Javits 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.

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.

The Time Has Come for Mandatory Green Roofs in New York City

The Time Has Come for Mandatory Green Roofs in New York City

New York City needs to catch up to many other world class cities by requiring 100 per cent green roof coverage on new buildings, which is what I’ve proposed in legislation I introduced to City Council in July.

In New York City, Even the Empire State Building Has a Green Roof

In New York City, Even the Empire State Building Has a Green Roof

The gigantic green carpets reduce energy consumption and, by eliminating glass, save the lives of hundreds of birds a year

Green Roofs Are Saving Birds and Hatching Bird-Watchers

Green Roofs Are Saving Birds and Hatching Bird-Watchers

When landscape architects attract flocks to urban centers, city dwellers are keen to look up.