NYC’s Farm One delivers rare, ultra-fresh produce in just 30 minutes

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“Aside from supplying water to the pool and Harlem Meer, the Reservoir sits stagnant and fenced off due to its current state as a health threat to millions of New Yorkers, tourists and animals,” said DFA.

“DFA envisions a temporary landmark that is remarkably of its time to creatively transform the reservoir into one of New York’s boldest urban amenities,” said studio founder Laith Sayigh.

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NYC’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral goes green with new geothermal plant

When St. Patrick’s Day revelers parade past St. Patrick’s Cathedral on NYC’s 5th Avenue this Friday, they might not be aware that they will be celebrating a renewable energy future for the famous landmark. Last month, the Archdiocese of New York announced that the historic cathedral activated a new geothermal plant that will reduce the building’s energy consumption by more than 30 percent and reduce CO2 emissions by approximately 94,000 kilograms. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building