Featured Green Building: Brooklyn Children’s Museum

As part of GreenHomeNYC’s Feature Green Building blog posts, we’re taking a closer look at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum:

Chuck Choi
Photo: Chuck Choi

The Green Museum

After an expansion spearheaded by Rafael Viñoly Architects and the NYC Department of Design and Construction, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum became New York City’s first LEED-certified museum.

As a proactive community institution, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum not only adopted sustainable features and practices, but also provides youth-focused educational materials and resources. For more information, visit their blog: Teach Green in Brooklyn.

Michael Moran
Photo: Michael Moran

Up next: a look at some of the Museum’s energy-efficient features.

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