HPDC - Product Transparency Requires a Deeper Look at Factors Behind Scores and Other Performance Criteria Screens
The Durst Organization’s three multifamily, mixed-use buildings establish a new set of green building goals
The Durst Organization (TDO) has a long history of developing environmentally responsible office towers and residential buildings that reduce energy and water consumption, incorporate innovative design strategies and technologies, and promote the well-being of their occupants. In 2012, at the onset of developing three new multifamily, mixed-use buildings in New York City, the project consultant team developed a new set of company-specific green building goals for TDO that combined lessons learned from previous green projects with new environmental initiatives.Read More
Assessing the Carbon-Saving Value of Retrofitting versus Demolition and New Construction at the United Nations Headquarters
After almost a decade of discussion and debate, in 2007 the United Nations initiated a multi‐year
renovation of its New York City headquarters, the Capital Master Plan (CMP). The CMP was the most
extensive renovation program for the United Nations campus since the project’s initial construction in
the early 1950’s.