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Sustainable Solutions
Ecological Engineering
Ecological Engineering

Ecological Engineering

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s visitor center emerges from the garden’s sloping ridge where its vegetative roof of native meadow grasses becomes an ecological extension of its landscape context.

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Harmonious Retreat
Harmonious Retreat

Harmonious Retreat

A coastal retreat's tidal shoreline is thoughtfully merged with its surrounding glacial till woodland.

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Vegetated Roofs
Vegetated Roofs

Vegetated Roofs

Redefining the 17th floor of the historic Western Publishing Building in midtown Manhattan, HMWhite created a contemporary garden terrace as an extension of Shorenstein Properties’ new corporate offices.

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Building Community

HMWhite’s design for this mixed-use complex transforms this brownfield site and gives NYC’s historic Clinton / Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood a refreshed identity.

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Landscape Architecture Magazine
Landscape Architecture Magazine’s (LAM) June 2014 Edition features new projects at the New York Botanical Garden and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.  Prefaced by a dialogue between six landscape architects on the ways these institutions are…
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Wildlife Conservation Center
In the northwest quadrant of the 265-acre Bronx Zoo, the new WCS Center for Global Conservation occupies 4.5 acres at Cope Lake adjacent to the Bronx River. A central ridge bisects the Zoo, which directs a large portion of the Zoo’s campus watershed through the project site.
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New York Times Building
At the heart and head of The New York Times’s new headquarters, in one of New York City’s densest neighborhoods, live symbolic fragments of the Hudson Valley landscape.
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden
The 52-acre Brooklyn Botanic Garden is principally organized by a sinuous body of water extending from the Japanese Garden Pond. Between the northern head of the pond and the Brooklyn Museum, a 25-foot high berm defines the Garden’s edge and functions as a verdant backdrop to its interior.
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