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.
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 … ”.