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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Brooklyn cemetery set to sell honey from its heavenly on-site hive

Brooklyn cemetery set to sell honey from its heavenly on-site hive

Related: Do Urban Bees Produce Better, Healthier Honey? “There’s not that many great places to keep bees in New York City,” said Green-Wood beekeeper Davin Larson. “Not a…

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DXA Studio's new Brooklyn condos will be decked out with locally-sourced touches

DXA Studio's new Brooklyn condos will be decked out with locally-sourced touches

comprised of 32 condominiums. Each home has its own private backyard, terrace, or balcony, and is crafted with materials and finishes sustainably sourced from local artisans and…

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Book a night in NYC's first shipping container home for just $96 a night

Book a night in NYC's first shipping container home for just $96 a night

Related: Couple Moves into Stacked Shipping Container Home in Williamsburg, Brooklyn Via 6sqft + Michele Bertomen Photos © Yuka Yoneda 351 Keap Street, cargotecture,…

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Brooklyn Navy Yard completes 3,000+ solar panel rooftop array

Brooklyn Navy Yard completes 3,000+ solar panel rooftop array

The epic 3,000+ solar panel rooftop installation at Brooklyn Navy Yard is now complete, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office has announced. Installed by ConEdison, the sprawling solar array…

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ePrix electric vehicle race coming to Brooklyn next summer

ePrix electric vehicle race coming to Brooklyn next summer

NYC ePRIX, eprix, electric vehicles, evs, nyc electric vehicle race, brooklyn cruise terminal, nyc evs, ev races, green transportation, sustainable transportation, green cars, electric…

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This Studio Apartment from HBO's Girls May Be the Coolest Tiny Space You've Ever Seen

This Studio Apartment from HBO's Girls May Be the Coolest Tiny Space You've Ever Seen

The set of Charlie's tiny apartment was built in just four days, and should really be rehashed as a kit-of-parts for New York City studio-dwellers. The design takes advantage of the…

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AECOM proposes sprawling new residential area for Red Hook waterfront

AECOM proposes sprawling new residential area for Red Hook waterfront

Related: "We have to recognize that growth is necessary to create a waterfront that people can use, affordable housing and a mass-transit connection to a neighborhood where one…

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Oasis-like sustainable Water Garden opens at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Oasis-like sustainable Water Garden opens at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Shelby White and Leon Levy Water Garden, water garden, brooklyn botanical garden, brooklyn botanical garden water garden, sustainable gardens, landscape architecture, green design, eco…

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UGE is building a massive rooftop solar array atop this popular Brooklyn church

UGE is building a massive rooftop solar array atop this popular Brooklyn church

Leading energy solutions firm UGE International (UGE) is in the process of installing a 261 kW rooftop solar project for a non-denominational church in South Brooklyn. Christian…

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