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The future of the Brooklyn Navy Yard

How will the historic site–New York’s largest and oldest industrial facility–look in a year? In ten? We take a look at one new, “green” piece of the industrial fabric.

A new cost-benefit analysis for storm protection

With powerful storm surges costing the New York Metropolitan Area more and more each year, it is clear that a new flood protection system is necessary. Has it now become economically responsible from a cost-benefit standpoint?

Building study: 1929 landmark plus 46 stories of recycled steel = Norman Foster’s Hearst Building

Image: Foster+Partners The Hearst Tower, designed by the acclaimed British architect, Norman Foster, is a fairly recent addition to the NYC skyline. If you are…