Green building in NYC! 425 Grand Concourse, a 28-story mixed-use building is in construction. Once built it will be the largest Passive House project in the United States.
McLaren engineered the custom thermal clip system and metal panels that attach to the highly insulated envelope of the 322,000 SF high-rise.
The complex’s ground floor will have a medical clinic, supermarket, and community support space — while the second floor will provide space for CUNY Hostos, a NYC public university. The additional stories above will provide mixed-income apartment for about 250 affordable housing units throughout the tower and consume less energy while providing high quality air. In multiple ways this green building is set to enhance its NYC Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx.
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