SEARCH IN BRIEF

 
Thom Mayne and Morphosis selected to design first academic building for Cornell’s NYC tech campus

Cornell University announced today that it has selected Thom Mayne and Morphosis to design the first academic building for it’s new tech campus on Roosevelt Island. The building, which is to open in Fall 2017, is expected to be a net-zero energy building featuring geothermal and solar power. “Our goal is to design an iconic, landmark building that will resonate with the mission and spirit of the new campus,” said Gilbert Delgado, the University Architect for Cornell. “And we are excited that Thom Mayne and Morphosis will be leading our effort.”

The 150,000 sq ft building is envisioned as a landmark for the campus. Home to the Technion Cornell Innovation Institute, it will house teaching and faculty offices and will likely have space developed to facilitate interactions and to enhance the “opportunities of chance encounters between people to exchange ideas”.

Mr. Mayne said the project presents the opportunity to rethink what an academic building should look like in the information age.

IN BRIEF
Thursday 10 May 2012
Assael Architecture has best year ever and promotes four new directors
Thu 16 Feb 2017
Perkins+Will rings in the New Year with a new MD in Houston
Tue 07 Feb 2017
HOK joins Well Living Lab Alliance
Thu 02 Feb 2017
AIA Los Angeles is Proud to Announce Our 2017 Board of Directors
Thu 26 Jan 2017
The American Institute of Architects – Long Beach / South Bay Chapter announces 2017's Board of Directors
Mon 23 Jan 2017
Robert Adam named 15th Richard H. Driehaus Prize Laureate
Thu 19 Jan 2017
HOK Strengthens London Office with three key additions
Mon 16 Jan 2017
Perkins+Will welcomes Martin Leitner as new leader of cities and sites practice
Tue 10 Jan 2017