The spiraling Edgar Street Towers — designed to straddle Edgar Street in Lower Manhattan — make use of bio-filtration terrariums to filter indoor air.
The Hegeman Residence — offering housing for the homeless in Brooklyn — uses energy efficiency to reduce residents’ bills and green space to foster community.
Brooklyn Grange brings fresh produce, eggs and education on profitable urban farming to New York, with two acres currently under cultivation on city roofs.
Using community input to create accurate maps of vacant lots and properties, two grassroots groups are creating more stable, sustainable neighborhoods.
In recognition of its use of tech to improve life for residents and reduce its carbon footprint, New York has taken 4th on a ranking of smart cities worldwide.
Using a closed loop geothermal system and smart passive solar techniques, this green summer home in The Hamptons offers a cool respite from the city heat.
The Willets Point Redevelopment Plan calls for clean up efforts benefiting the Flushing River, and green redevelopment that will benefit the local economy.