Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Javits Center Cracks the Code for Green Living in the City

Javits Center Cracks the Code for Green Living in the City

In its latest sustainability report, the 2.1M s/f Javits Center says efforts to improve sustainability are helping breed wildlife, power properties, slash fuel bills and make people happy.

From a Convention Center’s Roof, ‘Walk-Off Vegetables’

From a Convention Center’s Roof, ‘Walk-Off Vegetables’

The story of rooftop farms is one that says something meaningful can be done with the last batch of unused real estate in an increasingly crowded city. Something useful.

Javits Convention Center's Green Roof is Home to Birds, Bats and Bees

Javits Convention Center's Green Roof is Home to Birds, Bats and Bees

Meet the newest residents of the West Side of Manhattan. These newborn gulls have a penthouse pad on the Green Roof of the Javits Convention Center.

NYC’s Largest Rooftop Solar Installation Will Top the Javits Center

NYC’s Largest Rooftop Solar Installation Will Top the Javits Center

More than 4,000 solar panels will be installed on the roof of the convention center

How Architects Are Designing Buildings With Birds in Mind

How Architects Are Designing Buildings With Birds in Mind

Studies suggest that between 300 million and one billion birds die each year from building collisions, and as such, some firms are changing their schemes to create bird-friendly exteriors