BMW MINI unveils 23,000-square-foot creative hub and restaurant in former Greenpoint warehouse

BMW MINI unveils 23,000-square-foot creative hub and restaurant in former Greenpoint warehouse

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Kimbal Musk just launched a revolutionary shipping container farm initiative in Brooklyn

Kimbal Musk just launched a revolutionary shipping container farm initiative in Brooklyn

Near Jay Z’s childhood home and an old Pfizer factory, one will find a set of ten steel shipping containers. Launched by Tobias Peggs and and Kimbal Musk, brother to Elon, the…

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Artist raises money to install living billboard at Brooklyn Botanical Garden this spring

Artist raises money to install living billboard at Brooklyn Botanical Garden this spring

Brooklyn-based artist Edina Tokodi is building a living art installation that highlights the effects of climate change and “dissolves the barriers... between nature and art.” Her…

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Gowanus pop-up dumpster gardens find new home in Industry City

Gowanus pop-up dumpster gardens find new home in Industry City

Last summer, Gowanus Canal Conservancy and Alloy Development collaborated on the 2000 Galloon Project, a pop-up nursery and event space that successfully brought attention to the…

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NYC's first vegan butcher shop set to open this spring

NYC's first vegan butcher shop set to open this spring

The former location of a Chinese restaurant is preparing to take on a new life as the home of Bedford-Stuyvesant’s first vegan butcher shop. Monk’s Meats has been hocking its vegan…

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NYC's first modular micro hotel set to open this spring

NYC's first modular micro hotel set to open this spring

This Spring BD Hotels and CB Developers will open Pod Brooklyn, the first ever entirely modular hotel in New York City. Located at 626 Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg, the micro-hotel…

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DIY: How to make a gingerbread Brooklyn brownstone

DIY: How to make a gingerbread Brooklyn brownstone

Having graduated from both architecture school and culinary school, Baumann knew that she didn't want to make a ho-hum candy-covered gingerbread house. "If I’m going to the trouble of…

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Red Hook Passive House music studio will use 90% less energy than buildings built to code

Red Hook Passive House music studio will use 90% less energy than buildings built to code

Related: Popular graffiti-clad artist collaborative slated for passive house makeover + ZeroEnergy Zero Energy, Red Hook Studio, passive house music studio, passive houses…

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New law saves NY's mute swans from execution...for now

New law saves NY's mute swans from execution...for now

Mute swans just got a stay of execution from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, as he signed a law on Monday preventing wildlife officials from euthanizing the majestic birds. The new law…

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Shop from local makers at WantedDesign’s upcoming holiday markets

Shop from local makers at WantedDesign’s upcoming holiday markets

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to start searching for gifts to give this season. And not just any gift, but rather something meaningful and unique that is sure to…

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Miniature forest of 4,000 baby trees pops up in Brooklyn

Miniature forest of 4,000 baby trees pops up in Brooklyn

dawn redwoods, living tree art installation, lost man creek, metrotech commons, miniature redwood forest in brooklyn, spencer finch, nyc art, miniature forest, brooklyn forest, brooklyn…

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Last parcel of land needed for long-awaited Bushwick Inlet Park finally acquired by NYC

Last parcel of land needed for long-awaited Bushwick Inlet Park finally acquired by NYC

Related: Bushwick Inlet Park one step closer to fruition with new city land purchase + Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park Images via Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park…

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Sneak a peek inside the beautiful new model apartment at Pacific Park's 550 Vanderbilt

Sneak a peek inside the beautiful new model apartment at Pacific Park's 550 Vanderbilt

the first completed apartment at Brooklyn’s biggest megaproject, Pacific Park, is nearly ready for its opening and I wanted to share the images to see if you'd be interested in…

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BMW MINI and nARCHITECTS' new creative hub and free working space nears completion in Greenpoint

BMW MINI and nARCHITECTS' new creative hub and free working space nears completion in Greenpoint

The architects of the Carmel Place micro apts in Manhattan, nArchitects, are now taking their mult-disciplinary talents to warehouse renovation. Their latest project, a creative hub…

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World's tallest modular building is now open - see inside (VIDEO)

World's tallest modular building is now open - see inside (VIDEO)

461 dean street, Atlantic yards, pacific park, atlantic yards development, b2, eco design, eco design new york, green design, green design new york, modular architecture, modular…

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Come eat free food from this floating edible forest before it sets sail again

Come eat free food from this floating edible forest before it sets sail again

biome arts, Concrete Plant Park, edible fruit trees, floating food farm, floating food garden, floating garden barge, floating gardens, free food bronx, free produce, fresh produce,…

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Car-free zone proposed for Williamsburg's Grand Street during L Train shutdown

Car-free zone proposed for Williamsburg's Grand Street during L Train shutdown

Related: + Via Architects Newspaper no car zone, L train shutdown, manhattan subway, nyc subway, l train work, Grand Street in Williamsburg, 14st street, subway work nyc,…

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Bizarre subway-themed apartment building pops up in Bushwick

Bizarre subway-themed apartment building pops up in Bushwick

Related: Eye-tricking “windows” at NYC subway station give the illusion of looking into an underground park Via Gothamist Subway station house, brooklyn, bushwick mta…

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Thirsty 'Sponge Park' soaks up nasty stormwater from Gowanus Canal

Thirsty 'Sponge Park' soaks up nasty stormwater from Gowanus Canal

Related: dlandstudio’s Sponge Park will be a natural filtration system for the Gowanus Canal The $1.4 million project was funded by the variety of city and regional agencies…

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New renderings of Brooklyn's tallest tower show super-swanky amenities

New renderings of Brooklyn's tallest tower show super-swanky amenities

Related: Renderings unveiled for Brooklyn’s first supertall tower + Dattner Architects + Steiner NYC Via Curbed NY Brooklyn’s Hub, Steiner NYC, hub tower brooklyn,…

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Construction begins on final stage of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Construction begins on final stage of Brooklyn Bridge Park

“This park has become the front lawn of Brooklyn. And Pier 3 will add more space for kids to play and for families to enjoy this incredible place. We have made building Brooklyn…

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This Brooklyn rooftop will soon be a 20,000-sq-ft meadow filled with native wildflowers

This Brooklyn rooftop will soon be a 20,000-sq-ft meadow filled with native wildflowers

“The festival – the first of three annual festivals – [included] tabling with local environmental organizations, free food and drinks (courtesy of NYC Organic Smart Beer and…

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