Gallery: PHOTOS: Inside the Hearst Tower, New York City’s First LEED Go...

photo © Jill Fehrenbacher for Inhabitat
The Hearst building consumes 26 percent less energy than a traditionally built structure, and there is a rainwater collection system on the roof, which annually diverts 1.7 million gallons of water from becoming runoff waste. The lighting is controlled by sensors, automatically adjusting to the amount of daylight.

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  1. BOB LONGO March 8, 2012 at 9:03 pm

    Another GREAT building !!!! BOB LONGO.

  2. Reni Puls April 30, 2011 at 1:52 pm

    Next trip to NYC I will visit it!

  3. Will Giron April 26, 2011 at 1:23 pm

    I think it’s great that Hearst Tower combines historical aesthetics with modern architectural design. The photos are fantastic!

  4. evelyn April 26, 2011 at 1:22 pm

    awesome – wish i could see it in person

  5. Rebecca Paul April 26, 2011 at 1:19 pm

    Looks like hopes for a greener NYC are looking up!

  6. Yuka Yoneda April 26, 2011 at 1:17 pm

    Great pics!

  7. Mike Chino April 26, 2011 at 1:16 pm

    Fantastic photos of an inspiring green building – I can’t wait to see it in person!

  8. Kestrel Jenkins April 26, 2011 at 1:16 pm

    The “Riverlines” art piece is OUTSTANDING – especially in-person!