The site on the north face of a steep hill facing the Catskills presents both magnificent views and environmental challenges. To manage the heavy rain and runoff down the slope, the studio is raised on concrete pilotis and has an extensive green roof.
Connie Hedegaard - Get used to 'extreme' weather, it's the new normal. Scientists have been warning us for years that a warmer planet would lead to more extreme weather, and now it's arrived. School children encounter flood water after heavy rains in Jhabua, central India. Photograph: Sanjeev Gupta/EPA
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