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Articles about "Urban Sustainability"

  • 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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  • Lowline Rendering What Lies Beneath: Innovative Urban Planning Below The Surface By Serena Horrigan | November 23, 2015

    With such transformative urban design proposals as Miami’s Underline and The Lowline on the Lower East Side, innovative architects are looking not to the glassy towers above, but at what's beneath our feet.

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  • east-river-skyway-brooklyn-manhattan-new-york Pitching the City 2015: Collaborating on Creative Urban Planning By Serena Horrigan | June 02, 2015

    Pitching the City held its biennial event at St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral on Friday to showcase the best in show of innovative, revolutionary urban design.

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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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  • New York City in 2050: What Will It Look Like? By Sophia Polin | January 28, 2014

    Arup Group Limited, a multinational engineering and design firm, recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of its New York office with a brainstorm-- what will NYC be like in the year 2050?

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  • All Is Well: Dicaprio's New Wellness Pad By Peter Black | November 15, 2013

    Apparently the only thing more important to Leonardo Dicaprio than “going green” is “going well.” The environmentally conscious superstar—who has been probing NYC’s luxury condo-scape for the last several months—recently purchased a home at 66 East 11th Street in Greenwich Village.

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  • Questioning New York’s Future in a Post-Sandy World By Bryan Gamble | November 13, 2013

    It has been one year since Hurricane Sandy ravaged the Tri-State area and the struggle to rebuild and achieve a stable life still continues for many who lost their homes and businesses. With this somber anniversary, there is a new emphasis on protecting ourselves from future storms, which are likely to be even worse than Sandy.

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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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