New York City is one of the country’s last municipal users of Number 6 oil, whose harmful chemical composition has sparked new regulations requiring buildings to use more environment-friendly heating fuel.
Building performance data is changing tenant engagement and interaction with commercial office buildings as advanced technologies are allowing properties to behave more dynamically.
The Made in New York City Digital Map not only demonstrates the explosive growth in Gotham’s technology sector but should also help the industry’s continued expansion. It also serves an important real estate-related purpose in highlighting Silicon Alley’s attraction to tech tenants.
While observers have touted Midtown South’s emerging “Silicon Alley” as the place to be for technology tenants, four home-grown NYC start-ups have quietly collected 110,000 square feet at this historic, George Post-designed property at Prince Street.
Over 125 energy-efficient LED lamps illuminate Starbucks’ new NYC flagship in Times Square in order to evoke the nostalgia of an old Broadway theater stage set.
A pending lawsuit against a pop-up shopping mall in New Zealand has some commentators wondering about the future of container architecture but presents a good opportunity to reflect on certain key provisions in design and construction contracts.
Designed by Gensler from used steel shipping containers, the New York Center for Sustainable Energy will fuse net zero design practices with education about the impact of clean energy choices on the natural environment.
At the USGBC’s 2011 Greenbuild Legal Forum, one topic of conversation was the (still) pending 2010 updates to the FTC Green Guides and the implications those updates will have for environmental marketing generally, and green building marketing specifically.
Until June 30, New York City will be accepting applications from startup companies interested in testing innovative new green building products in city-owned buildings.
Next month, the Port Authority Bus Terminal will receive New York City’s first large-scale application of an advanced LED imagery technology. Will the facelift improve its appearance in the eyes of the discerning commuter?