This week, the American of Institute of Architects and its Committee on the Environment announced the 10 best green buildings completed in the past year. It's filled with all manner of green technologies--from passive heating and cooling using heat pumps, to man-made wetlands, to reclaimed materials. Here's a slideshow of all ten.
355 11th Street by Aidlin Darling Design. It's hard to tell, but the building was once a 100-year-old, derelict industrial warehouse. But the site happened to sit on the National Register of Historical Places--meaning the architects had to replicate the area of metal cladding and windows on the former building, in new materials.