Perkins+Will designs LEED Gold-seeking academic building for York University

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Perkins+Will has won a design competition for the Toronto’s York University School of Continuing Studies, an eye-catching building that will target impressive eco-credentials. The design, which beat out a shortlist of seven proposals, is expected to meet a minimum certification of LEED Gold with potential for net-zero energy and net-zero carbon. The $50.5 million School of Continuing Studies will break ground in 2019 on York University’s Keele campus.

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Elon Musk wants to build a rocket that can fly you from New York to Shanghai in 30 minutes

Imagine being able to travel from New York to Shanghai in just 30 minutes. If Elon Musk — the visionary behind PayPal, SpaceX, and Tesla — succeeds with his newest vision, a trip of this kind will soon be possible. During Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp., the entrepreneur shared his goal to build the code-named “BFR,” which could transport anyone anywhere on the planet in just 60 minutes. Musk, who has long-dreamed-of founding a human colony on Mars, is willing to use his own… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

This house for sale in New York has two waterfalls and a luscious forest

If you’re on the market for a beautiful home that forces you to get in touch with nature, then you might want to check out this piece of property that just went on the market in upstate New York. Delphi Falls, located near Cazenovia, NY, features more than 60 acres of land that include two waterfalls, a creek and woodlands.

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The rustic wooden home was built in 1945 and is 3,500 square feet with four bedrooms and three baths. The master bedroom suite on the first floor holds… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Elon Musk just announced he got verbal approval to build a New York to DC hyperloop

Elon Musk just announced that the New York City to Washington D.C. hyperloop is happening. Taking to Twitter, Musk said that he has received verbal approval to build an underground hyperloop from city to city, with at least a dozen entrance/exits in each city. Once completed, riders will be able to zoom from city to city in under 30 minutes.

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/888053175155949572

Musk added – again, on Twitter – that there is still work to do to get official approval, but… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Is this massive folded skyscraper trolling New York City’s obsession with size?

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New York City’s “floating food forest” returns next month

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New York City unveils massive green-roofed film and fashion hub in Brooklyn

State-of-the-art, affordable production spaces for film, television production and garment manufacturing, housed in two green-roofed buildings, will soon give new life to underutilized buildings in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park. The green-roofed Made in NY Campus, designed by WXY architecture + urban design, will modernize the industrial waterfront site and create several pedestrian-friendly spaces and public plazas. Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced the City’s commitment to the $136 million overhaul project… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Solar-powered Ex of In House in New York features all 3D-printed fixtures inside

The 918-square-foot house sits on a twenty-eight-acre forested site in Rhinebeck, New York, named “T2 reserve”-an experimental landscape slated to be subdivided into five different house plots. By intersecting spheres and tesseract trapezoids, the architects came up with a design that features dynamic spatial relationships. This is first felt at the entry porch where an orb of wood carved out of the main volume of the house welcomes the entrant.

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New York City just approved plans to build the Lowline – the worlds first underground park

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