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2017-10-25 12:00:002017-10-25 13:00:00America/New_YorkBuilding of the Day: Bronx River HouseBronx River House is a cutting-edge environmental learning l
Bronx River House 1490 Sheridan Expressway Bronx NY 10459
Oct 25, 2017
Oct 25 12pm to 1pm
Bronx River House
1.5 LU / 1.5 HSW
Bronx River House is a cutting-edge environmental learning laboratory and base of operations for the restoration of the Bronx River and the development of the Bronx River Greenway. A NYC Parks facility that serves as headquarters of the Bronx River Alliance, Bronx River House includes a boat house, work space, and rooms for community use. A living part of the park, River House is wrapped in a double layer living wall system of vines and mosses, irrigated with rainwater, to create a favorable microclimate for energy efficiency, improved air quality, and habitat creation. An integrated PV and daylighting roof system will supply all the building’s energy.
Architect: Kiss + Cathcart, Architects
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