LEED: perhaps you’ve read about it. But while not everyone agrees that LEED is all it could be, it’s hard to argue with one billion square feet of certified real estate.
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Designed by Cook + Fox Architects, the Hegeman Residence will pursue a LEED Silver rating from USGBC and exclusively offer studios, 61 of which will be set aside for low-income individuals from the surrounding neighborhood (which, incidentally, is one of the poorest in New York City and where a disproportionate number of residents become homeless).
Hartford already has its share of green buildings — from ultra-green duplexes in the Swift Village neighborhood to Pelli Clarke Pelli’s striking LEED Silver Connecticut Science Center on the waterfront — but a vibrant city center is one vital sustainable element the city still lacks.