Environmental portrait of Julie Torres Moskowitz, architectural designer of Brooklyn's eco-friendly Tighthouse & architectural photography of brownstone
Environmental portrait of Julie Torres Moskowitz, architectural designer of Brooklyn’s eco-friendly Tighthouse & architectural photography of brownstone

I photographed architectural designer Julie Torres Moskovitz, who redesigned Tighthouse, an eco-friendly, energy efficient Brownstone in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Architectural photography of the Brownstone itself also accompanies the story for the Financial Time.

More from the story here by Paul Miles:

How a Brooklyn brownstone became a low-energy passive house
The property is the first in New York City to be certified as having met the strict international Passivhaus standard

With the development of its waterfront as an industrial hub and the building of factories in the 19th and 20th centuries, Brooklyn became known for its gritty aesthetic. So much so that in the 1950s Truman Capote described it as “an uninviting community. A veritable veldt of tawdriness … ”.