Riverhouse at Rockefeller Park

  • Posted in Projects, U.S.A
  • Published on 06 January 2011
  • Updated on 06 January 2011
One River Terrace, New York City, NY

RELAB specializes in Building-Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) and Building Integrated Wind projects in urban settings. Our expertise in cutting-edge building technologies and large-scale energy modeling yields maximum design optimization for the most demanding environment.

The Riverhouse at Rockefeller Park (One River Terrace) is a LEED Gold-Certified residential high-rise tower in the Battery Park City area of south-western Manhattan.

At its time of installation was the largest photovoltaic tracking array on an urban high rise building. It features passive tracking on three facades, with custom modules using dark purple monocrystalline cells.

The building is a LEED Gold-Certified residential tower.

Project Specification

Status Complete
Completion Date 01 February 2009
Architect Ennead (formerly Polshek Partnership)
Installer altPOWER
Integration Type Facades
Building Type Flat
Building Height 32-story (approx. 130m)
Power Specification 56kW
Technology Custom BIPV with Sunpower A-300 cells, Monocrystalline Silicon
Longitude 74°01’00.18”W
Latitude 40°42’56.08”N
Elevation 3m (+120m at the array)

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