouraging the viewers to play and enacting nostalgia, the project is also meant to serve as an educational tool to teach about sustainability issues. The project brings together both kids and adults through hands-on activities and sets an example of how to use reclaimed materials both on a small and large scale level.

This Kickstarter represents the minimum amount that I will need to construct the TreeHouse. It covers costs for the tree house alone. The satellite activities will be fund raised for separately through grants and other donations to realize the full design.

You can download the full project scope here: http://www.sendspace.com/file/xwvo13

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    Pledge $10 or more

    15 backers

    Club Iniates Will receive a custom designed members club card, their name on the donor plaque and an invite to the members only picnic to be held at the TreeHouse.

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    Pledge $25 or more

    15 backers

    Club Member: As above with the addition of a specially design member's patch.

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    Pledge $50 or more

    6 backers

    Club Treasurer: All of the above with the addition of an exclusive MP3 to be released from the TreeHouse's sound track

  • You selected
    Pledge $75 or more

    2 backers

    Club Secretary: All of the above with the addition of a signed 10x12 print of the finished TreeHouse.

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    Pledge $100 or more

    0 backers

    Club Vice-President: All of the above with the addition of a special edition club t-shirt.

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    Pledge $150 or more

    1 backer

    Club President: All of the above with the addition of getting your named carved into the TreeHouse walls. We can do it for you or you can do it yourself, if that's your thing.

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- (90 days)