NYC’s LEED Platinum Cooper Union Academy

This year the The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art opened a stunning new academic building in downtown Manhattan that boasts a bevy of green building strategies. Designed by Morphosis, the project replaces the existing Hewitt Academic Building and incorporates many of the demolished building materials.

See and read more at INHABITAT.


~ by djtapedek on December 29, 2009.

One Response to “NYC’s LEED Platinum Cooper Union Academy”

  1. This is great news. Green jobs are the wave of the present and future and new eco-friendly building design will lead this trend. Collaboration will be key to rebuilding our economy and I am happy to see NYC leading the way. Take the site for instance. It has a plethora of case studies and white papers that demonstrate how green businesses can thrive in the 21st century. The site also has a directory of thousands of companies who have embraced eco-friendly practices and are adding green collar jobs as a result. In this time of great environmental and economic turmoil, the green collar economy must emerge as the next great American enterprise. I suggest readers visit to learn more.

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