Brooklyn architect aims for “overall conservation”

October 10, 2008 12:04PM

In an effort to be eco-friendly, Dumbo-based architect Roy Leone reuses building parts in his designs. For a brownstone Leone is renovating on Cranberry Street in Brooklyn Heights, he is using wood already in the house to make new stairs, and he is also creating a green roof, which will be covered with vegetation. Leone gives away materials that cannot be reused instead of throwing them out as part of an “overall conservation” philosophy.


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