Gallery: New York’s Javits Center is Receiving a Much Needed Green Reno...

After years of deterioration and various structural issues, the Jacob Javits Center is finally getting a much needed eco-upgrade and full renovationFXFowle will be taking the helm of what has been considered an incredibly complex project, installing a new green roof, mechanical systems, and a complete redesign of the exterior glazing. The changes will in turn, create a more waterproof building and produce energy savings of 26 percent. Renovations are currently underway and expected to be complete by 2013. If all goes as planned, ICFF 2014 will be treated to a lovely new green space.

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