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An energy town hall on the Upper East Side

The most modern idea in architecture is the Passive House, which only needs a tiny amount of heating and cooling as compared to a conventional structure. We learned more at a town hall on energy.

Fifty Years of Landmarks

New York’s Landmarks Law preserves not only the culture of the past, but the energy put into buildings of the past.

Rebuild by Design and Seaport City: NYC’s coastal future takes shape

Rebuild by Design is an on-going search for policy-based solutions for protecting New York, and other vulnerable coastal cities. It’s no surprise that the finalists of the Rebuild by Design competition proposed projects for storm protection that reflect the New York ideals of creativity and practicality.