All posts tagged New York City

Typically “fungus” and “building” are not words people like to hear together. While we were busy scrubbing the black mold off our bathtubs, David Benjamin, head of the New York architectural firm The Living, was designing the Hy-Fi, a 40-foot-tall circular fungal tower, and potential precursor for more eco-friendly skyscrapers. Read more
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Soon after Grand Central Terminal opened in 1913, it was viewed as an one of the great public spaces in America, an icon of modern travel. Thirty years later, developers wanted to take a wrecking ball to Grand Central and replace it with an office tower. Yet the station survived, recently turning 100 years old. Read more