East Harlem celebrates opening of vibrant LEED Gold-seeking Center for Living and Learning

East Harlem celebrates opening of vibrant LEED Gold-seeking Center for Living and Learning

Located at Washington Houses, the 143,000-square-foot multifamily development comprises 88 affordable housing units, a 54,000-square-foot home for the DREAM Charter School, and…

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Rafael Viñoly volunteers to design Tribeca's Pier 26 marine education facility for free

Rafael Viñoly volunteers to design Tribeca's Pier 26 marine education facility for free

Right now, Pier 26 in Tribeca doesn’t look like much. Literally. The blank canvas of concrete on the Hudson River between North Moore and Hubert streets has been torturing locals for…

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Would you walk this 5,000-foot-long bridge from New Jersey to New York?

Would you walk this 5,000-foot-long bridge from New Jersey to New York?

Shane partnered with NJ-based architect Jeff Jordan to create a design that would serve pedestrians and cyclists alike, offering a car-free route over the Hudson River, from Jersey City…

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Former Brillo factory to be reborn as swanky new condos

Former Brillo factory to be reborn as swanky new condos

Just when you think NYC couldn't possibly fit yet another luxury condo in its parameters, bam! The former Brillo factory located in DUMBO will be turned into 15 swanky condo units. The…

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Doban Architecture builds a living green sukkah for Sukkot

Doban Architecture builds a living green sukkah for Sukkot

Brooklyn-based Doban Architecture has built a Related: + Doban Architecture Photos by Ben Kulo Photography For the upcoming Jewish harvest holiday of Sukkot,…

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Zaha Hadid launches her High Line-hugging, LEED-seeking 520 West 28th Street residences

Zaha Hadid launches her High Line-hugging, LEED-seeking 520 West 28th Street residences

520 West 28th Street, Chelsea, eco design, green NYC, high line, high line architecture, high line condo, nyc architecture, Related companies, renderings, Zaha Hadid, zaha hadid…

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Lofty treehouse provides a perfect perch for this Brooklyn townhouse's backyard oasis

Lofty treehouse provides a perfect perch for this Brooklyn townhouse's backyard oasis

As much as we love writing about treehouses in rural areas, the fact that there's such a dearth of them in the big city is a bit disappointing. That's why we were so delighted to come…

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Park + Garden offers green luxury apartments just minutes outside of Manhattan

Park + Garden offers green luxury apartments just minutes outside of Manhattan

Just minutes away from NYC in Hoboken, Bijou Properties just opened its latest sustainable residential development. The Park + Garden is an upscale apartment building with 212 units,…

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Russel Wright's historic woodland sanctuary reflects the splendor of its surroundings

Russel Wright's historic woodland sanctuary reflects the splendor of its surroundings

Travel 50 miles north of New York City and you will find the purest refuge from the grit and grime; a home where all notions of city vanish from consciousness. That was the intention of…

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"GrowOnUs" floating water-filtering garden pops up on the Gowanus Canal

Balmori Associates designed and built a floating landscape in Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal, one of the most polluted bodies of water in the United States. The floating infrastructure is…

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The New York Public Library could be in for a BIG makeover

The New York Public Library could be in for a BIG makeover

Word on the street is that the beloved New York Public Library might get a very BIG makeover soon.

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First new NYC subway station to be added in 26 years opens at Hudson Yards

First new NYC subway station to be added in 26 years opens at Hudson Yards

New York's first new subway addition in 26 years is now officially open for business. The MTA The $2.42 billion, 1.5-mile extension of the 7 Line to 34 St-11 Av was funded by…

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NYCCT students build super-efficient, stackable solar-powered home

NYCCT students build super-efficient, stackable solar-powered home

A team from New York City’s College of Technology brought a new vision of post-disaster housing to this year’s Solar Decathlon, an international competition for energy-efficient…

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PHOTOS: Tour the beautiful 9/11 Memorial in NYC

PHOTOS: Tour the beautiful 9/11 Memorial in NYC

Arad’s design was selected from a global competition that received more than 5,200 submissions from 63 nations. The reflecting pools, which sit in the exact footprints of the Twin…

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New initiative explores how green roofs can bring jobs and environmental benefits to Harlem

New initiative explores how green roofs can bring jobs and environmental benefits to Harlem

Green rooftops are a lot more than a trendy design element; they can be a great environmental benefit, create jobs, and help beautify the city in ways no other architectural element…

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Have a sustainable stay at NYC's swanky Ink48 hotel

Have a sustainable stay at NYC's swanky Ink48 hotel

Kimpton's Ink48 hotel has a strong sustainability portfolio that goes hand in hand with the brand's cool luxurious vibe. Related: New eco-friendly hotel with massive herb garden…

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Apply to live in Manhattan's first micro apartments for as low as $950 a month

Apply to live in Manhattan's first micro apartments for as low as $950 a month

Looks like former Mayor Bloomberg's legacy is still going strong within the NYC rental market. His micro-apartment pet project has finally come to fruition. Designed by Brooklyn-based…

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Storm-resilient SURE HOUSE can even charge your neighbors' devices during blackouts

Storm-resilient SURE HOUSE can even charge your neighbors' devices during blackouts

sure house, stevens institute of technology, stevens nj, hoboken, nj resiliency, green architecture, resilient architecture, resilient design, eco design, sustainable design, green…

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NYC announces $100M for Lower Manhattan storm protection infrastructure

NYC announces $100M for Lower Manhattan storm protection infrastructure

As the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina was marked around the country, and the third anniversary of Hurricane Sandy is almost upon us, Mayor de Blasio announced a massive $100…

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The Barbarian Group's crazy 4,400-sq-ft desk puts your work surface to shame

The Barbarian Group's crazy 4,400-sq-ft desk puts your work surface to shame

What does your desk look like? As technology continues to improve, our table manners are shifting and our work stations are transforming. Desks, as we have traditionally known, are…

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