This Breathtaking Nolita Penthouse Takes Going Green to Another Level

Posted On Thu, May 15, 2014 By

Posted On Thu, May 15, 2014 By In Architecture, Green Design, Nolita

Not all rooftop gardens are created equal, especially when it’s an award-winning green space perched high above Little Italy. A collaboration between Andrew Berman Architect and the sustainable roof designers of Goode Green, the blooming penthouse abode is a serious urban oasis complete with chickens and a bee colony.

Grand Street residence designed by Andrew Berman and Goode Green

Berman designed a 4,500-square-feet home to go atop the century-old Nolita building, reinforcing beams from the original structure and creating a flat roof to help hold up soil and plantings. Wildflowers and grasses native to New York City fill the outdoor space, along with a fish pond and kitchen garden.

Grand Street residence designed by Andrew Berman and Goode Green

There are also breathtaking views of both uptown and downtown, creating a surprising and peaceful juxtaposition of city and country in one of the city’s busiest neighborhoods.

+ Andrew Berman Architect

Images courtesy of Andrew Berman Architect and Goode Green

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