Modern glass addition brings light and nature into a Fort Greene row home

Modern glass addition brings light and nature into a Fort Greene row home

Framed with wood and steel, the glass box sits against the original backyard wall. The framing forms a lattice-like structure with angled transparent and translucent glass arranged. Large, angled transparent glass planes pivot open. These window allow a

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Nature lover makes incredibly detailed map of park’s individual trees

Nature lover makes incredibly detailed map of park’s individual trees

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Funny by Nature! An All-Star Comedy Benefit for Smiling Hogshead Ranch

Funny by Nature! An All-Star Comedy Benefit for Smiling Hogshead Ranch

Sunnyside Comedy presents: FUNNY BY NATURE- a one-time comedy event and fundraiser! Listen to great comics on Friday, March 27 at 8 PM to raise money and awareness for the Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Long Island City’s budding urban farm and public space.

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The Regenerative Economy: Aligning Business + Nature

The Regenerative Economy: Aligning Business + Nature

Impact Hub NYC is hosting a networking event where similar minded people can grab a drink together and hear two authors talk about creating a regenerative economy by combining business standards with sustainability ethics. Two authors that will be featured

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New Amsterdam School’s Summer Camp Lets NYC Tots Explore Nature in the City

New Amsterdam School’s Summer Camp Lets NYC Tots Explore Nature in the City

Why settle for enrolling your little one in an ordinary summer camp when you can send them on a nature adventure in the city? The environmentally friendly New Amsterdam School in Manhattan’s East Village neighborhood is offering a unique summer camp for

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Nature & Birding Walk with Leslie Day

Nature & Birding Walk with Leslie Day

Join Leslie Day, the author of ‘Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City’ and ‘Field Guide to the Natural World of New York City’ on a nature and birding walk through Fort Tryon Park this weekend. You’ll learn about New York’s flora and fauna and get

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Take Your Kids to Greenbelt Nature Center for Groundhog Day Fun!

Take Your Kids to Greenbelt Nature Center for Groundhog Day Fun!

There’s just something about Groundhog Day that captures the imagination of adults and children alike, which is why the Greenbelt Nature Center is hosting a fun event that explores its history. In addition to creating a small craft and scouring the nature

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Bridgehampton’s Surfside Home is Nestled into the Dunes and Draws Energy From Nature

Bridgehampton’s Surfside Home is Nestled into the Dunes and Draws Energy From Nature

The Surfside vacation retreat includes the main house, a guest house, a two-car garage, and a free-form, chlorine-free pool. The home was remodeled from an existing home. The structure was elevated and upgraded with a durable steel frame, and clad in wood

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CounterEvolution’s Upstate Getaway is Packed With Their Signature Reclaimed Wood Designs

CounterEvolution’s Upstate Getaway is Packed With Their Signature Reclaimed Wood Designs

Located just a short drive from New York City, you and your loved ones can escape to Little Big North’s twelve private wooded acres. The charming log cabin, which spurred the furniture line, has four bedrooms and two full bathrooms to accommodate a large

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Clean Energy Connections presents Biomimicry in the Big City: Can Nature Inspire Cleantech Solutions?

Clean Energy Connections presents Biomimicry in the Big City: Can Nature Inspire Cleantech Solutions?

Entrepreneurs, investors and biomimetic designers will discuss how companies are utilizing biomimicry — innovation inspired by nature — to design, build, and operate innovative cleantech technologies. Join Clean Energy Connections as experts explore the

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Staten Island NatureFest 2011

Staten Island NatureFest 2011

Hosted by the Staten Island Museum, stop by for the 9th annual NatureFest at Great Kills Park on Staten Island. NatureFest is Staten Island’s premier environmental fair, and will feature tons of activities for the whole family.

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Omega Institute Design by Nature Conference “Preserving Life’s Essentials: Bread, Water, & Shelter”

Omega Institute Design by Nature Conference “Preserving Life’s Essentials: Bread, Water, & Shelter”

The decisions we make every day, as an individual, have a monumental effect on our community and the earth as a whole. Taking care in choosing what we eat, where we live, and how to preserve our precious resources, like water, can truly change our life and

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Kim Holleman debuts new tiny version of her ‘Trailer Park’ mobile garden

Kim Holleman debuts new tiny version of her ‘Trailer Park’ mobile garden

Trailer Park creator Kim Holleman is back with version 2 of her original Trailer Park. It’s a new design built into a 6′ x 12′ a ramp-back, V-Nose construction trailer. Rest assured, its as green as ever. Holleman’s newest green machine will be on at in

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Take a fall tour of NYC’s most exciting landscape architecture landmarks

Take a fall tour of NYC’s most exciting landscape architecture landmarks

“New York City is at the forefront of reimagining the possibilities for the urban landscape,” says OHNY executive director Gregory Wessner. “From parks like the High Line and Brooklyn Bridge Park to public spaces like the Times Square plazas to projects

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BIG completes its iconic VIA 57 West Courtscraper pyramid high-rise in NYC

BIG completes its iconic VIA 57 West Courtscraper pyramid high-rise in NYC

Over five years and lots of hype in the making, the newest NYC project by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is finally complete. VIΛ 57 West, also known as the VIΛ Courtscraper, is an 830,000-square-foot highrise shaped like a distorted pyramid, and it nearly

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Greenbelt Trail Restoration

Greenbelt Trail Restoration

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Victory Blvd. bet. Ridgeway Ave. and Travis Ave., Staten Island

Meeting Location: The Greenbelt Nature Center, 700 Rockland Avenue

Description: Join the Stewardship Team on to and

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The Floating Restaurant suspends a glass cube eatery over the Hudson River

The Floating Restaurant suspends a glass cube eatery over the Hudson River

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Fashion stylist’s tiny reclaimed wood cabin is the perfect escape from NYC

Fashion stylist’s tiny reclaimed wood cabin is the perfect escape from NYC

Although the fashion world may be notoriious for its hectic rythmn and superficial lifestyle, there are some who just seem to get it. To escape the hustle and bustle of NYC’s fashion scene, fashion and interior stylist Scott Newkirk has built the cabin

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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 http://patch.com/new-york/heights-dumbo/coming-soon-brooklyn-bill-nye-questlove-biggest-trippiest-light-show-ever that braids nature appreciation, science, and cool beats

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Mysterious itty bitty fairy houses line this NJ hiking trail

Mysterious itty bitty fairy houses line this NJ hiking trail

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W Hotel’s Extreme Wow Suite lets you go glamping in a yurt in the middle of NYC

W Hotel’s Extreme Wow Suite lets you go glamping in a yurt in the middle of NYC

Camping is probably the last thing most people think about when it comes to the Big Apple. Glamping, on the other hand, fits right in. Just when we thought the popular trend of “glamorous camping” had started to wane, Manhattan’s W Hotel on Avenue

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Escape the city in this new Harvard startup’s affordable tiny home rentals near NYC

Escape the city in this new Harvard startup’s affordable tiny home rentals near NYC

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Plan a summer getaway to this brand new Hudson Valley hotel inside of a former factory

Plan a summer getaway to this brand new Hudson Valley hotel inside of a former factory

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Sneak a peek at the gargantuan green wall coming to Tadao Ando’s 152 Elizabeth Street condos

Sneak a peek at the gargantuan green wall coming to Tadao Ando’s 152 Elizabeth Street condos

Previously, we reported http://inhabitat.com/nyc/tadao-andos-first-new-york-condominium-design-features-one-of-the-largest-green-walls-in-the-city/ on the preliminary designs produced by Sumaida + Khurana for the ultra luxury condominium building in at

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Who let the cats out? Tomorrow is the first-ever ‘Take Your Cat on an Adventure’ Day (VIDEO)

Who let the cats out? Tomorrow is the first-ever ‘Take Your Cat on an Adventure’ Day (VIDEO)

Cats are hiking, camping, canoeing – the whole nine {lives} – and its purrfect. Purina Pro Plan is passionate about helping cats and their owners have unique experiences together so they teamed up with Adventure Cats to proclaim June 15, National a

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