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The building form most closely associated with New York City is the skyscraper, which has shifted many commercial and residential districts from low-rise to high-rise.
Bank of America (abbreviated as BofA) is an American multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
A blast furnace is a type of metallurgical furnace used for smelting to produce industrial metals, generally iron, but also others such as lead or copper.
__notoc__ Brooklyn Grange is a 2.5-acre organic urban rooftop farm in New York City, growing high quality vegetables and honey for local restaurants, markets, and community-supported agriculture.
Bryant Park is a privately managed public park located in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco style skyscraper located on the East Side of Midtown Manhattan in New York City, at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue in the Turtle Bay neighborhood.
Cogeneration or combined heat and power (CHP) is the use of a heat engine or power station to generate electricity and useful heat at the same time.
COOKFOX (formerly Cook+Fox Architects) is a firm of architects founded by Rick Cook (architect) and Robert F. Fox, Jr. in 2003.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is an international body in the field of tall buildings and sustainable urban design.
The Durst Organization is one of the oldest family-run commercial and residential real estate companies in New York City.
The Empire State Building is a 102-storyDepending on the source, the floor count of the Empire State Building is variously cited as 102 or 103.
Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare going through the borough of Manhattan in New York City, United States.
A greenhouse gas (sometimes abbreviated GHG) is a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiation within the thermal infrared range.
Greywater (also spelled graywater) or sullage is all wastewater generated in households or office buildings from streams without fecal contamination, i.e. all streams except for the wastewater from toilets.
Grist (originally Grist Magazine; also referred to as Grist.org) is an American non-profit online magazine that has been publishing environmental news and commentary since 1999.
The Hotel New Otani Tokyo is a large hotel located in Tokyo, Japan operated by New Otani Hotels and opened in 1964.
Illinois Institute of Technology, commonly called Illinois Tech or IIT, is a private Ph.D.-granting research university located in Chicago, in the U.S. state of Illinois, with programs in engineering, science, psychology, architecture, business, communications, industrial technology, information technology, design and law.
Insulated glazing (IG), more commonly known as double glazing (or double-pane, and increasingly triple glazing/pane) is double or triple glass window panes separated by a vacuum or other gas filled space to reduce heat transfer across a part of the building envelope.
Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a set of rating systems for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of green buildings, homes, and neighborhoods.
New York City, the most populous city in the United States, is home to 5,845 completed high-rises, 101 of which are or taller.
The world's first skyscraper was built in Chicago in 1885.
In electrical engineering, a load profile is a graph of the variation in the electrical load versus time.
Manhattan is the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City.
Marathon Asset Management is an investment manager focused on opportunistic investing in credit and fixed income markets globally.
Megastructures is a documentary television series appearing on the National Geographic Channel in the United States and the United Kingdom, Channel 5 in the United Kingdom, France 5 in France, and 7mate in Australia.
In architecture, a mezzanine or entresol is an intermediate floor between main floors of a building, and therefore typically not counted among the overall floors of a building.
Midtown Manhattan, or simply Midtown, represents the central lengthwise portion of the borough and island of Manhattan in New York City.
National Geographic Channel (also commercially abbreviated and trademarked as Nat Geo) is the American digital cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Fox Cable Networks division of 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Society.
New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
The New York Academy of Sciences is the third-oldest scientific society and among the most prestigious in the United States.
New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.
The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority,Hood, Clifton.
The Stephen A. Schwarzman Building of the New York Public Library, more widely known as the Main Branch or simply as "the New York Public Library," is the flagship building in the New York Public Library system and a prominent historic landmark in Midtown Manhattan.
NY1 (also known as Time Warner Cable News NY1 and spoken as "New York One") is an American cable news television channel that is owned by Time Warner Cable.
One World Trade Center (also known as 1 World Trade Center, One WTC and 1 WTC; the current building was dubbed the "Freedom Tower" during initial basework) refers to the main building of the new World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City.
The Pacific Institute (full legal name: the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security) is an American non-profit research institute created in 1987 to provide independent research and policy analysis on issues of development, environment, and security, with a particular focus on global and regional freshwater issues.
Rain is liquid water in the form of droplets that have condensed from atmospheric water vapor and then precipitated—that is, become heavy enough to fall under gravity.
Schindler Test Tower in Ebikon with old logo, Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland The Schindler Group is a manufacturer of escalators and elevators worldwide, founded in Switzerland in 1874.
Severud is a multinational structural engineering consulting firm headquartered in New York City, with additional offices in London and Paris.
Sixth Avenue – officially Avenue of the Americas, although this name is seldom used by New Yorkers, p.24 – is a major thoroughfare in New York City's borough of Manhattan, on which traffic runs northbound, or "uptown".
A skyscraper is a tall, continuously habitable building of over 40 floors, mostly designed for office, commercial and residential uses.
Slag is the glass-like co-product left over after a desired metal has been separated (i.e., smelted) from its raw ore.
A spire is a tapering conical or pyramidal structure on the top of a building, particularly a church tower.
The Stephen Sondheim Theatre, formerly Henry Miller's Theatre, is a Broadway theatre operated by Roundabout Theatre Company, located at 124 West 43rd Street, between Broadway and 6th Avenue, in Manhattan's Theater District.
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
The New York Times Building is a skyscraper on the west side of midtown Manhattan, New York City that was completed in 2007.
Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.
Tishman Realty & Construction Co., Inc is an American corporation founded in 1898 that owns and develops real estate.
The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
A urinal (pronounced or) is a sanitary plumbing fixture for urination only, predominantly used by males.
Sign marking the eastern terminus of the Lincoln Highway, which begins on 42nd Street and continues to San Francisco, California 42nd Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, known for its theaters, especially near the intersection with Broadway at Times Square.
42nd Street – Bryant Park / Fifth Avenue is an underground New York City Subway station complex, consisting of stations on the IRT Flushing Line and IND Sixth Avenue Line, formerly without direct connection, now connected by a pedestrian tunnel.
432 Park Avenue is a supertall residential building in midtown Manhattan, New York City, with 104 condominium apartments.
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