Materials & Resources
205 Water utilizes materials with the greatest potential to benefit the environment, the community and the health of its inhabitants.
- More than 40% of the total value of materials used to construct the building will contain recycled content including kitchen cabinets, wood floors, steel reinforcement and steel stairs
- More than 50% of the total value of materials used to construct the building are harvested, recovered or manufactured within 500 miles of DUMBO including concrete, doors, windows frames and drywall
- More than 75% of construction waste is diverted from land fills or incinerators and recycled, keeping the air cleaner and reducing demand for virgin materials
- The historic Coney Island Boardwalk and other reclaimed woods have been repurposed as architectural accents and furniture