Gallery: Solus4 Designs a Sustainable Vertical Neighborhood for New Yor...

In terms of energy sustainability, the building incorporates photovoltaic panels extending from the concrete frame, which will provide a large portion of the building's power demands, and could even generate a surplus. According to the architects, this may even serve as additional income for the residents, although there is no mention on how that would specifically work.

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  1. Eric Fung March 27, 2014 at 10:03 am

    No one is born sorely to help people (perhaps except jesus). Who lives there does not change the fact that it’s a “super green” building that can be a strong inspiration for other sustainability projects.

  2. lazyreader June 22, 2011 at 1:19 pm

    Come on people, thousands of dollars will go towards a studio in New York. This vertical neighborhood is just another tower with really expensive property in the middle of the city. Who really might live there? Probably, singles or double income-no children couples.