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February 10, 2013

Queens Botanical Garden Visitor Administration Building

The Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) will complete the first phase of its master plan, the Sustainable Landscapes and Buildings Project, in Fall 2009. The mandate for capital development at QBG is to demonstrate environmental stewardship, promote sustainability and celebrate cultural connections. The Sustainable Landscapes and Buildings Project includes the LEED Platinum rated Visitor& Administration Building,. Read more…


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NYC Administration for Childrens Services

492 First Avenue, NYC’s new Children’s Intake Center, provides a good example of the synergies inherent in urban green design, where the values of old buildings often mesh well with sustainable design. Thus, saving and reusing this stately 1901 landmark by McKim, Mead and White greatly reduced the energy and materials needed for construction while. Read more…


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