With the City Council’s recent – and final – approval, Durst Fentner can begin construction on Bjarke Ingels’ striking rental pyramid on 57th Street between 11th Avenue and the Hudson River.
What, you weren’t thinking about your apartment building’s boiler? Well, why not?
With Henry Gifford’s lawsuit against USGBC as an early 2011 backdrop to the local green building scene, New York City buildings of various sizes and uses are simultaneously earning and not pursuing formal LEED certification.
Community Board 7 demanded more sustainability from Riverside Center, a mega-development on the UWS. Now Borough President Scott Stringer is doing the same.
It’s one thing for bloggers to demand sustainability. It’s another, entirely more awesome, thing when citizens do it. That’s what’s happening on the Upper West Side.
The sharpness of the elbows getting thrown at the Fairway olive bar are nothing compared to what Extell Development Company has faced during its attempt to sell Upper West Siders on Riverside Center, an ambitious 3 million-square-foot mega-development slated to stretch between 59th and 61st Streets and between West End Avenue and the West Side Highway.
Columbia’s architecture school is plotting a bold future for how the profession will design and deliver 21st century projects.
Columbia announced today that its seventeen acre Manhattanville expansion project, designed by Renzo Piano and SOM, has been accepted into the LEED for Neighborhood Development (“LEED-ND”) Pilot Program. (image of the project site looking west from Broadway along 125th Street via Columbia). Interestingly, the news comes immediately in advance of the start of the City’s […]