Bridgehampton's Surfside Home is Nestled into the Dunes and Draws Energy From Nature

Bridgehampton's Surfside Home is Nestled into the Dunes and Draws Energy From Nature

The Surfside vacation retreat includes the main house, a guest house, a two-car garage, and a free-form, chlorine-free pool. The home was remodeled from an existing home. The structure…

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Jane's Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park Named Best Public Space by Travel & Leisure

Jane's Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park Named Best Public Space by Travel & Leisure

Since opening last September, Jane's Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park has charmed countless New Yorkers and tourists with its old-fashioned fun and glimmering modern pavilion. Now the…

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Leeser Architecture Transforms Brooklyn's Historic Strand Theater Into a Cultural Space for the Digital Age

Leeser Architecture Transforms Brooklyn's Historic Strand Theater Into a Cultural Space for the Digital Age

Leeser won a bid by the New York City Economic DEvelopment Corporation to complete the renovation, which they broke ground on last October. The project will preserve the landmark's…

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PHOTOS: Historic Jane's Carousel Opens At Brooklyn Bridge Park in a Jean Nouvel Pavilion

PHOTOS: Historic Jane's Carousel Opens At Brooklyn Bridge Park in a Jean Nouvel Pavilion

Built in 1922 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company, the carousel was part of Idora Park in Youngstown, Ohio. When the park shut down in the early '80s, the carousel was destined to be…

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David Briefel Revamps a Brooklyn Apartment Using Only Sustainable Materials

David Briefel Revamps a Brooklyn Apartment Using Only Sustainable Materials

296 Sterling Place is a 1,500 square foot, two bedroom apartment. With nearly 20 green innovations, Briefel converted the home into a sustainable oasis with tons of open space, sneaky…

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1100 Architect Renovates NYU's Dept. of Linguistics Into a Vibrant Naturally Lit Space

1100 Architect Renovates NYU's Dept. of Linguistics Into a Vibrant Naturally Lit Space

NYU’s Department of Linguistics is located in an early 19th century 6-story manufacturing building characterized by exposed brick walls and iron columns. Without diminishing these…

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Empire State Building Achieves LEED Gold Certification

Empire State Building Achieves LEED Gold Certification

It's official -- the Empire State Building has been awarded LEED Gold certification. Thanks to a massive green overhaul that took more than two years, the landmark is now the tallest…

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Studio Dror Converts Old Gucci Store into Stylish Soho Synagogue

Studio Dror Converts Old Gucci Store into Stylish Soho Synagogue

Having already been nicknamed the "hipster synagogue," the new shul features green design elements that are visual double entendres, reflecting Jewish customs and traditions while also…

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MANIfold Architects Cut Out Sections of a Brooklyn Brownstone to Flood It With Natural Light

MANIfold Architects Cut Out Sections of a Brooklyn Brownstone to Flood It With Natural Light

The primary goal was to achieve more natural light in the center of the brownstone and create a more immediate connection to the outdoors. The architects cut out sections of the…

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New York's Javits Center is Receiving a Much Needed Green Renovation

New York's Javits Center is Receiving a Much Needed Green Renovation

After years of deterioration and various structural issues, the Jacob Javits Center is finally getting a much needed eco-upgrade and full renovation. FXFowle will be taking the helm of…

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Massive Fuel Cell Could Put NYC's City Hall Off the Grid

Massive Fuel Cell Could Put NYC's City Hall Off the Grid

City Hall may be getting a green makeover. Officials are currently finalizing plans for a massive fuel cell for the landmark building after a proposal to build rooftop solar panels was…

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NYC's Public Theater Set to Go LEED Silver Thanks to an Applause Worthy Green Renovation

NYC's Public Theater Set to Go LEED Silver Thanks to an Applause Worthy Green Renovation

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…

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Empire State Building to Receive LEED Gold Certification

Empire State Building to Receive LEED Gold Certification

The Empire State Building is now looking to receive LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Buildings Council this month.

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Museum of the Moving Image Unveils Its Sexy New Look After 3-Year Green Renovation

Museum of the Moving Image Unveils Its Sexy New Look After 3-Year Green Renovation

The Museum of the Moving Image just unveiled its sleek and sexy new green look after a total renovation by Leeser Architecture.

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Old Gucci Store to Be Revamped into a Synagogue for Hipsters in SoHo

Old Gucci Store to Be Revamped into a Synagogue for Hipsters in SoHo

Stylish SoHo-ites will soon have a cool new destination to head to on Saturdays, but it isn't a hot club or an exclusive restaurant. Located at the site of a former Gucci store, the…

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NYC Municipal Art Society Launches Project to Show How Historic Buildings Can Improve Efficiency

NYC Municipal Art Society Launches Project to Show How Historic Buildings Can Improve Efficiency

The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission announced that they will be working with the Municipal Art Society to show that greening a historic property can be completed without changes…

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NYC's Historic Argonaut Building Achieves LEED Gold After Green Renovation

NYC's Historic Argonaut Building Achieves LEED Gold After Green Renovation

The stunning landmark neo-Gothic Argonaut Building at Broadway and 57th Street has been awarded LEED Gold certification.

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LOT-EK Uses Recycled Truck Bodies to Create a Rooftop Penthouse in NYC

LOT-EK Uses Recycled Truck Bodies to Create a Rooftop Penthouse in NYC

The Weiners purchased their brick townhouse in 1990, but as time went on Lawrence, a renowned conceptual artist, began to outgrow his workspace within the home. To make more room,…

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Record Number of New Yorkers Greening Their Homes With Help From NYSERDA

Record Number of New Yorkers Greening Their Homes With Help From NYSERDA

NYSERDA reports that a record number of New Yorkers have greened their homes over the last two months, thanks to the Green Jobs/Green NY program.

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Tenants Moving Into Pre-Built Green Office Space in the Empire State Building

Tenants Moving Into Pre-Built Green Office Space in the Empire State Building

W&H Properties is renting pre-built green office space in the Empire State Building that is ready for LEED for Commercial Interiors certification.

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New York's Chinatown Set to Get Its Own Mini High Line Park

New York's Chinatown Set to Get Its Own Mini High Line Park

An unused gravel lot at the foot of the Manhattan Bridge is poised to become the New York's next High Line Park, albeit a much smaller version.

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Empire State Building to Use 100% Green Energy

Empire State Building to Use 100% Green Energy

New York City's most recognizable building is fast becoming the city's greenest building. As part of the Empire State Building's $520 million makeover, the city has spent the last…

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Classic Brooklyn Brownstone Gets a Passive House Renovation

Classic Brooklyn Brownstone Gets a Passive House Renovation

Back in August, we reported on the construction of New York State's first passive house, and since then, the ecotastic performance standard has been gaining speed in New York City --…

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