21-30 44th Drive
L.I.C, NY. 11217
CORTE
Innovations To Combat Hot Cities With Natural Air-Conditioning
2019-09-03
Innovations To Combat Hot Cities With Natural Air-Conditioning
Innovations To Combat Hot Cities With Natural Air-Conditioning

As global temperatures heat up and living in cities becomes increasingly stuffy each summer, developers are designing their new projects with green features that restore a bit of the natural world to dense urban environments. In the Long Island City neighborhood in Queens, the new LIC condos at CORTE feature private outdoor space, as well as a communal meditation garden with native flower plantings and a large old tree under which residents can relax and rejuvenate. “Outdoor space was a major design factor at CORTE,” says Eric Benaim of Modern Spaces, the firm handling sales at the building. “We wanted to create spaces where residents could take a break from the often hectic New York City lifestyle, with shaded areas to reflect and meditate.”


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