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Pier 15 by SHoP Architects Opens on NYC’s East River Waterfront Esplanade – Exclusive Photos!

Pier 15 by SHoP Architects Opens on NYC’s East River Waterfront Esplanade – Exclusive Photos!

Winter may not seem like the best time to visit New York City's windy waterfront, but the newly-opened Pier 15 on the East River Waterfront Esplanade will give any design-lover reason to head to the

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Artist Transforms Storefront for Art & Architecture Into a Bright Red Interactive Instrument

Artist Transforms Storefront for Art & Architecture Into a Bright Red Interactive Instrument

For the next month, visitors to New York City's Storefront for Art and Architecture will be making music with an unlikely instrument: the gallery's building. For his installation "007_Urban_Songline,"

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Last Chance to See NYC Recreated in Miniature With Millions of Plant Parts at the New York Botanical Garden!

Last Chance to See NYC Recreated in Miniature With Millions of Plant Parts at the New York Botanical Garden!

This miniature house is made entirely from sticks and bark! 'Tis the season for model trains to zip and zoom through a miniature New York City, structured entirely out of plant bits, such as twigs,

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Manhattan’s Oculus-Topped Fulton Street Transit Center to be Completed in 2014

Manhattan’s Oculus-Topped Fulton Street Transit Center to be Completed in 2014

Grimshaw Architects recently announced that construction is set to resume on Manhattan's dazzling daylit Fulton Street Transit Center after a lengthy delay due to budget cuts. The shining four-story

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2012 Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball to Dazzle With Philips LED Lights!

2012 Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball to Dazzle With Philips LED Lights!

Can you believe that 2012 is just a few days away? We're gearing up to ring in the New Year with style and what better way to do that than with green technology? The Times Square New Year's Eve

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MVRDV Apologizes for “Cloud” Skyscrapers that Resemble Exploding Twin Towers as Outrage Spreads

MVRDV Apologizes for “Cloud” Skyscrapers that Resemble Exploding Twin Towers as Outrage Spreads

Last week MVRDV unveiled plans for "The Cloud" - two luxury condo towers in Seoul, South Korea joined by a pixelated "cloud" of protruding sections that bloom from the middle. Much to the surprise of

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New Bee Species Discovered Brooklyn, NY!

New Bee Species Discovered Brooklyn, NY!

Honeybee decline may be a serious problem, but there is some great bee news coming out of New York City this week: a whole new bee species has been discovered in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden! Officially --

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World’s Largest Pumpkin Carved Into an Awesome Creepy Sculpture – Exclusive Photos!

World’s Largest Pumpkin Carved Into an Awesome Creepy Sculpture – Exclusive Photos!

Think you make a mean jack-o-lantern? You've got nothing on professional carver Ray Villafane who transforms pumpkins of all shapes and sizes into intricate masterpieces. This weekend, Villafane took on

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SNOW IN NYC! East Coast Gets Hit By Unexpected October Snowstorm!

SNOW IN NYC! East Coast Gets Hit By Unexpected October Snowstorm!

It's snowing in New York City right now! The whole Atlantic seaboard is expecting to get hit with a major snow storm from midday Saturday until Sunday morning, which could drop up to 8 inches of snow in

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5 Super Efficient Tiny NYC Apartments

5 Super Efficient Tiny NYC Apartments

From Smart cars to micro wind turbines, we are firm believers in the idea that bigger isn't always better, especially when it comes to living spaces. Whether its a prefab cabin on an open lot of land or a

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Brooklyn Grange is the World’s Largest Rooftop Farm!

Brooklyn Grange is the World’s Largest Rooftop Farm!

New York City is not what comes to mind when you think of lush green farms, but these days it seems like every unused space, from stalled construction sites to abandoned basketball courts, is being

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LTL Architects Create a Living Green Wall Shaped Like Central Park for a NYC Office

LTL Architects Create a Living Green Wall Shaped Like Central Park for a NYC Office

From the largest living wall in North America to high rises wrapped in vertical gardens, we have seen quite a few impressive green walls. But LTL Architects has built an 84-foot-long green wall in a New

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Insert ___ Here Project Points Out Prime Spots for Green Solutions Around NYC

Insert ___ Here Project Points Out Prime Spots for Green Solutions Around NYC

Know of a great spot for a new public park or an ideal location for a bike rack? Thanks to Eve Mosher's "Insert __ Here" eco art project, now you can let everyone else know, too, by pointing one of her

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Our Editors Share their Favorite Picks at D&A Eco-Fashion!

Our Editors Share their Favorite Picks at D&A Eco-Fashion!

As the exclusive media sponsor of the Green Room, an eco-focused space within premiere fashion trade show Designers & Agents, we were thrilled to see some of top designers in eco-fashion all in one

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City College of New York Students Unveil Sun-Powered Roof Pod for the Solar Decathlon!

City College of New York Students Unveil Sun-Powered Roof Pod for the Solar Decathlon!

As we close in on the kick-off of the Solar Decathlon next week, we've been profiling all of this year's ultra-efficient homes as they prepare to take the Washington Mall by storm. We've already showcased

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(Sustainable) Fashion’s Night Out Encourages an Eco-Chic Twist on Consumption

(Sustainable) Fashion’s Night Out Encourages an Eco-Chic Twist on Consumption

Hosted by EcoSalon, Of Rags, and the New York City Fair Trade Coalition, the very first (Sustainable) Fashion's Night Out was held on September 8th at the Textile Arts Center, to give fashion-loving

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Empire State Building Awarded LEED Gold Certification

Empire State Building Awarded LEED Gold Certification

After a $100 million green renovation that took more than two years, the Empire State Building has been awarded LEED Gold certification, making it the tallest building in the United States to be LEED

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Suzanne Rae Gets Nostalgic With Her Spring 2012 Line at New York Fashion Week

Suzanne Rae Gets Nostalgic With Her Spring 2012 Line at New York Fashion Week

The financial and political turmoil of the last few years has initiated a trend towards austerity, and designer Suzanne Rae has taken that sentiment to heart in her latest collection of beautiful

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Eco-Fashion Designers Ali Hewson & Sharon Wauchob of EDUN

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Eco-Fashion Designers Ali Hewson & Sharon Wauchob of EDUN

With New York Fashion Week now off and running, we're all geared up and bustling around town to get to all the green shows. But before we unleash our lastest NYFW coverage on you, we thought it'd be fun

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9/11 Memorial Opens in New York City

9/11 Memorial Opens in New York City

Nearly ten years have passed since the devastating September 11th attacks, and much contention has swirled around the re-design of Ground Zero. With all discord finally placed aside to mark the decade

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The Freedom Towers That Could Have Been

The Freedom Towers That Could Have Been

This Sunday marks the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks. The World Trade Center may still largely be a construction site, but all eyes are on the site's first new skyscraper, One World Trade

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What Ever Happened to Daniel Libeskind’s Original WTC Freedom Tower Design?

What Ever Happened to Daniel Libeskind’s Original WTC Freedom Tower Design?

With the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks just a few days away, all eyes are on the World Trade Center site. The National 9/11 Memorial will open this Sunday, and One World Trade Center will

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The Seven National 9/11 Memorial Designs That Will Never Be

The Seven National 9/11 Memorial Designs That Will Never Be

This Sunday marks the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, and it also marks the opening of the National 9/11 Memorial, which transforms the empty void of Ground Zero into a peaceful place of

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110 Stories: Smartphone App Creates Visual WTC Memorial

110 Stories: Smartphone App Creates Visual WTC Memorial

Just days before the decennial of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, New York resident Brian August launched a free new smartphone app that sketches the outline of the Twin Towers when you point your phone in

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Navigate New York Fashion Week With a Designer-Customized Bike

Navigate New York Fashion Week With a Designer-Customized Bike

Plan on hitting up the shows at this season's New York Fashion Week? Instead of hopping in a cab and dealing with heavy traffic, why not navigate the city streets with one of 30 bespoke bicycles

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Inhabitat is Looking for Fall Interns in NEW YORK CITY!

Inhabitat is Looking for Fall Interns in NEW YORK CITY!

WANT TO BE AN INHABITAT INTERN? With leaves about to fall on Inhabitat's LES office, we're gearing up for an exciting season jam-packed with design events, exhibits, talks and more. The natural and

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Apple Accused of Supply Chain Pollution in China

Apple Accused of Supply Chain Pollution in China

Chinese environmental groups are accusing Apple, Inc. of turning a blind eye to the widespread pollution caused by the company's Chinese supply chain. A new 46-page study issued yesterday details the

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27 Sol LeWitt Sculptures Enliven New York’s City Hall Park

27 Sol LeWitt Sculptures Enliven New York’s City Hall Park

With world-famous parks like the High Line and Central Park, smaller green spaces in New York City often get overlooked. But this summer, the small City Hall Park at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge has

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200 Solar-Powered LEDs Light Up NYC’s Hudson River for ‘Reflecting the Stars’

200 Solar-Powered LEDs Light Up NYC’s Hudson River for ‘Reflecting the Stars’

For city dwellers around the world, the starry night sky is something we rarely get to admire. Instead of gazing up at Ursa Major and Cassiopeia, we're treated to flickering city street lights and

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Cost of Damages from Irene Could Hit $7 Billion

Cost of Damages from Irene Could Hit $7 Billion

While New York City may have been spared the worst, Irene still wreaked a lot of havoc along the Eastern Seaboard. The hurricane, which was downgraded to a tropical storm before landing in NYC, left at

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