World's Fair Pavilion reimagined as a giant greenhouse blob atop Flushing Meadows Park

World's Fair Pavilion reimagined as a giant greenhouse blob atop Flushing Meadows Park

Related: 100,000 sq. ft. Duggal Greenhouse Opens at Brooklyn Navy Yard! + Sarah Wan and Aidan Doyle Via The Real Deal New York State Pavilion, Sarah Wan and Aidan Doylem…

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70 Vestry's stepped terraces bring an urban oasis to the banks of the Hudson

70 Vestry's stepped terraces bring an urban oasis to the banks of the Hudson

Related: + Robert A.M. Stern Architects Via World Architecture News 70 Vestry, Robert A.M. Stern Architects, architecture, tribeca, Hudson River Park, Daniel Romualdez, …

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Historic St. Ann's warehouse reborn as an ultra-sustainable theater and event space

Historic St. Ann's warehouse reborn as an ultra-sustainable theater and event space

We love it when urban renovation shuns demolition in favor of creative reuse of historic buildings. St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn dates back to the 1840s. Originally a tobacco…

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Landscaped roof and 5 terraces give the Meatpacking District's tallest building tons of sky appeal

Landscaped roof and 5 terraces give the Meatpacking District's tallest building tons of sky appeal

CetraRuddy’s building at 412 West 15th Street and its historic neighbor will provide a combined 250,000 square feet of office space in the Meatpacking District. The glass-and-steel…

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Shipping container tower transforms Brooklyn carriage house into a bright orange oasis

Shipping container tower transforms Brooklyn carriage house into a bright orange oasis

Related: + Karim Rashid’s Vibrant Chelsea Office Renovated From an Old NY Carriage House Via LOT-EK Irving Place Carriage House, Markus Linnenbrink, Cindy Rucker,…

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Rem Koolhaas breaks ground on his first NYC building

Rem Koolhaas breaks ground on his first NYC building

Related: Rem Koolhaas Redraws Europe To Reduce Carbon Emissions by 80% The project has just broken ground and is slated for completion in 2018. + Rem Koolhaas Via 6sqft and…

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Take a free sunset cruise on this new 10,000-square-foot yacht restaurant at Pier 81

Take a free sunset cruise on this new 10,000-square-foot yacht restaurant at Pier 81

andrew franz, andrew franz architect, bar on a boat, boat restaurant nyc, eco design, Fish Bar, Fish Bar at North River Landing, floating bar, green architecture, green design, New York…

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Brooklyn's largest public housing development to run on self-sustaining microgrid

Brooklyn's largest public housing development to run on self-sustaining microgrid

The Red Hook Houses District Energy System “NYCHA believes that the distributed energy component of this project has the potential to be a self-sustaining enterprise, and the…

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Breaking Ground opens ultra-sustainable supportive housing complex in the Bronx

Breaking Ground opens ultra-sustainable supportive housing complex in the Bronx

Related: Breaking Ground’s Park House to provide sustainable housing for 248 low-income families in the Bronx + COOKFOX Architects + Breaking Ground

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Snag a studio for as low as $548 a month through the housing lottery at this sustainable building in BK

Snag a studio for as low as $548 a month through the housing lottery at this sustainable building in BK

Related: + Pacific Park Brooklyn + COOKFOX Architects Images via COOKFOX Architects COOKFOX architects, 535 Carlton, nyc architecture, nyc condos, Vanderbilt condos,…

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Trendy Urby waterfront community is the first in NY with its own farm, bodega and urban beehive

Trendy Urby waterfront community is the first in NY with its own farm, bodega and urban beehive

Move over, Brooklyn. Staten Island is now home to a trendy new waterfront community that's giving the Kingsborough a run for its money. Dubbed Urby, the 900-unit rental complex in…

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The Hills: Massive new park with longest slide in NYC opens today on Governors Island

The Hills: Massive new park with longest slide in NYC opens today on Governors Island

Related: Mayor Bloomberg Breaks Ground on New Elevated Governors Island Park Made of Recycled Materials + The Hils Via DNAinfo the hills, governors island overhall,…

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Studio Garneau's Transformer is an NYC Apartment That Morphs to Meet Your Needs

Studio Garneau's Transformer is an NYC Apartment That Morphs to Meet Your Needs

The custom-designed wall bed can be flipped up to create a small open space that the resident uses for yoga, and the blue-tiled, spa-like bath is separated from the bedroom by an…

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Would NYC install an ugly flood wall instead of BIG's greenery-filled storm protection system

Would NYC install an ugly flood wall instead of BIG's greenery-filled storm protection system

Coastal cities around the globe are bracing as sea levels continue to rise in response to global warming. New York is not only no exception, but some parts of the city could be…

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WXY Architects to convert former NJ shipyard into modern innovation hub

WXY Architects to convert former NJ shipyard into modern innovation hub

Related: WXY Architecture Reimagines Crumbling Pier 40 as Usable Park Land for Residents to Enjoy + WXY Architecture + Urban Design WXY architecture + urban design, Kearny…

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Etsy's new Brooklyn headquarters is a green oasis filled with vertical gardens and sustainable features

Etsy's new Brooklyn headquarters is a green oasis filled with vertical gardens and sustainable features

Related: Via Huffington Post Etsy’s new headquarters in Brooklyn, Living Building Challenge, Forest Stewardship Council wood, well-managed forests, green building, sustainable…

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Breezy rooftop deck by designers of the High Line opens in the Flatiron District

Breezy rooftop deck by designers of the High Line opens in the Flatiron District

Related: James Corner Field Operations’ Muscota Marsh Restoration Will Help Clean the Harlem River + 50 West 23rd Street + James Corner Field Operations James Corner…

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100-year-old NoMad building to get a modern facelift and verdant new rooftop terrace

100-year-old NoMad building to get a modern facelift and verdant new rooftop terrace

Historic 1920s building in NoMad gets modern transformation by Architect Morris Adjmi The historic building at 3 East 28th Street in the so-called NoMad district is getting a modern…

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Beautiful elevated park overlooking 9/11 Memorial opens at World Trade Center

Beautiful elevated park overlooking 9/11 Memorial opens at World Trade Center

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This is the first MTA subway station ever to be awarded LEED Certification

This is the first MTA subway station ever to be awarded LEED Certification

Related: "The Fulton Center's LEED certification demonstrates tremendous green building leadership," says Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and founding chair, USGBC. "The urgency of USGBC's…

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VIDEO: World's tallest Passive House building rises at Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island

VIDEO: World's tallest Passive House building rises at Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island

Cornell Tech will offer a first look inside its residential building, the first residential Passive House high rise and the tallest Passive House in the world. Passive House is the…

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