29 Apr '16, 6pm

A new Passive House residential tower is coming to the Bronx

The 24-story residential project, being developed by Trinity Financial and MBD Community Housing Corp, will consist of 241 new affordable housing apartments, each with individual energy controls and energy-efficient appliances . In addition to the residential units, the project will also be home to a health-food market, a charter school, a medical building, a community space, and social services facilities. Future residents will be able to enjoy shared landscaped terraces and a green roof . The developers have also committed to rehabilitating an adjacent playground that is currently closed.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/a-new-passive-house-residential-...

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