'Paris on the Gowanus': 365 Bond brings sustainable waterfront luxury to Brooklyn

'Paris on the Gowanus': 365 Bond brings sustainable waterfront luxury to Brooklyn

Related: Roof Farm-Topped Gowanus Whole Foods Set to Open in December According to the project’s lead designer and architect, GHWA’s David West, AIA, “The site is located at…

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One of NYC's largest trees is reborn as sustainable custom furniture

One of NYC's largest trees is reborn as sustainable custom furniture

One of the largest trees in New York is a European Elm tree that grew in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, with a diameter measuring a whopping 89 inches. The tree, originally planted in…

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'Hidden forest' of 4,000 baby redwood trees coming to Brooklyn

'Hidden forest' of 4,000 baby redwood trees coming to Brooklyn

Later this year, artist Spencer Finch will bring a little piece of California’s redwood forests to downtown Brooklyn. In partnership with the Public Art Fund and Forest City Ratner…

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Historic "horizontal skyscraper" to become luxury condos in Williamsburg

Morris Adjmi Architects is taking on a warehouse renovation the likes of which are seldom seen, if ever. The Austin Nichols House is not just a warehouse on the Williamsburg waterfront…

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Brooklyn Army Terminal's Annex space to be converted into food manufacturing hub

Brooklyn Army Terminal's Annex space to be converted into food manufacturing hub

The NYCEDC just announed that the Brooklyn Army Terminal will be converted into a major food manufactoring hub. The entire 55,000 square foot space of the Terminal's Annex building will…

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Control 1 WTC's LED lights at this epic free dance party with Bill Nye and Questlove

Control 1 WTC's LED lights at this epic free dance party with Bill Nye and Questlove

On Aug. 22, Brooklyn Bridge Park will become the site of an epic interactive party…

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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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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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Bike Fetish Day brings wacky wheeled creations to the streets of Williamsburg

Bike Fetish Day brings wacky wheeled creations to the streets of Williamsburg

Related: + City Reliquary Community Museum Via Gothamist Mutant bikes, williamsburg,

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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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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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Disturbing 'Trump Hair Hut' spotted on the streets of Red Hook

Disturbing 'Trump Hair Hut' spotted on the streets of Red Hook

“I think we bought every hula skirt we could find on Amazon.com,” Noonan said. "A lot of people like to touch it because it's so…

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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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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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First-ever dog poop composting program in NYC comes to Brooklyn park

First-ever dog poop composting program in NYC comes to Brooklyn park

“People in the neighborhood were really receptive,” said Leslie Wright, the regional director of state parks in New York City, who cut the ribbon on the new pooch playground on…

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Gluttonous goats gorge themselves out of work at Prospect Park

Gluttonous goats gorge themselves out of work at Prospect Park

Related: Herd of hungry goats will eat their way through Prospect Park as part of cleanup Via DNAinfo Prospect Park, goats, Prospect Park Alliance, Prospect Park goats,…

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LEED-seeking Ford Amphitheater opens on Coney Island Boardwalk

LEED-seeking Ford Amphitheater opens on Coney Island Boardwalk

Related: Sections of the Coney Island Boardwalk to be Replaced With Concrete and Plastic “We’re continuing to invest in Coney Island as both a dynamic residential community…

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Pop-up dumpster gardens coming to the Gowanus Canal this summer

Pop-up dumpster gardens coming to the Gowanus Canal this summer

When it comes to stormwater management, the word ‘dumpster’ is rarely anywhere in the plan. Alloy Development, though, has proposed (and received approval) just that. The company…

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Con Edison announces plans for virtual power plant that connects solar-plus-storage systems

Con Edison announces plans for virtual power plant that connects solar-plus-storage systems

New York utility Consolidated Edison just announced plans to launch a $15 million virtual power plant pilot program this summer that will integrate residential solar-plus-storage…

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Designers imagine 'giant condom' floating pedestrian tunnel as stopgap for L Train shutdown

Designers imagine 'giant condom' floating pedestrian tunnel as stopgap for L Train shutdown

Whatever you did last weekend was probably not as bizarre as what you’re about to read. On Sunday, perhaps while you were brunching it up with your besties, design and architecture…

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Mobile Caribbeing shipping container pavilion brings Caribbean art and culture to NYC communities

Mobile Caribbeing shipping container pavilion brings Caribbean art and culture to NYC communities

Ferra Designs The container was sourced and repurposed from TRS in New Jersey. The reason we chose them is they are the best in the field as they have been fabricating units for…

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