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Articles about "Sustainability"

  • Prefab Homes: The Future of Sustainable Living By Laura Schier | June 15, 2017

    Prefab homes are on the rise, as sustainable living becomes increasingly popular.

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  • Timber! : The Age of the Wooden Skyscraper? By Megan Newhard | June 14, 2016

    Are these wooden structures a major fire hazard or an architectural breakthrough?

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  • Mega Solution for Megacities By Bianca Ulics | June 08, 2016

    Elegran takes a look at the work of WOHA and how their designs can create a possible green future for Manhattan architecture.

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  • KR Spotlighting Karim Rashid: Inside the Pink Swirls of His Pop Colored Brain By Nikko Espina | March 10, 2016

    Peek inside the fascinating mind of famed iconoclast Karim Rashid and unravel the mystery behind his polarizing designs.

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  • Living at the High Line NYC mulls over wooden skyscrapers amid experimentation overseas By Stephanie Lovelle | December 08, 2015

    A skyscraper made entirely of wood may appear to be impossible but as architectural groups dare to defy the odds, NYC opens up to the possibilities.

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  • A Greener Future A Greener Future: OneNYC By Samantha Martinez | April 30, 2015

    Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recently announced his OneNYC plan, but what does this mean for NYC? How will this green movement affect our city's future?

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  • London Wood-Construction The Ozone’s Savior: Wood Construction By Samantha Martinez | March 10, 2015

    On the search for more environmentally friendly materials - canadian architect, Michael Green, has taken the movement to the next level with wood-based construction.

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  • LEED Certification Getting A Makeover By Peter Black | November 06, 2013

    The grey, concrete metropolis—known by most as New York City—is getting greener. A lot greener.

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  • Citi Bike and the Urban Trend Towards Green and Clean By Peter Black | September 11, 2013

    New York is frequently ranked among the nation’s filthiest cities. Scurrying through a monstrous maze of concrete and glass, throwing Chinese takeout boxes aimlessly into overflowing trash cans, filing like desperate rats into underground metal tubes—these are New Yorkers, and they’re not exactly the embodiment of environmental consciousness.

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  • Raising the Roof, and the Bar, at NYC Eateries By Nikki Hess | August 09, 2013

    There's no denying that New Yorkers are becoming ever more conscious of what they're putting into their bodies. Urban agricultural efforts like Brooklyn's Bright Farms are becoming increasingly popular, Bloomberg is in the process of trying to enact a prescription fruits and veggies plan for low-income Manhattan families, and food delivery services like the Union Square startup Healthy Hand are crafting specialized meals that cater to their customers' dietary restrictions, health goals, and overall tastes. That's why it comes as no surprise that, in a city where people expect only the freshest ingredients from their sumptuous dishes, a handful of rooftop-to-table restaurants have emerged as the newest pioneers in the locally-grown eateries scene.

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