New Design Emerges For Earthship Sustainable Home at 61 Pitt St.

More “Earthship LES” Info Posted Online

There was a lot of interest in the story we posted earlier this month about the totally sustainable home a Lower East Side resident wants to build at 61 Pitt Street. At the time, we were relying on some fuzzy sketches and a small amount of information given to members of Community Board 3. Now there are better drawings and a lot more details online. Check out the Earthship Biotecture web site for all of the particulars.

NYC’s First Sustainable Home Planned at 61 Pitt Street

Architectural rendering; “Earthship” envisioned at 61 Pitt Street.

Are you ready for the EarthShip’s arrival on the Lower East Side?  You’re looking at a rendering of what LES resident Ken Ruck hopes will be the first totally sustainable single-family home in New York City. Last night, with his wife and several designers looking on, he pitched the idea to dazed members of Community Board 3’s land use committee.