Gallery: Two New Passive House Buildings Coming to Brooklyn

424 Melrose Street Render via Chris Benedict

Brooklyn made strides for sustainable homes when it revealed NYC’s very first certified passive house, and now it has two more passive house projects on the horizon. The new multi-family homes by architect Chris Benedict will be built in the Bushwick area, and both properties will have 24 units that live up to stringent energy-efficiency standards. Each of the new passive house units will provide 30,000 square feet of living space for Brooklynites at 424 Melrose Street and 803 Knickerbocker Avenue – and construction on the Melrose location is already underway!

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