The project I have been working on for the last 3.5 years, is in the news, on the ever popular Gothamist Blog.
Designed by Cook + Fox in the glass and steel style of the 1853 New York Crystal Palace, the crystalline skyscraper is being touted for its LEED Platinum certification, which means it’s more green than most green buildings now being certified (less energy and water consumption, for example). In case you haven’t heard, like many of its counterparts, it features high-performance glass, floor-to-ceiling “windows” and reusable rainwater (which saves 10.3 million gallons of water per year). It also boasts double wall technology that, supposedly, dissipates the sun’s heat and a 5.1 megawatt on-site power plant. The pricetag? $100 per square foot.
Check out the gothamist post and a series of construction photographs.