Many of the duplex walls are lined with recycled New York City Subway tiles. Guests enter the apartment through an old subway car door, which also adorn all of the closets in the house, adding a touch New
WASA/Studio A was commissioned to design the 120,000 sq foot academic building, which houses digital arts departments, as well as student services, gallery space, administration offices and retail on the
In 2009, 101 Warren Street replaced a parking lot with a mixed-use residential and retail project covering over 2 acres in the Tribeca area. The building's tower is mostly luxury condominiums, but also
Back in August, we reported on the construction of New York State's first passive house, and since then, the green building standard has been gaining speed in New York City -- especially in Brooklyn. The
New Year's Eve is coming up quick - and as the hours tick down to the ball drop, the Inhabitat editors have reflected upon the past year and picked out our favorite green design stories from 2011! It's
The iconic New Year's Eve Bal set to drop this year in Times Square was designed by none other than Waterford Crystal and Philips Lighting. The ball, which makes its annual 1 minute journey on New Year's
The rooftop garden is an extraordinary green space. A green swatch in a tapestry of weathered brick, highlighted by the rolling hill seems perfectly natural in local context. A gentle plank path exits the
Two Bushwick warehouses are joined together in this renovation project, called the Wycoff Exchange, that includes a live music and performance venue along with an organic market and boutique wine shop.
America produces about 250 million tons of trash per year, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. That’s enough garbage to cover the state of Texas two and a half times. For an exhibit at the
New Yorkers have quite a few gripes about the state of recycling in our city, but this week brought exciting news that is making us feel more optimistic. Mayor Bloomberg's office announced that the city
This past weekend the Conflux Festival kicked off another exciting series of site-specific workshops, performances, lectures, and installations that challenged New Yorkers to rethink our urban environment
We've all seen the images of the exploded Deepwater Horizon oil rig and the depressing images of oil-covered birds and wildlife littered on the coast, but how many of us really grasp the full impact of
Inspired by climate change issues, Brooklyn-based artist Eric Corriel's latest piece, DUMBO Underwater, imagines what it would look like if sea levels rose to the point where parts of New York City were
New York City's Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, is about to add a whole lot of greenery to the concrete jungle. He just announced a campaign to install green roofs, sidewalks and porous parking lots in order to
Join Inhabitat for the Mired in the Bayou opening reception in NYC!
We've all seen images of the Gulf Oil Spill - filmy waters, desolate shorelines and blackened, lifeless animals -- but what about the
The Plaza in front of the Barclays Center for Atlantic Yards is located at the busy intersection of Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues, and it will serve as the main entrance to the arena. When designing the
If you've been dreaming of an indoor garden, but simply don't have the space or the sunlight to manage growing inside, then check out this kitchen island that doubles as a small hydroponic garden. Made
Join Inhabitat for the opening reception October 15th in New York City!
There is no denying the sheer ecological destruction the the BP Oil Spill has inflicted on the Gulf waters and its coastline, since
Since the BP oil well explosion nearly five months ago (only being officially sealed days ago), media coverage of the disaster has repeatedly shown us hazy images of a gushing wellhead underwater, skimmer