DIY Living Walls

DIY Living Walls Urbanstrong offers a wide variety of living wall systems of varying shapes and sizes to fit different needs and budgets including DIY living walls. Budget-wise, we are able to accommodate an extremely broad range. For example, we’ve managed all from $300 projects for apartment dwellers to $300,000 projects for major corporations. We [...]

By |November 21st, 2019|Commercial, Interiors, living walls, Residential|0 Comments

NYC’s Green Roof Tax Abatement Program is Officially Back – and Better Than Ever

Having already passed the Senate yesterday, NYC's Green Roof Tax Abatement Bill (Senate Bill S5554B) was unanimously passed today (June 18 2019) on the Assembly floor up in Albany.  Essentially the NYC Green Roof Property Tax Abatement is officially back...and better than ever! (UPDATE, JULY 3, 2019:   S5554B has just been signed this morning by [...]

By |June 18th, 2019|Finance, green roofs|0 Comments

Maybe, Just Maybe, a New York City Green Roof Policy Bill

Green Roof Policy Bill Proposed for NYC - Details UPDATE: (01/23/19) Urbanstrong's principal Alan Burchell will now be providing technical expert testimony to members of City Council at the below-mentioned  hearing. Alan Burchell, Principal of Urbanstrong, providing expert testimony to New York City Council in support of the Green Roof Bill on Jan 28 2019. [...]

By |October 25th, 2018|events, green roofs|0 Comments

Autumn in New York…green (well, golden-red) roof edition

As Ella and Louis will tell you, Autumn in New York is a romantic time for enjoying a warm cup of tea indoors or the golden hues and colors of the outdoors. With some careful planning and design, it's possible to bring those two beautiful worlds together with a green roof. Green roofs (well, more [...]

By |October 24th, 2018|green roofs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Recent Project: Greening NYC’s Rosé Wine Mansion

Channeling the Other New York  Image credit: Lauren Masur This summer, Urbanstrong took on the project of greening NYC's Rosé Wine Mansion. We installed two 7-foot-tall living walls and incorporated other plants into the 2-story, 14-room space. Rosé Wine Mansion is an interactive museum where rosé wine lovers can sample the drink from all around [...]

By |August 30th, 2018|Commercial, events, Interiors, living walls|0 Comments

IFF Lobby Living Wall – Our Latest Installation

Reflecting a commitment to plants through our installation at IFF Urbanstrong’s most recent installation is a large living wall for International Flavors and Fragrances' (IFF).  The system is 24 feet tall by 24 feet wide, roughly 575 square-feet in area.  The installation is located in the lobby of IFF's R&D facility in Union Beach, New Jersey. [...]

By |July 11th, 2018|Commercial, Interiors, living walls|0 Comments

Essential Green Podcasts for the Environmentally Conscious

Everyone is jumping on the podcast bandwagon. They're quick and easy entertainment, and they're great for keeping up with the news and learning new things on the go. Urbanstrong knows that you're always looking for recommendations, so we put together a list of podcasts about sustainability and green living. Some of these have already turned [...]

By |June 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Urbanstrong’s “Climate Baller of the Month”

In today’s world of popular media, there has been no shortage of coverage on the latest celebrity makeup lines, controversial tweetstorms, and trending YouTube challenges. Yet in the shadows of modern distractions, there have been decades of unsung heroes who have helped protect the well-being of our planet. Environmental leaders, heros, superstars, ballers, call them [...]

By |June 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Event: Introduction to Green Roofs with Alan Burchell – April 25 2018

Introduction to Green Roofs with Alan Burchell Hosted by AgTech X Wednesday, April 25, 2018 6:30pm-8:00pm   Held at the new AgTech X location 40 Bushwick Ave Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States View Map Tickets Available Here According to global design firm SOM, "there are an estimated 37 square miles of roof atop New York [...]

By |April 16th, 2018|events, green roofs, solar green roofs|0 Comments

‘Fresh in February’ Urban Agriculture Event – NYC Feb 20 2018

Interested in Urban Farming and Agriculture?  Funny, so is Urbanstrong. Read below to attend our afternoon of FARM TOURS and evening EVENT dedicated to all things Urban Agriculture and AgTech: Where else can you find fresh, LOCALLY GROWN produce in below-freezing weather?  Luckily, NYC is chock full of local urban farms that grow produce all [...]

By |February 18th, 2018|Commercial, events|0 Comments

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