20 Jun '15, 9pm

.@cornell_tech to bring world’s 1st Passive House high-rise building to New York: @inhabitat

Cornell Tech is set to break ground this month on what will be the first high-rise Passive House construction in the world. Designed by New York-based firm Handel Architects , the green residential tower will be used as multi-family housing for Cornell’s new tech campus on Roosevelt Island when complete. According a report released by the university, the building will save 882 tons of CO2 per year compared to conventionally-constructed buildings.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/cornell-tech-to-bring-the-worlds...

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