Tag Archives: New York City

Views from One World Trade Center

16 Feb

Personally I don’t think the new One World Trade Center is going to be all that amazing to look at but these photos from atop the construction of it are without a doubt amazing.

View looking south across the Hudson to New Jersey (who knew it could look so good?)

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Solar?

10 Feb

Being green doesn’t mean you always have to make a statement. I came across this article about the largest solar array in Manhattan. What struck me is that even though this is so big it was very well blended into the current architecture. It is simple moves like this that are so powerful, hiding some solar panels among a similar colored south facing roof.

Deutsche Bank Solar

http://greenbuildingelements.com/2012/01/24/largest-manhattan-solar-array-completed/

Developers! Developers! Developers!

31 Dec

How often can you look at the initial design and then redesign of a project and say “The developers sure did a good job with the redesign”?

The redesigned Hudson Yards

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