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WeWork opens gorgeous WeLive co-living apartments on Wall Street

WeWork opens gorgeous WeLive co-living apartments on Wall Street

Like the WeWork offices, the WeLive apartments are beautifully furnished, offering Instagram-worthy angles in every room. Unsurprisingly, the business model is targeted at millennials, but the WeLive spaces welcome anyone from those fresh out of to a to

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Is NYC’s sustainability plan hurting the people it should be helping the most?

Is NYC’s sustainability plan hurting the people it should be helping the most?

The Environmental Justice Alliance is getting tough with its criticism against Mayor Bill de Blasio, saying his OneNYC sustainability plan hurts the people who need it the most. Rather than improving conditions for poor residents of the city, EJA says a

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VIDEO: Sony’s new LED light bulb has another very unusual capability

VIDEO: Sony’s new LED light bulb has another very unusual capability

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New York state budget deal hikes minimum wage to $15 and rolls out paid family leave

New York state budget deal hikes minimum wage to $15 and rolls out paid family leave

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new budget deal Thursday that will boost support for the state’s residents and their families. Much like the aggressive goals to increase renewable energy and curb greenhouse gas emissions are aimed at improving the

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NYC’s iconic MetLife building becomes a vertical farm in quirky architecture comic

NYC’s iconic MetLife building becomes a vertical farm in quirky architecture comic

Metals in Construction magazine recently sponsored a design contest for the renovation of one of NYC’s most iconic landmarks, the 50+ story MetLife Building at 200 Park Avenue. Among the entries, a unique proposal from Canadian architecture firm Lemay

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Watch New York City get devoured by a swarm of plants in this breathtaking short film

Watch New York City get devoured by a swarm of plants in this breathtaking short film

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Roman Kaelin, Falko Paeper and Florian Wittmann, we instead see the demise of the city as a vivid time-lapse that blends real footage, a

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NYC could be under water in less than a century according to new climate change study

NYC could be under water in less than a century according to new climate change study

Related:Coastal Areas of NYC Could Be Underwater If Another Sandy-Like Storm Hits in 2100

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Jon Stewart rescues slaughterhouse runaway bull in Queens

Jon Stewart rescues slaughterhouse runaway bull in Queens

Related: Freddie the Steer moo-ves to greener pastures after daring slaughterhouse escape

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Giant cheeseburger-shaped museum proposed as a way to revitalize the New York State Pavilion

Giant cheeseburger-shaped museum proposed as a way to revitalize the New York State Pavilion

After the competition for the redesign of the New York State Pavilion was recently announced, numerous entries have been submitted. As one could expect, forward-thinking innovators came forth with ideas varying from arts and community space, to a space

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New Aging: Architect Matthias Hollwich’s new book explores how we can live smarter now to live better forever

New Aging: Architect Matthias Hollwich’s new book explores how we can live smarter now to live better forever

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1. Your book New Aging tackles a subject that most people don’t think about it’s

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Proposed floating island with pyramids connects the High Line to the Hudson River

Proposed floating island with pyramids connects the High Line to the Hudson River

Set on high-capacity caissons anchored into bedrock, the Hub on the Hudson opens the High Line and neighboring developments up to the river. A steel and concrete bridge would extend the elevated park to a raised circular promenade that encircles the The

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Avant Garden serves up delectable vegan delicacies in a twinkly LES retreat lined with salvaged wood accents

Avant Garden serves up delectable vegan delicacies in a twinkly LES retreat lined with salvaged wood accents

While it may not seem a revolutionary act to simply enjoy a meal in a restaurant, the elimination of animal flesh and animal byproducts in one’s diet not only eases or eliminates an animal’s suffering, it’s also the most effective way an average person

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America’s tallest man moves into NYC’s first micro apartment building

America’s tallest man moves into NYC’s first micro apartment building

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If you’re wondering if you would feel cramped living in one of NYC’s new micro

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Crazy proposal exposes Central Park’s underground mountains and surrounds it with 1,000-foot glass walls

Crazy proposal exposes Central Park’s underground mountains and surrounds it with 1,000-foot glass walls

There are mountains to be found in New York City, if you know where to look. Designers Yitan Sun and Jianshu Wu want to uncover those landforms in New York Horizon, a proposal that excavates Central Park 1,000 feet deep to expose mountain-like bedrock a

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Reclaimed shipping container radio station pops up in Greenpoint

Reclaimed shipping container radio station pops up in Greenpoint

A reclaimed shipping container has traded a life of hauling cargo for turning out tunes. French photographer Francois Vaxelaire transformed the corrugated metal structure into the Lot Radio, an independent radio station that’s set up shop in a empty a

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NYC launching sustainability boot camp to help building owners meet emissions goals

NYC launching sustainability boot camp to help building owners meet emissions goals

NYC leaders have set some lofty goals for greening the city, with a focus on slashing greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050. Recent studies have shown how improvements in heating efficiency can save building owners tons of money while cutting but

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VIDEO: Karim Rashid and Richard Smiedt unveil new ‘bump’ all-in-one device-charging solution

VIDEO: Karim Rashid and Richard Smiedt unveil new ‘bump’ all-in-one device-charging solution

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NYC’s first floating food forest to hit the Hudson River this summer

NYC’s first floating food forest to hit the Hudson River this summer

NYC’s first ‘floating food forest’ is preparing to sail down the Hudson River this June. Inhabitat reported last year on the plans for Swale, a project conceived by artist Mary Mattingly, and now the barge-top fruit and veggie garden is under The

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Governors Island recycled adventure playground meets fundraising goal to support ‘free play’ for NYC kids

Governors Island recycled adventure playground meets fundraising goal to support ‘free play’ for NYC kids

Play:groundNYC has already raised over $16,000 in crowdfunding pledges toward a $25,000 goal to fund its “adventure playground” on Governors Island in Manhattan. The unique play area is an outdoor park modeled after a junkyard that puts to use such as

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VIDEO: Casa Collection’s new Urbano Loft Bed is the answer to your small space storage problems

VIDEO: Casa Collection’s new Urbano Loft Bed is the answer to your small space storage problems

Remember when we reported on Charlie’s Well it seems like Red Hook’s own Roberto Gil heard our pleas because

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High-tech hydroponic rooftop greenhouse opens atop Williamsburg’s PS 84

High-tech hydroponic rooftop greenhouse opens atop Williamsburg’s PS 84

“This a generation of stewards of this planet, for environmental and climate change stress,” said Diana Zelvin, vice-president of the school’s parent-teacher association.

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A Brooklyn-shaped garden with plants from around the world is coming to Fort Greene

A Brooklyn-shaped garden with plants from around the world is coming to Fort Greene

Named after a term used in plant migration, the Outer Seed Shadow project is a series of site-specific public art interventions that use gardens as the springboard for exploring a local community’s identity and geopolitical issues. Carrion launched in

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Submit your idea to redesign the iconic New York State Pavilion in Queens

Submit your idea to redesign the iconic New York State Pavilion in Queens

The challenge is deceptively simple: how do you take something old and make it new again? The New York State Pavilion has been closed and off limits to the public for years, although it is now part of Flushing Meadows Corona Park, except for a special a

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Apple receives Landmarks Conservancy award for preserving Manhattan’s historic architecture

Apple receives Landmarks Conservancy award for preserving Manhattan’s historic architecture

While Apple’s most iconic store is its flagship glass cube on Fifth Avenue, the company has since moved on to occupy some of the city’s most beautiful Beaux Arts buildings. The Landmarks Conservancy will be honoring four of Apple’s adaptive reuse

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Kim Markel’s popsicle-colored recycled chairs and accessories inject a bubbly burst of fun into any room

Kim Markel’s popsicle-colored recycled chairs and accessories inject a bubbly burst of fun into any room

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VIA 57WEST: BIG’s distorted pyramid building is nearly complete

VIA 57WEST: BIG’s distorted pyramid building is nearly complete

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BIG wants to transform boring Two Penn Plaza into an undulating sea of glass

BIG wants to transform boring Two Penn Plaza into an undulating sea of glass

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Federal prosecutors look into lead exposure and other health issues in NYC public housing

Federal prosecutors look into lead exposure and other health issues in NYC public housing

The nation’s awareness about the dangers of lead poisoning is elevated this year, after news of widespread lead contamination in the drinking water in Flint, Cleveland, and other cities. Federal prosecutors are now taking a closer look into the to of

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Bronx group wants to resurrect a buried brook hidden beneath Van Cortlandt Park

Bronx group wants to resurrect a buried brook hidden beneath Van Cortlandt Park

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NYC to triple food waste compost program in 2017 to reach a million residents

NYC to triple food waste compost program in 2017 to reach a million residents

In general, when you hear about food waste in the news, it’s a bad thing. However, NYC announced some good news on the subject this week as the city unveiled its plan to triple its compost program in 2017, ramping up to serve 600,000 households. than

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East River Blueway beach project may end up being rained out

East River Blueway beach project may end up being rained out

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Old Brooklyn factory gets new life as a vibrant co-working space for creatives

Old Brooklyn factory gets new life as a vibrant co-working space for creatives

Formerly a printing press, the 47,000-square-foot industrial building was thoroughly revamped, but still maintains its raw and rough charm. The architects left as much of the original appearance intact, including the exposed joists and brickwork, but a

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Bushwick Inlet Park one step closer to fruition with new city land purchase

Bushwick Inlet Park one step closer to fruition with new city land purchase

Related: Kayaking protesters take to the East River to demand promised park

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The 2016 Architectural Digest Design Show kicks off today at Piers 92 and 94

The 2016 Architectural Digest Design Show kicks off today at Piers 92 and 94

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MTA unveils high-tech new buses with LCD screens, Wi-Fi and USB ports

MTA unveils high-tech new buses with LCD screens, Wi-Fi and USB ports

Related: MTA announces test pilot to equip city buses with bicycle racks

“We’re reimagining the MTA to improve services for all New Yorkers,” said Governor Cuomo. “Today’s world demands connectivity, and we’re meeting that challenge and

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Creative director’s 275-sq-ft apartment uses pops of purple to pull design elements together

Creative director’s 275-sq-ft apartment uses pops of purple to pull design elements together

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co-founder and creative director of DNA, a start-up consulting and PR firm some

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VIDEO: NYC’s first micro apartment building is almost ready to open

VIDEO: NYC’s first micro apartment building is almost ready to open

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Cornell is building the world’s tallest passive-house building on Roosevelt Island

Cornell is building the world’s tallest passive-house building on Roosevelt Island

Developed by Cornell University, Hudson Inc., and Related Companies, the two-million-square-foot Cornell Tech University Campus is envisioned as “a campus built for the next century” that also aims to be one of the most environmentally friendly in a

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New laws will require NYC-owned building projects to slash energy usage in half

New laws will require NYC-owned building projects to slash energy usage in half

New York is strengthening its position as a leading city in green architecture and construction, marked by the passage of two new laws that up the ante for new buildings and major retrofit projects. The New York City Council voted to approve two and the

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Anti-declawing bill gains support as veterinarians speak out against cruel practice

Anti-declawing bill gains support as veterinarians speak out against cruel practice

Veterinarians across the state are speaking out against the practice of declawing cats, by backing the proposed bill that would outlaw the procedure. The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association and the Paw Project have organized 115 veterinarians

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