Mayor de Blasio announces that NYC solar power usage has tripled since 2014

Mayor de Blasio announces that NYC solar power usage has tripled since 2014

Talk about sunny news! Mayor de Blasio has announced that solar power in NYC has tripled since early 2014. Specifically, over the last two years, the solar capacity installed in NYC has tripled combining both private and public installations, the city’s

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Copper-clad Staten Island courthouse turns towers of justice into a beacon of sustainability

Copper-clad Staten Island courthouse turns towers of justice into a beacon of sustainability

Built to house the New York State Supreme Civil and Criminal Courts as well as the lower Criminal Court, the Staten Island Courthouse impressively blends function, aesthetics, and symbolism into its design. As a courthouse, safety and security are to a

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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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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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The Bridge at Cornell Tech: Forest City releases new images of crystalline incubator building on Roosevelt Island

The Bridge at Cornell Tech: Forest City releases new images of crystalline incubator building on Roosevelt Island

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The first-of-its-kind building, opening summer 2017 on Cornell Tech’s Roosevelt Island campus, will house an ecosystem of companies, and a

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Inside JetBlue’s lean, green offices in Queens

Inside JetBlue’s lean, green offices in Queens

JetBlue’s brand new Long Island City digs are an environmentally friendly oasis that encapsulates the look and feel of the home base at JFK’s Terminal 5. Designed by HLW International, the creative space features transparent offices and conference a

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Gluck+’s Van Sinderen Plaza will bring 130 affordable apartments to East New York

Gluck+’s Van Sinderen Plaza will bring 130 affordable apartments to East New York

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BIG unveils plans for NYPD’s first-ever green-roofed police station

BIG unveils plans for NYPD’s first-ever green-roofed police station

Located on the corner of St. Ann’s Avenue and E 149th St., the eye-catching 43,000-square-foot 40th Precinct Station resembles a stack of staggered bricks, which BIG says references “the rusticated bases of early NYC Police Stations.” The solid be

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Could this vibrant green waterfront community make Staten Island the hip new place to live?

Could this vibrant green waterfront community make Staten Island the hip new place to live?

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Studio Gang unveils designs for an eco-friendly and green-roofed firehouse in Brooklyn

Studio Gang unveils designs for an eco-friendly and green-roofed firehouse in Brooklyn

FDNY Company 2’s elite force of firefighters does more than just fight fire. The team is trained to respond to a variety of emergencies, from fire and building collapses to water and scuba rescues. To help Company 2 mimic those rescue scenarios, Studio

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DDG’s new Tribeca condos wrap modern green features within a traditional brick facade

DDG’s new Tribeca condos wrap modern green features within a traditional brick facade

Located in the Tribeca East Historic District on a site created by the extension of Sixth Avenue in 1938, 100 Franklin will be a ground-up residential building over ground floor commercial space. The building will marry old and new, demonstrating how a

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XOCO 325 turns a chocolate factory into sweet luxury condominiums

XOCO 325 turns a chocolate factory into sweet luxury condominiums

XOCO 325 is located at 325 West Broadway in the heart of SoHo. The condos are being developed, designed, constructed and managed by DDG Partners, which has chosen a former chocolate factory for the location. XOCO, which is Catalan for chocolate, will 21

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9 can’t-miss Archtober events to check out this October in NYC

9 can’t-miss Archtober events to check out this October in NYC

Archtober is here!

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Park + Garden offers green luxury apartments just minutes outside of Manhattan

Park + Garden offers green luxury apartments just minutes outside of Manhattan

Just minutes away from NYC in Hoboken, Bijou Properties just opened its latest sustainable residential development. The Park + Garden is an upscale apartment building with 212 units, which is probably not a coincidence, given NYC’s area code. Over 30

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PHOTOS: Tour the beautiful 9/11 Memorial in NYC

PHOTOS: Tour the beautiful 9/11 Memorial in NYC

Arad’s design was selected from a global competition that received more than 5,200 submissions from 63 nations. The reflecting pools, which sit in the exact footprints of the Twin Towers, are the center of the memorial. The pools as are large voids, a visible

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Chick-fil-A’s new NYC restaurant to serve up locally sourced grub in a green space

Chick-fil-A’s new NYC restaurant to serve up locally sourced grub in a green space

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Eero Saarinen’s iconic JFK terminal to be reborn as swanky airport hotel and convention center

Eero Saarinen’s iconic JFK terminal to be reborn as swanky airport hotel and convention center

MCR Development will revamp JFK’s Eero Saarinen-designed TWA Flight Center into a lavish hotel and convention center, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday at a luncheon in Manhattan. The project will include a 505-room hotel, a museum to the Jet of

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Have your wedding or event at this opulent ballroom where all proceeds go towards helping the homeless

Have your wedding or event at this opulent ballroom where all proceeds go towards helping the homeless

The Prince George Ballroom is the premier event destination in Manhattan’s Flatiron district, where history meets elegance. Built in 1904 as one of NYC’s premier hotels, the Prince George fell into disrepair in the late 90s, but was meticulously to

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The World of Tomorrow, Today: New projects on three New York World’s Fair Sites

The World of Tomorrow, Today: New projects on three New York World’s Fair Sites

Gallery Talk by Joan Krevlin of BKSK Architects as part of our current exhibition, “Persuasive Images: Architecture of the New York World’s Fairs”.

Guided by the philosophy that successful buildings both support an organization’s identity today and

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60 Water’s spectacular roof deck would be the perfect spot to watch July 4th fireworks – if you lived there

60 Water’s spectacular roof deck would be the perfect spot to watch July 4th fireworks – if you lived there

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Foster + Partners’ 425 Park Avenue set to make history as NYC’s first WELL-certified tower

Foster + Partners’ 425 Park Avenue set to make history as NYC’s first WELL-certified tower

F+P won the international competition to design the new building in 2012. You can view video of the winning proposal here. At this iconic Manhattan address, the tower will be divided vertically into three areas. The base of the tower will be integrated

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Barclays Center rolls out its new green roof

Barclays Center rolls out its new green roof

While the 135,000-square-foot space will not be publicly accessible, it is designed to reduce noise output from the arena, capture rainwater, and provide nice views from the street, as well as from the new towers rising above it. The undisclosed cost of

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See five of Brooklyn’s most interesting modern homes on Dwell’s Home Tour this Saturday

See five of Brooklyn’s most interesting modern homes on Dwell’s Home Tour this Saturday

Dwell magazine is gearing up for its 2015 Brooklyn Home Tours, and they’re currently on the lookout for unique homes in the borough to showcase as part of the event on Saturday, May 9th. If you’re a homeowner, architect or designer who would like to highlight

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