Check out this Amsterdam house created with trash and items from eBay

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Garbage doesn’t need to simply be garbage; it can be utilized to build new things, according to Frank Alsema. Gizmodo shared Alsema’s story: he’s a retired TV producer who’s been fashioning his home, Palais Récup, or Palace Recover, out of such garbage and items he uncovered on the Dutch eBay. His north Amsterdam home serves as a laboratory for sustainable living.

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Perkins+Will designs LEED Gold-seeking academic building for York University

Perkins+Will has won a design competition for the Toronto’s York University School of Continuing Studies, an eye-catching building that will target impressive eco-credentials. The design, which beat out a shortlist of seven proposals, is expected to meet a minimum certification of LEED Gold with potential for net-zero energy and net-zero carbon. The $50.5 million School of Continuing Studies will break ground in 2019 on York University’s Keele campus.

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