NYC EVENT: Get Free Tickets to an Important Panel Discussion with Ford and AIANY on Resilient Design

NYC EVENT: Get Free Tickets to an Important Panel Discussion with Ford and AIANY on Resilient Design

Hey New Yorkers! Here's your chance to meet some of today's most influential designers and architects, participate in an exciting panel discussion about resilient design and enjoy a…

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Reinvent Payphones: Mayor Bloomberg Launches Challenge Calling for Designers to Rethink NYC's Public Phones

Reinvent Payphones: Mayor Bloomberg Launches Challenge Calling for Designers to Rethink NYC's Public Phones

Photo © Susan NYC NYC payphones may have seemed obsolete for the past ten years or so but Hurricane Sandy showed us that they still play a very important role in times of disaster…

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PHOTOS: Brooklynites Show Off Beautiful Gardens for the 2012 Greenest Block in Brooklyn Competition

PHOTOS: Brooklynites Show Off Beautiful Gardens for the 2012 Greenest Block in Brooklyn Competition

The free contest, a project of GreenBridge and Borough President Marty Markowitz, and sponsored by Brooklyn Community Foundation, is a borough-wide effort to bring blocks together to…

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NYC’s First Sustainable Hackathon Creates Green Apps for the City

NYC’s First Sustainable Hackathon Creates Green Apps for the City

“Whether by providing more information about recycling opportunities or new apps that promote tree stewardship, we are ready to partner with the technology industry to package our…

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Emerging New York Architects Competition Unveils the Winning Designs for the Harlem Edge Waterfront

Emerging New York Architects Competition Unveils the Winning Designs for the Harlem Edge Waterfront

The plot of land in question, a decommissioned Department of Sanitation marine transfer station located on the Hudson River at 135th Street, has endless possibilities. The contest…

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12 x 12 Exhibition Announces Winning Designers to Create Furniture from Demolished NYC Buildings

12 x 12 Exhibition Announces Winning Designers to Create Furniture from Demolished NYC Buildings

Sawkill Lumber has just announced the 12 designers who have been selected to participate in the first ever 12 x 12 design exhibition this spring. Debuting at Design Week in May this…

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12x12 Design Competition Calls for Entrants to Upcycle Historic NYC Buildings Into Contemporary Furniture

12x12 Design Competition Calls for Entrants to Upcycle Historic NYC Buildings Into Contemporary Furniture

Calling all New York furniture designers! Third Ward, Build it Green NYC and Sawkill Lumber Company have launched the 12 x 12 design contest, a unique opportunity to repurpose a piece…

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Registration for the 2012 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Contest for Freshkills Park Opens

Registration for the 2012 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Contest for Freshkills Park Opens

Registration for the 2012 Land Art Generator Initiative design competition that will take place at Freshkills Park is now open! In its partnership with New York City’s Department of…

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GIVEAWAY: Win a One Year Zipcar Membership!

GIVEAWAY: Win a One Year Zipcar Membership!

Thanks to our massive 24 hour public transportation system, it's easy to live a car free life in New York City -- and many of your InhabitatNYC editors and writers do just that. But…

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Re-Imagine a Slice of NYC Waterfront for The Harlem Edge Cultivating Connections Competition

Re-Imagine a Slice of NYC Waterfront for The Harlem Edge Cultivating Connections Competition

The project seeks to engage the Harlem community and help turn its waterfront into a non-industrial area. Partnering with non-profit NourishingNYC, entrants will be asked to address…

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GreenHomeNYC's Eco Furniture Design Contest Ends Monday - Enter Now!

GreenHomeNYC's Eco Furniture Design Contest Ends Monday - Enter Now!

Here at Inhabitat, we are well aware of the budding designers in New York City -- after all the Big Apple in home to some the best design schools and design shows around. So what better…

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BBox Radio is a Shipping Container Radio Station in Brooklyn's Dekalb Market

BBox Radio is a Shipping Container Radio Station in Brooklyn's Dekalb Market

The creators of BBox Radio Back in March, we reported that a sustainable shipping container market will be popping up in Downtown Brooklyn this summer. Now that summer is here, the…

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Last Chance to Win an iPad 2 and Eco-iPad Case from Treegloo!

Last Chance to Win an iPad 2 and Eco-iPad Case from Treegloo!

To celebrate the official launch of InhabitatNYC, we're giving one lucky reader an iPad 2 and an awesome eco-friendly iPad case from Treegloo!

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