Sustainable Manhattan Envisioned

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A lot of energy goes into keeping NYC sleepless and ever-buzzing—from electricity to the food supply. But the city is primarily dependent on what falls outside its borders, so Terreform Research Group has just released a series of renderings depicting what a self-sustained NYC would look like. Rooftop green spaces and farms, repurposing an entire avenue for agriculture and waste management, and even massive farming towers were all envisioned in this alternate reality that’s entirely necessary for self-empowerment.