Gallery: LEED Platinum Seeking Battery Park Community Center Will Have ...

Battery Park City, already home to some of the greenest apartment and condo buildings in the Big Apple, will soon add another major sustainable building to its portfolio. Set to open this fall, the Digital Water Pavilion in the Battery Park City Community Center by Hanrahan Meyers Architects is a 55,000 square foot structure designed as a "built landscape" that's aiming for LEED Platinum certification. The star of the new center is a 550-foot curved glass wall etched with a digital bar code that can be activated by smartphone wielding visitors to play a specially written composition by composer Michael Schumacher. The design seamlessly incorporates sustainability, music, and our surrounding landscape into an interactive destination.

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