Wall Street Journal: New York Architectural Firm Wins Environmental Kudos
Josh Barbanel – Wall Street Journal
The bees did it—along with the farm, the outdoor office terraces and the app-based air-monitoring system.
CookFox Architects, a firm that has brought fresh-air delivery systems, rooftop gardens, and natural lighting to its New York apartment-building designs, has won environmental recognition for its own New York City location.
The office, which opened in January on the 17th floor at 250 West 57th St., has been recognized as the first location in New York City to be granted a “WELL Gold Certification,” a system of certification for promoting human health and well-being established in 2014. The company has 84 employees.
The roughly 18,275 square-foot CookFox office has filtered air and water, lighting systems that emphasize daylight, and potted plants at every workstation, as well as an art installation with terrariums that set a placid tone for the lobby. Three apiaries grace its urban garden.
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