When the Knightsbridge Park team recently toured the new luxury apartments at ARO, we saw firsthand what it means to live in one of the most sumptuous rental buildings in the city. With its 40,000 square feet of amenities and 60 stories of unparalleled views through floor-to-ceiling windows, ARO is poised to redefine elegant living in Midtown for New Yorkers
Certain cities, like San Francisco, Seattle, and Cambridge, are known for being brainy. They’re home to robust technology sectors and have booming populations of high-tech professionals to match. But what about cities that are actually smart? What if a city could shore up its energy grid when a big storm was predicted, or had sidewalks that could heat up automatically when it snows? From North America to South Korea, urban planners, architects, and engineers are designing cities for the future, and in the process, they’re finding out what the urban streetscapes of tomorrow might look like.