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Check out these cool #recycled outdoor structures: yurts, treehouses and more:

Check out these cool #recycled outdoor structures: yurts, treehouses and more:

Roderick Romero designs and builds his one-of-a-kind treehouses and outdoor sculptures with sustainability in mind: He uses at least 98 percent reclaimed or salvaged materials and tries to collaborate with local craftspeople on the project’s construction. Since starting his own company, Romero Studios , in 1997, the artist has created eco-friendly treehouses throughout the U.S. and world, in countries like Mexico, Costa Rica and Morocco. His clientele list includes such celebrities as Sting, Julianne Moore, Val Kilmer and Donna Karan. Romero’s Firesphere House, pictured here, was constructed on three eucalyptus trees in the backyard of a Brentwood, Calif., home in 2005. The treehouse’s sustainable building materials include reclaimed wood, salvaged windows and vintage stained glass from Buenos Aires. Romero also used scrap tree branches found in the yard to fabricate the h...

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