Inhabitat recently got a private tour of the Hearst Tower! Completed in 2006, the tower was the first building in New York City to receive LEED Gold certification.
New York City’s historic Public Theater is going green. The producers of the world famous “Shakespeare in the Park” are renovating their Astor Place headquarters as part of a restoration and redesign project. Thanks to extensive sustainability the its a
The Empire State Building is now looking to receive LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Buildings Council this month.
The stunning landmark neo-Gothic Argonaut Building at Broadway and 57th Street has been awarded LEED Gold certification.
Hofstra University is located on Long Island a short train ride away from New York City. They offer a full range of LEED courses designed to teach you everything you need to know about sustainable, green building practices. It is the only continuing education
Pfizer is hosting a LEED Workshop at the Urban Green Council. The official USGBC 200-level course is intended for anyone who wants more than a basic understanding of LEED – including those with a stake in their company’s or community’s building practices,
The Pratt Institute, long a leader in sustainable design education, officially opened its new ecotastic digital arts building, complete with a green roof and solar panels. The six-story, 120,000 square foot Myrtle Hall is expected to meet the LEED Gold standard, which would make it the first every higher education building in Brooklyn to receive any LEED certification.
Global architecture firm Foster + Partners recently unveiled their plans for 50 Hudson Yards, to be developed by Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group starting early next year. The 2.9 million gross square foot building will be New York City’s
Manhattan’s Hearst Tower is the epitome of green design in New York City and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its opening, an exhibit on architect Norman Foster and his firm Foster + Partners is currently on display. The gallery, titled “Building
the first completed apartment at Brooklyn’s biggest megaproject, Pacific Park, is nearly ready for its opening and I wanted to share the images to see if you’d be interested in covering the newly unveiled home. The 2BR/2BA model apartment is located a
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Learn how Cornell University’s Warren Hall—a 130,000 square foot pre-war building with historic masonry—was renovated into a modern LEED Platinum home for the University’s undergraduate business program. Cornell’s challenge to the design team was
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“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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New Yorkers will be seeing a lot more brown refuse containers around the city, as the sanitation department expands its curbside pickup of organic waste to serve nearly one million residents. The city’s Department of Sanitation recently launched its to
“What we’ve been working on is matching up the science and the engineering of how to deliver healthier air,” says Jason Vollen, AECOM’s principal for high performance buildings. “Having a building-integrated test bed is absolutely to new
How far would you go to get into the Guinness Book of World Records? One intrepid New Yorker has mastered an amazing feat that many would think impossible: he hit every stop on the 660-mile NYC Subway system in under 24 hours. For two years in a row, on
We love it when urban renovation shuns demolition in favor of creative reuse of historic buildings. St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn dates back to the 1840s. Originally a tobacco warehouse, the building had been left abandoned and derelict for years St.
Related: Rem Koolhaas Redraws Europe To Reduce Carbon Emissions by 80%
The project has just broken ground and is slated for completion in 2018.
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Move over, Brooklyn. Staten Island is now home to a trendy new waterfront community that’s giving the Kingsborough a run for its money. Dubbed Urby, the 900-unit rental complex in Stapleton boasts a unique roster of amenities like a COFFEED, a bodega a
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EŌS, The Durst Organization’s 47-story luxury mixed-use tower, which begins residential leasing this month.
With recent legislation, new construction and major renovations of New York City-owned buildings now have to meet some of the highest efficiency standards in the nation. Local Laws 31 and 32 of 2016 amend the city’s current sustainability requirements
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