Dec 17, 2017 11 min read In: Communities & City-zens|neighborhoods, placemaking, urban agriculture, street-art and more Tags: Belize, Brooklyn, city hall, highrise, housing, off the grid, solar panels, sustainable home By: Aminah Ricks 0 Comment
This “highrise” in Belize is designed to protect this home from flooding in the rainy season. Additionally, it has a cistern to capture rain water and solar panels. This sustainable home takes advantage of it’s warm climate.
Density rules in popular Brooklyn neighborhoods. The increase in residents dictates the creation of highrise living. As developers race to create more housing, city planning has to play catch up to facilitate additional public services and infrastructure.
Off the grid in Belize but outfitted with everything one needs from a kitchen, laundry facilities and even a bike for running errands.
The beloved brownstones in Brooklyn are revered worldwide, their simple charm and historic relevance make them a sought after purchase or rental.
Photography Credit: Aminah Ricks