Greenpoint has soooo much to offer. this is not one of those offerings. As industrial aesthetic, it should win an award, but otherwise, it’s not pleasant to see alien toilet boils from many spots in the area.
The famous Greenpoint treatment plan went through a technological and aesthetic change a few years ago. The bulbous, silver pods are “digester eggs,” performing the city’s messy but most super important work with the help microbes to reduce sludge by 1/2
Much the design is incredible engineering, but the spaceship view can be attributed to the well know Polshek Partnership, also known for the Rose Center at the American Museum of Natural History, among many credits.