Wendy, designed by the architects at HWKN, is spiky pavilion at MoMA that emits bursts of cool air, water and even music — while helping to clean the air.
NYC’s Greenstreets program — which transforms the city’s “negative space” into green space, or micro-parks — has prospered under Mayor Bloomberg’s PlaNYC.
New York Governor Mario Cuomo recently signed a bill authorizing cities to waive the increased property taxes associated with improvements to LEED buildings.
The world’s first roving “Recyclarium” mobile education center has been deployed to the public schools of New York City to teach kids about recycling.
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.