Green Building

Practice of increasing the efficiency of buildings and their use of energy, water, and materials while reducing building impacts on health and the environment throughout the complete building life cycle by incorporating better siting, design, construction, systems, operation, maintenance, and removal. May include tours, suppliers, organizations and training programs. May be called a sustainable building, environmental building, natural building, sustainable design, green architecture and can include building certification such as LEED or Passive House.

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http://www.kwmc.org.uk/ Knowle West Media Centre is built from straw bales and was designed in consultation with the local residents.
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Gold LEED certified luxury residential tower.The building is the 2nd residential green building in NYC. There are 274 apartments. The building has a 2 story Limestone base and brick and glass exterior...
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South east of Battery Park - see - https://www.siferry.com/. Completed in Spring 2005, the Whitehall Terminal serves 70,000 daily Staten Island commuters and the features new climate control technolog...
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This tall office tower is a renewably powered government building. While primarily being considered a green building, this government building is also home to a newly landscaped and designed public pl...
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Four new affordable Lower East Side People's Mutual Housing Association apartment buildings designed by Chris Benedict RA and Henry Gifford. While being bike friendly, these apartment buildings are eq...
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This building is primarily used by the NYC Administration for Children's Services and is the first place where children who were mistreated are taken. This building is also home to the Emergency Child...
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Cloud Institute is committed to teaching, learning and thinking play on the shift toward a sustainable future. Using teacher training, bio-sculpture & other resources, they equip school systems K-12 a...
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The first green skyscraper in New York City, the Conde Nast building is a 48-story office tower that was finished in 2000. Part of the 42nd Street Master Plan to promote the redevelopment of this area...
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Energy Star apartment building on the Upper West Side that employs green design using the latest in environmental science, creating apartments that are housed in an environmentally sensitive structure...
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Harlem's first affordable green building and smart residence, with over 60% of the building made from materials that are either recyclable or renewable and consume 25% less energy than is allowed by t...
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Consisting of 30 energy efficient, 3-family homes as well as a beloved community garden, this is the first development of affordable housing in New York State to receive the label of “Energy Star ® Ho...
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A green mixed use commercial & residential building with the Bronx's first PVs!
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This courthouse was finished in 2006 and featured advanced heating and cooling systems. On 161 Street there is a glass and aluminum curtain wall that maximizes natural daylight while maintaining priva...
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The botanical garden uses water recycling, solar power, recycled materials, and a platinum LEED facility. It also has beautiful landscapes, plants, and educational tours. They have two special gardens...
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They are recognized as a world leader in combining solar, or photovoltaic (PV), technology and architectural design. They specialize in "building-integrated PV", where solar panels ECOnomically replac...
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Green roof and environmental education program. This school prides themselves in educating students since 1926.
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High performance day lighting in the new Hall of Fame! Come visit this interactive, child friendly museum and learn!
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Awarded the LEED Silver Certification in 2007, the Bronx Library Center was one of New York City's first LEED Certified municipal buildings! Being the largest public library in the Bronx, this librar...
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A sustainability focused Consulting Firm directed by Atom Cianfarani with projects that offer sensible applications for greening your home in an urban setting, and also creating Innovative eco-strateg...
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GreenHomeNYC: Helping NYC buildings go green! http://greenhomenyc.org/
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Build A Green Bakery or the "Birdbath Bakery" is a bakery in the east village that may be the most environmentally friendly bakery ever. Everything inside is made of recycled materials. Nothing inside...
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Intervale Green, located on Intervale Avenue near Freeman Street in The Bronx, is a new housing development meant for low-income residents. It boasts a green or eco-friendly design, sculpture garden a...
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The Solaire is located at 20 River Terrace in Battery Park City, one of the most affluent neighborhoods in New York City with a view that spans from Jersey City in the west to a glimpse of the Empire ...
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Project Name: Action Center To End World Hunger Owner Organization: Mercy Corps Project Type: Interpretive Center, Community Dev., Assembly LEED System: LEED CI 2.0 Certification Level: Platinum 45 of...
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Project Name: Battery Park City Maintenance Facility Owner Organization: Battery Park City Authority Project Type: Other LEED System: LEED CI 2.0 Certification Level: Platinum 45 of 57 possible points...
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