‘Earthship’ to Land on the Lower East Side?

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Ken Ruck is hoping he can convince Community Board 3 to let him build the city's very first fully self-sustainable single-family home on Pitt Street between Rivington and Delancey. One of a series of homes by eco-friendly designer Michael Reynolds, it would rely on solar and wind energy, as well as water collection and treatment. Also, it looks like a spaceship. [Lo-Down via Curbed]