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New Kering app lets Parsons fashion students track the environmental impacts of their designs

by , 11/02/16
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Kering, the luxury goods parent company of Gucci, Saint Laurent and Alexander McQueen, recently announced a new partnership with the Parsons School of Design that will allow students to boost their understanding of the environmental impacts of their designs. The KERING x PARSONS: EP&L program pilot, launched in conjunction with the new My EP&L App, will be offered to Parsons fashion design students as a way to learn how to integrate and track sustainability into their design processes from start to finish.

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Zagat’s tiny pop-up cafe serves up miniature munchies cooked on teeny stoves

by , 11/01/16
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New renderings of Brooklyn’s tallest tower show super-swanky amenities

by , 11/01/16
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Pumpkitecture: Architects live-carve pumpkins into gourd-geous iconic buildings

by , 10/31/16
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Washington Square Park toilet house boasts LEED-certified loos

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Twinkling cemetery would turn the deceased into a dazzling sea of lights under the Manhattan Bridge

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Enchanting forest of crocheted coral reefs comes to the Museum of Arts and Design

by , 10/28/16
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Former juvenile justice center to become a greenery-filled affordable housing complex in the Bronx

by , 10/28/16

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The notorious Bridges Juvenile Justice Center (more commonly known as “Spofford”) was a negative presence in the Hunts Point neighborhood for the Bronx for many years, but the gloomy facility is about to do a complete 180. According to Curbed NY, the five-acre site is set to be converted into a sprawling mixed-use project offering over 700 affordable apartments and plenty of community-centered open space including greenery-filled plazas and an art workshop.

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NYC announces opening of its first micro-apartment building, Carmel Place

by , 10/27/16

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Columbia’s sprawling 17-acre Manhattanville campus will invite the community to learn and grow

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Second Avenue subway finally set to open after almost a century

by , 10/26/16

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Steven Holl’s unusual upstate guest home challenges McMansions with its quirky design

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Construction begins on final stage of Brooklyn Bridge Park

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Two separate apartments fused into one breathtaking home in Brooklyn

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Wildlife NYC: New campaign urges New Yorkers to treat city’s native animals with respect

by , 10/24/16
filed under: Animals,News

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A new initiative is hoping to school New Yorkers on how to share the concrete jungle with the city’s abundant and fast-growing native wildlife population. According to the Daily News, the recently-launched Wildlife NYC campaign, which was sparked by the city’s burgeoning deer and coyote populations, urges people to treat all New Yorkers with respect – including those with wings, hooves and tails.

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Inside the secret apartments hidden within New York’s public libraries

Inside the secret apartments hidden within New York’s public libraries

Related: Did You Know About These Secret Rooms in the Brooklyn Bridge?

Via Atlas Obscura

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This former FDNY fireboat is set to be NYC’s next floating restaurant

This former FDNY fireboat is set to be NYC’s next floating restaurant

One of NYC’s former fireboats will soon embark on a new life as a floating restaurant. FDNY’s Fireboat Governor Alfred E. Smith, renamed simply “The Governor,” was purchased at auction earlier this month and its new owners have ambitious plans a

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One Vanderbilt: Tallest building in Midtown Manhattan breaks ground

One Vanderbilt: Tallest building in Midtown Manhattan breaks ground

“The new office building, transit upgrades at Grand Central and expanded pedestrian space are what I call smart growth. We demanded and secured private investments into important City infrastructure that put hundreds of thousands of straphangers This

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NYC launches United States’ first citywide film and television industry sustainability program

NYC launches United States’ first citywide film and television industry sustainability program

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office announced today a new sustainability initiative focused on film and television productions operating in the city. The “NYC Film Green” Program is aimed at reducing the ecological footprint of the city’s $9 billion a

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Smart 380-square-foot studio design uses transforming components to maximize space

Smart 380-square-foot studio design uses transforming components to maximize space

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