- Is Airbnb as good for NYC as they say it is, or is it threatening affordable housing? We dissect the controversy.
- In our third installment of NYC’s skyscraper boom we take a look at unreleased plans on the drawing boards, office and hotel projects rising throughout the city, and the development boom occurring in Jersey City
- There’s neuroscientific proof that design matters. See what your brain’s like on architecture.
- Twilight star Robert Pattinson is eyeing a $3.5 million Vinegar Hill townhouse.
- We talk to Amy Norquist of Greensulate about green roofs and sustainable design.
6sqft is no stranger to green design, and more and more buildings throughout New York City are implementing eco-friendly features, from providing electric car chargers to utilizing geothermal energy systems. A major component in sustainable development is the addition of green roofs. Whether they’re merely for environmental purposes, or if they provide a usable outdoor space, green roofs are the next big thing in green design. So, we decided to chat with Amy Norquist, CEO and founder of Greensulate, a leader in integrated design, engineering, installation and maintenance of green roof systems for the residential, commercial, and industrial markets.