6 clever urban design ideas that all cities should steal: Park Avenue Green, Affordability and sustainability can go hand in hand


Most affordable housing projects in the U.S. involve some cost cutting: sacrificing spending on design or maintenance or amenities in order to make the math work. At Park Avenue Green, a 154-unit project in the Bronx that was built to strict Passive House standards for energy efficiencythe largest such project in the United States—builders and developers went the extra mile to deliver affordability and sustainability.

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