A tour of Dattner & Grimshaw's new Via Verde community.

Via Verde by Dattner Architects and Grimshaw Architects, Bronx, N.Y.

Aerial view of Via Verde within the greater context of the Bronx, N.Y.

Via Verde courtyard and shared garden.

Stepped housing types from townhouses to tower apartments.

A typical townhouse unit. Ceiling fans and dual-façade operable windows encourage natural cooling through cross-ventilation.

66kw Photovoltaic panels produce energy for common areas and exterior lighting.

Children's play area within the courtyard.

One of the many green spaces in Via Verde; in this one, residents can grow produce.

Another rooftop has planters for beds of fruits and vegetables.

View of south façade showing solar array and connection to community.

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